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Caroline Bruzelius Elected to the American Philosophical Society

Caroline A. Bruzelius, Anne Murnick Cogan Professor Emerita of Art and Art History and inaugural director of the Wired! Lab for Digital Art History and Visual Culture, has been elected a Member of the prestigious American Philosophical Society. Thirty-four Members were elected this year, including others in the humanities such as Elizabeth Alexander, President, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Marin Alsop, Music Director, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Lonnie Bunch III, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution; Carla Hayden, Librarian, Library of Congress; David W. Oxtoby, President, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and André Watts, Pianist and Distinguished Professor of Music, Indiana University.

(Digital) Art History at CAA 2020

Here are a few of the Duke- and digital art history-related presentations happening this week at the College Art Association’s annual conference: What is Lurking Underneath Notre Dame’s Roof? Visual Heritage and VR Ethics in the Digital Age 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Hilton Chicago – Lower Level – Salon C – Yellow Table […]

NEH Awards DH Advancement Grant to Triplett and Stern

Co-directors Edward Triplett and Philip Stern received a $99,339 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) last Tuesday. The grant will be used to advance their project, “The Sandcastle Workflow: A Malleable System for Visualizing Pre-Modern Maps and Views.” The NEH announced $30.9 million to support 188 humanities projects and an additional $48 […]

Wired! team at the NGA Datathon

Last month, a team from the Wired! lab represented Duke University at the National Gallery of Art’s Datathon. The Gallery’s full permanent collection data was released to six teams of researchers from institutions. The Datathon coincided with other major efforts by the Gallery to make its collection more widely available to the public. The Gallery […]

Student Spotlight: Kerry Rork’s Summer at the Nixon Library

Kerry Rork is a sophomore majoring in History and Political Science, and minoring in Philosophy. Over the summer she interned at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum in Yorba Linda, California. Here she shares how her work with the Dictionary of Art Historians helped prepared her for working with archives and the work she […]

Wired! Lab Celebrates 10 Years

**UPDATE 10/17/19: Tonight’s Keynote has been cancelled. The symposium will begin as scheduled at 9:00AM on Friday, October 18th.** Over the past decade, the use of digital methods has exploded in the study of art history and visual culture. As with other areas of the digital humanities, art historians and visual culture scholars have used […]

CFP: CAA 2020 Lost in Translation: Early Modern Global Art History & the Digital Humanities

Wired! Lab director Paul Jaskot is co-chair of a session on digital art history at the College Art Association’s 2020 conference. The session is currently accepting proposals. Deadline to submit: July 23, 2019 Proposal instructions Session Date & Time: Thursday, February 13, 2020: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM Session Location: Wilford C (Hilton Chicago) Affiliated Society or Committee Name: Digital […]

MA Thesis Showcase Recap

On April 23, 2019 we had our MA Thesis Showcase to celebrate the work of our Spring 2019 MA in Digital Art History/Computational Media graduates. Here’s a brief recap of the projects that the students presented and a look at some of the digital components they’ve made.   Rob Arcand, “Stack Music: Spotify and the […]

Jessica Williams ’19: On Robert Willis and Architectural History

Jessica Williams is a senior majoring in Art History, and minoring in Psychology and Political Science. Her Graduation with Distinction project came out of her work with the Wired! Lab, read more about the project and her future plans below.  Please describe your thesis project: My thesis is entitled Robert Willis (1800-1875) and the Historiography […]