Kathe Hicks Albrecht, Alumna 2017
Appointed to the National Council on the Humanities in August 2019
H.C Arnold, Alumnus 2016
Paper at SECAC: "Riverside Transforming Traffic: Michael Brewster's Local Pickup, and How Noise Was Turned into Sculpture"
Nandita Baxi-Sheth, Cohort ’19
Co-Chair of Workshop at A2RU: "Stay in You Lane: Affect Theory as Method for Transdisciplinary Research."
Nancy Bookhart, PhD Candidate
Appointed: Interim Chair, Department of Humanities, Paine College, Augusta, GA.
Conference Chair: Conference on the Harlem Renaissance, 2019. Keynote Scholar David C. Driskell
Townhall: The Black Male Agenda: Art, Politics and the Future Image of Race
Curated the exhibition: “David Driskell: Artist and Scholar of the African American Experience” at the Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
Leonie Bradbury, Alumna 2018
Named the Foster Chair in Contemporary Art Theory and Practice and Distinguished Curator-in-Residence at Emerson College in Boston, MA.
Ana Ferndandez, Cohort ’17
Paper at UAAC: "Voyage Through the River in the House of Plants"
Jason Hoelscher, Alumnus 2018
Co-Chair of Panel at SECAC: Art / Data / Information
Paper at SECAC: "Art, Information, and the Aesthetic Singularity"
Jocelyn Holmes, Cohort ’18
Paper at SECAC: “Absence as Presence: Redefining Cultural Narrative”
Mary Mazurek, PhD Candidate
Chair of Panel at SECAC: Can Noise Be Beautiful? Paper: “Noise in Art and Music through Burke's Empiricism”
Appointed adjunct teaching position at DePaul University teaching Sound Recording Technology in the music school
Natalya Mills-Mayrena, Cohort ’16
Curated the exhibition”Dr. Faramu Pecou: Memory” at the Weeksville Heritage Center Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Jonathan Morgan, PhD Candidate
Paper at SECAC: “The Silent Space of the Vacuum.”
Sheila Neal, Cohort ’15
Appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and New Media at SUNY Potsdam.
Michelle Perkins, PhD Candidate
Paper at the Black Portraitures V: Memory and the Archive Past. Present. Future at NYU: “Erzulie and Proud Mary’s: Mary Turner and Mary Thomas.”
Paper at Kosanba: The Scholarly Association for the Study of Haitian Vodou Colloquium at Duke University: “The Conjuring Visual Intermediaries: African-Derived Spiritual Practices In Visual Art”
Yon Tande, Alumnus 2019
Appointed Assistant Professor of Dance at Temple University, Boyer College of Music and Dance, with a focus on Africanist Perspectives in Contemporary Dance Practices.
Lisa Williamson, PhD Candidate
Co-Chair of Panel at SECAC: Art / Data / Information. Paper: “You May Also Like: Liberating the Audience from the Parasitic Pixel.”