Art History

May 4, 2021

Mariola Alvarez to give paper at symposium

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Mariola Alvarez will present a paper at the "Women in Abstraction. Another History of Abstraction in the 20th Century" Symposium, May 19-21, 2021. The symposium is organized by the Musée National d'Art Moderne and the Pompidou Museum in Paris. Read More

April 29, 2021

Dr. Alvarez awarded a fellowship for 2021-2022

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Mariola V. Alvarez has been awarded a Regional Faculty Fellowship with the Wolf Humanities Center at the University of Pennsylvania for the 2021–2022 academic year. Alvarez will join Mellon postdoctoral fellows, advanced doctoral fellows, and faculty fellows from Penn and other institutions throughout the region, whose work represents a wide range of disciplines in the humanities. Alvarez will present work on early twentieth century immigrant artist groups in São Paulo, Brazil as part of the Center's Mellon Research Seminar on "Migration." Read More

April 8, 2021

Two undergraduates win awards for 2021 summer research

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

India Thorne was awarded a SROP summer grant for her internship at the Penn Museum. Aine Playdon was awarded a TU Diamond Research Undergraduate grant. She will be working with Prof Evans on a project about ancient female athletes, and will be presenting the results of her work at the Diamond Research conference in the fall. Read More

April 5, 2021

Summer 2021 internship awards for AH undergrads!

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Congrats to the winners of competitive awards for internships for this summer: Jessica Aguilar has been selected as Summer 2021 Curatorial Intern with the Brandywine River Museum of Art Triana Cancel has been selected for the Barnes Foundation's Summer internship program India Thorne has been selected for an internship with the Near Eastern Deptartment of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology congrats to all, and kudos for the successful work you put into the applications! Read More

March 23, 2021

Kira Carleton (BA anticipated 2021) to speak at 2021 SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Art History Symposium

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Kira will be presenting "Embroidered Samplers: Self-Portraits of America's Forgotten Artists" on Friday April 9 at 2:15. We are pleased to invite you to explore the website for the 2021 SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Art History Symposium at    The website contains the event’s full schedule along with the 98 speakers’ abstracts and photographs. Talks will be given during twelve sessions held over three days, from April 9th to 11th.     Read More

March 23, 2021

Liam Machado to speak at Rutgers University Art History Graduate Symposium

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Liam will be giving a paper, "The Elegy in the Expanse: Water as a Medium of Memory in Afterlives of the Transatlantic Slave Trade" on Thursday April 22 in the 1:00-2:45 panel, "Material Memory". The conference, Mnemonic Aesthetics: Memory and Trauma in Art, April 22 and 23, hosted by the Rutgers University Graduate Students. Read More


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