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a halloween pumpkin sat on a table with halloween decorations in the background

(Oct. 29, 2023)

A&S Experts Share Their Halloween Favorites

Professors from the Department of Art and Music Histories discuss the haunting works of art they enjoy on October 31.

The Taj Mahal in the background with water in the foreground

(July 25, 2023)

Romita Ray (SU) and Tim Barringer (Yale) Co-Convene International Conference at Yale University

Taj of the Raj: The Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata (an international conference at Yale University) is scheduled to take place September 15 – 17, 2023 at Loria 351, 190 York Street, New Haven, CT.

Stephanie Adams portrait

(May 31, 2023)

Steph Adams Wins 2023 Laurinda Dixon Prize

The Laurinda Dixon Prize for best graduate student symposium paper is awarded annually and carries a cash prize.

collage of three images

(May 24, 2023)

Art & Music Histories Undergraduate Awards

The Department of Art & Music Histories is proud to announce our undergraduate award recipients of the Sidney Thomas and Abraham Veinus Prizes for 2022, and the recipient of Distinction in Music History and Cultures for 2023.

Rina Banerjee seated next to artwork.

(Feb. 14, 2023)

Encountering Love, Identity and Place-Making with Artist Rina Banerjee

AMH Professor Romita Ray was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts grant to support acclaimed artist Rina Banerjee’s exhibition and residency at Syracuse University.

Syracuse University campus in winter.

(Feb. 13, 2023)

2023 Humanities Center Faculty Fellows Focus on Critical Societal Concerns

Projects examine race and language, the genealogy of slavery, women’s marital rights in Arab nations and the impact of 1990s alternative rock.

People Gathered for a Funderal Ceremony in Imo State Nigeria.

(Feb. 3, 2023)

A&S Music History Professor Receives Carnegie Grant to Study Women’s Music in West Africa

AMH Professor Ruth Opara will travel to Nigeria in May to explore music performance practices and develop a scholarly exchange program between students in Nigeria and Syracuse.

Students pose for a photo during the Diwali celebration.

(Nov. 8, 2022)

Cool Class: Art and Architecture of India

Students experience the living heritage of Indian art and architecture through the annual Diwali festival of lights celebration on campus each October.