Faculty News

“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

Professor David Pacifico Presents “Culturas Celestiales”

Art History Professor Sarah Schaefer Gives Virtual Book Talk

Please join the UWM Department of Art History on Wednesday, November 10th at 5pm for a book talk by Art History Assistant Professor Sarah Schaefer, who will discuss her recently published monograph Gustave Doré and the Modern Biblical Imagination (Oxford, 2021). The event… Read More

Professor Tanya Tiffany Invited to Speak in Madrid

Congratulations to UWM Art History Professor Tanya Tiffany! She has been invited to speak at the VIII Seminario Internacional de Arte y Cultura en la Corte: Mujeres de corte y agencia artística en la España de los Habsburgo in Madrid… Read More

UWM Art History Alum and Lecturer Interviews Mary Shepard

Abby Armstrong Check, Ph.D. Student and guest lecturer in the Department of Art History this fall, recently participated in the International Center for Medieval Art’s Oral History Project, interviewing Art Historian Mary B. Shepard. Check out Episode 8 here and… Read More

Professor Wells Awarded Two Research Fellowships

Prof. Kay Wells has been awarded two research fellowships to support her book project, Uncanny Revivals: Designing Early America during the Rise of Fascism. The Terra Foundation International Research Travel Grant for US-based Scholars (https://www.terraamericanart.org/what-we-offer/grant-fellowship-opportunities/research-travel-grants-to-the-united-states/) will support a research trip to Europe, and… Read More