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February 4, 2019

Art History faculty and alumni at the PMA Symposium "Worlds Among US"

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Tyler Art History faculty and alumni reconnected at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Symposium "Worlds Among Us: Across Geographies" on January 31, 2019. Squeezed into the frame are James Merle Thomas; Jerry Silk; Yana Balsom (MA 19xx), Associate Director of Exhibition Planning at the PMA; Jennifer Zwilling (MA 2001), Curator of Artistic Programs at the Clay Studio in Philadelphia; Nicole Elizabeth Cook (MA 2010), Coordinator for Academic Partnerships at the PMA. Read More

January 28, 2019

Dr.Emily Neumeier awarded the 2018 Margaret B. Sevcenko Prize in Islamic Art and Culture

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Dr. Emily Neumeier, currrently fulfilling a Getty post-doc in Athens, was awarded the Margaret B. Sevcenko Prize in Islamic Art and Culture for her paper, "The Church the Pasha Built: Towards a Multi-Confessional History of Islamic Architecture". This competitive award is  conferred annually by the Historians of Islamic Art Association for the best unpublished essay written by a junior scholar. The essay is part of Neumeier's larger project on the buildings of Ottoman Greece and Albania, and will be considered for publication in the journal Muqarnas. Read More

January 28, 2019

Connie Booth (MA 2018) to intern Brandywine River Museum of Art

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Connie Booth (MA 2018) has accepted an internship position with the curating and collections teams of the Brandywine River Museums of Art.  She will be working with curator Amanda Burdan on upcoming exhibitions and compiling white files on several newly acquired George Cope paintings. Read More

January 14, 2019

Sarina Miller wins Temple University Adjunct Teaching Award

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Sarina Miller, probably best known for her teaching of HIstory of Modern Graphic Design has been chosen as one of the best adjuncts at Temple University. Sarina is an alum of the Art History program and has developed a strong online presence with this class and classes on 19th century prints, from Japan to the Europe. Read More

November 8, 2018

Position Search: Open Rank, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Arts and Visual Culture of Africa and the African Diaspora

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, Associate, or Full Professor rank in the specialization of the arts and visual culture of Africa and the African Diaspora, to commence Fall 2019. Though the chronological parameters of research are flexible, the ideal candidate should be engaged in methods of teaching and scholarship that study 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. As an open rank position, the successful candidate will hold the PhD and demonstrate an appropriate level of teaching experience, scholarly research and publication. Read More

October 11, 2018

Dr. E. Carmen Ramos lecture at Tyler

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

View of the audience who attended the lecture by Dr. E. Carmen Ramos, Curator of Latino Art and Deputy Chief Curator, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC.  Ramos discussed her curatorial role as contextualizing Latinx artists in American art, and focused on the work of Freddy Rodriguez, an artist based in NY and the Dominican Republic.  The lecture was supported by the Granger/American Art Fund, in the Department of Art HIstory. Read More

October 2, 2018

Elizabeth Duntemann at the Center for the Art and Architectural History of Port Cities, Capodimonte

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Elizabeth writes,  We had the formal opening day of the Center for the Art and Architectural History of Port Cities at our work/home, La Capraia in the Reale Bosco di Capodimonte, this past weekend. The opening began with a press conference, a lunch in the Giardino Torre hosted by the Port of Naples and the Naples Propeller Club, followed by a colloquium during which I and the other residents presented our projects. Details of the event appeared in a number of local news outlets. La Reppublica featured a story with a wonderful photo gallery, including shots of La Capraia (our home in the Bosco), and the residents with the museum director, Sylvain Bellenger, our director at the center, Sarah Kozlowski, and other invited guests and scholars. Here is the link:            Read More

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