Renaissance art

CALL FOR PAPERS: 26th Annual Art History Symposium

The University of Alabama and the University of Alabama, Birmingham Joint Program for the MA in Art History announces The 26th Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History Hosted virtually by The University of Alabama Keynote address on race and representation in Gothic art Jacqueline E. Jung Associate Professor in the History of Art, Yale

Pandemic Forces Rethinking Dreams, Rerouting Plans

The summer of 2019 found rising senior Anna Ingram chasing her dream of studying art history by applying to programs for graduate study. Ingram developed a love of Renaissance art during her undergraduate years as an art history major at UA and by her final year, knew she wanted to continue those studies post-graduation. “I

Micah-Shea McKibben Defends MA Thesis on Botticelli

Micah-Shea McKibben successfully defended her MA thesis in art history, titled “Moving Beyond Beauty: Uncovering Sandro Botticelli’s Isis,” and graduated from The University of Alabama in December 2016. McKibben graduated cum laude from the University of South Alabama’s Honors Program in 2012 with a B.A. in art history and a minor in history. Her undergraduate

Graduate Student to Present Research at Renaissance Conference

Art history graduate teaching assistant Micah-Shea McKibben’s paper dedicated to “Botticelli’s Isis” was accepted to the 65th meeting of the South Central Renaissance Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, in March. McKibben specializes in 15th-century Renaissance Italy and early 20th-century art in UA’s graduate art history program and is a graduate teaching assistant. She graduated cum laude from the University

ARH 373 Students Discover Small Treasures

In March, UA’s faculty-staff publication Dialog featured Assistant Professor of Art History Dr. Tanja Jones and her ARH 373 students in their collaborative course project with the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Alabama Digital Humanities Center.  Their course project description is here: http://smalltreasures.as.ua.edu/ Tanja Jones recently published “Ludovico Gonzaga and Pisanello: A Visual Campaign, Political