IN MEMORIUM: PROFESSOR EMERITUS ROBERT BEETEM

Robert Beetem (1927-2018) Robert Beetem, Professor of Eighteen, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Century European Art, and a specialist in French and British art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, died January 20, 2018, in Berkeley, CA. Born …

“SEEING AND TOUCHING GALATEA”

Michael H. Feinberg (PhD candidate) has been awarded university funds to present his paper, “Seeing and Touching Galatea” at the South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies. His paper is part of a larger research …

“BIRTHED FROM THE MINDS OF WOMEN”

Ph.D. candidate, Sophia Maxine Farmer will be presenting her research on the intersections between Science Fiction and Futurist Feminism entitled “Birthed from the Minds of Women: The Mechanized Female Body in Italian Futurism” in the …

PUBLIC WORKS AND ENGAGEMENT

PhD candidate Fernanda Villarroel was selected in a national competition to represent UW-Madison in the Humanities Without Walls Summer Pre-Doctoral Workshop, summer of 2019, coordinated by The Center for the Humanities. She’ll join a cohort …

Art History Remembers Frank Horlbeck

Frank R. Horlbeck passed away peacefully on January 14, 2019, only two weeks short of his 95th birthday. He is being mourned and remembered by family, friends and former students around the United States, as …

Visiting Professor Alarcon, 2018-19

A big welcome to Prof. Carolina Alarcon, who has joined the department during the 2018-19 year to teach Renaissance art. A recent Ph.D. (Florida State University), Carolina’s research investigates the state of the art of …

New Online Course COMING SOON

Faculty News: Professor Anna Andrzejewski has received an online course development grant to support development of a new online offering, “History of Wisconsin Architecture.” This will help support the department’s expanding offerings in architectural history …