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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

Armstrong exhibit featured on NARM

Graduate student and teaching assistant Abby Armstrong’s recent exhibition, “Religion and Neo-medievalism in Roualt’s Miserere”, curated during her time as an intern with Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art, was mentioned by the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)’s Facebook page and “Featured Exhibitions” Pinterest board on October 24, 2016.

ARTHIST 700 presents on objects from UWM Art Collection

On Tuesday, October 11, Associate Professor Tanya Tiffany’s ARTHIST 700: Proseminar visited the UWM Art History Gallery for student presentations on objects from the UWM Art Collection.

Rozema presents at MRGSA conference in Ohio

October 15-16, graduate student and teaching assistant, Kelsey Rozema, attended The Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association (MRGSA) Conference on Intersectionality at Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio. She presented her paper The Body and the Power of the Court Dwarf and… Read More

Fontaine’s cat featured in UW-Milwaukee Special Collections Tumblr post

Graduate student Cameron Fontaine and his cat, Pippin, were featured in the UW-Milwaukee Special Collection post series “A Special Collections Caturday” on Saturday, October 15.

ARTHIST 750 visits the Chipstone Foundation

On Monday, October 3, Assistant Professor Kay Wells and the students in her course ARTHIST 750: Revival! Visualizing the American Past visited the Chipstone Foundation in Fox Point to discuss the collecting and display of early-American antiques with Curator Sarah Carter.

Art Exposé: Ying Wang

On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

Former Visiting Assistant Professor adopts art from UMW Art Collection

Former Visiting Assistant Professor, Matthew Francis Rarey, donated to the Adopt Art program to help preserve and protect an African object from the UWM Art Collection that he discussed in his courses while at UWM.

McAllister presents at FSU Graduate Symposium

October 7-8, graduate student and teaching assistant, Evan McAllister, attended the 34th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium at Florida State University and presented his paper “Juana of Austria and Descalzas Reales: Female Habsburg Identity through Devotion.”

Wells presents at American Art Conference in Dallas

On Saturday, October 8, Assistant Professor Kay Wells delivered a paper “Marketing Modernism in Postwar America: The Print Renaissance, the Tapestry Revival, and the Craft of Reproduction” at the Fourth Biennial Symposium of the Association of Historians of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas.