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Major In Art History
Minor In Art History
Minor in Architectural History
0-400 level Courses
Art History Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunities
Undergrad Art History Association
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Tess Kutasz Christensen
Special Topics Courses 2019 Fall
Heather McCune Bruhn
Sarah K. Rich
Elizabeth J. Walters
Joyce Henri Robinson
Adam M. Thomas
Kristi Ann Wormhoudt
Roland E. Fleischer
Charlotte M. Houghton
Jeanne Chenault Porter
Elizabeth Bradford Smith
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Dickson Memorial Lecture Series
Visual Resources Centre
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Palmer Museum of Art
Alumni Award Winners
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Papers in Art History
Melissa Ritter Camilo
The Department of Art History at Penn State offers at the undergraduate level the
B.A. degree in art history
and two minors: the
minor in art history
interdisciplinary minor in architectural history
The Department offers graduate programs of study leading to the
degrees in art history.
Interviews with Recent Alumni Award Winners
The highly reviewed exhibit "Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths" co curated by Dr. Bill Dewey opened at the National Museum of African Art in Washington, DC on April 17, 2019.
Craig Zabel, associate professor of art history, presents "The History of the Slide", a nostalgic look at the art history of old, Thursday, April 11th at noon in the Borland Project Space at the "Imaging Art History" interactive installation.
Carolyn Lucarelli, Visual Resources Curator, presented in a session titled "The Digital Scholarship Pivot: Case Studies in Using VR Skills to Expand Your Professional Reach," at the VRA annual conference in LA, California on March 28, 2019.
Gallery Talk: From the Rooftops: John Sloan and the Art of a New Urban Space" given by Ethan Robey, Associate Teaching Professor of Art History, Friday, April 5th, 12:10 p.m. at the Palmer museum.
Sarah Rich, Associate Professor of Art History, receives 2019 Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Zolli and Moses Awarded Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art.
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Laura Almeida was one of the 2018-19 recipients of the Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowship, which is allowing her to conduct one month of research on Cuba and the Cuban Diaspora at the University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection this April.
"Collection Focus: Contemporary Photographs" Gallery Talk given by Keri Mongelluzzo, Graduate Assistant and Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, Friday, April 12 at 12:10pm
PhD candidate Andee Middleton will give a talk titled "Collapsing Identities of Ptolemaic Queens in Early Modern Roman Culture." at Brown University, April 6th.
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Art History Special Topics Courses 2019 Fall
ARTH 001, First-Year Seminar: Dr. Craig Zabel MWF 1:25-2:15pm; 242 Borland Building
ARTSA 403 Fundraising and Grant Writing, Dr. Elizabeth Mansfield, TuTh 4:35-5:50pm; 111 Borland
ARTH 420. Russian Architecture Dr. Craig Zabel MWF 10:10 –11:00 am; 110 Borland
ARTH 435. World’s Fairs (Studies in Modern Art) Dr. Ethan Robey, MWF 12:20 – 1:10 pm; 110 Borland
ARTH 440. Monuments of Asia Dr. Madhuri Desai ,TuTh 1:35 – 2:50pm; 110 Borland
ARTH 447. Topics in the Art of the African Diaspora Dr. William Dewey, MW 2:30 – 3:45 pm; 110 Borland
ARTH 450. History of Photography Dr. Nancy Locke, TuTh 10:35-11:50am; 110 Borland
ARTH 497 Colored Stone (Marmi Colorati) Dr. Elizabeth Walters, TuTh 3:05 – 4:20 pm; 110 Borland
ARTH 551. Historiography of Art History Dr. Nancy Locke, Tuesday 2:30- 5:30; 242 Borland
ARTH 515. Race and Representation in American Art Dr. Adam Thomas, Wednesday 2:30 – 5:30 pm; 242 Borland
Mar 27 2019 - 10:45am
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