Janet Purdy, Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, was selected for a CLS Alumni Development Fund award from the American Councils for International Education and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The awards support academic or development activities for CLS alumni that will further advance their knowledge about area studies or the countries where they studied critical languages. Ms. Purdy's award will help pay for expenses to attend the African Studies Association Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, later this fall.
Cali Buckley, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presented an invited lecture,“The History and Legacy of Ivory Anatomical Manikins,” at the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, October 25, 2016.
Heather Hoge, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presents the paper, “The Towers of Cefalù: A Display of Power in Roger II’s New Kingdom,” at the symposium Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean, Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY, October 14, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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-...
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.”