History of Architecture

UA Art Historian To Speak on Notre-Dame Restoration

“Opus Magnum – The Great Restoration of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris” Friday April 1, 2022, at 12 noon, Central Time (1:00 p.m., Eastern), via Zoom. Assistant Professor Dr. Jennifer Feltman and three other scholars will present a Zoom webinar, “Opus Magnum – The Great Restoration of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris,” Friday, April 1, 2022, at

UA Art Historian Assists in Notre Dame Restoration

After the devastating fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris last year, assistant professor of art history Dr. Jennifer Feltman joined forces with a group of international art historians, scientists, and academics, “Scientifiques au service de la restauration de Notre-Dame de Paris,” to work on the restoration of the Notre Dame Cathedral. “The

Research at UA Wins Over Art History Student

Our Alumni Spotlight Series focuses on UA art alumni who are in the midst of an art career now, whether they are continuing with schooling or have taken their art skills out into the work world. “UA has some of the best research opportunities for undergraduates,” Nadia DelMedico declared confidently in a recent interview. And

Senior Art History Major Receives Randall Research Award

Senior art history major Nadia DelMedico received the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award from President Bell during ceremonies April 4, 2018, on UA campus. DelMedico received the award as the result of her work, mentored by Dr. Rachel Stephens, on the history of slavery on the UA campus.  In the spring of 2017, DelMedico, who

Professor and Student Present Research on Slavery at UA

A UA professor and a junior art history major have teamed up to break ground on the history of slavery at The University of Alabama.  UPDATE: In April 2018, Nadia DelMedico received the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award from President Bell during ceremonies April 4 on UA campus. DelMedico received the award as the result

UA Professor Emeritus to Talk on APT Bicentennial Special

UA associate professor emeritus Dr. Robert O. Mellown was recently taped in an interview about the historic capital in Tuscaloosa for a special Bicentennial episode of the Emmy-winning series, Discovering Alabama, Discovering Alabama: State Capitals, which will be broadcast on October 8 and October 12, 2017, on Alabama Public Television. The episode will explore the histories

UA Professor Emeritus Contributes to New Online Architectural Resource

Associate Professor Emeritus Robert O. Mellown has published ten articles on the historic architecture of The University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa for SAH Archipedia, a free and subscription-based encyclopedic resource for worldwide architecture published by the Society of Architectural Historians. Mellown’s articles are viewable in both versions. Mellown wrote entries for Bryce Hospital; Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion;

Student Researches Slave Architecture on UA Campus

Junior art history major Nadia DelMedico presented her original research into extant slave dwellings on the antebellum UA campus at the new undergraduate poster session during the 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History, at UA’s Bryant Conference Center in March, and at the recent URCA conference. DelMedico and Sommer Hallquist were awarded Harrison Prizes for Excellence

UA Students Give Rare Tour of Historic Home

Sunday, April 30, UA art history students will give special public tours of Lyon Hall, a historic Greek Revival home in Demopolis, Alabama. Talks on the historic architecture, art and decorative arts in the home will begin at 2:00 pm and occur every twenty minutes until 5:00 pm. Under the direction of UA assistant professor Dr. Rachel