Graduation this year took place in the lovely Kay Theater of the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, where the graduates were loudly celebrated by assembled friends and family, as well as the faculty. A feature of this year's ceremony, as always, was the faculty address, although for many of us it was a bittersweet moment realizing that the beautiful presentation that follows below likely will... [more]
Maryl B. Gensheimer will join the Department in the Fall as Assistant Professor of Ancient Roman Art. Her exciting work on Roman imperial baths, the subject of her dissertation at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, crosses disciplinary boundaries at the same time as it addresses a lacuna in the scholarly understanding of these sites. The Romans possessed a pervasive culture of... [more]
The staff of the Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture are happy to unveil the new website for this facility, which they hope both will promote the facility and allow visitors to the website to take advantage of the many projects with which the Collaboratory already has been involved.
As of Tuesday, February 12, the Department of Art History and Archaeology is pleased to announce and unveil a new website design, one that should allow the Department to better present its many endeavors and to engage as wide an audience as possible. We in the Department owe Quint Gregory, who designed the website with input from the Department community, and Elliott Blufer, who coded the design... [more]
The Department of Art History and Archaeology is pleased and proud to announce the opening of an exhibition at the Walters Art Museum curated by one of our former graduate students. New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville is curated by Dr. Joy Heyrman and will be on view at the Walters beginning March 10 through June 2. Dr. Heyrman, or Joy as many of us recall her,... [more]