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Ab umbra ad lucem!

Congratulations to our recent alumna Nikki DeLuca (PhD 2020) who received a book contract with the Brill series Art and Material Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Europe! Nikki's work focuses on images of shadows in later medieval illuminated manuscripts, and explores them in their theological, lietrary, scientific, and mythological...

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The Keithley Fellowship

Congratulations to MA student Jessica Long, who has been named the first Keithley Fellow in Community-Engaged Art History.  Jessica will work with urban planning and public art non-profit LAND Studio this summer on several major public art initiatives! The Keithley Fellowship in Community-Engaged Art History creates a bridge between the methods and theories...

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Announcing The Absent Image: Lacunae in Medieval Books

Congratulations to Prof. Gertsman whose newest book, The Absent Image: Lacunae in Medieval Books, was just published by Penn State Press! The book was made possible by the American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship and the Millard Meiss Publication Grant from the College Art Association as well as by support from her friends, colleagues, and students at CWRU and the CMA.

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Think Big Leadership Award

Transforming Art History:  Team Award Team Members:  Elizabeth Bolman, Ken Singer, Michael Hinczewski, Ina Martin, Lauryn Smith, Sarah Lavin, Sam Schwab, Fang Ji, Michael McMaster, Shishir Adhikari, Marci O'Dwyer and Gundeep Singh This interdisciplinary team is transforming art history at CWRU and around the world. The project models the potential of...

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Medievalists reconvene at the CMA

At long last, the CMA is opened for small special tours, and the first such tour was offered by Dr. Gerhard Lutz to CWRU medievalists, who convened today at the Treasures from Münster Cathedral. The extraordinary collection of reliquaries is on display through 8/14/2022 and will form an integral part of the next course in the Global Middle Ages series, which will be co-taught by Prof. Gertsman and Dr. McCormick next spring.

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CFP: 47th Annual Cleveland Symposium (11/2/2021)

The Department of Art History and Art at Case Western Reserve University invites graduate  students to submit abstracts for its 2021 Annual Symposium Aura: Authenticity, Experience, and Art. The Cleveland Symposium is one of the longest-running annual art history graduate symposia in  the United States, organized by students in the joint graduate program with the Cleveland Museum  of Art.  

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