Faculty/Staff News

Dr. Anthony Cutler
Sep 2015
Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh University Professor of Art History, will present a lecture on "Inhabited Architecture:  A Pervasive Motif in Medieval Art and Modern Theory" at Tufts University, Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts, October 21, 2015.
Dr. Anthony Cutler
Sep 2015
Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh University Professor of Art History, will present a lecture on "Looking for the Exotic in Byzantium and Early Islam” at Bryn Mawr College, Byrn Mawr, Pennsylvania, October 1, 2015.
Photo: Dr. Walters at her archeological project in Hierakonpolis, Egypt.
Sep 2015
Elizabeth J. Walters, associate professor of art history, presented a paper (that she is the first author, with eight other scholars), “Faience and its Context from the Temple-Town Hierakonpolis, Egypt, 1978-2013,” at the International Congress of Egyptologists XI, Museo Egizio Firenze, Florence, Italy, August 23-30, 2015.
Dr. Amara Solari
Sep 2015
Amara Solari, associate professor of art history & anthropology, will be chairing a panel, “Mapping Indigenous and European Landscapes in the Long Sixteenth Century,” and presenting a paper, “The ‘Coat of Arms of Yucatán:  Visualizing Colonial Maya Ethnic Identity,” at the American Society of Ethnohistory Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 5-8, 2015.
Dr. Madhuri Desai
Sep 2015
Madhuri Desai, Associate Professor of Art History & Asian Studies, will be presenting a lecture, “Temple Architecture and Archaic Knowledge in South Asia,” as a part of the India in Focus festival sponsored by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, September 25, 2015:  http://crawl.trustarts.org/event/trust-arts-education-center/
Photo: Dr. Dewey attending the installation of a new chief in Swaziland
Sep 2015
William J. Dewey, Associate Professor of Art History and Director of the African Studies Program, presented a paper, “Swazi Headrests: Remembered Past or New Political Strategy?”, at Power and Visual Culture, the Annual Conference of the South African Visual Art Historians, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, September 10-12, 2015.
Dr. Sarah K. Rich
Sep 2015
Sarah K. Rich, associate professor of art history, just published “Brought to Light:  The New Whitney Museum of American Art,” Artforum, 54 (September 2015):  350-353.
Photo: Dr. Dewey attending the installation of a new chief in Swaziland
Aug 2015
The Curatorial Team that Dr. William Dewey (Associate Professor of Art History & Director of the African Studies Program, Penn State) has been Working with at UCLA’s Fowler Museum has Received a NEH Grant in Support of the Upcoming Major Exhibition, Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths. 
Jun 2015
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Dr. Anthony Cutler
Jun 2015
Art History Triple Threat to Present at Byzantine Conference: Evan Pugh Professor and Graduate Students to Represent Penn State in NYC  https://artsandarchitecture.psu.edu/news/art-history-triple-threat-prese...

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