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Emily White

Published June 18, 2021


Emily White Research Area: Early Modern European Art
Advisor: Dr. Stephanie Leitch
Dissertation Title: “Visual Surgery: Printing in Early Modern Europe.”

Emily White is a third-year doctoral student specializing in European art (c. 1400—1600). Working under the supervision of Dr. Stephanie Leitch, she investigates issues of early modern rhetoric, the history of medical graphics, and the dissemination of vernacular knowledge.

Emily graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Art History from Florida State University in 2020, focusing on early modernity and German printmaking. During her graduate studies, Emily has presented at the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) and the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Student Conference supported by a Newberry Renaissance Consortium Grant, College of Fine Arts Travel Grant, and Congress of Graduate Students Conference Presentation Support Grant. She completed a summer research fellowship at the University of Alabama’s Reynolds-Finley historical library and has been awarded a Kress Language Schools Fellowship to study German at Middlebury Language Schools. She is currently a Patricia Rose Teaching Fellow in the Department of Art History.