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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

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

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

June 12, 2017

Diana A. Iturralde works as intern at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Summer 2017

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Diana, who just got back from a very productive month in Ecuador, visiting national art reserves and archives. She was able to start archival research for her thesis.  And now she begins a summer internship at the PMA, working with curator Erica Battle in the Contemporary Art department, to help her with various short and long-term projects.  Read More

May 12, 2017

Congratulations to newest Phi Beta Kappa inductees

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

On May 10, Fiona Fackler and Natalie Gearin were inducted into the Phi Kappa Beta honor society, Temple Rho Chapter. Natalie is a double major in Art History and Global Studies; Fiona is an Art History major with minors in French and Italian. Both are graduating in 2018. Read More

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