art history

Mina Kim Named New Assistant Professor of Art History Foundations

Dr. Mina Kim has been appointed assistant professor of art history in art history foundations. Dr. Kim will teach foundations-level courses including art appreciation and survey of art history (from western and global/non-western perspectives) and will work with faculty to coordinate art history foundations curriculum development. She will begin her new position August 16, 2019.

Renowned Scholar To Speak on Apocalyptic Images

Tuscaloosa. — Explore the visionary landscape of the medieval Book of Revelation with one of its eminent scholars, Dr. Richard K. Emmerson. Dr. Emmerson will deliver a public lecture, “Apocalypse Illuminated,” on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 6:30 pm in Smith Hall 205 on UA campus. Richard K. Emmerson is Dean Emeritus of the School of Liberal Arts

Art History Graduate Achieves Long-term Goal

Allison Springer is following a path she set for herself when she received degrees in apparel and textile design and marketing at UA ten years ago.   After Springer received the MS in marketing in 2006, she moved to New York City to work in fashion. For the next five years, Springer worked in the creative

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

UA Student Wins Competitive Museum Internship

Rising senior Sommer Hallquist, a double major in art history and anthropology with a minor in French, has been setting goals and making plans for an exciting and challenging summer. “One large goal of mine has been to receive an internship position in a museum to gain more practical experience in the field,” Hallquist explained. She recently checked that

Kristin Schwain to Keynote Art History Symposium at UA

Dr. Kristin Schwain, Associate Professor of American Art at the University of Missouri, will give the keynote address at the 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History at UA on March 3, 2017. Schwain’s talk at 3:45 p.m. is titled, “Establishing an African American Eden: Samuel Albert Countee’s World War II Mural for Fort Leonard Wood’s Black Officers’ Club.”  The

Art History Symposium Announces Two Calls for Proposals

The University of Alabama and The University of Alabama at Birmingham Joint Program for the MA in Art History announces a Call For Paper Proposals and a Call for Poster Proposals for its 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History. The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History will take place at The University of Alabama,

Art Students Find Synergy in European Study Abroad

In May, UA instructor of photography and digital media Lee Black and students delved deep into art and the psyche. Black and co-director Dr. Joy Burnham, Professor of Counselor Education, led eleven UA students on a May interim course to Switzerland and Austria titled, “UA in Europe: Finding Meaning – Synergy of Psychology & Art

Ad QUADratum: The Art & Science of Cathedral Design

Everyone is invited to witness the harmonious intersection of art and mathematics on a grand scale, Friday, November 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, on The University of Alabama’s main quadrangle. The beauty and grandeur of medieval cathedrals lies not only in their vast scale, but also in their harmonious proportions, created by the use of