Faculty News

Associate Professor Tanya Tiffany is Recipient of NEH Grant

Many congratulations to UWM Art History Associate Professor Tanya Tiffany, and her Brown University colleague Dr. Laura Bass! They are recipients of the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts grant in support of their project “The Autobiography of a Seventeenth-Century… Read More

Johung and Wells Promoted

Congratulations to newly titled Professor Jennifer Johung and Associate Professor Katharine (Kay) Wells for successfully navigating the promotion and tenure process here at  UW-Milwaukee. These are well-deserved distinctions, and we are very proud to have these incredible instructors in our… Read More

Professor Counts Awarded UWM Distinguished Service Award

Our esteemed colleague, fearless leader, and department Chair, Derek Counts, has been awarded UWM’s Distinguished University Service Award! This award recognizes outstanding service to the University community. Many congratulations to Derek. The Department of Art History is very fortunate to… Read More

Professor Tiffany Wins Madison Fellowship

Congratulations to UWM Art History Professor Tanya Tiffany for being awarded a fellowship at UW-Madison’s Institute for Research in the Humanities! She will be working on a translation and bilingual edition of the only known autobiography by a woman artist… Read More

Professor Tanya Tiffany Publishes Articles in E-Spania Journal and Sixteenth Century Journal

The latest articles published by UWM Art History Professor Tanya Tiffany: “El pincel y la pluma en la Vida de sor Estefanía de la Encarnación,” co-authored with Laura R. Bass, in “Arte y Literatura en el Siglo de Oro: el legado crítico de… Read More

David Pacifico Leads Archaeological Excavation

Assistant Professor of Art History and Emile H. Mathis Gallery Director David Pacifico recently lead an excavation in and around the barn at the Cappon/deSwarte farmstead, circa 1850-1890. Located about 100 yards from Lake Michigan on the present-day Schlitz Audubon… Read More

UWM’s Kay Wells Speaks at Art Institute of Chicago

UW-Milwaukee Art History Department Assistant Professor Kay Wells will be speaking at the Art Institute of Chicago on Friday, September 28th. Her talk is titled ‘The Uncanny Design of the Thorne Miniature Rooms.’ During the 1930s, Narcissa Niblack Thorne created… Read More

Kay Wells Article Published in “19th Century Studies” Journal

Assistant Professor Kay Wells recently published the article, “The ‘Merely Imitative Mood’: British Japonisme and Imperial Mimesis” in Volume 27 of 19th Century Studies. Here is a link to the journal’s most recently published article titles. Just follow the “Subscription” link on the left side of the page to find out more about subscribing to the ’19th Century Studies’ journal. http://english.selu.edu/ncs/current_volume.php

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Author: K.L.H. Wells, Assistant Professor Published in: Textile Studies, no. 0, Textile Terms: A Glossary (2017): 77-79, edited by Anika Reineke, Anne Röhl, Mateusz Kapustka und Tristan Weddigen Published by: Part of the SNF Research Project “TEXTILE. An Iconology of the… Read More

Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology

Author: Derek Counts, Professor  (with E. W. Averett [Creighton University] and Jody Michael Gordon [Wentworth Institute of Technology]) Publisher: Digital Press at the University of North Dakota Year: 2016 More information