Posts Tagged ‘Division of Liberal Arts’

Cavicchi Appointed to Editorial Boards

Daniel Cavicchi (Interim Dean, Liberal Arts) has been appointed to the Editorial Advisory Board of the journal American Music and to the Editorial Board of Participations: International Journal of Audience Research. In addition, he is serving on the 2014 program committee for Seattle’s Pop Conference, an annual event that he created with writer Eric Weisbard […]

Collaborative Interdisciplinary Course Grants in Liberal Arts Awarded

The Liberal Arts Division is pleased to announce the recipients of its Collaborative Interdisciplinary Course Grant (CICG). The grant, available to Liberal Arts faculty, was established by the Division to provide TU support for a limited number of innovative team-taught courses (within Liberal Arts or with studio). The first call for applications, at the end […]

Rihouet Article in the Journal of Design History

Pascale Rihouet’s article “Veronese’s Goblets: Glass Design and the Civilizing Process” has been published in the Journal of Design History, vol. 26 issue 2, May 2013. Taking its cue from Veronese’s lavish “Wedding at Cana” (1563), this article explores the meanings of fine and ordinary glassware, focusing on the performative value of Renaissance goblets. Drinking […]

Cavicchi Featured in New York Times

Daniel Cavicchi (Interim Dean, Liberal Arts) had two of this books featured as part of a piece on “The Art of Writing About Listening” in the New York Times last week. “Listening and Longing: Music Lovers in the Age of Barnum” describes the institutionalization of concert listening in 19th-century America. “My Music,” edited by Cavicchi and […]

David Warner passes

It is with great sadness that Academic Affairs informs the RISD community that Professor David Warner (History, Philosophy and Social Sciences) died on the evening of May 8, 2013 due to complications from recent heart surgery.  David was born on June 19, 1952. David is survived by his wife Christine and daughters Merissa and Destinee. David Warner […]

Rihouet article in the Journal of Design History

Pascale Rihouet’s (Lecturer, History of Art and Visual Culture) article “”Veronese’s Goblets: Glass Design and the Civilizing Process”  has been published by the “Journal of Design History”. Research for the article and Rihouet’s ongoing book project on the subject received the support of the RISD Professional Development Fund. The article’s abstract: Taking its cue from […]