Achievements and Congratulations for June 2021

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The Department of the History of Art is thrilled to announce the below achievements from June 2021 and extends congratulations to all:

  • Ben Allsopp, a PhD candidate, wrote an article, “His Blood Shrieks Out: The Blood of Christ in Fra Angelico’s Frescoes for the Novices’ Cells at the Convent of San Marco, Florence,” in the Rutgers Art Review.
  • Meghaa Ballakrishnen, a PhD candidate, wrote a review of Fault Lines: Contemporary Abstraction by Artists from South Asia, currently ongoing at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, for the Brooklyn Rail.
  • Elizabeth Bevis, Miriam Grotte-Jacobs, and Rebecca Teresi all successfully defended their respective dissertations.
  • Miriam Grotte-Jacobs is invited to participate in the “Teaching with Primary Sources” workshop at the Archives of American Art on August 6 and September 17, 2021.
    • In addition, Miriam will be representing a paper on a panel titled “The Washington Color School and its Afterlives” at SECAC in Lexington, KY, November 10-13, 2021.
  • Franco Rossi, the Austen-Stokes Postdoctoral Fellow in the Art of the Ancient Americas, published an article, “Reckoning with the Popular Uptake of Alien Archaeology,” about archaeology and the Baltimore Aliencon event of 2018 in Public Archaeology.