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Armstrong uses Hayes Award to research in Laon

Graduate Student Abby Armstrong is writing her thesis on the Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Chapel in Laon Cathedral, in Laon, France, by the late medieval woman, Joan of Flanders, under the supervision of Associate Professor Richard Leson. Thanks to the generous contribution of the Jeffrey R. Hayes Award, she traveled to France this past January to visit the chapel in Laon.

Congrats to the Fall 2016 MA Graduates!

The Department of Art History congratulates the following Fall 2016 MA graduates!

Meet Leigh Mahlik

Welcome to our newest departmental staff member, Leigh Mahlik, who begins today, January 3, 2017, as Associate Academic Curator.

Art Exposé: David Pacifico

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

Armstrong participates in Graduate Seminar at Newberry Library

This semester, graduate student and teaching assistant, Abby Armstrong, has been attending a Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies ten-week Graduate seminar, entitled “Gender, Bodies, and the Body Politic in Medieval Europe”, at the Newberry Library in Chicago, IL.

Art History Featured in L&S In Focus

The Department of Art History was featured in the November 2016 edition of the College of Letters & Science In Focus monthly newsletter.

A Message from the UWM Department of Art History to our Students and Community Partners with a Call to Join the Conversation

A Statement from the UWM Department of Art History concerning our continuing commitment to our principles

Siercks adopts art from UWM Art Collection

Dan Siercks adopted multiple objects from the the UWM Art Collection Adopt Art program in honor of his wife, art history BA 2011/MA 2013 alumna, Elizabeth Siercks.

Suneja visits ARTHIST 425: Romanesque Art and Architecture

On Monday, October 24, Richard Leson’s ARTHIST 425: Romanesque Art and Architecture welcomed Cary Suneja, a bookbinder and owner of Tea Cup Bindery in Menomonee Falls.

Counts publishes Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future

Professor and chair, Derek Counts, co-edited a new book, Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology, with his colleagues Erin W. Averett (Creighton University) and Jody M. Gordon (Wentworth Institute of Technology).