Congratulations to Jasmine Burns (MA ’13), whose article “Visual Materials in the Archive: Determining and Maintaining Value in a Postmodern Climate,” appears in the current Visual Resources Association Bulletin.
Congratulations to Jasmine Burns (MA ’13), whose article “Digital Facsimiles and the Modern Viewer: Medieval Manuscripts and Archival Practice in the Age of New Media,” appears in the Fall 2014 issue of Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America. The article, based on Jasmine’s MA thesis, was also the winner of this year’s Gerd Muehsam Award from the Art Libraries Society of North America.
Congratulations to Cody Barteet (PhD 2007), Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Chair in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Western Ontario, who has been awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor (effective July 2015).
Congratulations to Hala Auji (PhD 2013), Assistant Professor at the American University Beirut, who received honorable mention for the 2014 Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award in the Humanities at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association for her dissertation Between Script and Print: Exploring Publications of the American Syria Mission and the Nascent Press in the Arab World, 1834-1860.
Doctoral candidate Angelique Szymanek and alums Jen Kennedy (PhD 2014) and Trista Mallory (MA 2009) traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico this past weekend for the National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. Angelique moderated the panel Impossible Justice, during which Jen and Trista both presented papers, respectively titled “Baise Toi: Feminist Vigilante Justice in Virginie Despentes’ King Kong Theory and Baise Moi” and “Watching Photographs.” For more information, see the conference website.
Na’ama Klorman-Eraqi (PhD 2013, currently a postdoctoral fellow at Tel Aviv University) will be presenting a paper, titled “Resisting Advertisements: Feminist Media Politics in Late 1970s Britain” at Ms/representation: Mass Media & Feminisms in Historical Context, the seventh annual conference of the Society for the History of Women in the Americas (SHAW) at the University of Westminster, in London. The conference will take place Saturday, November 29, 2014.
The Board of Directors of the Mercosul Biennial Foundation of Visual Arts (FBAVM) announced the appointment of Dr. Gaudêncio Fidelis (PhD, 2008) as the chief curator for the 10th Mercosul Biennial exhibition to be held in 2015 in the city of Porto Alegre in the south of Brazil. This is the second largest biennial in Brazil after São Paulo. An art historian and curator, Mr. Fidelis will be responsible for overseeing the exhibition, working with and supervising a team of curators and professionals in charge of the curatorial artistic and educational platform of the project. The 10th edition of the Mercosul Biennial will be titled Messages from a New America. Click here to read more.