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Information Session for Maymester 2017, Wednesday,September 28, 5:30-7:00 (Ruane 105). Earn 3 credits and Travel in Japan, May 22nd-June 6, 2017. Japan and the​​om 1853 to the Pres​ent: Image and Power (HIS/ART 481). Profs. Margaret Manchester, Colin Jaundrill and Eric Sung. The 2017 Japan Maymester will explore the historical relationship between Japan and the U.S., with a particular focus on visual sources.This year’s Maymester once again features a strong fine arts component with an emphasis on visual literacy and digital storytelling,courtesy of Prof. Eric Sung of The Department of Art and Art History.

Please join us on Monday September 26 for the preliminary ARH seniors Poster Presentations, 4-5pm, Reilly Gallery. The students will introduce the subjects of their senior thesis research and listen to the inquiries and suggestions of the faculty:

Kimberly Carroll'17: Liberty Leading the Women: Delacroix’s Liberty as Transitional Image
Giovanna Franciosa'17: The Sacrifice of Isaac: Caravaggio’s Merge of the Spiritual and the Physical
Alexandra Radley'17: Understanding Minoan Palaces and their Function
Caroline Woods'17: The Female Avant-Garde: Challenging Ideas of Gender in Morisot’s Wet Nurse and Valadon’s Nude Getting into the Bath beside Seated Grandmother

Professor Ann W.Norton, Art History Professor at Providence College will present a lecture titled "Afghanistan's Traditional Arts After Years of Conflict" on Wednesday, October 19th at 5:30pm with a reception to follow. This lecture will take place at Boston University, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 303A. This lecture is part of the GSHAAA Lecture Series.

Eileen Donovan'14, Art History major, recently began a new position as Art Education Programs Assistant, Maryland Historical Society,Baltimore, Maryland. Eileen supports the planning and implementation of educational programs at the Maryland Historical Society. She coordinates onsite museum tours, digital distance learning programs, educational outreaches, scout programs, museum birthday parties, and traveling trunks. Eileen also manages docents, conducts tours, and contributes to the creation of museum lesson plans. 

Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery: Will Hutnick'07, Studio Art majorBut We're Getting Off the Subject, Artist Talk: Sept.29, 6pm. Gallery Night.

The Work of ASCSA-Affiliated Project leads to first Pre-Neolithic Artifacts on display in Crete. Professor Thomas Strasser and Eleni Panagopoulou co-directed the Plakias Mesolithic Survey.​ Professor  Strasser conducted research this summer at the Asphendou Cave Petroglyph Project in Crete. This research is funded by the Rust Family Foundation, Providence College.

Professor Deborah Johnson discusses Hillary Clinton's candidacy with Newsweek magazine. Female U.S. Presidential Contenders Before Hillary Clinton in 2016 by Michele Gorman.​​