GSAS News and Events

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

Mark Sullivan (Ph.D., History of Art, 1981) publishes book on Henry David Thoreau in American Visual Culture

Mark Sullivan (Ph.D., History of Art, 1981) has published a new book, Picturing Thoreau:  Henry David Thoreau in American Visual Culture (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015). Mark Sullivan is associate professor of art history and director of the Art History program at Villanova University. From the publisher’s website: As we approach the bicentennial, in 2017, of […]

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Report from the Field: Christina Chandler (Archaeology) Spends Winter Break Excavating in UAE

Christina Chandler, a first year graduate student in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, spent her winter break excavating at the site of Tell Abraq in the United Arab Emirates with Professor Peter Magee and fellow archaeology students. Tell Abraq is a late prehistoric settlement in the Emirate of Sharjah, UAE, where people […]

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Noël Valis (Ph.D., 1975) publishes novella, The Labor of Longing

Noël Valis (Ph.D., Spanish Literature, 1975) has published a novella, The Labor of Longing (Charlotte, NC: Main Street Rag Publishing, 2014). Noël Valis is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for Spanish at Yale University. From the publisher’s website: “If ghosts dreamed, what would they dream? What are dreams after we are gone? Set in the late nineteenth-century […]

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Graduate Students celebrate end-of-term with annual Winter Formal

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) hosted its yearly Winter Formal for graduate students in both the GSAS and GSSWSR – and their dates! Held on December 13, 2014, the event is one of the many opportunities for graduate students in all departments to socialize and have some fun. This year, the festivities were moved to […]

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Professor Peter Magee speaks at German Archaeological Institute annual plenary

Professor Magee was invited to speak at the final plenary of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI), a scientific organization within the German Foreign Ministry. Magee delivered his research to a group of scholars from the DAI and German Universities who focus on technical innovations and their social consequences in prehistory and antiquity. Magee’s talk, “The […]

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