University community reports recent honors, presentations, publications

10:25 a.m., March 15, 2013–For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Recent honors, presentations and publications include the following:

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Ann Eden Gibson, professor emerita of art history, has been named the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center Book Prize winner for 2012 for her work Abstract Expressionism: Other Politics, which was published in 1997 by the Yale University Press. The prize program began in 2009 and offers a cash prize of $5,000 every three years to the author of a book on some aspect of American modernism. Gibson’s book was chosen by a committee of distinguished American art scholars, including jurors Patricia Hill of Boston University, Michael Leja of the University of Pennsylvania, Kathleen Pyne of the University of Notre Dame and Jonathan Weinberg, an independent scholar and curator. “I am surprised

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