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.
Haley Jones awarded Fox Center Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Haley Jones has been awarded the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Graduate Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2023-2024 academic year in support of her dissertation project, “Value and Authenticity in African Art Auctions, 2000-2020.”
Walter S. Melion elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences elected Walter S. Melion into the class of 2023. AAAS is one of the oldest and most distinguished learned societies in the United States. It was founded in 1780 during the American Revolution by John Adams, John Hancock, James Bowdoin, Andrew Oliver, and others, and Benjamin Franklin was one of the first fellows.
Sarah McPhee awarded University Research Committee award
Sarah McPhee has received a University Research Committee (URC) award for 2023-24 in support of her book The Eye of the Etcher and her digital humanities project Envisioning Baroque Rome.
Annie Maloney named Visiting Assistant Professor of Early Modern Art History at Oberlin College
Annie Maloney has been named Visiting Assistant Professor of Early Modern Art History at Oberlin College for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Emma de Jong awarded American Friends of Capodimonte Fellowship
Emma de Jong has been awarded the American Friends of Capodimonte Fellowship for 2023-2024. De Jong will draw on her background in Dutch, Flemish, and German prints from the 16th century for a major traveling exhibition on the Battle of Pavia tapestries designed by Flemish painter and draftsman, Bernard van Orley.
Walter Melion named Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
Walter Melion has been named Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery in Washington, DC for the academic year 2023-2024. He will spend the year finishing his book Praying through Prints: Technologies of Affective Piety and Image-Based Devotion in Dutch and Flemish Prayerbooks, 1480-1680.
Annie Maloney represents Emory Art History at the 53rd Middle Atlantic Symposium in the History of Art (MASHA) on Saturday, March 4th, 2023.
Maloney will present “Saving Roman Painting: The Antiquarian Reproductions of Pietro Santi Bartoli (1635–1700)” at 10:15 am and will be introduced by Sarah McPhee.
Christina Crawford Preserves History of Atlanta Housing Projects
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 to present at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Archeological Institute of America
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.