Andrea Truitt, PhD student in Art History, has been awarded the Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the University for the 2015-2016 academic year. Her proposed dissertation is titled "Experiencing the Otherworldly: Magazine Reading and Illustrations of Orientalist Domestic Space in the United States, 1800-1920."
McKenzie Stupica, a 2014 graduate from New Prague who majored in Art History and German in the College of Liberal Arts, has been awarded an English teaching assistantship in Germany.
Associate Professor of Art History, Matthew P. Canepa, has been named a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The fellowship will support his multi-volume research project, "Royal Glory, Divine Fortune and the Iranian Expanse," which examines the development of the visual cultures and spatial environments of power in Persia and the ancient Iranian world. http://www.gf.org
Jennifer Marshall has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship in support of her book project, The Life and Work of African-American Folk Artist William Edmondson (ca. 1874-1951).
Independent and directed studies are offered, as well as museum and gallery internships.
The Art History Undergraduate Association (AHUGA), 374 Heller Hall, meets regularly and plans various activities.