February 13, 2023

Li Machado (PhD candidate) appointed a curatorial assistant at Benton Museum of Art, Pomona College

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Li (he/they) officially joined on January 30 as a curatorial assistant, a position made possible with support from the Getty Foundation through its Getty Marrow Emerging Professionals Pilot Program. This is from the official announcement: "They specialize in Modern and Contemporary Latin American and Latinx Art with a research emphasis on memory art and memorials, presence, and absence. Li’s current work builds on recent histories of queer art, queer worldmaking and youth culture, and transnational identity formation in the context of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, particularly Los Angeles. A current Temple University Future Faculty Fellow, a recipient of the inaugural Marcia Hall Research Award, and a former Getty Marrow Undergraduate Intern, Li was also the president of the Art History Graduate Organization at Temple. Read More

January 31, 2023

Professor Alpesh Patel Selected as UrbanGlass Curator at Large

Author: Emily Herbein

Tyler Art History Associate Professor Alpesh Kantilal Patel has been chosen as the 2023 Curator-at-Large at UrbanGlass, a Brooklyn, NY nonprofit that fosters experimentation and advances the use and critical understanding of glass as a creative medium. He will organize four exhibitions under the theme, “Forever Becoming: Decolonization, Materiality, and Trans Subjectivity.”   Read More

January 20, 2023

Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Dr. Laura L. Watts

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

"Passion of Place: Nineteenth-century Italian Painting in the Service of Politics" Monday Feb 27, 2023 5 (reception) 5:30-7 EST Tyler B082 Dr. Laura L. Watts (MA 1993; PhD 1999) is a Professor at Daemen University in Amherst, NY and author of the award-winning book, Italian Painting in the Age of Unification (Routledge, 2021). Event sponsored by the Art History Department and supported by Temple's GAF. This lecture is free and open to the public. Read More

December 2, 2022

Dr. Müge Durusu-Tanrıöver speaking as an invited lecturer in Istanbul

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Dr. Durusu-Tanrıöver will be giving a lecture, "Kıyısız? Hitit İmparatorluğu ve Geç Tunç Çağı'nda Akdeniz Ticaret Ağları/The Hittite Empire and Late Bronze Age Maritime Mediterranean Trade Networks" in the conference Aquatic Worlds of Anatolia at the 17th International ANAMED Symposium hossted by Koç University, Istanbul, Dec 8-9 2022. Read More