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News from the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Prof. Lisa Saltzman (History of Art) delivers keynote address at UCLA Art History Graduate Student Symposium

Professor Lisa Saltzman will deliver the keynote address at the 48th Annual UCLA Art History Graduate Student Association Symposium. This year’s conference is on the the theme of “(re)mediation” and invites papers from graduate students exploring themes of remedy, reworking, or reuse as well as questions of artistic medium and attendant technology. Professor Saltzman will [...]

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Lori Felton (PhD candidate, History of Art) publishes essay on Egon Schiele

A new exhibition of works by the famous Austrian artist Egon Schiele has just opened at the Neue Galerie in New York. “Egon Schiele: Portraits” is the first exhibition to focus exclusively on the enigmatic and distinctive portraiture of the artist; it was organized by Schiele scholar Dr. Alessandra Comini. Bryn Mawr PhD candidate Lori [...]

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GSAS alumna named to Widener board of trustees

Sophia Wisniewska (M.A., Ph.D., Russian) has been appointed to the board of trustees of Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. Wisniewska received her Ph.D. in 1992, completing a dissertation, Narrative Structure in the Work of Tatjana Tolstaja, under the direction of Professor Dan E. Davidson. After completing her PhD, Wisniewski held teaching positions at Penn State, [...]

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Summer Internship Spotlight: Mechella Yezernitskaya

This past summer, Mechella Yezernitskaya (History of Art) was the Thomas Walther Collection Research intern in the Photography and Conservation departments at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Above she can be seen studying a Roman Karmen photograph, entitled Moscow Illuminations Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of the Russian Revolution (1927), in the Photo [...]

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Summer Internship Spotlight: Matthew Jameson

This summer Matt Jameson (M.A. 2014) participated in the archaeological excavations at Gournia on the Mirabello Bay in Eastern Crete. Gournia is a Bronze Age site that was first excavated by Harriet Boyd in 1901. The project was run through the University of Buffalo, with a permit from the American School of Classical Studies in [...]

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