Posts Tagged ‘HAVC’

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 […]

Gizycki Honored at Animafest Zagreb

Marcin Gizycki (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) was honored at Animafest Zagreb in June. He was presented with the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Animation Studies for his work as a animator, teacher, and visual art historian. His work in animation studies, writing on the avant-garde and Polish film in the inter […]

Paola Demattè Lectures at Ricci Institute, University of San Francisco

Paola Demattè (Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture) was invited to present a paper at the international symposium Reimagining the Globe and Cultural Exchange: From the World Maps of Ricci and Verbiest to Google Earth which took place at the Ricci Institute (University of San Francisco) on 22nd-24th April 2016. Prof. Demattè’s paper was […]

Scanlan Delivers Holy Recovery!

Suzanne Scanlan (Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) gave a paper entitled Holy Recovery! Reclaiming the Body of Santa Francesca Romana at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America held in Boston. Her work was in-part funded by a grant from the RISD Professional Development Fund. Scanlan’s paper addressed the symbolic reshaping of the […]

Rihouet Gives Lecture at Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte

Pascale Rihouet (Lecturer, History of Art and Visual Culture) gave a talk entitled Public Life in Perugia: The Material Culture of Annunziata Confraternity at the Material Culture. Presence and Visibility of Artists, Guilds, Brotherhoods in the Pre-modern Era conference held at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte (Munich) between the 24th and 28th February 2016. The proceedings will be published this summer […]