David Karmon, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper, "Antiquarians, Architects, and Architectural Conservation in Renaissance Rome," at the Renaissance Society Annual Conference, March 23-25, 2006, in San Francisco.
Dr. Brian Curran, Associate Professor of Art History, will be the Faculty Host of " Egypt--Gift of the Nile," March 17-27, 2006. The trip will include visits to Cairo, Giza, Abu Simbel, and a voyage up the Nile on the ship M/S Ti-Yi from Luxor to to Aswan. There is an optional 5-day extension (March 26-31) to Jordan.
Chika Okeke-Agulu, Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper," Decolonization Politics and the Art of Uche Okeke and Demas Nwoko, 1960-68," in the session Art and Politics in Africa: Africans and the Avant Garde at the Annual Conference of the College Art Association, Boston, February 24, 2006.
Leo G. Mazow, Affiliate Assistant Professor of Art History and Curator of American Art (Palmer Museum of Art), presented a paper," Anthology, Equivalence, and the Fate of Musical Modernism," in the session Thomas Hart Benton and/or America at the Annual Conference of the College Art Association, Boston, February 23, 2006.
David Karmon, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, presented a paper," A Celebration of Preservation: The Triumph of Charles V in 1536," in the session Celebration in the Arts of Italy at the Annual Conference of the College Art Association, Boston, February 23, 2006.
Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh Professor of Art History, presented a paper," Refiguring the Face of God: The Daphni Pantokrator in the 19th and 20th Centuries," in the session Byzantine Art at the Annual Conference of the College Art Association, Boston, February 24, 2006.
Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh professor of art history, has recently received two honors. Cutler has been appointed a Professeur invité à l’Université Paris I (Panthéon Sorbonne), UER 03 Archéologie et Histoire de l’art, from January to March 2006. While there, he will team teach a seminar on Byzantine art history, give lectures at the Louvre and research Byzantine and Islamic ivory carvings at the Louvre and Musée Guimet. In addition, Cutler has been awarded an Aga Khan Postdoctoral Fellowship, from the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at the Sackler Museum at Harvard University, from March to June 2006 where he will continue his research on Byzantine and Islamic ivory carvings.
Homeland. Wonderland: Drawings by Chika Okeke-Agulu and Marcia Kure, October 6—November 3, 2005. Thursday, October 6, at 7:00 p.m. in 123 Griffiths, lecture by the artists. The Richard F. Brush Art Gallery and Permanent Collection, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.
Dr. Elizabeth Walters, Associate Professor of Art History, is the director of the Temple-Town Hierakonpolis Project, an archaeological project in Egypt. Her archaeological team presented two papers at the First International Conference on the Geology of the Tethys at Cairo University, Egypt, November 10-14, 2005. Dr. Walters presented a paper on "Geoarchaeology and Predynastic Evidnece from the Ancient Temple-Town Hierakonpolis." Another member of her team presented a paper (that Dr. Walters is a co-author) in the Hydrogeology session.
Dr. Nancy Locke, Associate Professor of Art History, delivered a paper, "Excerpts from a Dossier: Manet's 'Street Singer'," at Temple University, Philadelphia, on October 10, 2005. She will also be giving a paper, "Cézanne in the Shadow of Poussin," as well as a meeting with graduate students to discuss her research on Manet, at the University of South Florida on November 21, 2005.