Upcoming Events

Julie Davis on "Teaching with Objects"

September 27, 2019

Van Pelt 627

ARTH Colloquium - Julie Davis, “Reconsidering ‘Pictures of Beauties’ in the Era of #metoo: An Utamaro Case Study”

Colloquium
October 4, 2019

Howard and Sharon Rich Seminar Room, Jaffe Building, Room 113

FALL BREAK

October 10, 2019 to October 13, 2019

ARTH Colloquium - Anna-Claire Stinebring, PhD Candidate, "Strange Conversions: Jan van Hemessen's Hybrid Paintings"

Colloquium
October 18, 2019

The Howard and Sharon Rich Seminar Room, Jaffe Building, 113

News

Karen Redrobe Receives 2019 Excellence Through Diversity Fund Award

September 10, 2019

Karen Redrobe Receives 2019 Excellence Through Diversity Fund Award for "Signs of Inclusion: Making the Public Humanities Accessible to the Deaf Community."

The annual University-wide initiative to foster diversity and inclusion known as the Excellence Through Diversity Fund, is awarded annually by the Provost’s office.

 

MEGAN BOOMER SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS HER DISSERTATION

September 6, 2019

MEGAN BOOMER SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS HER DISSERTATION

“Landscapes of Salvation: Architecture and Memory in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem"

Committee: Renata Holod, Sarah Guerin, Robert Ousterhout

Friday, August, 23 2019 in Jaffe 113

Abstract:

Lucas Stephens, AAMW PhD 2018, in The New York Times

September 4, 2019

Humans Dominated Earth Earlier Than Previously Thought

By James Gorman | August 29, 2019 | New York Times

Archaeologists worldwide pooled their knowledge of past land use — and pushed back the date when human farming and other practices began altering the planet.

Prof. Mantha Zarmakoupi has co-created the MOOC "Discovering Greek & Roman Cities” with colleagues from five European universities

August 28, 2019

Prof. Mantha Zarmakoupi has co-created the MOOC "Discovering Greek & Roman Cities” with colleagues from five European universities.

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