Congratulations to Meiqin Wang (PhD 2007), associate professor at California State University Northridge, whose first book, Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art, has just been published by Routledge.
Congratulations to Jasmine Burns (MA ’13), whose article “Visual Materials in the Archive: Determining and Maintaining Value in a Postmodern Climate,” appears in the current Visual Resources Association Bulletin.
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.
Congratulations to Cody Barteet (PhD 2007), Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Chair in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Western Ontario, who has been awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor (effective July 2015).
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.
Doctoral 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.