Art History

November 15, 2017

Jane DeRose Evans presents paper on her research on the excavation coins found at Sardis, Turkey, at the annual ASOR meetings

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Prof Jane DeRose Evans is presenting recent work on the excavation coins of Sardis, Turkey, "Coins and Pottery: Tracking the Numismatic Profile of 4th and 5th Century Sardis" at the annual meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research, in Boston.  The talk is part of her forthcoming monograph, to be published by Harvard University Press. Read More

November 3, 2017

Alice Price chairs panel, Suzanne Singletary presents paper at SECAC Annual Conference in Birmingham

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Art History Adjunct Instructor Alice Price chaired a panel, "Illustrated Exchange: Text and Image in the Discourse of the Fin-de-siècle" on intertextuality at SECAC's annual conference on October 28, This panel considered how the interaction of text and image at the turn of the 20th century helped to define modernism as well as to transcend regional boundaries. Suzanne Singletary, Ph.D. presented her paper “The Whirlwind: Whistler and Mallarmé" at the panel. Read More

November 3, 2017

Jonathan Kline contributes two chapters to "Gli Affreschi delle Palazze / The Palazze Frescoes" (Gangemi Editore)

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Assistant Professor Jonathan Kline published two chapters in an edited volume on the frescoes of a thirteenth-century monastery in Italy. The bilingual volume is titled Gli Affreschi delle Palazze: Una Storia tra Umbria e America / The Palazze Frescoes: A Tale between Umbria and America. To mark the publication of the volume, Dr. Kline and colleagues from Italy gave lectures on their research at College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, and at Temple University. Read More

October 12, 2017

Position open: Assistant or Associate Professor, Specialization in the Art and Material Culture of Islam

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

The Department of Art History at Tyler School of Art of Temple University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate professor level in the History of Art with a specialization in Islamic Art, Architecture, and Material Culture. The area and period of expertise is open, though interest in cross-cultural encounter is an asset, and the successful candidate will have the ability to teach courses across a historical span of art and architecture. Candidates with research agendas that include Iberia, North Africa, or the Levant are especially encouraged to apply. We seek applicants who demonstrate an understanding of global, transregional, and transcultural issues pertaining to the specific field, and who are innovative in adapting course content to developments in the discipline. Knowledge of issues relating to cultural heritage preservation is also desirable. Read More

September 27, 2017

Arlene Holtz to participate in panel discussion at the Michener Museum

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Arlene Holtz, former Principal at Wilson Middle School, will join the panel discussion at the Michener Museum in Doylestown, PA on Wednesday Oct 4, 2017, from 7 to 8:30. She will contribute to the panel, "School Art Collections: Reflecting on the School Community and Their Relevance Today" as Principal of a school which had a collection of 67 paintings, including well known Pennsylvania Impressionists and African-American artists Dox Thrash and Henry O. Tanner. Nine of these paintings are in the exhibit "Dedicated, Displayed, Discovered: Celebrating the Region's Art Collections." The curator for the exhibit, Adrienne Neszmelyi-Romano, completed her Masters' Thesis at Tyler on the Wilson collection. All the paintings were removed from Wilson against the community's wishes a decade ago and placed in storage. Read More

August 24, 2017

Jane DeRose Evans named Chair of Art History

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

I am pleased to announce that Professor Jane Evans will serve as the next Chair of the Art History Department beginning this semester and continuing for a three-year term. Jane is an internationally respected archeologist and scholar who brings a wealth of administrative experience to this role, having served as president of Temple’s Faculty Senate and on many university-wide committees. Susan E. Cahan Dean, Tyler School of Art Read More

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