News Archive

March 27, 2012

Professor Larry Silver is featured in the latest edition of the Pennsylvania Gazette.

Read the arctice (pdf):

"The Painter, the Peasants, and the Professor"

March 1, 2012

The Spring 2012 History of Art Department Newsletter is now accessible online:

Volume II, Number III

Inside this Issue:

February 21, 2012

On March 8-9, 2012, the first part of a two-part animation conference will take place at Humboldt University (Berlin): "Enchanted Drawing: Animation as Imaging Culture," co-organized by Erna Fiorentini (Humboldt), Karen Beckman (Penn) and Oliver Gaycken (U of Maryland).  

February 15, 2012

Samba Sessão: Afro-Brazilian Art and Film
April 7 - July 9, 2012

February 15, 2012

The annual symposium of the Center for Ancient Studies at Penn is organized this year by Profs. Ousterhout, Holod, and Haselberger on the subject of “Masons at Work,” to take place 30 March -1 April 2012.  The symposium assembles specialists from 16 countries to examine building practices in the pre-modern world, with an emphasis on aspects of construction and structure in ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, medieval, and early-to-middle period Islamic architecture.