Posts Tagged ‘HAVC’

Bergstein lecture and work published

Mary Bergstein (Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture) presented a lecture at the University of Heidelberg Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies on April 22. The topic of the conference was “An Interdisciplinary Anthropology of Perception and Imagination.” Bergstein spoke about “Perception and Imagination in the Visual World of Marcel Proust.” Additionally, Bergstein’s memoir “Hotel Michelangelo” […]

Taborska lecture in Warsaw

Agnieszka Taborska (Senior Lecturer, HAVC) gave a lecture on female Surrealists at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Poland. The lecture was about the myth of a muse / femme-enfant / sorceress as well as about the recently “discovered” eminent female Surrealists: Leonora Carrington, Gisèle Prassinos, Claude Cahun, Dora Maar, and others.

Scanlan Awarded Best Article Prize

Suzanne Scanlan (Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) and Caroline Castiglione (Professor, Departments of History and Italian Studies, Brown University) were awarded the Best Article Prize, 2016-17 for their co-authored article, Death Did Not Become Her: Unconventional Women and the Problem of Female Commemoration in Early Modern Rome (Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal, […]

Scanlan Wins Grant from RICH

Suzanne Scanlan (Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) was awarded an Individual Research Grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities for her project entitled, Women, Design and Manufacturing in Rhode Island. Her research will focus on women in Rhode Island as designers of goods for both the private consumer and industrial manufacture, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Scanlan gives lecture at Bard Microcollege

Suzanne Scanlan (Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently gave a talk entitled, Angels and Demons: Images Made for Women in Fifteenth-Century Rome, at the Bard Microcollege in Holyoke, MA. The lecture was drawn from her forthcoming book Divine and Demonic Imagery at Tor de’Specchi, 1400-1500: Religious Women & Art in Fifteenth-Century Rome published […]

Taborska Featured in ‘Best European Fiction 2017’

Agnieszka Taborska (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) has had excerpts from her book, Not a in Paradise, featured in Best European Fiction 2017 published by Dalkey Archive Press. This annual publication presents one author per country and seeks to highlight the best prose writing happening across the continent.  Not as in Paradise is a collection […]

Taborska Books Excerpts Published in The Guardian

Excerpts from Agnieszka Taborska’s (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) book The Unfinished Life of Phoebe Hicks appeared in UK based newspaper The Guardian. The fictional story of Phoebe Hicks is as much about the inspired star of spiritualist séances, as it is about the place in which the action unfolds, namely nineteenth-century […]