Amy Buono was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles during the 2011/ 2012 academic year. In the same academic year, she delivered a series of lectures: “Fuzzy Caps, Tiny Tunics and the Materiality of Featherwork in the Americas,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art; “Turning Chickens into Ibises: The Alchemy of Color in Colonial Brazilian Featherwork” at the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute; “Magical, Metaphysical, Minor: the Substance of Colonial Brazilian Art” at the Latin American Studies Association conference in San Francisco; “Historicity, Achronicity, and the Constitution of an Early Modern Brazilian Art,” at the Pinacoteca in São Paulo, Brazil. In September 2012 Buono will be moderating a session, “Artful Interventions: Ritual, Performance and the Shaping of Social Space in Brazil,” at the Brazilian Studies Association meeting at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Janis Bergman-Carton, Associate Professor, had her article “Figures at the Intersection: Pierre Bonnard, Stéphane Mallarmé, and La Revue Blanche transformée” accepted for publication in the journal Art History.
Annemarie Carr, University Distinguished Professor of Art History Emerita, has just completed a fellowship at the Center for Advanced Studies in Princeton. Her co-edited volume, Asinou Across Time, will appear in December 2012 with Harvard University Press.
Alessandra Comini, University Distinguished Professor of Art History Emerita, was honored at the symposium “Alessandra Comini und Neulengbach,” in Neulengbach, Austria, for her 1963 discovery of the village prison cell where Viennese artist Egon Schiele (1890-1918) was once held for 17 days.
Randall Griffin, Professor, will be giving a lecture on Winslow Homer, ““Winslow Homer’s Croquet Scenes and the War,” at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art in November.
Pamela Patton, Associate Professor, has a book forthcoming: Art of Estrangement: Redefining Jews in Reconquest Spain will appear in November 2012 with Penn State University Press.
Lisa Pon, Associate Professor, has won a 2012-2013 fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies to support her book project on “Venice and the Early Modern Plague.” Prof. Pon also contributed an essay to the special section of The Art Bulletin, “Notes From the Field: Appropriation: Back Then, In Between, and Today” (June 2012).
Eric Stryker, Assistant Professor, will present two conference papers this fall at “The Spaces of Arts: Thinking the National and Transnational in a Global Perspective” at Purdue University on September 27-29, 2012; and “The Art of Death and Dying,” held October 25-27, 2012 at the University of Houston Libraries, Houston, Texas.
Roberto Tejada, Endowed Chair in Art History, has been named the 2012-2013 recipient of the Fulbright-FAAP Distinguished Chair in the Visual Arts. Through an award from the Fulbright U.S. scholar grant program, Prof. Tejada will engage in scholarship with faculty and students at the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP) in São Paulo, Brazil. Dr. Tejada has several works forthcoming, including contributions to the catalogue of a new exhibition on Mexican photographer Manuel Álvarez Bravo, open at the Jeu de Palme in Paris (16 October 2012 – 20 January 2013); a co-edited volume, Modern Art in Africa, Asia and Latin America: An Introduction to Global Modernisms (Wiley-Blackwell, October 2012); and Full Foreground (University of Arizona Press), his third full-length collection of poetry. Also appearing is issue number 15 of Mandorla: New Writing from the Americas, the journal Tejada founded, and now co-edits together with Kristin Dykstra and Gabriel Bernal Granados.