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John McEnroe
McEnroe Awarded Visiting Professorship in Athens

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens recently announced the appointment of John McEnroe as Elizabeth A. Whitehead Visiting Professor for the 2016-17 academic year. McEnroe is the John and Anne Fischer Professor of Fine Arts at Hamilton.  More ...

MacDonald Discusses Cinema Studies History

Visiting Professor of Art History Scott MacDonald presented “Binghamton Babylon: Voices from the Cinema Department, 1967-1977” on Oct. 21 at Binghamton University as part of the Harpur College Dean’s Speakers Series.  More ...

Melodie Rosen '18 views artist Jim Shaw's <em>Wedding of the Ear</em> at MASS MoCA.
Contemporary Art Class Visits MASS MoCA

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History Liam Considine recently took his “What is Contemporary Art” Class to The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) in North Adams, Mass.  More ...

Scott MacDonald
MacDonald Interviewed for SCMS Fieldnotes

Visiting Professor of Art History Scott MacDonald was interviewed for a new program of the Society for Cinema and New Media Studies (SCMS). The video interview for Fieldnotes was conducted by Jane Hawkins of Indiana University.  More ...

John McEnroe
McEnroe Writes About Excavation of Bronze Age Town in Hesperia

John McEnroe, the John and Anne Fischer Professor of Fine Arts, is a contributing author of "Excavations at Gournia 2010-2012" recently published in Hesperia: The Journal of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. The article summarizes the first three seasons of work at this important Bronze Age town in Crete.  More ...

Paula Ortiz '18 shoots her film in Otavalo, Ecuador, overlooking Imbabura mountain.
Paula Ortiz ’18 Takes a Shot at Documentary Filmmaking

Paula Ortiz ’18 is taking a shot this summer at an endeavor many professional filmmakers never undertake, let alone rising undergraduate sophomores: crafting a documentary. Ortiz is pursuing this project, titled Textile Patterns and Social Structure: Recapturing the Artistic, Historic and Cultural Legacy of Otavalo, with funding from an Emerson Summer Collaborative Research Award and Visiting Professor of Art History Scott MacDonald as her advisor.  More ...

Stephen Goldberg
Goldberg Discusses Narrativity in Chinese Art

Associate Professor of Art History Stephen J. Goldberg presented a paper titled “Narrativity Without Narrative: Topoi and the Prefiguration of Visual Narrativity in Chinese Pictorial Art” on June 23 during the Association for Asian Studies-in-Asia Conference at the Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan.  More ...

Kaitlin McCabe '16 in Sports Illustrated's office.
Kaitlin McCabe ’16 on Her Game as Sports Illustrated Editorial Intern

Kaitlin McCabe ’16 is advancing her professional aspirations this summer as an editorial intern at Sports Illustrated through Time Inc. in New York City, with funding from the Hamilton Summer Internship Support Fund. McCabe was placed at SI through the American Society of Magazine Editors’ Magazine Internship Program, a prestigious and competitive internship program that has since its establishment in 1967 placed more than 1,800 students in various media internships throughout New York and Washington, D.C.  More ...

Four Graduating Seniors to Teach in France in 2015-16

Graduating seniors Ryan Dorey, Victoria Lin, Sara Kleinman and Isabel Oskwarek were chosen by the French Ministry of Education to participate in the Teaching Assistants in France Program for 2015-16.  More ...

Steve Goldberg's  African-American Art and Black Historical Experience class.
African-American Experience in Art Explored in New Class

This semester marks the introduction of a new course in the college’s Art History department: African-American Art and Black Historical Experience. The proseminar, taught by Professor Stephen J. Goldberg, is the first in the College’s history to reevaluate Western art from the African-American perspective.  More ...

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