The Middle Ages Today

Professor Jennifer Pruitt and Phd Student Ahmed Abdelazim will be participating in a special Humanities Now event. The topic is all about how – and why – the Middle Ages matter today. With public violence …

Shimon Attie: Stateless Views of Global

Public Lecture Thursday, September 26, 2019 Elvehjem Building, L150 5:00PM Workshop Friday, September 27, 2019 University Club, Room 212 Institute for Research in the Humanities Seminar Room 10:00AM – 12:00PM *To attend the workshop, please …

Professor Pruitt in UAE and Qatar

Professor Jennifer Pruitt traveled to the UAE and Qatar this spring in order to begin a new research project. Her research investigates the use of classical Islamic artistic forms in the creation of national identity …

Kyungso Min at the Smithsonian

Ph.D. candidate Kyungso Min has been selected as a Big Ten Academic Alliance Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellow for 2019-20. This prestigious fellowship provides Kyungso a year of residency at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and …

Noah Mapes at the Neville Public Museum

Congratulations to undergraduate Noah Mapes for accepting an internship with the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay, Wisconsin! This summer Noah will work with members of the Neville’s curatorial and collections departments as the museum …

Tania Kolarik at 54th Medieval Congress

During the 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies on May 9th, 2019, PhD Student Tania Kolarik presented her paper “Rise and Fall: The Foreshadowing of Islamic Thinking and Commodities Reflected in the Triumph of Saint …

LauraLee Brott to publish in Imago Mundi

LauraLee Brott, PhD Candidate in Art History, and postdoctoral fellow Heather Wacha had an article accepted for publication in Imago Mundi: The International Journal for the History of Cartography. Their article, “Reframing the World: The …