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July 21, 2022

June 22, 2022

Professor Emerita Joanna G. Williams, distinguished scholar of South and Southeast Asian art, passed away at her home in Berkeley on June 16, 2022, at the age of eighty-four. She was one of the foremost scholars of South and Southeast Asian art and architecture and, indeed, one of the most well-regarded for her seminal work on fourth- and fifth-century sculpture and architecture as well as later folk traditions. Born in southern Indiana, Williams received a B.A. from Swarthmore College in 1960 and a M.A. from Radcliffe College in 1961. She then received a Ph.D.

May 31, 2022

We are excited to share with you the 2021-2022 issue of our departmental newsletter. A huge thanks goes to Julia Bryan-Wilson, Justin Underhill, Heather Reilly, and Julie Wolf.

May 27, 2022

The Department of History of Art congratulates Professor Julia Bryan-Wilson on her receiving The Leon A. Henkin Citation for Distinguished Service is awarded by the Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Campus Climate (DECC) of the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate.  The Henkin Citation is given in recognition of an “exceptional commitment to the educational development of students from groups who are underrepresented in the academy.”

May 18, 2022

Congratulations to the members of the Class of 2022 who participated in our Commencement ceremony! Doctoral Degree

Susan Eberhard

Shivani Sud

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Natalie K. Aguilera

Quetzal Arévalo

Haochen Bai

Nicolas Hendrix Bult

Lily Callender

Renée L. Castro-Ring

Marisa Cunanan

Nusheen Ghaemi

Matthew L. Gomberg

Fae Gonzalez-Moosa

Jordan Gonzalez

Eugenia (Snow) Guilfoyle

Christine Haggin

Collette Sweet Marie Keating

Congratulations to the members of the Class of 2022 who participated in our Commencement ceremony!

Doctoral Degree

Susan Eberhard

Shivani Sud

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Natalie K. Aguilera

Quetzal Arévalo

Haochen Bai

Nicolas Hendrix Bult

Lily Callender

Renée L. Castro-Ring

Marisa Cunanan

Nusheen Ghaemi

Matthew L. Gomberg

Fae Gonzalez-Moosa

Jordan Gonzalez

Eugenia (Snow) Guilfoyle

Christine Haggin

Collette Sweet Marie Keating

April 27, 2022

The Department of History of Art congratulates Professor Julia Bryan-Wilson on her receiving The Leon A. Henkin Citation for Distinguished Service is awarded by the Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Campus Climate (DECC) of the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate.  The Henkin Citation is given in recognition of an “exceptional commitment to the educational development of students from groups who are underrepresented in the academy.”

March 31, 2022

Congratulations to our Department Manager, Faith Enemark, who has been awarded the Berkeley Staff Assembly’s 2021 Excellence in Management Award! This significant honor for which there were over 100 nominees recognizes exemplary managers and supervisors who have led their teams and team members to meaningful accomplishments this past year.

Water Moon Reflections: Essays in Honor of Patricia Berger has been recently published by the Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley. Spanning two millennia and East and Inner Asia, this volume’s essays highlight Patricia Berger’s vast range of expertise as well as general themes that run through her work.

March 16, 2022

In this conversation, art critic and Berkeley History of Art PhD student  Tausif Noor recently discussed the art exhibition, Botanical Entanglements, currently on view at the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens, from March 12th – 18th, 2022 with environmental artist