Department News

Congratulations Professor Keating

Jessica Keating (Ph.D., 2010), has been named Assistant Professor at Carleton College in Northfield, MN.

From a Nation Torn Published

Professor Hannah Feldman's book From a Nation Torn: Decolonizing Art and Representation in France, 1942-1965 was recently published by Duke University Press.

Bound to Appear Published

Professor Huey Copeland's book Bound to Appear: Art, Slavery, and the Site of Blackness in Multicultural America was recently published by the University of Chicago Press.


Recent Event Recap

A recent symposium organized by Professor Robert Linrothe examined the date of the Alchi Sumtsek murals.

Department Symposia

4/4-4/5: "The Date of the Alchi Sumtsek Murals: 11th or 13th Century?" (organized by Robert Linrothe)

5/9: "Defining 'Foreignness' in the Early Iron Age Mediterranean" (organized by Ann Gunter)

5/22: "Photography, Performance, and the Archive in the African Diaspora" (organized by Krista Thompson)

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Welcome to the Northwestern University Department of Art History, a place comprised of a highly talented and productive group of scholars I am proud to call my peers. Our faculty is renowned for its interdisciplinary scholarship with particular strengths in early modern and 19th-century European art and architecture, Modern and Contemporary art and architecture across the globe, and Black Visual Culture in the United States and African Diaspora. Read more

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