The 2016 Hoey Prize winner, Abby Armstrong, accepted the award at the reading of her paper, “Performance and/or Performativity in Yates Thompson 13: Constructing the Medieval Female Identity” on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
Abby Armstrong is the 2016 recipient of the Lawrence R. Hoey Memorial Prize for the best essay written by a graduate student in the Department of Art History. She was nominated by Associate Professor Jennifer Johung for the paper she wrote in ARTHIST 760: Colloquium in Modern Art: Performance Art and Theory. Abby will receive $100 and her name was engraved on a plaque that hangs in the Department of Art History’s main office.
The Lawrence R. Hoey Memorial Prize was established in 2000 in honor of Lawrence R. Hoey, Professor of Art History at UWM from 1981-2000, who died following a car accident in France during the summer of 2000.
IN THE PICTURE
L to R:
Jennifer Johung, Abby Armstrong