Congratulations to PhD candidate Andrea Snow, who was recently awarded funding from the Samual H. Kress Foundation to write an article on Viking Art for Smarthistory. Andrea’s work will be the first to cover medieval Scandinavian art and culture for … Continued
Category: Art History
Congratulations again to Ph.D. candidate Jennifer Wu, who has received a three-month residential scholar award at the Yale Center for British Art (in addition to the Paul Mellon Centre Junior Fellowship already awarded). she will also be using the museums … Continued
Congratulations to this year’s departmental recipients of Chancellor’s Awards: Carolyn Bucknall received the Undergraduate Prize in Art History and Caroline Allen the Alexander Julian Prize. You can read their personal statements here: https://chancellorsawards.unc.edu/2020-recipients/
Taylor Hunkins has written an extensive article on Slum-TV in Nairobi, which can be accessed here: https://africanah.org/slum-tv-in-nairobi/. Great work Taylor!
Congratulations to Brantly Moore, who has been awarded the UNC Graduate School’s Werner P. Friederich Off-Campus Dissertation Research Fellowship (for study in the humanities with travel to Switzerland, if possible) and Summer Research Fellowship.
Read about Williams’ VERA Collaborative project to help inform decision-makers about the historical implications of digital reproduction methods, particularly the effect on portraying people of color, here: https://magazine.college.unc.edu/news-article/preserving-visual-history/
Let’s examine the Petit Trianon, a small retreat in the gardens of the palace at Versailles created by Louis XV as a portrait. What does this home tell us about this powerful king? Kevin Justus, PhD (UNC-CH 2002), is an … Continued
Congratulations to PhD candidate Jennifer Wu, who has just received a three-month Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Junior Fellowship for Spring 2020.
Go now and read this great interview with Lyneise Williams in the most recent Endeavors Magazine: https://endeavors.unc.edu/lyneise-williams/?fbclid=IwAR1pAWj7-u_oJ0ql4A836L9D36VFQw5Zym0zP-xnqkNuRwhjCMBeFc55hy8