Elise Schlecht receives Armenian Communities Department grant

Elise Schlecht received a grant from the Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to enable her to travel to visit Yerevan, Abovyan, and Armavir in Armenia this summer. She will conduct field work for her research topic, “Towards a Typology of Armenian Mass Housing.”

Exhibition curated by Megan O’Neil revived at Blanton Museum of Art

While a curator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Assistant Professor Megan O’Neil curated an exhibition called Forces of Nature: Ancient Maya Art from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which then toured to three museums in China. It is now on display at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin–the university where O’Neil received her M.A. in art history–until January 7, 2024. See here for more information about the exhibition.

Chelsy Monie to attend research residency at Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Study

Chelsy Monie is part of #JustAndEquitableNow: Reimagining Arts and Humanities in Our Universities, a research project team of scholars at Emory University and the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Over the summer of 2023, Monie and other team members will convene at the Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Study (STIAS) in Stellenbosch, South Africa for a research residency. For more information about the project, please click here.