Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Summer 2013 Plans

The Department of Archaeology and Art History is very pleased to announce the summer plans of its Archaeology, Art History and Classical Studies majors:

Alexandra C., Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Internship, IN
Morgan D., Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Elizabeth F., Poggio Civitate (Murlo) Field School, Italy
Travis J., Binchester Project Excavations at Roman Vinovium, United Kingdom
Kayla K., Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Carissa K., Educational Programs Assistant, Angel Mounds State Historic Site, IN
Sam K., Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Elizabeth L., Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art Internship, Norman, OK
Katie M., Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Ashley M., Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Ben O., Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Korine P., the University of Southern Indiana’s Fort Ouiatenon Excavations, IN
Amy R., Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library Volunteer, TX
Marley R., Courson Archaeological Research Field School, TX
Dorothy S., Registrar, Newburgh Museum, IN
Mike S., Jezreel Expedition, Israel

Art History Internship Award Winner Announced

The Department of Archaeology and Art History is pleased to announce the winner of our first Art History Internship Award: Art History major Elizabeth Long. Elizabeth will receive $500 to support her summer internship experience at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman, OK. Congratulations, Elizabeth!

Monday, May 6, 2013

Congratulations May 2013 graduates!

Fourteen students graduated with degrees in Archaeology, Art History and Classical Studies on Saturday May 4, 2013.

Some of our 2013 graduates at the senior picnic last week.
They include Alexandra Cutler, Abigail Di Giorgi, Elizabeth Frost, Molly Hodgen, Kevin Kay, Samantha Kimsey, Lena McLaughlin, Samantha Miller, Benjamin Ollestad, Marley Rardin, Katy Schmidt, Dorothy Sibrel, Hilary Waltz, and Emily Williams. Congratulations to all!

Shirley Schwarz Prize Winners Announced

The Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Shirely Schwarz Prize for Research in Art History: May 2013 graduates Kevin Kay (archaeology) and Hilary Waltz (art history). Kevin's paper is entitled "Dissociative Cognition and Transcendental Sociality in Chauvet Cave" and Hilary's paper is "The Vanishing Savage? 19th Century American Attitudes Toward Natives and the Work of George Catlin." Both will attend graduate school in fall 2013: Kevin will begin the MPhil program in Archaeological Research at Cambridge University, UK and Hilary will enter the MA program in Art History at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. Congratulations Kevin and Hilary!