Congratulations and many thanks to all who participated in our 39th Annual Graduate Symposium on March 3 & 4, 2023. Students from twelve universities presented and discussed their research with FSU students, faculty, and community members. Visit our updated Symposium page for a recap of the talks, news of the Günther Stamm prize winner, and a gallery of photos of the proceedings and social events.
Associate Professors of Art History Paul Niell (FSU) and Stella Nair (UCLA) co-organized the conference series The Forgotten Canopy: Ecology, Ephemeral Architecture, and Imperialism in the Caribbean, South American, and Transatlantic Worlds. This core program concludes with Conference 3: Imperialism in April, 2023, at the Center for 17th– and 18th–Century Studies of the Clark Memorial Library of UCLA.
Selena Chambers (BA ’04) has just celebrated the release of her new book, Babes in Toyland’s Fontanelle, her third book in a writing career in fiction and non-fiction. Chambers’ work has been nominated for the Pushcart, Colorado Book Award, Best of the Net, the Hugo Award, and World Fantasy awards. Babes in Toyland’s Fontanelle is part of Bloomsbury Academic’s prestigious 33 1/3 book series that focuses on seminal albums throughout music recording history.
Doctoral student Danelle Bernten has published an exhibition review of the Thornton Dial show at the Wiregrass Museum of Art in Dothan, AL, in the arts magazine Number Inc. She also presented her paper “Worship and Warnings: Basquiat’s Portrait of the Vodou Loa, Baron Samedi” at the Annual Meeting of the Southeast Region of the American Academy of Religion in March.
Florida State University’s Department of Art History, School of Communication and College of Communication and Information are co-sponsoring a series featuring short films produced by Indigenous filmmaking teams from around the world.
Art history is a globally engaged discourse that aims to tell the stories of world arts, architectures,
and visual cultures from many perspectives. We celebrate the rich inheritance of our human differences
and seek to foster a scholarly
environment that emphasizes inclusivity, intellectual curiosity, and compassion.
Our students investigate humanity’s relationship to the world: how we perceive, participate in, and represent our physical, social, religious, philosophical, political, and artistic environments.
Congratulations and many thanks to all who participated in our 39th Annual Graduate Symposium on March 3 & 4, 2023. Students from twelve universities presented and discussed their research with FSU students, faculty, and community members. Visit our updated Symposium page for a...