Liberal Arts

Paola Demattè Invited to Participate at Beyond East and West

Paola Demattè (Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 24 seminars and institutes supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The National Endowment for the Arts is a federal agency that, each summer, supports these enrichment opportunities […]

White speaks about his research in Australia, Canada and the US

Damian White, (Professor, History, Philosophy and Social Science) has recently given a range of invited talks on his research in Australia, Canada and the US. White spoke about Design Ecologies, Creative Labor and Hybrid Ecological Democracy at the University of Sydney and the Western Political Science Association in Vancouver. He gave an invited paper Climate Security: […]

Scanlan Publishes in Journal of Early Modern Women

Suzanne Scanlan (Lecturer, History of Art and Visual Culture) has published an article entitled, Death Did Not Become Her: Unconventional Women and the Problem of Female Commemoration in Early Modern Rome (co-authored with Caroline Castiglione, Brown University), in Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal (Spring, 2017). Research support for the project was provided by the RISD […]

Ganguly Begins Fellowship in Berlin

Avishek Ganguly (Assistant Professor, Literary Arts + Studies) recently began his 10-month term as a Fellow at the International Research Center at the Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany. During the period of his fellowship Ganguly will work on his book manuscript ‘Polyglot Performances: Translation and the Post-Monolingual Stage’. This comparative project offers new ways of […]

Masciarotte ‘Faithful Cheaters’ Panel, 04/03/17

Gloria-Jean Masciarotte (Senior Lecturer, Literary Arts + Studies) will take part in a panel discussion as part of the Trinity Repertory Company’s Great Writers Series. Masciarotte will be taking part in a discussion of Deborah Salem Smith’s new play Faithful Cheaters. The panel will also discuss the creative issues surrounding the creation of a new play. Faithful Cheaters […]

Highfield Publishes Essay on ‘Food and Foodways’

Jonathan Highfield (Professor, Literary Arts + Studies) has recently published an essay entitled, Food and Foodways in African Narratives, which was published in the edited volume Décentrement et travail de la culture (Decentralization and the Work of Culture). The volume was edited by Sylvie Camet and published by Academia L’Hamattan. The essay came out of the colloquium, […]

Muzaffar Gives Lecture ‘Boundary Games’

Ijlal Muzaffar (Assistant Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently gave a lecture entitled, Boundary Games: Settling the Refugee, Claiming the Nation, at Beaconhouse National University in Lahore. This lecture examined two refugee housing projects in Karachi proposed by international architects in the 1950s, which sought to create a new image for its client, the military government […]

Esther Thyssen Lectures on American Landscape Painting

Esther Thyssen (Assistant Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) participated in the International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Romanticism and the Peripheries, hosted at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal on 5th to 7th December, 2016. The conference was organized by the Institutio de Historia da Arte, FCSH/NOVA Lisbon, and Palacio Nacional da Pena/Parques de […]