Christina E. Crawford worked with her students, university colleagues and community partners to establish two Georgia Historical Society markers for the first federally funded public housing projects in the US: Techwood Homes and University Homes. Click here to read an article about this work in the Emory News Center.
Ellen Archie will present a paper entitled “The Enveloping Dionysos: Northern Greek Pebble Mosaics and the Derveni Krater” at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Archeological Institute of America in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 2023.
Miltiadis Kylindreas will present a paper entitled “Memory Eternal: The Anastylosis of the Athenian Treasury at Delphi & the Politics of Archaeology in the Early 20th Century” at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Archeological Institute of America in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 2023.
Annie Maloney is one of 6 recipients of the Mellon Interventions Project Public Humanities Teaching Fellowship for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. Maloney will teach a course on Global Baroque Art and the Digital Humanities that introduces undergraduate students to public humanities projects that create new and alternative narratives of early modern art in Europe and beyond.
Rachel Patt has been awarded the Mary Seeger O’Boyle Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for the academic year 2022-2023. The Fellowship, awarded by the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies at Princeton University, seeks to advance the scholarship of outstanding Hellenists at an early stage of their career and thus to strengthen the field of post-Classical Greek Studies in the United States and abroad.
Emily Whitehead has been named the 2022-2023 Nat C. Robertson Graduate Fellow in Science and Society by the Institute for the Liberal Arts.
On April 6th, Katherine Harrington, Visiting Assistant Professor, gave a lecture entitled “Spinning Tales: Images of Women, the Athenian Textile Industry, and the ‘Invisibility’ of Female Labor.”
“Frédéric Bruly Bouabré: World Unbound”, a new MOMA exhibition curated by graduate alumnus Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi (13PhD), has been featured in The New Yorker Magazine. The exhibition surveys the career of one of Africa’s best known and most celebrated 20th-century artists. An excerpt from the exhibition catalogue can be found here.
Rune Nyord has been named a Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study of in Visual Arts at the National Gallery in Washington DC for the academic year 2022-2023. He will spend the year working on his forthcoming book critiquing the history of interpretations of the ancient Egyptian afterlife.