Faculty/Staff News

Dr. Amara Solari
Jan 2020
Amara Solari, Penn State and Linda Williams, University of Puget Sound presented 'Painting Christ into a Corner:Monastic Painting as World Making in Sixteenth-Century Yucatán, Mexico' at the Mesoamerica Meetings, University of Texas, Austin Jan 14-18, 2020
Daniel Zolli
Jan 2020
Daniel Zolli reviews the exhibition, Bertoldo di Giovanni: The Renaissance of Sculpture in Medici Florence (The Frick Collection), and its accompanying catalog in the January 2020 issue of Apollo Magazine.   https://www.apollo-magazine.com/bertoldo-di-giovanni-frick-collection-new-york/
Nov 2019
Heather McCune Bruhn co-presents: "Creating a Sucessful Online Interdisiplinary Course: Four Perspectives" at the 12th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation held in Seville, Spain November 11-13, 2019. She co-authored the paper about the development of Art History/Geosciences 107, “Rocks, Minerals, and the History of Art,” with Maureen Feineman, Debbie Gulick and April Millet that will be published in the proceedings.      
Elizabeth Mansfield
Nov 2019
Elizabeth Mansfield reviews Thomas Crow’s Restoration: The Fall of Napoleon in the Course of European Art, 1812-1820. The review appears in the current issue of Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide. http://www.19thc-artworldwide.org/autumn19/mansfield-reviews-restoration...
Dr. Zabel with his recent Ph.D. graduates, Dr. Laura Sivert, Dr. Kelema Moses, Dr. Tina Swisher, and Dr. Gretta Tritch Roman
Nov 2019
Dr. Craig Zabel, associate professor of art history, will present “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House and Modern Transportation” at the Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (Pittsburgh, Pa.), November 7-9, 2019.
Dr. Amara Solari
Nov 2019
Associate Professor of Art History and Anthropology, Amara Solari, presented an overview of her work in the new ADRI and the process by which she secured a significant grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of the research project “Maya Christian Murals of Yucatán: Indigenous Catholicism in Early Modern New Spain.”
Dr. Zabel with his recent Ph.D. graduates, Dr. Laura Sivert, Dr. Kelema Moses, Dr. Tina Swisher, and Dr. Gretta Tritch Roman
Oct 2019
  Professor Craig Zabel was honored with the Penn State Teaching Fellow Award: Alumni Association and Student Award Recognizing Teaching Excellence, which includes funding to be used "for the improvement of undergraduate teaching and learning." He chose to start a teaching collection of historically significant modern chairs for the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library. Professor Zabel will present an illustrated lecture about the history and design of these seven chairs and two stools. A reception will follow in the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, where testing chairs is encouraged.   Please see Penn State News:  https://news.psu.edu/story/594115/2019/10/22/arts-and-entertainment/zabel-donates-chairs-libraries-serve-more-place-sit    
Dr. Amara Solari
Oct 2019
Professor Amara Solari presents "Coloring Catholicism: Maya Artists, Pigments, and Localized Theology in Early Modern Yucatan" at the 1519, The Arrival of Strangers: Indigenous Art and Voices following the Spanish conquest of Mesoamerica"  symposium at the Getty, Oct 3-5, 2019.  

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