Dr. Craig Zabel, Head of the Department of Art History, has been named a 2016 Penn State Teaching Fellow: The Alumni Association and Student Award for Teaching Excellence: http://news.psu.edu/story/406196/2016/04/25/academics/eicher-catt-moody-...
Dr. Craig Zabel, associate professor and Head, Dept. of Art History, will be presenting a lecture on “American Arts & Crafts Interiors: From Stickley to Wright,” at the Old House Fair, The Match Factory, Bellefonte, Pa., April 30, 2016.http://www.centrehistory.org/ohf/Schedule/
Dr. Chang Tan, Assistant Professor of Art History & Asian Studies, delivered a paper on “Landscape without Nature: Ecological Reflections in Contemporary Chinese Art,” at the Association of Asian Studies Annual Conference in Seattle, April 1, 2016.
Dr. Chang Tan, Assistant Professor of Art History, gave an invited lecture at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) on “Creative Copying: Appropriation Art in Contemporary China,” March 30, 2016.
Penn State professor unearths passion for arthttp://www.collegian.psu.edu/arts_and_entertainment/article_b3cefc5a-c64...
Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh University Professor in Art History, has been invited to lecture at Columbia University (NY, NY) on "Inhabited Architecture: A Pervasive Motif in Medieval Art and Modern Theory,” February 25, 2016. On February 26th, Professor Cutler will be conducting an all-day, “hands-on” workshop on Byzantine and Islamic ivories at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Nancy Locke, Associate Professor of Art History, will deliver the paper, “Carl Einstein, African Art, and Cubist Sculpture” as part of the panel Formalism Before Clement Greenberg at the annual meeting of the College Art Association in Washington, DC, February 5, 2016.
Robin Thomas, associate professor of art history, has been invited to present a lecture on “Palaces and Political Economy in 18th-Century Naples” at Cambridge University, UK, January 21, 2016.
Chang Tan, assistant professor of art history, has published two articles: "Telling Global Stories, One at a Time: The Poetics and Politics of Exhibiting Asian Art" in World Art, Volume 5, Issue 2, 2015. 307-30. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/KVAsQJVXSAFCs6ia47cK/full "'Oriental Women' in Asian Art: Negotiating the National, the Aesthetic and the Erotic" in Journal of Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Issue 30 (special issue on "Developments and Tendencies in East Asian Early Modern Art"), Nov 2015. 132-61.
Dr. Adam Thomas, Curator of American Art at the Palmer Museum of Art, has been appointed an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Art History. We welcome him to our department!