News & Events
Current Issue: April 17, 2015 (PDF)
aRT HISTORY MAJOR RECEIVES FULBRIGHT GRANT
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. She is currently a teaching assistant at the Germanic-American Institute in St. Paul and has served an an educational intern and student guide at the Weisman Art Museum.
Stupica was excited by the variety and accessibility of art while studying for a year in Berlin and applied for a WorkART fellowship that allowed her to return to Germany as an intern at a Kunstverein. She plans to reconnect wtih German artists and arts organizations in the next year.
The Fulbright Program was created and funded by Congress in 1946 to promote international good will through the exchange of students and scholars in all areas of education, culture, and science. The program currently awards approximately 1,900 grants annually in all fields of study, and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide.
MATTHEW P. CANEPA Receives john simoN guggenheim memorial foundation fellowship
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 receives National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
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).
Frederick Asher receives Distinguished Contribution to Asian Studies award
The Department of Art History is pleased to announce that Professor Frederick Asher has been chosen to receive the Distinguished Contributions to Asian Studies award from the Association for Asian Studies.