Congrats to the Spring 2017 MA Graduate!

The Department of Art History congratulates the following Spring 2017 MA graduate!

2016 Lawrence R. Hoey Memorial Prize

The 2016 Hoey Prize winner, Abby Armstrong, accepted the award at the reading of her paper, “Performance and/or Performativity in Yates Thompson 13: Constructing the Medieval Female Identity” on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

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!

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.

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.

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.”