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Meet Kay Wells

The newest member of our faculty, Assistant Professor Kay Wells, is a historian of American art who examines the relationships between fine and applied arts from the late eighteenth century to today.

Seduction Time: Radley Metzger’s Score and the Utopian Gesture

Author: Elena Gorfinkel, Assistant Professor Published in: Free to Love: The Cinema of the Sexual Revolution, edited by Jesse Pires Publisher: International House Publications Year: 2014

Wet Dreams: Erotic Film Festivals of the Early 1970s and the Utopian Sexual Public Sphere

Author: Elena Gorfinkel, Assistant Professor Published in: Sex Scene: Media and the Sexual Revolution, edited by Eric Schaefer Publisher: Duke University Press Year: 2014 More information

Undergraduate Orientation

On Thursday, September 18, the Department of Art History held its first Undergraduate Orientation hosted by Assistant Professor Elena Gorfinkel.

Digital Archaeology changes exploration of the past – By Kathy Quirk

An archaeologist in the Department of Art History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is exploring the past using the tools of the 21st century.

Replacing the hut: Dan Graham’s Two-Way Mirror Cylinder Inside Cube

Author: Jennifer Johung, Associate Professor Published in: Contemporary Art About Architecture: A Strange Utility Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Year: 2013 More information

Film After Cinema: Sandra Gibson and Luis Recoder’s Light Spill and Museal Materialism

Author: Elena Gorfinkel, Assistant Professor Published in: INCITE: Journal of Experimental Media No. 4 (226-234) Year: 2013 More information

Fitting In: Archaeology and Community in Athienou, Cyprus

Co-editor: Derek Counts, Associate Professor with E. Cova (UW-Milwaukee), N. Kardulias (College of Wooster), and M. Toumazou (Davidson College) Published in: Near Eastern Archaeology, special volume on Public Archaeology Year: 2013 Available on JSTOR

Landscapes of Mobility: Culture, Politics, and Placemaking

Co-editor: Jennifer Johung, Associate Professor Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Year: 2013 More information

Layton’s Legacy: A Historic American Art Collection, 1888-2013

Contributing author: Kenneth Bendiner, Professor Publisher: The University of Wisconsin Press Year: 2013 More information