Honors Theses Spring Colloquium – 02.27.23

Art History honors candidates recently presented the spring installment of their senior colloquium. This is a critical time for our seniors to receive feedback and guidance from their peers and faculty as they move to finalize their theses. Gabby Farina ’23 “Imagining The Alhambra: Gender, Ornament, and Representational Space“ Since the fall colloquium, my thesis … Read more


John T. Paoletti Travel Research Fellowship “Using funds from the John T. Paoletti Travel Research Fellowship, I traveled to New York and the Boston area to conduct research in person at the Morgan Library, the New York Public Library’s Spencer Collection, Wellesley Library, and Harvard’s Houghton Library. Over the course of one week, I viewed … Read more


Paoletti Travel Research Fellowship, 2022 “With the help of the John T. Paoletti Travel Fellowship, I spent two weeks this summer traveling in Spain and conducting research for my senior thesis. Centered around experiential accounts of the architecture of al-Andalus, my thesis aims to investigate the construction of monument, gender, and memory in al-Andalus and … Read more


Internship at the Florence Griswold Museum, Summer 2022 “This past summer, I had the privilege to work as a Curatorial Intern for Associate Curator Jennifer Stettler Parsons at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, CT. Since I aspire to be a curator at an art museum when I enter the professional world, working in … Read more

Career Panel with Art History Alumni – 11.10.22

Students enjoyed an enlightening discussion moderated by members of the Art History Majors Committee; Gabby Farina ’23 and Mim Pomerantz ’23. enjoyed an enlightening discussion moderated by members of the Art History Majors Committee; Gabby Farina ’23 and Mim Pomerantz ’23. Jeffrey Katzin ’10, is Associate Curator at the Akron Art Museum. He specializes in … Read more

Art History Open House – 11.4.22

Thank you to our seniors for hosting a wonderful info session for students interested in exploring Art History at Wesleyan. If you were unable to make the open house but are still interested in learning more about our major and minor programs, please visit Serena Plage on the 3rd Floor of Boger Hall (room 318) … Read more

Honors Theses Fall Colloquium – 10.19.22

Seniors seeking honors in Art History recently participated in the Honors Theses Fall Colloquium. This was an important opportunity for them to share their early project research and receive constructive feedback and guidance from their peers and faculty. Mark your calendars for the next Honors Theses Spring Colloquium! February 23rd 2023 Gabby Farina ’23 “Memory, … Read more

Welcome to Student Spotlight!

Welcome to the Art History Program’s new blog – Student Spotlight! This is a platform to share art history news, celebrate the achievements of our students past and present and stay connected! Feel free to reach out and share your updates to: splage@wesleyan.edu. We can’t wait to share the spotlight with you!