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Winston Kam Selected for the University of Alabama Graduate Student Art History Symposium

CONGRATULATIONS to Art History undergraduate, Winston Kam, who has been selected for inclusion in the prestigious University of Alabama Graduate Student Art History Symposium. The symposium is usually closed to undergraduates, but Winston is among the selected exceptions who will present their work in a poster session. His poster is...

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Medieval Academy Award for Excellence in Teaching Goes to Professor Gertsman!

Congratulations to Professor Elina Gertsman for receiving the 2023 Medieval Academy's Award for Excellence in Teaching Medieval Studies. This national award recognizes outstanding pedagogical achievement in teaching inspiring courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Professor Gertsman was nominated by her students; we are grateful to them for their...

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Medieval Art and Race: a Conversation

Please join us for three mini-talks and a conversation on medieval art and race, sponsored by the Department of Art history and Art and moderated by Prof. Elina Gertsman. February 2nd 6:30 EST Zoom The conversation features three speakers: Thomas Dale (Simona and Jerome Distinguished Chair of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Madison), who...

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Cecily Hughes at Brought to Life

This January, Cecily Hughes, first-year PhD student in medieval art, was able to experience Brought to Life: Painted Wood Sculpture from Europe, 1300–1700 (at SCMA from September 16, 2022–August 6, 2023). She spent the summer of 2021 contributing to the exhibition as a curatorial intern to Danielle Carrabino. The...

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Professor Maggie Popkin and PhD Candidate Arielle Suskin Present Papers at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)

Professor Maggie Popkin and PhD candidate Arielle Suskin (pictured here) presented papers at the recent 2023 Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) in New Orleans. Professor Popkin spoke about Roman gladiator knives and the objectification of gladiators in ancient Rome, while Arielle spoke about ancient Greek...

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Angie Verduci and Marina Savchenkova to Present at the Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies at Harvard University

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Angie Verduci and MA student Marina Savchenkova who have been selected to participate in the 22nd Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies that will take place on March 16-18 2023 on Harvard’s campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Angie will present her paper entitled “Reading Love as Death...

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Ph.D. Student Reed O’Mara Named a Recipient of the CWRU Graduate Council of Arts and Sciences Graduate Student Scholarship and Creative Endeavors Grant

Third-year Ph.D. student Reed O'Mara was recently named a recipient of the CWRU Graduate Council of Arts and Sciences Graduate Student Scholarship and Creative Endeavors Grant (GCAS GSSCE). Reed's project includes a trip to the United Kingdom where she will examine medieval manuscripts at the British Library and Bodleian...

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