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Announcing the Mark S. Weil and Joan Hall-Weil Fund for Art History

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We are very pleased to announce an important new gift, in the form of the Mark S. Weil and John Hall-Weil Fund for Art History.

Professor Angela Miller Article Published in the June Issue of Art Bulletin

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Read Professor Angela Miller's major Art Bulletin article, "Vibrant Matter: The Countermodern World of Pavel Tchelitchew"

Professor John Klein Discusses Removal of Confederate Monuments with the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch

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Read Klein's advocacy of the removal of Confederate memorials.

Professor William Wallace's Michelangelo, God's Architect is on Washington Post's Cultural To-Do List

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Washington Post Theater Critic Peter Marks includes Michaelangelo, God's Architect on list of "ideas for satisfying your imaginative appetite."

Professor Nicola Aravecchia Wins Grants for His Sabbatical

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Professor Nicola Aravecchia will spend his 2020-2021 sabbatical at the Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia at the University of Sydney; the Department of Ancient History at Macquarie University; and at Dunbarton Oaks, a Harvard University research institute in Washington DC.

Professor John Klein's Matisse and Decoration Reviewed in Burlington Magazine

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Read Karl Buchberg's glowing review of Matisse and Decoration.

Professor William Wallace's Michelangelo, God's Architect reviewed by New York Review of Books

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Read Ingrid Rowland review of Michelangelo, God's Architect for the New York Review of Books.

A Statement on the Role of Humanities Research and Education in Times of Crisis

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Chairs and directors of humanities departments and programs at Washington University in St. Louis give voice to the concerted purpose of the humanities within the University and the world, a purpose grounded in a range of distinct disciplines, methods, and subject matter.

Professor Nathaniel Jones and Professor Ila Sheren Receive Tenure

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Professor Nathaniel Jones and Professor Ila Sheren were awarded tenure in the spring of 2020.

Faculty and Graduate Students Attend the CAA Annual Conference 2020 in Chicago

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From February 12 to February 15, department faculty members, graduate students, and one undergraduate major attended the College Art Association's 108th Annual Conference in Chicago, IL

Renaissance Ramble in Washington DC: Looking at Verrocchio and Berraguete

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In Early December 2019, Professor Wallace accompanied five graduate students to Washington DC with the primary goal to see the exceptional exhibitions of Andrea del Verrocchio and Alonso Berruguete at the National Gallery of Art. 

Professor John Klein marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Henri Matisse

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For the Center for the Humanities, John Klein marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Henri Matisse on December 31 with a meditation on the “slow looking” the artist’s work rewards.

Dr. Ila Sheren to speak at the Liquid Borders/Frontera Liquidas Conference

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Dr. Ila Sheren will give the talk "Border Art for a Border Ecology" at the Liquid Borders/Fronteras Liquidas Conference hosted by the Department of Romance Languages and Literature

Dr. Ila Sheren giving talk at New Media Caucus Symposium, University of Michigan

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Dr. Ila Sheren will be giving a talk, "Human, Nonhuman, Both or Neither? Bear 71 as Border Crosser" at the New Media Caucus Symposium at the University of Michigan on September 20

William Wallace and Betha Whitlow Receive Graduate Student Senate Awards

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