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Department of Art & Art History

 Department of Art & Art History


News & Events​

Thursday evening September 29th at 5:00 pm join the Classics Society in Harkins 300 for an informal panel discussion about the field of Classics! Our speakers will be Dr. Fred Drogula and Dr. Robin Greene from the Department of History and Classics, Dr. Christopher Parrott from the Department of English, and Dr. Thomas Strasser from the Department of Art and Art History. Light refreshments will be served, so please join us for this special event, and cookies from LaSalle Bakery!

Professor Ann W.Norton, Art History Professor at Providence College will present a lecture titled "Afghanistan's Traditional Arts After Years of Conflict" on Wednesday, October 19th at 5:30pm with a reception to follow. This lecture will take place at Boston University, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 303A. This lecture is part of the GSHAAA Lecture Series.

Eileen Donovan'14, Art History major, recently began a new position as Art Education Programs Assistant, Maryland Historical Society,Baltimore, Maryland. Eileen supports the planning and implementation of educational programs at the Maryland Historical Society. She coordinates onsite museum tours, digital distance learning programs, educational outreaches, scout programs, museum birthday parties, and traveling trunks. Eileen also manages docents, conducts tours, and contributes to the creation of museum lesson plans. 

The Work of ASCSA-Affiliated Project leads to first Pre-Neolithic Artifacts on display in Crete. Professor Thomas Strasser and Eleni Panagopoulou co-directed the Plakias Mesolithic Survey.​ Professor  Strasser conducted research this summer at the Asphendou Cave Petroglyph Project in Crete. This research is funded by the Rust Family Foundation, Providence College.

Professor Deborah Johnson discusses Hillary Clinton's candidacy with Newsweek magazine. Female U.S. Presidential Contenders Before Hillary Clinton in 2016 by Michele Gorman.​​