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posted by CAA — Jul 18, 2018

Nicoletta Fontani and Elizabeth Wicks restore masterwork by Violante Siries. Courtesy Advancing Women Artists, via artnet News.

How a Female-Led Art Restoration Movement in Florence Is Reshaping the Canon

Visiting Florence 12 years go, American philanthropist Jane Fortune asked: “Where are the women?” (artnet News)

Where Historians Work: An Interactive Database of History PhD Career Outcomes

Where Historians Work is an interactive, online database that catalogues the career outcomes of the 8,515 historians who earned PhDs at US universities from 2004 and 2013. (American Historical Association)

Rate My Professors Ditches Its Chili Pepper “Hotness” Rating

“Life is hard enough for female professors. Your ‘chili pepper’ rating of our ‘hotness’ is obnoxious and utterly irrelevant to our teaching. Please remove it because #TimesUp and you need to do better.” (Inside Higher Ed)

What College Presidents Make

A look at the latest data on compensation for more than 1,400 chief executives at private colleges and public universities. (Chronicle of Higher Education)

The Symbols of Prejudice Hidden in Medieval Art

An exhibition at the Morgan Library & Museum suggests that our view of monsters was never black-and-white. (Artsy)

Explore Humanities Projects Across the US

Using the National Humanities Alliance’s new resource, you can search and filter over 1,400 publicly engaged humanities projects in universities and colleges nationwide. (National Humanities Alliance)


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