Congratulations to Professor Lindquist on His Piece in Art Forum!

Roxy Paine, Stratigraphic no. 1, 2021, wood, epoxy resin, thermoset polymer, lacquer, and oil paint, 36 x 60 1/2 x 6 1/2”.


We congratulate Professor Greg Lindquist for his interview with Roxy Paine, “On deep time and material poetics”, which has been just posted on Art Forum.

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 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.

Congratulations to Professor Frima Fox Hofrichter on Her Contribution to “Authorizing Early Modern European Women”

Professor Frima Fox Hofrichter is a contributor to Authorizing Early Modern European Women, From Biography to Biofiction, Amsterdam University Press, 2021 with an “Interview with Dominic Smith, Author of The Last Painting of Sara de Vos: Capturing the Seventeenth Century.” Hofrichter was a consultant to Smith during the writing of the novel which was inspired by the life of Dutch artist, Judith Leyster and Hofrichter’s work on her. Also, Professor Hofrichter will participate in Sounding Her Fame: Dutch Women Artists of Seventeenth Century webinar sponsored by the Netherlands America Foundation (NAF). It will be held on February 17, 2022.

Congratulations to Professor Joyce C. Polistena on Her Latest Essay

Professor Joyce C. Polistena published an essay titled Harlem Valley Churches: Social Action and Interreligious Collaboration in West Harlem. Founded as an interdenominational, interfaith, interracial group wherein Black Catholics collaborated with Christian, Jewish, Muslim and secular activists committed to social justice. U.S. Catholic Historian Vol. 39, No.4, Fall 2021:127-148.

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