2013

Dr. Anthony Cutler
Dec 2013
Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh Professor of art history, presented a lecture, “Gifts and Gift Exchange between Byzantium and Islam" at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, December 10, 2013.
Nancy  Locke
Dec 2013
Nancy Locke, Associate Professor of Art History, delivered the paper "The Quarry in the City: Charles Marville's Landscapes of the Carrières d'Amérique" at the symposium "Old Topographics: Photography and Urbanization in Nineteenth-Century Paris" at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, on December 6, 2013. The symposium will follow a study day for scholars on December 5, and is being held in conjunction with the exhibition "Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris." http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/lectures/symposia/photography...
Dr. Sarah K. Rich
Dec 2013
Sarah K. Rich, associate professor of art history, has just published "Accolades & Abstractions," Art in America 101 (December 2013): 90-93.
Dr. Anthony Cutler
Nov 2013
Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh Professor of art history, was a participant in a Roundtable Discussion on “Alexander Nagel’s Medieval Modern,” at the Byzantine Studies Conference, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, October 31-November 3, 2013.
Nancy  Locke
Nov 2013
Nancy Locke, Associate Professor of Art History, has just published "Manet's Remedy" in Source: Notes in the History of Art, vol. XXXIII, no. 1 (Fall 2013): 31–37.
Dr. Zabel with his recent Ph.D. graduates, Dr. Laura Sivert, Dr. Kelema Moses, Dr. Tina Swisher, and Dr. Gretta Tritch Roman
Nov 2013
Craig Zabel, Head of the Department of Art History, presented a paper, “Lux Soap + Lever House: The Cleanliness of a Curtain-Walled Skyscraper in Cold War New York,” at the Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (Atlantic City, New Jersey), November 7-9, 2013.
Dr. Charlotte M. Houghton
Oct 2013
Charlotte Houghton, associate professor of art history, presented a paper, “Unknowing Arnolfini and Jan van Eyck: On the Value of the Void in Scholarship,” at the annual Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 24-27, 2013.
Nancy  Locke
Oct 2013
Nancy Locke, Associate Professor of Art History, has just published "Portraits, Identities, Pleasures: Édouard Manet's 'Isabelle Lemonnier with a Muff'," in Heather MacDonald, ed., Impressionism and Post-Impressionism at the Dallas Museum of Art: The Richard R. Brettell Lecture Series (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013), pp. 49–59. http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/book.asp?isbn=9780300187571
Oct 2013
Derek Burdette, visiting assistant professor of art history, presented a paper, "The Choreography of Devotion: Statues of Christ and Spiritual Manuals in Viceregal Mexico City", at The Sixteenth Century Society & Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 24-27, 2013.
Dr. Amara Solari
Sep 2013
Amara Solari, assistant professor of art history and anthropology, organized and chaired the panel “Reassessing the Friar and the Maya: Diego de Landa and his Account of the Things of Yucatan” at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ethnohistory, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 11-15, 2013. At this conference, Dr. Solari also presented a paper, “Landa’s Relación and his Multivocal Reading of Maya Sacred Space.”
Sep 2013
Perkins Foss, visiting associate professor of art history, participated in a symposium entitled Exploring The Robert Owen Lehman Collection of Ancient Arts from the Benin Kingdom, Nigeria, at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, on Sunday, September 22, 2013.
Photo: Dr. Dewey attending the installation of a new chief in Swaziland
Jul 2013
William J. Dewey, associate professor of art history, presented a paper, “A Case of Ignored and Misunderstood Religious Materiality: The Shona-speaking peoples of Mozambique and Zimbabwe,” at Colonial (Mis)Understandings: Portugal and Europe in Colonial Perspective, 1450-1900, the Centre for Overseas History (CHAM) International Conference, Lisbon Portugal, July 17-20, 2013.
Robin Thomas
Jul 2013
Robin L. Thomas, assistant professor of art history , has just published his book on Architecture and Statecraft: Charles of Bourbon's Naples, 1734-1759 (Penn State University Press). http://www.psupress.org/books/titles/978-0-271-05639-5.html
Dr. Amara Solari
Jul 2013
Amara Solari, assistant professor of art history and anthropology, has just published her book on Maya Ideologies of the Sacred: The Transformation of Space in Colonial Yucatan (University of Texas Press). http://utpress.utexas.edu/index.php/books/solmay
Dr. Anthony Cutler
May 2013
Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh Professor of Art History, presented a paper, “Word and Image in Byzantium and the Early Arab World,” at the 48th International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 9-12, 2013.
Photo: Dr. Smith at Cistercian Monastery of Chorin in Germany.
May 2013
Elizabeth B. Smith, Associate Professor of Art History, presented a paper, “Santa Maria Novella and the Birth of Gothic Structural Thinking in Florence,” at the 48th International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 9-12, 2013.
Carolyn Lucarelli
Apr 2013
Carolyn Lucarelli (Curator of Visual Resources, Department of Art History) has been selected to join the Board of Directors of the Visual Resources Association (VRA) Foundation. She will serve a two-year term beginning at the annual conference of the VRA in Providence, RI, in April 2013.  
Robin Thomas
Apr 2013
Robin Thomas, Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper, “The Bourbon Redecoration of Santa Chiara in Naples,” at the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, April 3-7, 2013.
Dr. Amara Solari
Apr 2013
Amara Solari, assistant professor of art history and anthropology, presented a paper, “The Renegotiation of Maya Sacrality: The 1648 Yellow Fever Epidemic and the Virgin of Tabi,” at the Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, San Diego, California, April 4-6, 2013.
Dr. Sarah K. Rich
Apr 2013
Sarah K. Rich, associate professor of art history, presented “International Noise: The Musical Collaborations of Asger Jorn and Jean Dubuffet” at Transatlantic Conversations and Abstract Expressionism, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, on April 20, 2013.

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