Read More

In Our DNA: Arts, Activism and Black Cleveland

In Our DNA: Arts, Activism and Black Cleveland welcomed over 60 people for yesterday's event with artist-activist Amanda D. King. Below are links to the event recording and other resources. Please visit the Schubert Center website (https://case.edu/schubertcenter/events/) for information about additional events this semester, including Anti-racist, Inclusive, and Resilient: Pitfalls,...

Read more

Read More

Elina Gertsman recieves Baker-Nord Center Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Humanities

The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities has announced that the recipient of its 2020-21 Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Humanities is Elina Gertsman, the Archbishop Paul J. Hallinan Professor in Catholic Studies II and Professor of Art History.  The award recognizes outstanding achievement in a field of humanistic scholarship. ...

Read more

Read More

Medieval ghosts at UCSB

Congratulations to Sam Truman whose paper “Defying Decay: The Ghostly Body and Identity in Gautier de Coinci’s Miracles de Nostre Dame” was accepted into UC Santa Barbara’s 45th Annual Art History Graduate Student Association Symposium, “Haunting the Canon: The Super-phenomena in Art”! The conference will be held over Zoom...

Read more

Read More

Collaboration between Factum Foundation and CWRU combines machine learning and image analysis

Factum Foundation has initiated a collaboration with a team from the Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, and Art History and Art Departments at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The goal is to apply machine learning methods to surface profilometry images of paintings in order to attribute stylistic components...

Read more

Read More

Playing with ivory

Prof. Gertsman is delighted to announce the publication of her article, “Playthings: Ivory on Ivory” in Games and Visual Culture in the Middle Ages, edited by Elizabeth Lapina & Vanina Kopp. The article features two Cleveland objects, the celebrated ivory mirror (1940.1200) and the ivory casket with the scenes of romances (1978.39.b). To learn more about the book, click here. To get a copy of the article, please email Prof. Gertsman directly.

Read more