News & Announcements Archive


November 14-16, 2019: The Philosophical Image Conference

November 14-16, 2019: The Philosophical Image Conference
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 […]


In Memoriam – Robert E. Hall

The Department of the History of Art is deeply saddened by the passing of Robert E. Hall. Bob and his late wife Nancy were lifelong supporters of the arts, including endowing curatorial fellowships for Johns Hopkins graduate and undergraduate students at the Walters Art Museum. Most recently, Bob provided funds to underwrite several public conferences […]


Lecture with Dr. Benzel – November 5 CANCELLED

Lecture with Dr. Benzel – November 5 CANCELLED
The Department of the History of Art’s Graduate Student Lecture Series presents a lecture with Dr. Kim Benzel (Metropolitan Museum of Art) at 6 p.m. in Gilman 50 on November 5, 2019. The lecture is titled, “Theater of the Afterlife: Technologies of Jewelry in Mesopotamia.”


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

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 […]


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

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.