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Julius Fund Lecture in Medieval Art, September 29, 2017

Date posted: September 20th, 2017

Professor Christina Maranci, Tufts University, will present Adventures in Armenian Architecture
Friday, September 29, 2017, 5:30pm Cleveland Museum of Art Recital Hall

The Church of Surb Sargis (Saint Sergius), (Digor, mod. …Read more.

The Department of Art History and Art welcomes Elizabeth (Betsy) Bolman as its new Chair

Date posted: September 20th, 2017

The Department of Art History and Art is delighted to welcome Elizabeth (Betsy) S. Bolman as its new chair and Elsie B. Smith Professor in the Liberal Arts. A leading expert on late antique, Byzantine, and early medieval Egyptian art, Professor Bolman most recently directed a wall-painting conservation project at the Red Monastery church in Upper Egypt. …Read more.

Graduation 2017

Date posted: August 29th, 2017


Our MA graduates after the diploma ceremony.  From left to right: Prof. Holly Witchey, Bailey Pfohl, Tony Huffman, Jerika Jordan,Cara Coleman, Allison Slenker, Prof. Catherine Scallen. Congratulations to all! …Read more.

Art History Graduate Students Receive Awards in May 2017

Date posted: May 4th, 2017

Aimee Caya, a first-year doctoral student, and Kylie Fisher, a second-year doctoral student in the Department of Art History and Art, have received Graduate Dean’s Instructional Excellence Awards. These awards are given to university graduate students who participate in undergraduate education as teaching assistants and display excellence in their work and commitment. …Read more.

Erin Benay and Catherine Scallen Receive Diekhoff Awards

Date posted: May 4th, 2017

Erin Benay, Assistant Professor of Art History and Catherine Scallen, the Andrew W. Mellon Associate Professor in the Humanities and Chair of Art History and Art, have received Diekhoff awards. This is the third year in a row that a member of the art history faculty has received a Diekhoff award; four of the seven tenured or tenure track art historians in the department are now Diekhoff winners. …Read more.

Accepted applicants visit CWRU’s art history programs, March 24, 2017

Date posted: April 3rd, 2017

Current MA and doctoral students show accepted MA applicants through the CMA galleries. We had a full day of events, with a tour of Ingalls Library, lunch with the faculty, an Art Talk by Prof. …Read more.

Erin Benay and Maggie Popkin Awarded Fellowships by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Date posted: December 8th, 2016

Professors Erin Benay and Maggie Popkin were awarded full-year fellowships by the National Endowment for the Humanities, as announced in December 2016.  These highly competitive awards will enable each of them to take a year off from teaching and service to work full time on their new book projects.  …Read more.

Erin Benay Receives Fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Studies

Date posted: September 29th, 2016

Erin Benay, Assistant Professor of Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art, received a 2017-18 fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Studies to support research and travel for her third book project, tentatively titled Italy by Way of India: Routes of Devotional Knowledge in the Early Modern Period…Read more.

Dr. Aimee Marcereau DeGalan, PhD 2007, named the Louis and Adelaide C. Ward Senior Curator of European Arts at the Nelson-Atkins Museum

Date posted: September 16th, 2016

Dr. Aimee Marcereau DeGalan, CWRU PhD 2007, will take up her duties in October as the new Louis L. and Adelaide C. Ward Senior Curator of European Arts at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri. …Read more.

Elina Gertsman Promoted to Professor

Date posted: July 7th, 2016

Congratulations to Elina Gertsman, who was promoted to the rank of Professor, effective July 1, 2016. She came to CWRU as Assistant Professor in fall 2010, and earned tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor in 2014. …Read more.

Elina Gertsman receives Faculty Research Travel Grant from the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities

Date posted: July 5th, 2016

Elina Gertsman, Associate Professor in Medieval Art, received a Faculty Research Travel Grant from the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at CWRU. She used it this summer to travel to northern Europe in order to work at several libraries, museums, and archives, and finish research for her next monograph on empty spaces in late medieval art. …Read more.

Erin Benay Receives Glennan Fellowship from UCITE

Date posted: July 2nd, 2016

UCITE, the University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education (UCITE)  at Case Western Reserve University, has named Assistant Professor Erin Benay one of its five Glennan Fellows for 2016-17. Named after T. …Read more.

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