University of Minnesota
Department of Art History
arthist@umn.edu
612-624-4500


The Department of Art History at the University of Minnesota takes seriously its role in preparing students to face the contradictory demands of an ever more visual culture, and educating them in art history, theory, and criticism.

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POSITION AVAILABLE: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SOUTH ASIAN ART HISTORY

The Art History Department at the University of Minnesota is currently seeking applicants for a full time tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of South Asian Art History, beginning in the Fall of 2016.

We invite applications from scholars whose research focuses on any historical period and geographic area of South Asia, but especially welcome candidates specializing in the art, architecture or archaeology of ancient through early modern South Asia, particularly those that complement current faculty strengths in ancient Iran or the Ottoman and Safavid empires.

For more information, please go to the U of M Employment website. The Job ID is 304138.

PARISA ATIGHI MOGHADAM AWARDED CAROL E. MACPHERSON SCHOLARSHIP

Parisa Atighi Moghadam, graduate student in Art History, is the recipient of an award from the Carol E. Machpherson Memorial Scholarship. She will be recognized at the annual Celebrating University Women Awards Program.

ALUMNA ACCEPTED TO GRADUATE PROGRAM AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY

Jessica Plant, who received a Bachelor of Arts in Art History in May 2015, has been accepted to the Master of Arts program in Archaeology at Cornell University. She plans to study art and archaeology of the late antique Mediterranean.

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For Students

Writing-Enriched Curriculum (WEC)

WEC Writing Plan

Meet a Major

Directed Studies

Independent and directed studies are offered, as well as museum and gallery internships.

AHUGA

The Art History Undergraduate Association (AHUGA), 374 Heller Hall, meets regularly and plans various activities.

Local

Weisman Art Museum

Now on view:
The Youth/Dhallinyarada
Through February 9, 2014

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Walker Art Center