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Congratulations to Professor Gisolfi on Her Presentation

Professor Diana Gisolfi presented a paper entitled “Chiara Varotari” at the Renaissance Society of America conference in Dublin on March 31. Her paper contributes to an ongoing project of Save Venice, launched in the RSA session, on the study of women artists of Venice (including the surrounding Stato di Terra of the Venetian Republic).

On March 8, Gisolfi was the speaker at the Columbia University Renaissance Seminar. Her presentation was on “Cinquecento Facade Frescoes of Venice and Descriptions of Ancient Painted Exteriors”.

The portico of the Villa Emo, fresco by Zelotti c. 1566

Chiara Varotari, portrait of Anzola Muneghina at age 40, c. 1630

Congratulations to Professor Caterina Y. Pierre on the Recent Publication

We congratulate Professor Caterina Y. Pierre on her new publication of Attilio Piccirilli’s The Outcast (1904-08) and Eternal Youth (1935): Immigrant Instability and The Italian American Experience in the scholarly journal of Public Art Dialogue.

Congratulations to Professor Tashima Thomas on Her Recent Accomplishments

Professor Tashima Thomas and her co-editor Corina L. Apostol are the winners of the Apex Art Exhibition Open Call 2022-2023! Their exhibition, “Flora Fantastic: Eco-Critical Contemporary Botanical Art” will be coming to NYC. There were over 600 voters and 23,000 votes cast. Professor Thomas and Apostol also have a book under contract with Routledge with the same title as the exhibition that will be published next year.

For more information, please see here.

Professor Thomas also has a book chapter that was published in August 2021 with MIT Press,
“Modern Food as Racialized Performance: Blackness and Bananas, The Josephine Baker Effect,” in Acquired Tastes: Stories about the Origins of Modern Food [Edited by Benjamin Cohen, Anna Zeide and Michael Kideckel,]

For more information, please see here.

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