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Art History Alumni News

Congratulations to our Art History MA Alums Jennifer Sales and Emily Citino for their recent accomplishments! Jennifer Sales (MA 2016) was recently awarded an honorable mention for the 2020 Peter C. Marzio Award for Outstanding Research in Latin American and Latino Art, sponsored by the International Center for the Arts of the Americas, Museum of Fine […]

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MA Graduate 2021: Laura Johnson

Congratulations to Laura Johnson, who successfully defended her MA thesis, “Uncovering the Embedded Histories of Gender, Race, and Hairstyling in Lorna Simpson’s Natural History (2018).” After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in the history of art and visual culture, Johnson moved to Salt Lake City to pursue a graduate degree in the field at the […]

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MA Graduate 2021: Kiki Karahalios

Congratulations to Kiki Karahalios, who successfully defended her thesis and earned her MA in Art History! We’re happy to feature an intro to her research of 19th century sculptor Edmonia Lewis:Edmonia Lewis and her oeuvre are situated amidst a complicated network of layers, peculiarities, and unknowns.  Lewis, who was both African American and American Indian […]

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MA in Arts Teaching student Danielle Waters talks about the Youth Activist Art Archive

Danielle Waters, MA in Arts Teaching graduate and Digital Matters Spring 2021 Exhibition & Performance DM Graduate Student Grantee, designed and created the Youth Activist Art Archive, an open-access online tool that showcases a database of youth activist art of varying social issues, resources for making and facilitating art activism projects, and current academic research […]

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Art History MA Student Presents Research

Art History MA student Cory Wayman is presenting a paper this week at the University of Arizona Art History Graduate Student Conference, and next month at the University of Oregon. Cory’s paper, “Ada Pinkston: Reworking Monuments, Embodying History”, addresses monuments, contemporary art, and social justice. This paper analyzes the multimedia and community-engaging practices of contemporary artist […]

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Spring Semester Update

CLASSES CANCELED ON MARCH 16 & 17 ONLINE LEARNING ONLY THROUGH END OF SEMESTER The University of Utah will shift to all-online instruction beginning March 18 for the rest of spring semester. Classes are canceled Monday and Tuesday, March 16 and 17, allowing faculty and staff time to prepare the transition to online coursework. For […]

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