Professor Marisa Bass is the recipient of a grant from the Huntington Library in San Marino, CA, to work on her project "Daniel Rogers, Joris Hoefnagel, and the Humanist Art of Friendship." She will be in residence in July.
Professor Elizabeth Childs is co-chairing the panel "On Collecting in Saint Louis" with Kristina Van Dyke of the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts. http://www.pulitzerarts.org/events/public-programs/oct2/
Professor Angela Miller speaks at "Nature's Nation revisited – Visual Constructions of the American Landscape from the Civil War until Today,” Tübingen University, Germany.
Professor Angela Miller spoke at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, for a symposium jointly sponsored by the d'Orsay and the New-York Historical Society, in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Armory Show.
Professor Childs served as a respondent at the international symposium "Redefining European Symbolism 1880-1910," held at the Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh, in conjunction with the major exhibition "Symbolist Landscape: Van Gogh to Kandinsky" link: http://sites.ace.ed.ac.uk/symbolism/
The Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Saint Louis Art Museum hosted Dr. John House, Professor Emeritus, Courtauld Institute, London.
Professor Marisa Bass presented her research on Joris Hoefnagel at the "Künstlerwissen und das Wissen der Kunst in den Niederlanden" conference in Berlin.
Professor William Wallace was the keynote speaker at the Sixteenth Centuries Studies Conference in Cincinnati, OH.
The Department of Art History and Archaeology hosts Dr. Susan Fisher Sterling, Director, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Professor Angela Miller spoke in Beijing as part of an international scholarly exchange with Chinese art historians, in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Armory show. The conference was organized in collaboration with the Terra Foundation by Anna Brzyski, an alumnus of the Department and Professor at University of Kentucky. She also spoke at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Undergraduate Mentor Sarah McGavran (PhD student in the Department) organized a day-tour for art history majors and minors to the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Krause House (also known as the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park) in Saint Louis.
The inaugural Art History and Archaeology Travel Seminar "Matisse and Modernisms," lead by Professor John Klein, travels to meet curators and view major museum holdings of Matisse's work.
Professor Kristina Kleughten is a Getty Research Institute/National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow for the academic year 2013-2014.
Professor William Wallace delivered the Josephine von Hennenberg Lecture at Boston College.
Professor Childs was interviewed on her new book Vanishing Paradise: Art and Exoticism in Colonial Tahiti by Tyler Green for Modern Art Notes podcasts. The interview is available on line to download at: http://blogs.artinfo.com/modernartnotes/2013/08/the-modern-art-notes-podcast-gauguin-in-tahiti/