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FSU's Impressive Showing at SECAC

Published October 7, 2012

Congratulations to the nine students and alumni of the FSU Art History graduate program who presented papers at the 2012 Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC). This year’s conference was held October 18-20 in Durham, North Carolina. SECAC is a non-profit organization that promotes the study and practice of the visual arts in higher education on a national basis.

FSU Student Presentations:

 Samuel Dylan Ewing, MA Student,
Let Me Die, or I’ll Perish: Dissolution and Resurrection Through the Photographic Double in David Nebreda’s Autoportraits.

Karlyn Griffith, PhD Candidate, Orgasmic Rebirth in the Etruscan Tomb of the Bulls.

Natalie Mandziuk, MA Student, Drawn to Scale: The Medieval Monastic’s Virtual Pilgrimage through Sacred Measurement.

Lesley Wolff, MA Student, Oaxacan Alebrijes: The Branding of a Fictive Past     and an Invented Tradition.


FSU Alumni Presentations:

Jennifer Feltman, PhD 2011,  Cognition and Corporeality: Imagining the Sorrows of Death and the Pains of Hell in the Hours of Catherine of Cleves.

Barbara Johnston, PhD 2007 (now Columbus State University), Apostola, Missionary, Mystic: The Many Faces of Mary Magdalene.

Preston McLane, PhD 2006, Ivan, You’re Looking Terrible’: In the Likeness and Presence of a Tyrant.

Mary Slavkin, MA 2009 (now The Graduate Center, CUNY), Péladan, Painting, and Prose: Subjects, Styles, and Scales at the Salons of the Rose + Croix.

Nathan Timpano, PhD 2010 (now University of Miami), Puppets, Playwrights, and Painters: The Doppelgänger as Avant-gardist Moftif in fin-de-siècle Vienna.