News & Announcements Archive


Austen-Stokes Ancient Americas Endowed Postdoctoral Fellow 2019-21

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, 2019. 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 […]


Willem de Kooning’s Monumental Sculptures: The Artist /Artisan Collaboration

To celebrate the long-term loan of Willem de Kooning’s monumental sculpture Reclining Figure, 1969 -1982, on view on the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus, the Sheridan Libraries & University Museums, The Willem de Kooning Foundation, and the Department of the History of Art welcome sculptor Vanessa Hoheb to campus. Between 1980 and 1984, Willem de Kooning, […]


Lecture with Prof. Emine Fetvaci on November 6

The Department of the History of Art’s Graduate Student Lecture Series, along with the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute, presents a lecture with Prof. Emine Fetvaci (Boston University) at 6 p.m. in Mergenthaler 111 on November 6, 2018. The lecture is titled, “The Album of the World Emperor: Trans-Imperial Collecting at the Ottoman Court.” This talk […]


Lecture with Prof. Anastasia Dakouri-Hill (UVA) on October 12

Please join the Departments of the History of Art and Classics for a lecture by Prof. Anastasia Dakouri-Hill of the University of Virginia. The lecture is titled, “Extraordinary Value: Craft and Performance in the Mycenaean World” and will be held on October 12, 2018 at 2 p.m. in Gilman 130G.


Prof. Feldman to Present at Faculty Lunch & Learn on October 25

The Department of the History of Art is thrilled to announce that Professor and Department Chair, Marian Feldman, will be a co-presenter at the Center for Educational Resources (CER) Faculty Lunch and Learn event.  Homewood teaching faculty can join the CER on Thursday, October 25th, for lunch, a short presentation, and discussion on Alternatives to […]


Article by Department Alumna

The Department of the History of Art is pleased to announce this newly published review on ASAP/J, written by JHU History of Art alum Jennifer Watson Wester. http://asapjournal.com/thomas-bayrle-playtime-jennifer-wat…/


October 31, 2018: de Kooning Presentation

Please join the renowned sculpture fabricator, mold maker, and restoration expert Vanessa Hoheb for a presentation on Willem de Kooning’s Reclining Figure, 1969-1982, followed by a discussion with Hoheb and History of Art Assistant Professor Molly Warnock.  This event is free and open to the public.  The presentation will take place on October 31, 2018 […]


Fall 2018 Course: AS.010.101 – Introduction to the History of Western Art I

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce that Prof. Jennifer Stager, the newest member of the Department’s faculty, will be teaching AS.010.101 – Introduction to the History of Western Art I in Fall 2018. The course meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 12 noon to 1:15 p.m. There are sections on Friday.


New Fall 2018 Course: Arts of the Spanish Empire

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce a new course for Fall 2018, AS.010.325- Arts of the Spanish Empire, to be taught by incoming Professor Aaron M. Hyman on Monday/Wednesday from 3:00 to 4:15 p.m.  Please see the flyer.