Student News

Oct 2016
Andrea Middleton, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presents a paper,” A Reexamination of an Isis Cult Scene Plaque (Dumbarton Oaks B2 1942.1),” at the Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, October 6-9, 2016. 
Oct 2016
Theresa Cunningham, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presents the paper “Particular Parallelograms:  Donald Judd’s Woodblock Prints in the Context of Minimalism,” at the Annual Conference of the Southeastern College Art Association, Roanoke, Virginia, October 19-22, 2016.
Sep 2016
Joan Megas, M.A. candidate in art history, presents a paper, “Subverting the Museum Ritual to Embrace the Senses,” at the conference Sensorial Encounters:  Body, Object, and Environment, KU History of Art Graduate Student Symposium, University of Kansas, Lawrence, October 14-15, 2016.
Sep 2016
Elizabeth Petersen, Ph.D. candidate in art history, has received a National Committee of the History of Art (NCHA) Award to attend the 34th World Congress of Art History, organized by the Comité International d’Historie de l’Art (CIHA), to be held in Beijing, China, September 15-22, 2016. 
Jul 2016
Theresa Cunningham, Ph.D. candidate in art history, will present the paper “Particular Parallelograms:  Donald Judd’s Woodblock Prints in the Context of Minimalism,” at the Annual Conference of the Southeastern College Art Association, Roanoke, Virginia, October 19-22, 2016.
Jun 2016
Please read the article on Janet Purdy, Ph.d. candidate, about her receiving a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship. http://news.psu.edu/story/412172/2016/05/24/academics/four-penn-staters-...
Jun 2016
Laurin Goad, Ph.D. candidate in art history, has been named a Lord Baltimore Fellow at the Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore.  This will assist her dissertation research on:  “Breaking Through Barriers:  Open Air Schools in the United States, 1908 to 1945.”
Jun 2016
Getting inked: Art history graduate student explores body arthttp://news.psu.edu/story/414083/2016/06/13/research/getting-inked-art-h...
May 2016
Alena Howe, graduating senior in Art History and French/Francophone Studies, has been awarded the Department of Art History’s Annual Award for Best Undergraduate Paper in the Field of the History of Art, April 2016.  She received this award for her paper on “Rethinking Restoration of Gothic Cathedrals."
Apr 2016
Alexa Beil, Senior majoring in Art History, has received a Fulbright award to Germany: Alexa Beil is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and will graduate from Penn State this spring with a bachelor of arts in art history and minors in German and international arts. With her English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Award to Germany, she hopes to create a love of languages among the children she will teach and integrate art into their classroom experience. She also plans to work with refugees to assist them as they learn the German language.http://news.psu.edu/story/407294/2016/04/28/academics/10-penn-staters-ea...

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