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Gilbert Jones Wins Several Awards

Gilbert Jones, a second-year doctoral student who studies late medieval Italian art, received several grants for the spring and summer. Gilbert attended the 2019 Dumbarton Oaks Spring Symposium as a Bliss Fellow. This travel award allowed Gilbert to meet academics from across the globe and participate in scholarly conversations on the subject of processions and...

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William Harper Lecture

World-renown artist William Harper gave a fascinating lecture on campus, on April 8, 2019, to a packed crowd. He explained some of the vast array of global sources that he uses for inspiration for his work, and discussed aspects of his working practice. Professor Henry Adams gave a scintillating...

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Lauryn Smith Selected for the Rijksmuseum and Netherlands Institute of Art History Summer School Program

Lauryn Smith, a third-year doctoral student in early modern Dutch and Flemish art, is one of fifteen emerging professionals who were selected to participate in the Rijksmuseum and Netherlands Institute of Art History (RKD) Summer School Program, “Northern Renaissance Art: Collections, Research, and Recent Developments.” Lauryn was awarded a...

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Professors Erin Benay and Maggie Popkin nominated for prestigious undergraduate teaching and mentoring awards

The art history faculty at CWRU is deeply committed to undergraduate education, and this commitment has earned recognition for two departmental faculty members. Erin Benay, Climo Assistant Professor, has been nominated for the 2019 Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, which honors faculty who have demonstrated excellence...

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Global Collaborations

On March 8, Professor Elina Gertsman and Dr. Sonya Mace (Cleveland Museum of Art) presented their joint paper, “The Global Middle Ages in the Classroom: Expanding Geographies, Challenging Borders” at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America. On Sunday, March 10th, they were discussants at the...

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Aimee Caya Awarded a Research Support Grant from the Paul Mellon Center for Studies in British Art

Congratulations to Aimee Caya, third-year doctoral student in medieval art, who has been awarded a generous Research Support Grant from the Paul Mellon Center for Studies in British Art in support of her project "Documenting Monumental Brasses in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire." Aimee will present a paper at the International Medieval Congress...

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Kylie Fisher’s Award From the Walter Read Hovey Memorial Fund at The Pittsburgh Foundation

Kylie Fisher, a Ph.D. candidate in early modern Italian art, received a scholarship award from the Walter Read Hovey Memorial Fund at The Pittsburgh Foundation to help fund her dissertation research in Europe this summer. Kylie's dissertation, advised by Professor Erin Benay, explores the formidable role that engravings played in how...

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