Faculty News

Mathis Gallery Curator, Leigh Mahlik, interviewed on 6.5 Minutes With… C21

6.5 Minutes With… is hosted by Center for 21st Century Studies Director Anne Basting and Deputy Director Nicole Welk-Joerger. On December 5, Leigh Mahlik, Emile H. Mathis Gallery Curator, was interviewed on this “small podcast showcasing BIG ideas!” Listen to… Read More

Tiffany to present paper “Cristóbal Suárez de Ribera de Velázquez y el retrato eclesiástico en el círculo de Pacheco”

Tanya Tiffany has been invited to present a paper, “Cristóbal Suárez de Ribera de Velázquez y el retrato eclesiástico en el círculo de Pacheco,” on Monday, December 12, at the colloquium, “Pacheco à la plume. Le maître de Velázquez ou la… Read More

News from AGENART, a research project on which Tanya Tiffany is collaborating:

Several members of AGENART have produced a documentary, El Escorial en femenino. The video was directed by Francisco Pimentel (Trasimágenes) and financed by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Ayudas a la Transferencia cultural 2022). It presents a new perspective on the… Read More

Indexing Whiteness to American Design

Professor Kay Wells has a short piece published in American Art, the journal of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, on the Index of American Design. It gives a  preview of her next book project! https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/722521

Interview with Sarah Schaefer

There and Back Again: A Curator’s Tale – read the interview with Art History’s very own Sarah Schaefer in this month’s UWM College of Letters and Science magazine, In Focus! The manuscripts of Middle Earth: UWM art history professor co-curates… Read More

“A Royal Nun: Sister Margarita de la Cruz” blog post by Professor Tiffany

Just published, blog post for Tiffany’s research group in Spain. Tanya J. Tiffany, “A Royal Nun: Sister Margarita de la Cruz”, en, AGENART, 3 de octubre de 2022 [accesible online en https://agenart.org/blog/

Professor Sarah Schaefer Essay for ASOR

Professor Sarah Schaefer recently published an essay on the blog for ASOR – a professional, academic organization for archaeologists working in the eastern Mediterranean, Egypt, and ancient Near East. Read the article!

Derek Counts Awarded Distinguished Professor

Counts has served at UWM for 20 years and is the co-director of the Athienou Archaeological Project in Cyprus. He has made many advancements in the field of archaeology and in 2020, was given the UWM Faculty University Distinguished Service… Read More

Professor Sarah Schaefer and J.R.R. Tolkien

Professor Sarah Schaefer co-curates exhibition, J.R.R. Tolkien: The Art of the Manuscript, at the Haggerty Museum of Art. Exhibition is accompanied by a catalog with introductory essays by exhibition co-curators William M. Fliss, PhD and Sarah C. Schaefer, PhD. Video segment… Read More

Professor Tiffany Contributes to AGENART Research Project

We are happy to showcase the first newsletter of the research project AGENART: La agencia artística de las mujeres de la Casa de Austria, 1532-1700 (https://agenart.org/). AGENART is headed by Prof. María Cruz de Carlos Varona of the Universidad Autónoma… Read More