Art History News
2012- Art History Provost Speaker Series - With an award from the Provost Office, the Art History Department coordinated a spring speaker series on the Art of Installation. We were honored and grateful to our speakers, Laura Baring Gould, Installation Artist, Stephen Wing, Preparator, Museum of Art RISD and Evelyn Audet, Lighting Consultant, spring 2011.
2011 -2012 - Art History Club Speaker Series
With support from the Provost Speaker Series program the Art History Club was able to invite a number of prominent speakers this year, Rebecca Uchill, Artist, Curator, Art Historian.
Guest Lecturer, Sam Pettengill, Photographer
2011 - Art History Provost Speaker Series - With an award from the Provost Office, the Art History Department coordinated a spring speaker series on the Business of Art: Fifteen Minutes of Fame & Decades of Success. Art History Department and MFA Program sponsored a series of nine speakers to discuss strategies and techniques to navigate a career in the arts. Business of Art Brochure
2012 Art History Undergraduate Symposium
The Art History Department is pleased to present a one day Symposium entitled, The Body in Visual Culture: An Undergraduate Student Symposium, with guest speaker, George Williams, Assistant Professor of Art History, Boston University and author of Permission to Laugh: Humor and Politics in Contemporary German Art. University Press of Chicago Press, 2012.
2012 Art History Senior Seminar Exhibition
As part of the Senior Seminar art history students develop exhibition and catalog entitled, UMassD the Original Intent Behind the Concrete Jungle featuring Paul Rodulph’s original architectural drawings. The exhibition will explore the ongoing debate surrounding the campus design, by renowned architect, Paul Rudolph. The exhibition will be held in the CVPA Design Gallery Room 154 from May 1 – May 6, 2012. (Video) (link to catalog)
2012 - Art History Provost Speaker Series
With an award from the Provost Office, the Art History Department coordinated a spring speaker series on the Art of Installation. We were honored and grateful to our speakers, Laura Baring Gould, Installation Artist, Stephen Wing, Preparator, Museum of Art RISD and Evelyn Audet, Lighting Consultant, spring 2011
2012 - Museum of Modern Art – MOMA, New York – Through regular Field trips, the Art History Department provides an opportunity to study art first hand in museums and major centers of art and art history in the vicinity of the UMass Dartmouth campus. Field trips to The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) and Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) are regularly scheduled by the art history faculty. Additionally, the Art history Club frequently organizes trips to other local historical sites, museums, and galleries.
Dr. Memory Holloway recieved fellowship and grants awards from Radcliffe College, Harvard University and Inside-Out Training, Philadelphia. For teaching in US Prisons.
Dr. Pamela Karimi & Dr. Thomas Stubblefiled received the 2012 UMASS President's Creative Economy Initiatives Fund
Dr. Hallie Meredith received Research funding awarded from the University of Colorado, Boulder Program for Writing and Rhetoric.
Dr. Memory Holloway accepted the Art History Chair appointment, Congratulations!
Dr. Pamela Karimi accepted to highly distinguished appointments, as Assistant Editor, The International Journal of Islamic Architecture and Academic Reviewer for the Graham Foundation, Ford Foundation Fellowships and Carter Manny Awards-Graham Foundation and Oxford University Press.
Allison Cywin accepted a position on Professional Adivsory Board of Northeastern Document Conservation Center, Andover, MA.
Dr. Hallie Meredith - Objects in Motion: The Circulation of Religion and Sacred Objects in the Late Antique and Byzantine World. Oxford: Archaeopress, BAR International Series 2247 and scholarly article, Christianizing Constantine: Eusebius’ Vita Constantini as a Late Antique Social Canvas, in Objects in Motion: The Circulation of Religion and Sacred Objects in the Late Antique and Byzantine World, ed. H. Meredith, 7-24. Oxford: Archaeopress, BAR International Series 2247.
Dr. Pamela Karimi completed a publication, Edited volume: Images of the Child and Childhood in Modern Muslim Contexts, Special issue of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. With Christiane Gruber. August 2012. Vol. 32, no, 2 (Duke University Press).
Dr. Memory Holloway completed publications, Making Time: Picasso and Suite 347. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2006 and Picasso in the Collection of the National Gallery of Victoria. Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria and book chapters,"Home Away from Home: Visual Narratives of the Portu,ouese Court in Brazil." In Narrating the Portuguese Diaspora, Francisco Fagundes and Irene Maria Blayer, ed. London: Peter Lang, 2010 and "Compulsive Attraction: The Later Works on Paper." Picasso: Mosqueteros, ed. John Richardson. New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2009, 169-239.
Dr. Anna Dempsey completed a publication of a book chapter entitled, “150 Years Later: Remembering Africa in the Museum” in Africa and its Diasporas: Memory, Public History & Representations of the Past. Edited by Audra A. Diptee and David V. Trotman. Africa World Press/The Red Sea Press. In Press. Publication Date: Spring, 2012; “Women’s Stories and Public Space in Iranian New Wave Film,” in Storytelling in World Cinemas, Volume II, edited by Linda Khatib. Columbia University Press. In Press. Publication date: Nov. 2012; and “Building Consensus: Painting and the Enlightenment Tradition in Post-Wall Germany,” in Tracing Cultural Divides: Specters of the Berlin Wall,” edited by Katharina Gerstenberger and Jana Braziel. Palgrave Press. 2011.
Dr. Holloway will deliver a paper at the Film Studies Confernece in Milkwaukee.