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History of Art Chair Lisa Saltzman Gives Keynote at UCLA Symposium

Posted November 6, 2014

On Saturday, October 25, History of Art Professor Lisa Saltzman delivered the keynote at the 49th Annual UCLA Art History Graduate Student Association Symposium, which was held at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. The topic of the symposium was “(Re) Mediation.” The symposium provided a forum for emerging scholars to explore the notion of (re)mediation […]

History of Art’s Lisa Saltzman Lectures on Anselm Kiefer at Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Posted September 25, 2014

History of Art Chair Lisa Saltzman gave a lecture titled “A Retrospective Perspective: Anselm Kiefer as Artist, Curator, and Historian” at a special exhibition at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y., on Sept. 18. The lecture discussed how issues of history, memory, and identity have driven Kiefer’s work since its inception. Saltzman is Professor of […]

Re:Humanities Symposium Featured by Technically Philly Website

Posted April 10, 2014

An article recapping the Re:Humanities symposium, written by Hema Surendranathan ’14 and Caleb Eckert (Haverford ’16), was featured on the homepage of Technically Philly. The symposium, which is the only digital humanities conference in the country organized by undergraduate students, is programed by students from Bryn Mawr, Swarthmore, and Haverford Colleges and is a forum […]

Memorial Service for Gridley McKim-Smith to be Held April 5

Posted March 13, 2014

The following email was sent to faculty, students, and staff on behalf of the President’s Office on Tuesday, March 11. You are invited to join the Bryn Mawr community for a Celebration of the Life of Gridley McKim-Smith, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Professor in the Humanities, Department of History of Art from 1982-2013. Saturday, April 5, 2014, 3:00 pm Music Room, Goodhart Hall Reception […]

History of Art’s Roya Rastegar to Serve on Two Film Panels in Coming Week

Posted October 3, 2013

Visiting Assistant Professor of History of Art Roya Rastegar will be moderating a panel “Claiming Space: Communities to Museums” at the Leeway Foundation’s REVOLVE Conference on Saturday, Oct. 5. The conference will convene artists, activists, cultural workers, organizers, scholars, and community leaders to celebrate examples from the past two decades where artists and cultural producers […]

Tri-Co Digital Humanities Students Land “Summer of Maps” Internships

Posted April 25, 2013

Lena Ferguson ’13 and Julia Reeves ’13 (HC), both Growth and Structure of Cities majors, will spend a “Summer of Maps” interning with Azavea, a Philadelphia-based company specializing in geographic web and mobile software development and geospatial analysis services. Students in the Summer of Maps program partner with non-profit organizations in need of geospatial data […]

Italian’s Roberta Ricci Presents Her Book on Boccaccio and Tasso

Posted February 5, 2013

The Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia and the America-Italy Society of Philadelphia hosted Professor of Italian Roberta Ricci, who presented her book, Remember the Author: Touching Your Own Text, Boccaccio and Tasso, on Feb. 1. Her book examines the presence and connections of four different literary codes—that of the author who writes, the author […]

Curator Brian Wallace Interviewed on Arts Podcast

Posted January 17, 2013

Brian Wallace, curator and head of collections at Bryn Mawr College, recently was interviewed by, an online news and educational portal about the Philadelphia art scene. In the podcast interview, Wallace discusses his work at the College, including the process of organizing his first exhibit at Bryn Mawr—Docu-Commencement—in which four commissioned artists created works […]

Evan McGonagill ’10 and Jen Rajchel ’11 Moderate Digital Humanities Seminars

Posted November 8, 2012

Evan McGonagill ’10 and Jen Rajchel ’11 will be moderating a panel at a virtual seminar, “Re:Humanities Alumni in a Networked World” on November 8. The seminar will be hosted by the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education. The seminar features a panel of alumni from the Re:Humanities Symposium, an undergraduate symposium on digital […]

Ph.D. Candidates Stella Diakou and Carrie Robbins Named Whiting Fellows

Posted October 18, 2012

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will be featuring the work of Whiting Fellows Stella Diakou and Carrie Robbins, Ph.D. candidates, at a research-presentation event on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 4:30 p.m. in Carpenter B-21. The GSAS is one of seven distinguished graduate programs that receive funding from the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation to support doctoral students […]

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