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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.

Cleveland Symposium 2016–Collections: Celebration

Date posted: May 25th, 2016

Collections: Celebration
42nd Annual Cleveland Symposium
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Friday, October 28, 2016
The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Museum of Art Joint Graduate Program in Art History and Museum Studies is proud to announce its 2016 Annual Symposium: Collections: Celebration. …Read more.

Henry Adams to Participate in Environmental Think Tank at Wesleyan University 2016-17

Date posted: May 25th, 2016

Henry Adams will be on Leave of Absence for the 2016-17 academic year.  He has an appointment as a Fellow of the College of the Environment and Visiting Professor of Environmental Studies at Wesleyan University where he will teach one course, “The Experience of American Landscape,” participate in a think tank on a weekly basis and attend the monthly Environmental Studies senior colloquia.  …Read more.

CWRU Alumnus Christopher Bedford named Director of the Baltimore Museum of Art

Date posted: May 23rd, 2016

Christopher Bedford, who received an MA in Art History from CWRU in 2003, was named the tenth director of the Baltimore Museum of Art; he will begin his term in August. …Read more.

Art History Faculty Receive Recognition from the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities for 2016-17

Date posted: May 23rd, 2016

Two assistant professors in art history, Erin Benay, a specialist in early modern Italian art, and Maggie Popkin, a specialist in ancient Roman art, received awards from the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at CWRU.  …Read more.

Andrea Wolk Rager receives Diekhoff Award for Distinguished Graduate Teaching

Date posted: May 23rd, 2016

Andrea Wolk Rager, the Jesse Hauk Shera Assistant Professor in art history, received a John S. Diekhoff Award in spring 2016, the second year in a row that a professor in art history has received this award.  …Read more.

NEH Grant to support archaeological research in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods in Samothrace, Greece

Date posted: August 20th, 2015

Maggie Popkin, assistant professor of art history, is a principle investigator on a team of scholars who have received a three-year, $300,000 collaborative research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support archaeological research in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods in Samothrace, Greece. …Read more.

Associate Professor Elina Gertsman wins the Dieckhoff Award for Distinguished Graduate Teaching

Date posted: April 28th, 2015

Sponsored by the Graduate Student Senate and School of Graduate Studies, the John S. Dieckhoff Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching is awarded to two faculty members that have made exemplary contributions to graduate students through work in the classroom.  …Read more.

Creative Achievement Award

Date posted: January 21st, 2015

If you are applying for the Creative Achievement Award, please do the following:
Art Portfolio PowerPoint:

Send an art portfolio PowerPoint or PDF images of your student work (anywhere from 20-30 images). …Read more.

New Andrew W. Mellon Doctoral Fellowship for 2015-16

Date posted: October 6th, 2014

Through the generosity of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, CWRU will offer a new five-year doctoral fellowship in art history, beginning in 2015-15.  The Mellon Foundation will provide a $25,000 stipend per year, and CWRU will offer full tuition support. …Read more.

Art History Courses for First Semester Students

Date posted: June 25th, 2014

Welcome to CWRU.
If you are interested in studying art history, you have come to the right place, for your professors are all scholars who have worked in museums as well as in universities, and our classes emphasize study of the works of art that can be seen in the Cleveland Museum of Art. …Read more.

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