Five Department of Art History students who will receive their Master of Arts in Art History this semester will present their qualifying papers Friday, May 18, at the Graduate Student Forum. The forum will begin at 4:30 p.m. in O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium.

Presentations will be given by:

  • Alysa Ohland– “Inspired by the Past: Title Page Design by Andreas Gutterwitz,” Dr. Craig Eliason, faculty adviser
  • Nicole Wankel– “The Greatest Secret of this Art: Caravaggio’s ‘Jupiter, Pluto and Neptune’ and the Art of Science in Early Modern Italy,” Nassim Rossi, faculty adviser
  • Ann Bieganek– “The ‘Autoethnography’ of a Vanishing Race,” Dr. Heather Shirey, faculty adviser
  • Rita Rios – “Cultural Sovereignty in Native American Exhibitions,” Dr. Victoria Young, faculty adviser
  • Katie Czarniecki Hill– “Aaron Douglas’s 1926 Harlem Renaissance Graphic Illustrations and the Construction of Modern Black Identity,” Dr. Heather Shirey, faculty adviser

A reception in the O’Shaughnessy Educational Center lobby gallery will follow the presentations.