Alumni News, Summer 2011
Rachel Allen (BA 2011) was chosen as the SMU Outstanding Senior in Medieval Studies in 2011.
Ashley Bruckbauer (BA 2009) After graduation from SMU, Ashley spent a year in Shanghai teaching English and refining her language skills in Mandarin. In 2010/2011 she worked as a curatorial intern at the Dallas Museum of Art. She has just accepted a full five-year fellowship the Ph.D. program five-year fellowship from UNC Chapel Hill to complete a Ph.D. in Art History.
Lauren Dodds (MA 2011) has completed her thesis on and has accepted a paid curatorial internship at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Leticia Salinas (BA 2009) After graduation from SMU, Leticia spent a year as a McDermott Intern in Museum Education at the Dallas Museum of Art. In the Fall she will enter the M.A. program in Museum Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.
Britten Larue (MA 2007) is currently working at the Nasher Sculpture Center. Her paper on Aubrey Beardsley and cross-dressing in his images of “Wagernians” was accepted for a 2011 conference on “The Vulgar and the Proper: Victorian Manners and Mores” sponsored by the Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association.
Justine Andrews (MA 1995) has received tenure in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of New Mexico.
Leu-Jiun Ten (MA 2009) and Ali Alibhai (Medieval Studies MA 2008) were accepted to the summer program below. It is sponsored by the Max Planck Institute and the Getty and will be taught in Tangiers, Rabat, Fes, Marrakesh, Seville, Cordoba, Madinat-al-Zahra and Granada.