Instagram Scavenger Hunt

Students in Professor Pruitt’s Art Hist 210: A History of the World in 20 Buildings have been exploring Madison architecture through an Instagram scavenger hunt. Check us out at #buckysbuildings.

Brott publishes article in Cartographica

Ph.D. candidate LauraLee Brott’s essay “The Geography of Devotion in the British Library Map Psalter (BL Add. MS 28681)” was published in the fall 2018 issue of Cartographica: The International Journal for Geographic Information and …

Fieldschool in North Dakota

Prof. Anna Andrzejewski took 7 graduate students to southwestern North Dakota for 5 days to research the vanishing buildings of German-Russian immigrants. These early twentieth-century buildings built of fieldstone have not received any scholarly attention …

Jill Casid keynotes IAVC conference

Professor Jill Casid delivers the keynote on “Doing Things with Being Undone” at the 5th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Visual Culture in London September 13th to 15th. Taking up the issues surrounding …

Michelle Prestholt wins Schewe Award

  The department is pleased to announce this year’s winner of the Schewe Award for Best Graduate Student Paper (2017-18) is Michelle Prestholt. Michelle’s paper is entitled “Oppositional Identities: The Monstrous Peoples at Vezelay and …

Professor Casid delivers Berlin lecture

  As part of the lecture series Intensify Desire at the Kunsthistorisches Institut at the Freie Universitat in Berlin organized by Christian Liclair and Susanne Huber, Professor Casid presented, “Queer Deformativity: Mark Morrisroe, Jack Pierson, …

2018 Undergraduate Prize Winners

  The Department is pleased to announce the winners of our 2018 Undergraduate Prizes. Hoyon Mephokee wins the Warfield Family Essay Prize for his paper (written for Prof. Nancy Rose Marshall’s seminar), “Exploring the Exotic: …