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History of Art Professor Homay King discusses her role in new Met exhibition

Posted May 19, 2015

The new exhibition from The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, China: Through the Looking Glass, explores the influence of Chinese culture and fashion on Western designers. And the sophistication and sensitivity with which the exhibition presents the complicated nexus of exchange between East and West is, according to a recent article in […]

Xiao Wang wins Student Poster Prize from American Physical Society

Posted May 19, 2015

Xiao Wang, Ph.D candidate in Physics, has been chosen as one of the two winners of the 2015 Student Poster Prize by the Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago. Xiao’s project was titled: “Magnetic exchange interaction between Fe³+ and Ho³+ ions in hexagonal HoFeO3 thin films.”

History of Art PhD candidate Shannon Steiner awarded 2-year Kress Foundation Fellowship

Posted April 30, 2015

Shannon Steiner received a two-year Samuel H. Kress Foundation Institutional Fellowship at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte (Central Institute for Art History) in Munich, Germany, which will support her dissertation research on the subject of Byzantine cloisonné enamel. The Samuel H. Kress Foundation is a premier source of grant and fellowship support for the study, preservation, […]

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

Posted January 30, 2015

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 […]

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

Posted January 9, 2015

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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