Kimberly Musial Datchuk, Ph.D. candidate in art history, just published "Travail de panneau: The Effects of Early Film on Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's Au cirque Series" in The International Journal of the Image, volume 3, issue 2 (2013), pp. 53-71.
Pierette Kulpa, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presented the paper “Institutionalized Art Looting under Mussolini’s Bottai Law: The Case of the Pietà di Palestrina,” at the Southeastern College Art Conference, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, October 31-November 3, 2013.
Pierette Kulpa, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presented a paper, “Mussolini at Art Patron: The Quest for the Pietà of Palestrina,” at HISART ‘13: Politics, Ideology, Identity, History of Art Conference at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, Turkey, November 28-30, 2013.
Brynne McBryde, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presented a paper, “Reclaiming the Breast: The Greuze Girl as Agent,” at the Annual Feminist Art History Conference, American University, Washington, DC, November 8-9, 2013.
Cali Buckley, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presented a paper, “Visible Women: Early Modern Anatomical Models and the Control of Women’s Medicine,” at the Annual Feminist Art History Conference, American University, Washington, DC, November 8-9, 2013.
Kristine M. Barry, Ph.D. candidate in art history, recently published "A New Trojan Horse: The Hidden Influence of Art and Media on the Archaeological Tourist," in Tourism Research: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, ed. by Nazmi Kozak and Metin Kozak (Newcastle upon Tyne, Eng.: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013): 46-60.
Katie Guida, Ph.D. candidate in art history, has been awarded the Institute for the Arts and Humanities Junior Scholar Award in Early Modern Studies 2013-14. The award includes a semester-long Residency in the Institute so that she can work full time on her dissertation during Fall Semester 2013, plus a stipend for research and travel. Ms. Guida's dissertation project is on "Artistic Patronage of the Augustinian Hermits in Early Modern Italy," and her advisor is Dr. Brian A. Curran.
Kristin Barry, Ph.D. candidate in art history, has been awarded a 2013 Graduate Student Summer Residency in the Institute for the Arts & Humanities, Penn State. This will assist her in completing her dissertation on "Framing the Ancients: Modern Architectural Interventions at Ancient and Historic Sites." Her advisor is Dr. Elizabeth J. Walters.
Theresa Ann Kutasz, Ph.D. candidate in art history, was one of sixteen international doctoral students accepted into the Palatium research program’s Madrid Summer School and Colloquium “Court Residences as Places of Exchange in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe (1400-1700)”- funded by the European Science Foundation and the Fundación Carlos de Amberes. This acceptance included a grant to cover her expenses.
Kimberly Musial, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presented the paper “The Femme Nouvelle and Masculinity: What Advertising in the Fin-de-siècle Tell Us about Being a Man,” at the Fourth Annual International Conference on the Image, Chicago, Illinois, October 18-19, 2013. She also received the conference’s Graduate Scholar Award.
Aaron Ziolkowski, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presented a paper, “ The Riches of the Dead: Material Splendor in the Work of Damien Hirst,” at Splendor: Exploring Value in the History of Art, Annual Cleveland Symposium, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, October 11, 2013.
Kathleen Loughran Kathleen Loughran is an Art History major with minors in Business, International Studies and English. A member of the dean's list for all seven semesters of her work thus far at Penn State, she is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a recipient of the William E. and Julia Nelo Clark Excellence Scholarship in the College of Arts & Architecture. Even while working as a reporter and the Campus Editor for the Daily Collegian, Kathleen has managed an impressive set of achievements in Art History, including being selected to present a paper at the Bowling Green State University Art History Symposium. As a Schreyer Honors Scholar, Kathleen has written an original and scholarly thesis on the subject of BOMB Magazine--one of the most important (yet relatively under-investigated) avant-garde artistic journals of the late seventies and early eighties.Lindsay Wells Lindsay Wells, the daughter of Ted Wells and Holly Foertsch, grew up in Pittsford, NY. She is a triple major in Art History, Classics & Ancient Mediterranean Studies, and Medieval Studies. At spring commencement, Lindsay will be serving as student marshal both for the College of Liberal Arts and for the Department of Art History. During her time as an undergraduate, Lindsay has worked as a research assistant in the Penn State Arts & Humanities Library and held internships at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Palmer Museum of Art, and Boydell & Brewer Ltd. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Schreyer Honors College. Lindsay was invited to present her honors thesis research on the American Pre-Raphaelites at the Central Pennsylvania Art History Symposium at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA. Outside of the classroom, Lindsay serves as the student representative on the Penn State Medieval Studies Committee and performs with student theater organizations. She also volunteers weekly with an elementary school reading program she co-founded as a freshman. Lindsay spent the Fall of 2011 at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, where she studied Medieval Art and History, She will be returning to England this Fall, to pursue an M.A. in Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London.
Two students from Prof. Dewey's African Art History classes have been selected to participate in this year's Africana Research Center's Undergraduate Research Symposium: Grace Rambo - "The Ndebele People: Women's Artful Expressions of Freedom" Britta Schumacher - "Gender, Power and Progress: An Examination of the Bwadi Bwa Kifwebe Society and the Songye Masking Tradition" http://arc.psu.edu/events/fall-2013-events
Pierette Kulpa, Ph.D. candidate in art history, has just published a book review of Sharon Gregory’s Vasari and the Renaissance Print (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012),in the Fall 2013 (Vol. 44) of the Sixteenth Century Society Journal.
Cali Buckley, Ph.D. candidate in art history, posted: “The Elusive Past of Ivory Anatomical Models,” The Dittrick Museum Blog, Dittrick Medical History Center, Case Western Reserve University, official blog (Aug. 27, 2013). http://dittrickmuseumblog.com/2013/08/27/the-elusive-past-of-ivory-anatomical-models/
Cali Buckley, Ph.D. candidate in art history, published an article: “Johann Remmelin’s Catoptrum Microcosmicum and the End of an Era,” The Bodleian Library Record (August 2013): 18–33.
Katie Guida, Ph.D. candidate in art history, has been awarded a 2013 Andrew W. Mellon Summer Internship at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art in Providence, RI. She will be a curatorial intern in the Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs.
Kristin Barry, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presented the paper “Pleasure and Light: An alternative analysis of Abbot Suger’s Abbey Church of Saint-Denis,” at the Leeds Medieval Congress: The Pleasure of Sight: Colour, Light, and Shapes, University of Leeds, England, July 1-4, 2013.
Kristin Barry, Ph.D. candidate in art history, presented the paper “Timeline of Trojan War Iconography: From Alexander the Great to Izzet Senemoglu, Ancient Troy through the lens of visual tourism,” at The Trojan Wars and the Making of the Modern World: Classical Reception after Antiquity Symposium, Uppsala University, Sweden, June 13-16 2013.
Kristin Barry, Ph.D. candidate in art history, will be publishing her article "A New Trojan Horse: The Hidden Influence of Art and Media on the Archaeological Tourist" in the book Tourism Research: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (Cambridge Scholars Press, forthcoming in 2013).