GSAS News and Events

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

Douglas Gisewhite presents at the American Chemistry Society, Central Regional Meeting

Douglas Gisewhite (Chemistry) presents the findings of research completed with fellow graduate student Ben Williams and Prof. Sharon Burgmayer at CERM 2014, held in Pittsburgh Oct. 29 – Nov. 1. The title of his talk is “Controlling Pyran Cyclization in Molybdenum Pyranopterin Dithiolene Complexes: It’s… Dielectric.” Doug expects that the team will publish their results [...]

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BMC History of Art alumnae and current student present at the 5th Annual Feminist Art History Conference

The Feminist Art History Conference, sponsored by the art history department at American University, brings together scholars who engage in the diverse approaches of feminist art history. The fifth annual conference, which will be held at American University from October 31st to November 2nd, 2014, celebrates the legacy of emerita American University feminist art historians [...]

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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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