May 18, 2021

Congratulations to the members of the Class of 2021 who participated in our Commencement ceremony!

Doctoral Degree

Thadeus Dowad, 2021
Sasha Rossman, 2021
Miriam K. Said, 2020
Andrew Sears, 2021

November 3, 2020

Anneka Lenssen has published Beautiful Agitation: Modern Painting and Politics (UC Press)Based on more than a decade of research, in Syria (until 2011) and elsewhere, the book traces the interplay of vitalist painting theories and the making of Syria as a contested territory between 1900 and 1965.

November 2, 2020

Congratulations to Sugata Ray on winning an American Academy of Religion 2020 Book Award for Climate Change and the Art of Devotion: Geoaesthetics in the Land of Krishna, 1550–1850 (University of Washington Press)!

September 18, 2020

Daniel Marcus (Ph.D. 2017) has been appointed Associate Curator at the Wexner Center for the Arts at the Ohio State University, where he is also a lecturer in the Department of History of Art. Congratulations, Daniel! 

September 9, 2020

Emma Silverman (PhD History of Art 2018) has been appointed the Mellon Public Humanities Fellow at the National Park Service, where she will be working on a project about racial justice, practices of commemoration, and public monuments.

September 8, 2020

Julia Bryan-Wilson joins Jolene Rickard as plenary speakers, along with keynote Sanford Biggers, at the Textile Society of America conference in October 2020. The virtual symposium will be held on October 15-17, registration ends on October 14.

July 30, 2020

Aglaya Glebova received a Graham Foundation Publication Award for her monograph, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Photography in the Age of Stalin (Yale University Press, forthcoming 2021), which reexamines the alleged end of modernism in the 1930s Soviet Union through the photographic work of Aleksandr Rodchenko (1891–1956), a key figure in European interwar art.  Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts fosters the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society.

June 30, 2020

Elaine Yau (PhD '15) is mentioned in Roberta Smith's New York Times review of  Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective at BAMPFA. Yau, a Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow, is the co-curator of the exhibition and author of the foundational essay on the artist in the exhibition catalogue.  

May 19, 2020

Doctoral Degree

Matthew Culler
Karine Douplitzky
Jessica Flores García
Elizabeth McFadden
Sasha Rossman

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Mimy Arias
Sadie Bennett
Blaire Borkowski
Madison Brooke
Elina Choi
Rileigh Clarke
Jamie Danis
Frances Dyson
Chelsea Glickman
Benjamin Good
Echo Hansen
Yiman Hu
Yueqiu Hu

May 14, 2020

Graduate Pre-doctoral Fellowships/Awards

Jess Bailey
Paul Mellon Centre Junior Fellowship, London, UK

Sarah Cowan
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend