Emily Anderson (MA) will present a research paper at the national Sixteenth Century Studies Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, in October 2012. Earlier this year, she presented “The Allied Invasion of Sicily: Photographs of Cultural Collision,” in “Sicily, South Italy, and the Mediterranean: Cultural Interactions,” organized by La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia; she also joined with Joe Hartman and Jun Nakamura in creating a panel on print technology and early modern visual culture for the 39th annual meeting of the International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC), held in Barcelona on 1014 July 2012.
Sarah Foltz (MA) has founded her own appraisal business, Foltz Fine Art Advisors (www.foltzfineartadvisors.com). She also has an article forthcoming on Jerry Bywaters and the 1959 exhibition, “South American Art Today,” at the Dallas Museum of Fine Art in the summer 2012 publication of the Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art (CASETA).
Brittany Luberda (MA) was one of five students nationwide awarded the Kress Fellowship for Language Study by Middlebury College in Vermont; the award supported her study of German at Middlebury Language School this summer.
Joseph Hartman (PhD) has been selected to present a research paper examining postcolonial Caribbean states at the Harvard University Graduate conference “Caribbean Diaspora Reconsidered” in September 2012. Joe also recently presented “El Señor del árbol: Dialogism and Visual Culture in Highland Ecuador” at York University¹s 11th annual art history graduate student symposium and “The Meaning of Sacred Space in Medieval Rome: Tree and Cross Symbolism in the Apse Mosaic and Floor of San Clemente” at the 2013 North Texas Medieval graduate Student Symposium, April 12th and 13th. Finally, he joined Emily Anderson and Jun Nakamura in presenting a panel for the ICOHTEC annual meeting in Barcelona (see under Emily Anderson).
Jun Nakamura (MA) joined Emily Anderson and Joe Hartman in presenting a panel for the ICOHTEC annual meeting in Barcelona (see under Emily Anderson).
Marianna von Hartenthal (PhD) will present a research paper at, “Synchronicity. Contacts and Divergences in Latin American and U.S. Latino Art. 19th Century to the Present,” the Third Annual Forum for Emerging Scholars at the University of Texas at Austin in October 2012.