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Another Benefit to Going to Museums? You May Live Longer

Numerous studies have shown that art and music can help soothe chronic pain, stave off symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and accelerate brain development in young children. Now, there is evidence that simply being exposed to the arts…

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Recent MAs: Sarah Davis and Isabelle Martin!

Isabelle Martin and Sarah Davis earn their MA degrees in three semesters. Isabelle Martins’s thesis is titled “The Question of Answerability in Dawoud Bey’s Night Coming Tenderly, Black and The Birmingham Project.” Sarah Davis’s…

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Daniel Sánchez Bataller to present at an International Conference

Doctoral candidate Daniel Sánchez Bataller will be presenting a paper at the International Conference, Arts and Models of Democracy in Post-Authoritarian Iberian Peninsula, at the University of Huddersfield, UK, November 28–29, 2019.  

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UIC Art History announces Fall 2019 Colloquium Schedule

Aug. 30—Notes from the Field, Members of the department share insights and observations from their travels Sept. 6—Daniel Bataller (Doctoral Candidate, UIC Dept. of Art History), “Art and the Specter of Fascism in…


Ömür Harmanşah Awarded Wenner-Gren Foundation Research Grant

Congratulations to Associate Professor Ömür Harmanşah whose archaeological survey project, Yalburt Yaylasi Archaeological Landscape Research Project, has won a prestigious grant from the Wenner Gren Foundation Post-PhD Research Grants.