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Julie James Receives the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence

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This award recognizes exceptional performance by a graduate student in an instructional role within Arts & Sciences.

The Department Celebrates our 2022 MA and PhD graduates!

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Please join us in congratulating MA recipient Alexis Carr (May 2022), and PhD recipients Emily Hanson (August 2021), Kirsten Marples (May 2022), Lindsay Sheedy (December 2021) and Orin Zahra (May 2022)!

Lacy Murphy awarded the 2022-2023 Center for the Humanities Graduate Student Fellowship

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This competitive fellowship provides additional support to PhD candidates

Spring 2022 Field Trips

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This past spring semester, the department sponsored three fields trips to view art.

Dr. Nicola Aravecchia Publishes Two Articles

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Dr. Nicola Aravecchia Publishes articles in Journal of Late Antiquity and Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt.

Recent PhD Orin Zahra receives honorarium from Smart History

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The essay on Hungarian-Indian modernist painter, Amrita Sher-Gil will be published on Smart History and Khan Academy.

William Wallace's article "A God Takes a Break from Mischief" published in Wall Street Journal

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This essay was written in honor of the late Mark S. Weil, the E. Desmond Lee Professor Emeritus for Collaboration in the Arts and former chair of Art History and Archaeology.

Graduate Student Alexis Carr's New Perspectives talk at the Kemper Art Museum

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Alexis Carr is a second-year graduate student at Washington University in St. Louis. She will be giving a New Perspectives talk at the Kemper Art Museum titled "Mythologizing the West: A Conversation About American Identity, National Heros, and Their Representations" on January 27, 2022.

In Memoriam: Mark S. Weil, Emeritus Professor Art History

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The Department of Art History and Archaeology mourns the passing of our esteemed colleague.

Dr. John Klein gave the annual Thompson Lecture at the Flint Institute of Arts

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Professor John Klein gave a lecture entitled, “Picasso’s Guernica: For the Moment, For All Time.”

Mia Laufer named Associate Curator of the Des Moines Art Museum

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Jenny Wu reviews Hannah Wilke Show

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The show was held at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis