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The Absent Image wins the 2023 Otto Gründler Prize for an Outstanding Monograph in Medieval Studies

Congratulations to Dr. Elina Gertsman, professor of medieval art and Archbishop Paul J. Hallinan Professor in Catholic Studies II, on winning the 2023 Otto Gründler prize for The Absent Image: Lacunae in Medieval Books. Given annually, the Otto Gründler Book Prize recognizes a monograph on a medieval subject that the selection committee determines has made an outstanding contribution to the field. Authors from any country are eligible, and nominations are accepted from readers and publishers. This is not the first honor for The Absent Image, which received the Charles Rufus Morey Book Award from College Art Association in 2022.

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Simona Di Nepi, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Curator of Judaica at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Visits CWRU and the CMA as the First Short-Term Mellon Visiting Fellow

From May 1 to May 4, Simona Di Nepi, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Curator of Judaica at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, visited Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) as the first Short-Term Mellon Visiting Fellow. Dr. Di Nepi participated in an archival workshop at the Western Reserve Historical...

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Congratulations to Alex Kaczenski on the Opening of the Exhibition “All Consuming: Art and the Essence of Food” at the Norton Simon Museum

Congratulations to Dr. Maggie Bell and Alex Kaczenski (PhD candidate CWRU History of Art), on the opening of the exhibition All Consuming: Art and the Essence of Food at the Norton Simon Museum! The show explores how artists responded to and shaped food cultures in Europe from 1500 to 1900. Explore a bite-sized...

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