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Assistant Professor Gülru Çakmak at the Yale Center for British Art

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Assistant Professor Gülru Çakmak has received a Visiting Scholar Award at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven in order to conduct research on British sculptor Alfred Gilbert (1854-1934) in...

Nancy Noble Joins Faculty Full Time

Friday, June 17, 2016

Thanks to the support of College of Humanities and Fine Arts Dean Julie Hayes and the Commonwealth Honors College, Nancy Noble (MA 1995), who has directed the DHA&A undergraduate program and...

UMassGives Fundraiser Results

Monday, May 23, 2016

From noon on April 27 to midnight on April 28, the Department of the History of Art and Architecture participated in the 2016 UMassGives fundraising campaign. With the help of nine recent alumni...

Undergraduate Feature: Maria Bastos-Stanek

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Maria Bastos-Stanek, an undergraduate Art History student in the graduating class of 2017, recently presented a paper at the UMass Amherst Graduate History Conference on March 5, 2016. Her paper, ...

Varieties of Textual Experience & British Academy Grant

Monday, March 21, 2016

Professor Sonja Drimmer is presenting a paper, "Beyond Dullness: Varieties of Lydgatean Experience," at the Colby College symposium Varieties of Textual Experience: a Symposium on the Material Text...

The Carpet and the Connoisseur: The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs

Friday, March 18, 2016

The Carpet and the Connoisseur: The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs opened at the Saint Louis Art Museum on March 6, 2016 in the Main Exhibition Galleries. This exhibition, which will...