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ANDREA TRUITT Receives Luce Foundation / ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art

Andrea Truitt has been awarded a Henry Luce Foundation/ ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art for 2014-15. Truitt is a graduate student in the PhD program.

This fellowship honors and supports Truitt's dissertation, "Experiencing the Otherworldly: Magazine Reading and Illustrations of Orientalist Domestic Space in the United States, 1880-1920." The Luce is a highly competitive and generous grant, awarded to just 10 dissertating graduate students in the field each year.

new book on Roman Baroque Sculpture, editeD By Steven F. Ostrow and Anthony Colantuono, now available from Penn State University Press

Critical Perspectives on Roman Baroque Sculpture, edited by Anthony Colantuono and Steven F. Ostrow, Penn State University Press, 2014 (recipient of the Millard Meiss Publication Fund Grant).

Cover art for publication edited by Steven Ostrow

 

Minku Kim Receives Korean Studies Grant

Professor Minku Kim has been awarded a Korean Studies Grant by the Academy of Korean Studies, the flagship institution of the government of the Republic of Korea to promote Korean Studies.

Kim's research project is titled "Sŏkkuram and Iran: The Domed Korean Buddhist Sanctuary with a Central Image for Circumambulation and Its Precedents in Kucha (Xinjiang)." His preliminary report will be presented on December 12, 2013 at the Harvard Korean Art History Workshop "Infinite Interfusion: Buddhist Art in Korea," which is being organized by the Harvard Korea Institute and co-sponsored by East Asian Art History Program and Harvard-Yenching Institute.

Professor Jennifer Marshall receives Robert Motherwell Book Award for Machine Art, 1934

Jennifer Marshall has been awarded the Robert Motherwell Book Award from the Dedalus Foundation for her book Machine Art, 1934 (University of Chicago Press).

More information about the prize can be found here: 
http:// dedalusfoundation.org/index. php/site/grants-book/

 

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