Robin Thomas, associate professor of art history, spent his sabbatical conducting research in the archives at the Royal Palace of Caserta in Naples, Italy for his upcoming book about Bourbon palaces. “The book will explore the broad cultural, political, and economic currents that link the stories of the three palace built by King Charles of Bourbon at Caserta, Capodimonte, and Portici,” he explained. Read More
Dr. Sarah K. Rich, associate professor of art history, has been chosen as just one of fifteen North American faculty members to participate in the Summer Teachers Institute for Technical Art History, Fracture & Function [with support from the Kress Foundation], Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., July 25-29, 2016.
Dr. Madhuri Desai, Associate Professor of Art History & Asian Studies, presents paper, “Archaic Knowledge and the ‘Benares temple,’” at the Annual Conference of the European Associate of South Asian Archaeology and Art, Cardiff University, Wales, UK, July 4-8, 2016.
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.