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Monica Bravo, HIAA History of Photography Graduate Student, Recognized for External Awards

'As a photographer with a background in critical theory and aesthetics, Monica Bravo entered the PhD program in History of Art and Architecture to study the history of photography. Brown, with its resources and connection with the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), provides an experience that “is above and beyond what photo historians typically get,” she says, pointing to her generous advisor, graduate-level photo seminars and her good student-colleagues.

(Distributed January 10, 2015)

First Global Experiential Learning and Teaching Grants Awarded

The Office of Global Engagement at Brown, in partnership with the offices of Academic Development and Diversity, the Dean of the College, Dean of the Faculty, and the School of Professional Studies, has announced recipients of its inaugural Global Experiential Learning and Teaching (GELT) grant program, unveiled in the summer of 2014. The GELT program provides support for faculty to embed an education abroad component into an on-campus course.

Sheila Bonde, professor of history of art and architecture, for the course “The Medieval Monastery,” and travel to France

(Distributed September 24, 2014)

Congratulations to the History of Art and Architecture's 2014 Undergraduate Award Recipients

Hannah Mack Ann Belsky Memorial Prize for outstanding concentrator in the History of Art and Architecture

Theresa Boyer Outstanding Honor's Thesis for her paper titled  Performing Motherhood and Domesticity in Miniature:  Representations of Lying-in Rooms in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Dollhouses”

Emma Fisher Outstanding Paper for her paper titled “Truth, Fiction, and Reality in Larry Sultan's  Pictures from Home”

Valeria Fantozzi Freire and Laura Leddy Flexible Flyer Award 

(Distributed May 21, 2014)

The 2014 Kermit S. Champa Award Recipients are Announced

The Kermit S. Champa Award commemorates Prof. Champa who taught in the department from 1969 to 2004. The award is given every year in the spirit of encouraging aesthetic and intellectual exploration. It is meant to help graduate students at the beginning of their careers travel to see art and architecture they would not otherwise directly experience before undertaking focused dissertations.  This year's award winners are: 

(Distributed May 19, 2014)
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