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Art History


Okoye to deliver talks on urbanism and architecture

Professor Ikem Stanley Okoye will give two virtual talks hosted by the Witwatersrand's Institute for Social and Economic Research and the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture (AKPIA) at Harvard University and MIT, respectively.

Seals publishes review in Art Papers

Graduate student Tyra A. Seals reviewed "Lorraine OGrady: Writing in Space, 19732019" in an online exclusive for Art Papers, an Atlanta-based bimonthly art magazine.

Bryn Mawr College announces call for papers

Bryn Mawr Colleges new group Students Promoting Equity in Archaeology and Classics (SPEAC) has announced its first biennial research conference, which will be held virtually in March 2021.

Michele Frederick

Associate Curator of European Art, North Carolina Museum of Art

Emily Casey

Assistant Professor of Art History, Saint Mary's College of Maryland

Nicole Cook

Project Coordinator for Academic Partnerships, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Kristin Wittman

Senior Financial Reporting Analyst, University of Pennsylvania

Anna Marley

Curator of Historical American Art and Director of the Center for the Study of the American Artist at PAFA

Kelly Baum

Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator of Contemporary Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Elisabeth Berry Drago

Public History Fellow, Science History Institute

Jennifer Stettler Parsons

Assistant Curator, Florence Griswold Museum

Joy Deibert

Senior Press Officer, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Kristel Smentek

Associate Professor of History, Theory and Criticism, Department of Architecture, MIT

Megan Kuck

Owner and Lead Artisan, Moderncity + Main; Academic Advisor and Instructor, University of Delaware

Amanda Shields

Associate Registrar, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Franklin Kelly

Deputy Director and Chief Curator, National Gallery of Art


Art History Workshop for Graduate School Applications

Oct. 22nd, 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM

This event is open to undergraduate students. Please register for this workshop in advance.


Elusive Things: Materialities and Spatialities in the Vicinity of Nigér

Nov. 12th, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Professor Ikem S. Okoye will present Elusive Things: Materialities and Spatialities in the vicinity of Nigér" as part of the School of Architecture and Planning 2020-21 lecture series, supported by the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture (AKPIA) at Harvard University and MIT. The talk will be live-streamed and available as a videocast. For additional information, visit the AKPIA events webpage or the MIT Architecture events calendar.