News & Announcements Archive


Congratulations, Miriam!

The Department of the History of Art is thrilled to announce that doctoral student Miriam Grotte-Jacobs has won the 2019 Dedalus Foundation Graduate Research Essay Prize at the Archives of American Art.  Congratulations, Miriam!


El Lissitzky Study Day – October 29th

The Department of the History of Art, in conjunction with the Winston Tabb Center at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Johns Hopkins University and the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute, is pleased to announce “El Lissitzky’s Industry of Socialism,” a study day organized by Professor Molly Warnock. Join Maria Gough (Harvard University) for a roundtable with Jeffrey Brooks […]


The Philosophical Image Conference: November 14-16, 2019

The Department of the History of Art is thrilled to announce an upcoming conference, The Philosophical Image: Art, Wisdom, and the Care of the Self in the Premodern World, 1200-1700, to be held on the Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins University from Thursday, November 14, 2019 through Saturday, November 16, 2019.  Please see the program for […]


Seeing Codicologically – October 5

The Department of the History of Art presents, “Seeing Codicologically,” a workshop organized the by the Walters Art Museum and co-hosted by the department. Please join us on Saturday, October 5th in Gilman 50 from 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Lecture with Prof. Guérin – October 8

The Department of the History of Art’s Graduate Student Lecture Series presents a lecture with Prof. Sarah Guérin (University of Pennsylvania) at 6 p.m. in Gilman 50 on October 8, 2019. The lecture is titled, “Gothic Ivories: Material, Belief, and Desire.”


Austen-Stokes Ancient Americas Endowed Postdoctoral Fellow 2020-22

The Department of the History of Art at The Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Art of the Ancient Americas to begin July 1, 2020. Fellows will teach one class each semester (undergraduate or graduate), work with the Austen-Stokes Professor in Ancient Americas, and participate fully in the life […]


Prof. Warnock in the Innovative Instructor Blog

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce that Prof. Molly Warnock has been featured in the Innovative Instructor blog.  You can find her blog post here.


Fall 2019 Course: Introduction to the History of Western Art I

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce Prof. Jennifer Stager’s Fall 2019 course AS.010.101- Introduction to the History of Western Art I. The course will be taught on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12 noon until 1:15 p.m., with section meetings on Fridays. Please see the flyer for more information.


Attention Alumni!

History of Art Alums- we want to hear from you and stay in touch!  In part of the preparation for the Department’s upcoming newsletter, please fill out and submit this survey by Wednesday, July 10, 2019.  Thank you!