Drones and the Dig

Dr. Nick Cahill, the Simona and Jerome Chazen Distinguished Chair in Art History and field director of Harvard’s archaeological expedition at Sardis in Western Turkey, recently spoke at Harvard about the significance of the site …

Lindsay Wells to Publish on Ruskin

Ph.D. Candidate Lindsay Wells reports from her Huntington Exchange fellowship at Trinity Hall, Cambridge University (UK) that her article on John Ruskin’s “Proserpina: Studies of Wayside Flowers” (1875), was just accepted by the journal “Victorian …

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 …