Art History

    November 14, 2023

    Mariola Alvarez invited to become co-editor of Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Alvarez is co-editor of the journal Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture, published by the University of California Press. The journal is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing the most current international research on the visual culture of Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, as well as that created in diaspora. A defining focus of the journal is its concentration of current scholarship on both Latin American and Latinx visual culture in a single publication. The journal aims to approach ancient, colonial, modern and contemporary Latin American and Latinx visual culture from a range of interdisciplinary methodologies and perspectives. Read More

    November 9, 2023

    Tyler Art History grad students participate in Islamic Art Study Day at the Freer

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Özlem Yıldız (PhD candidate), Ryan Mitchell (PhD student) and Miray Eroglu (PhD student) participated in an Islamic Art Study Day at Freer Gallery of Art in the Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art as part of the awarding ceremony of the Charles Lang Freer Medal and lecture honoring Gülru Necipoğlu on October 28, 2023. On October 29th 2023, Yıldız, Mitchell and Eroglu visited the Freer Collection's special collection with curators Massumeh Farhad and Simon Rettig to look at works of art in the collections inspired by Professor Necipoğlu's lecture: "From China to Europe: A Topkapi Palace Album with Images in the Persianate, Cathayan, Frankish Manners (c. 1350-1500)." Read More

    November 6, 2023

    Tyler Graduate Student’s Research Cited in Michelangelo Attribution Debate

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    Tyler Art History graduate student Hatice Köroglu Çam’s research is at the center of a recent Insider article about ongoing disagreement over the attribution of a 16th century marble statue of the Greek god Pan. Çam, a first-year PhD student whose work focuses on Italian Renaissance art, argues that the statue was created by one of the most renowned artists of the Western canon: Michelangelo. Read More

    November 2, 2023

    Position open: full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank specializing in the Art and Visual Culture of Africa and the African Diaspora

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Assistant Professor—Art and Visual Culture of Africa and the African Diaspora The Department of Art History in the Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank specializing in the Art and Visual Culture of Africa and the African Diaspora, to start fall 2024. Though the chronological parameters of research are flexible, the committee welcomes applicants whose teaching and scholarship are centered on cross-cultural encounters and exchanges—examining the ways in which art is produced and circulates through networks of trade and immigration, and how its discourse is formed by the dynamics of race, colonialism, post-colonialism, and globalization. We are especially interested in candidates who can Read More

    November 1, 2023

    Emma Holter (PhD student) to take masterclass at the Courtauld

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Emma P. Holter, a second-year PhD student and University Fellow, will attend a masterclass in Venetian drawings in the Prints Department at the Courtauld Gallery in London this November. The masterclass will be offered by renowned expert Dr. Catherine Whistler (Ashmolean Museum) in conjunction with the Courtauld Gallery's current exhibition "La Serennissima: Drawing in 18th-century Venice" Read More

    October 31, 2023

    Art History Guild celebrates Halloween 2023!

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    The Art History Guild threw a great party with games and prizes and pizza! Pictured here is Kamryn Narducci (Social Events Organizer) as Keith Haring, Gabby (V-P) as Maurizio Catalan's Banana Duct Taped to a Wall, Luke Pelcher (Pres) as Vincent, Norah Sheehan as last-minute costume but fan of the Mary Wallopers, and cowgirl Sophia Thome. Read More


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