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Faculty News

Dr. Nygren's essay “Commo vera scientia: Piero della Francesca and the Problematic Science of Perspective” is scheduled to appear in Vanishing Boundaries: Scientific Knowledge and Art Production in the Early Modern Era, eds. A. Victor Coonin and Lilian H. Zirpolo (published by the WAPACC Organization).

Dr. Boeye presented a paper “Iconographic Innovation in Thirteenth- and Early Fourteenth-Century English Psalters” at the symposium "Invention and Imagination in British Art and Architecture, 600-1500" at The British Museum (London).

Dr. Boeye presented a paper “Reference and Person in the Historiated Initials of the St. Albans Psalter” at the symposium "Seeing and Reading in Twelfth-Century England" which was held at the J. Paul Getty Museum and the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance.

Dr. Nygren's review of Stephen J. Campbell and Michael W. Cole's Italian Renaissance Art appeared in the on-line review publication CAAReviews  in February, 2014.

Dr. Boeye participated in a public discussion with Shahzia Sikander, an internationally acclaimed contemporary artist, on November 8, 2012 at The Jewish Museum in New York in conjunction with the exhibition, "Crossing Borders: Hebrew Manuscripts from the Bodleian Library."

Dr. Nygren presented his paper "Michelangelo Reading/Reading Michelangelo" at the 16th Century Society Conference in October, 2013.

Dr. Nygren presented a paper on the significance of an early representation of corn in a work by the Dell Robbia workshop at the RSA Conference in April, 2013. He presented a revised version of this paper at a conference at the Walters Museum in December of 2013.

A book review by Dr. Nygren appeared in the Spring 2013 of Speculum.

Student News

Emily Shaw ('15) had a spring internship as the part-time arts editor at The Copenhagen Post, the only English-language newspaper in Copenhagen.

April-Ann Marshall ('14) won second place in Arts & Humanities at the Loyola Undergraduate Student Research and Scholarship Colloquium. Her paper examined the Anatolian carpet in Fra Angelico's San Marco Altarpiece.

Alumni News

April-Ann Marshall ('14) will be teaching 5th/6th grade ELA at Henderson Hopkins Elementary in Baltimore as part of Teach for America.

Noah Kearney ('13) will attend the Higher Education M.A. program at Boston College beginning in the fall of 2014.

Elizabeth Berry ('12) is working in the marketing department of the Baltimore convention center.

Lily Sehn ('12) will shortly graduate from the M.A. program in art history at American University. She is also employed in the Registrar's Office at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art.

Katie Fow ('12) is working as an exhibition specialist at the Freer/Sackler Galleries in Washington, DC.

Colleen Grant ('11) will shortly graduate from the Museum Studies Masters Program at George Washington University.

Alex Fricchione ('11) is attending the M. Arch program at RISD.

Nell Fortune Greeley ('10) graduated from the art history Master's program at George Washington University in May of 2013 and is currently working as an acquisitions document specialist at the Smithsonian Museum of American History..

Nora Benedict ('10, minor) is a student in the Spanish doctoral program at UVA. Her current work looks at word and image in a manuscript by Borges. She has recently published an article in the Spanish journal Decimononica with the title "'Los golpes de escoplo': El arte de grabar como metafora en La desheredada" that examines printmaking as metaphor in the work of Benito Perez Galdos.

Molly Muraca ('09) graduated from the MA program in Art Therapy at George Washington University in Spring 2013 and is currently working as an out-patient mental health counselor and art therapist,.

Jessica Urban ('08, minor) is currently working in educational program development at the Cincinnati Museum of Art.

Alyssa Porambo ('08) is the public relations and social media manager at the Baltimore Symphony.

Ali Kozlakowski ('08) is a Senior Press Officer at the Metropolitan Museum in New York where she focuses on modern art and photography. She previously worked in PR at Tom Ford Beauty.

Laura Klebanow ('08) is ‎a Marketing Writer at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Courtney Bancroft ('08) has received her doctorate in psychology from Pepperdine University.

Peggy Sell ('07) is currently employed at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas

Kate Civitello ('07) has recently graduated from law school at George Washington University.

Elizabeth Riordan ('06), a recent graduate of the law school of St. John's in New York, is clerking for Judge Carmen Ciparick of the New York Court of Appeals.

Alexis Romano (Fine Arts/Art History), a PhD candidate in the History of Dress at the Courtauld Institute in London is a co-founder of the Fashion Research Network, which aims to promote and share the work of PhD candidates and early-career researches in fashion and dress studies.

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