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Elemental Forces, an international symposium

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Please join us on May 7 and 8 for Elemental Forces, an international symposium jointly sponsored by NU Art History's...

multi-day

Elemental Forces, an international symposium

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Please join us on May 7 and 8 for Elemental Forces, an international symposium jointly sponsored by NU Art History's...

Sep
2
2021

Academic Directions Fair 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

This year’s Academic Directions Fair for incoming students will be virtual. The Department of Art History presentation is on September...

Jun
13
2021

Undergraduate Graduation Reception

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Undergraduate Graduation Reception on Sunday, June 13, 2-3:30 pm More information to follow including in-person location and Zoom link for online...

Jun
4
2021

Department of Art History End-of-Year Event

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

The department is hosting our annual End-of-Year event in Evanston at a restaurant on Friday, June 4, noon to 1:30...

Jun
3
2021

Department of Art History Honors Celebration

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Students will present their theses to the department. The presentations include: Rory Kahiya Tsapayi "The Right to See Knows No Obstacle:...

May
28
2021

Global Antiquities Lecture: Ann Gunter

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Global Antiquities is delighted to present Ann Gunter (Professor of Art History, Classics, and in the Humanities), "A Culture of...

May
15
2021

A Practicum for Digging a Grave with Mel Keiser

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

This will be a live, in-person event. • Public welcome to attend and observe! • To participate as a digger, RSVP to...

Apr
21
2021

Faculty Workshop

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Faculty Workshop

Mar
19
2021

Graduate Student Town Hall

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Town Hall for Graduate Students on Friday from 3:15-4:15 pm Please join the Town Hall with Rob and Hannah. Please email...

Mar
10
2021

Faculty Workshop

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Faculty Workshop

Feb
24
2021

Warnock Lecture Series: Mabel Wilson (Columbia University)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Northwestern University Department of Art History presents the Warnock Lecture Series. "Slavery, Dispossession and the Building of the Smithsonian"  This talk probes...

Feb
10
2021

Talk: Meida Teresa McNeal (Honey Pot Performance)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

"Dreaming a People-First City:  Performing Fifth City’s Lessons in Imagination, Scale, & Consensus Building" Fifth City Revisited explores the history of...

Feb
10
2021

Faculty Workshop

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Faculty Workshop

Jan
14
2021

Winter Social

5:15 PM - 6:15 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Please save the date for Thursday, January 14th at 5:15 PM for the online Winter Social. 

Jan
13
2021

Faculty Workshop

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Faculty Workshop

Nov
20
2020

Graduate Student Workshop

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Graduate Student Workshop on Friday, November 20 from 2-4pm  

Nov
13
2020

Graduate Student Workshop

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Graduate Student Workshop on Friday, November 13 from 2-4pm

Nov
11
2020

Faculty Workshop

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Faculty Workshop

Nov
6
2020

Black Arts Chicago: The Forgotten Story - A Symposium

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by School of Communication

Speakers: Kemi Adeyemi | Theaster Gates | Tempestt Hazel | Maséqua Myers  Moderated by Melanie Chambliss (Columbia College Chicago) Please join the Northwestern...

Oct
14
2020

Faculty Workshop

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Faculty Workshop

Nov
6
2019

Warnock Lecture Series: Dell Upton (UCLA)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Northwestern University Department of Art History presents the Warnock Lecture Series. "Putting Monuments in their Places" Recent struggles to remove Confederate monuments...

Nov
6
2019

Warnock Lecture Series: Dell Upton (UCLA) [copy]

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Northwestern University Department of Art History presents the Warnock Lecture Series. "Putting Monuments in their Places" Recent struggles to remove Confederate monuments...

Oct
17
2019

Dylan AT Miner: This Land is Always

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

This Land is Always Co-presented with Art History, the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research, Northwestern University Native American and...

Jun
21
2019

Art History Undergraduate Graduation Reception

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Friday, June 21, 3:00-4:30 PM (remarks and awards at 3:45 pm). RSVP to art-history@northwestern.edu by Monday, June 17.

May
22
2019

An Iranian Assyria

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Richard Payne (University of Chicago) lectures on "An Iranian Assyria: Empire, Religion, and Social Change in Late Antiquity" Organized by the...

May
9
2019

Driving Desires: How Gold Shaped the World

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Gold is one of the rarest and most malleable minerals, qualities that have contributed to its enduring value across time...

Apr
26
2019

Trans-Saharan Exchange and the Global Medieval Symposium

9:30 AM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Myers Symposium, April 26, 2019Organized by Christina Normore and Kathleen Bickford Berzock Trans-Saharan Exchange and the Global MedievalVisual and Cultural Studies...

Apr
8
2019

Permission as Material — Jill Magid

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

SPRING 2019 KEYNOTE of THE SECURITY DIALOGUES Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/395773314531837/ Jill Magid will discuss projects related to security, intimacy, and access. This talk...

Jan
24
2019

Early Modern Colloquium Speaker - Emily Wilbourne

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by English Department

The Early Modern Colloquium presents Emily Wilbourne, Associate Professor of Musicology at Queens College and the Graduate Center at the City University...

Oct
24
2018

Ellen Lupton: Design is Art People Use

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Inspired by the exhibition Up Is Down, Ellen Lupton, Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New...

Oct
20
2018

Unfinished Business! The South Side and Chicago Art

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

“Unfinished Business! The South Side and Chicago Art” Professor Rebecca Zorach is a presenter that explores historic artistic interventions on the...

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