Posts Tagged ‘Alexander Gourlay’

Sabbatical Presentations – Merola, Lee, Hitchcock & Gourlay

November Sabbatical Presentations are now scheduled, featuring Nicole Merola, Joon Lee,  Lucinda Hitchcock, and Sandy Gourlay. In “‘a foretaste of those icy climes’: Arctic Ecologies and Climate Change” Nicole M. Merola (Associate Professor, Literary Arts & Studies) will show images from her recent research trip to the Norwegian Arctic and will discuss her current scholarship on climate change, dark […]

Sabbatical Presentations – Berwick & Congdon

October 2013 Sabbatical Presentations are now scheduled. Please join Rachel Berwick (Professor, Glass) on October 30th 1:15-2:15pm, and Dennis Congdon (Professor, Painting) on October 31st 12:00-12:30pm, in the Tap Room. Berwick’s presentation, “Blue,” will show her work with materials, deriving from the earth, that possess an inherent geological significance stretching deep into the past and into […]

Gourlay and William Blake at the Huntington Library

On June 7, 2013, Alexander Gourlay (Professor, Literary Arts and Studies) read a paper, “Blake Writes Backwards: Adventures in Retrography,” at a symposium on William Blake’s manuscripts held at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California. The presentation, employing digital imaging methodologies developed for students analyzing medieval calligraphy in Gourlay’s paleography classes at RISD, showed that […]

Gourlay Lecture on Engraver/Entrepreneur John Boydell

Alexander Gourlay (Professor, Literary Arts & Studies) presented “Two Lost Leaves from John Boydell’s Account Book: An Old Hand and a New Man” at the John Carter Brown Library on November 1. Gourlay discussed how leaves from a 1752 account book kept by the engraver/entrepreneur John Boydell in the infancy of his copperplate publishing and […]

Alexander Gourlay + Hannah Kittell (RISD '10) collaborate on article

Alexander Gourlay (Professor, English) published an article co-authored with Hannah Kittell (RISD, Apparel ’10), “Some Telling Details in Hogarth’s ‘The Enraged Musician’” in “The British Art Journal”. Gourlay and Kittell uncover architectural themes in a famous picture about noise. Gourlay has also recently published book reviews on Blake’s intaglio plates and woodcut blocks, in “Studies […]