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May 1, 2015 – Grad Group Gathering

Please join us for a celebration of the end of the academic year!

The event will begin at 4:30 PM in Thomas 224, with presentations by four students about their ongoing research:

Jamie Richardson (History of Art)
Rachel Starry (Archaeology)
Abbe Walker (Classics)
Amy Wojciechowski (History of Art)

At 5:30 we will adjourn to a festive reception in the London Room.


April 11, 2015 – 20th Annual Graduate Student Symposium

The 20th Annual Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art
Saturday, April 11, 2015
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Van Pelt Auditorium, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Free tickets required

Graduate students from nine mid-Atlantic colleges and universities present current research. This symposium is sponsored by the Museum, Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Amalia Wojciechowski will be presenting: ” The Face of Identity: Type and Image in the Polish Poster”

Graduate Group 10th Anniversary Celebration-April 4th and 5th

Friday April 4
5:30 Opening of A Curious Group in the Kaiser Reading Room, Rhys Carpenter Library
6:15 Drinks in the Cloisters, Thomas
7:00 Dinner in Thomas Great Hall
7:15 Welcome Catherine Conybeare

After-dinner speaker: Elizabeth Cropper, Ph.D. ’72
Dean of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery

Saturday April 5

9:00 AM -1:00 PM
Symposium Carpenter B-21

Featuring students from the Graduate Group’s first ten years:
Diane Amoroso O’Connor (Ursinus College)
Ben Anderson (Cornell University)
Nick Blackwell (American School of Classical Studies in Athens)
Andrea De Giorgi (Florida State University)
Rebecca Dubay (Kansas City Art Institute)
Matt Feliz (LaSalle University)
Eric Hutchinson (Hillsdale College)
Michael Jay McClure (University of Wisconsin – Madison)
Evrydiki Tasopoulou (Villanova University)

1:00 PM Lunch in Rhoads Dining Hall.
Speaker: Dale Kinney, Professor and GSAS Dean Emerita.

3:00 – 5:00 PM Memorial event for Professor Gridley McKim-Smith
Goodhart Music Room
Reception in Taft Garden