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FSU Art Historians Share Research and Chair Panels at Conferences this Fall

Published October 20, 2019

Art History at Florida State University was impressively represented by faculty, students, and alumni at conferences this fall, including the 2019 Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), which was held in Chattanooga, TN on October 16–19; and the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present Annual Conference (ASAP), held at the University of Maryland October 10–12.

Faculty and Student Presentations at ASAP

Doctoral candidate Mallory Nanny presented “The Noise of Water: Gary Emrich’s All Consumed.

Associate Professor Adam Jolles presented “The Practice of Photo-Criticism in Postwar America.”

Student and Alumni Presentations and Panels at SECAC

students at SECAC

Emily White, Julia Kershaw, Victoria DeBlasio at SECAC in Chattanooga.

Doctoral candidate Mallory Nanny presented “‘Countering’ the War Narrative: Chris Burden’s The Other Vietnam Memorial” in the panel Theorizing Space: Episodes from the Interaction of Art and Architecture.

MA student Emily White presented “The Portrait Medal of Isabella d’Este by Gian Cristoforo Romano: Paragone in Renaissance Courts”  in The Art of Depicting Paragoni of Life.

PhD student Julia Kershaw gave her paper, “Using the Senses to Experience the Brazilian Pavilion at the 1939 New York World’s Fair” in the session RE(:)Thinking Space.

MA student Victoria DeBlasio presented “See-Through Structures: George Fred Keck’s Archetypes of New Domestic Modernism” in Artists, Architects, and Cities.

Art History alumna and adjunct professor Carey E. Fee (PhD ’15) co-chaired the panel Professional Development for Studio Art Students with alumna  Jennifer E. Courts (PhD ’11), who is now Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Alumna and adjunct professor Sarah Buck (PhD  ’17) presented “Architectural History Outside of the Classroom: Supplementing the Lecture-Format Architectural History Course with Scavenger Hunts, Role-Playing, and Other Projects” in the session Turning on the Lights in the Classroom: Teaching Art History through Active Learning.

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