Alumni Activities: Jasmine Burns in Art Documentation

Congratulations to Jasmine Burns (MA ’13), whose article “Digital Facsimiles and the Modern Viewer: Medieval Manuscripts and Archival Practice in the Age of New Media,” appears in the Fall 2014 issue of Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America. The article, based on Jasmine’s MA thesis, was also the winner of this year’s Gerd Muehsam Award from the Art Libraries Society of North America.

Alumni Activities: Hala Auji at MESA

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Congratulations to Hala Auji (PhD 2013), Assistant Professor at the American University Beirut, who received honorable mention for the 2014 Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award in the Humanities at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association for her dissertation Between Script and Print: Exploring Publications of the American ‎Syria ‎Mission ‎and ‎the ‎Nascent Press in the Arab World, 1834-1860.

Graduate and Alumni Activities: Angelique Szymanek, Trista Mallory, and Jen Kennedy at NWSA

conference_imageDoctoral candidate Angelique Szymanek and alums Jen Kennedy (PhD 2014) and Trista Mallory (MA 2009) traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico this past weekend for the National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. Angelique moderated the panel Impossible Justice, during which Jen and Trista both presented papers, respectively titled “Baise Toi: Feminist Vigilante Justice in Virginie Despentes’ King Kong Theory and Baise Moi” and “Watching Photographs.” For more information, see the conference website.