• Graduate seminar in the Yale Center for British Art
  • Kyoto Kano School, Japan, Scenes from the Tale of Genji, 1625-1650. Yale University Art Gallery
  • Undergraduate seminar in the Yale University Art Gallery
  • Haida, Northwest Coast, Canada. Basketry hat. Peabody Museum, Yale University
  • Frederic Edwin Church, Mt. Ktaadn, 1853. Yale University Art Gallery
  • Students at the Metropolitan Museum with Prof Robert Nelson’s course Art of Byzantium, 850-1200, Fall 2015
  • Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970, Great Salt Lake, Utah
  • Undergraduate seminar with Prof. Nicola Suthor in the Prints and Drawings Study Room, Yale University Art Gallery
  • Tino di Camaino, Three Princesses, ca. 1325-35, Yale University Art Gallery
  • Museum and the Nation seminar taught by Prof Kishwar Rivzi at I.M.Pei’s Museum of Islamic Art, in Doha, Qatar

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Cécile Fromont joins Yale as Professor of African Art

June 18, 2018

We are delighted to announce that Cécile Fromont will join the Department as Associate Professor as of July 1, 2018. A leading historian of the arts of Africa and the African diaspora and of the early modern Atlantic World, Prof. Fromont moves to Yale from the University of Chicago, where she has taught since 2010.

Monica Bravo appointed to position at California College of the Arts

May 29, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Monica Bravo, currently a lecturer in the History of Art Department and Program in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration, will be an Assistant Professor in the History and Theory of Photographic Media in the Visual Studies Program at California College of the Arts starting in Fall 2018.


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