Vanderbilt University History of Art Blog

January, 2015

Tara Zanardi to Present Goldberg Lecture on February 19

Tara Zanardi, assistant professor of art history at Hunter College, will present the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History on Thursday, February 19, at 4:10 p.m. in 203 Cohen Hall. Her lecture is entitled “Porcelain Pleasures and the Allure of the East: Charles III and China,” with a reception to follow…

Posted by on January 27, 2015 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


John Janusek to Present AIA Lecture (with libations) on January 27

Instead of our usual venue (the Parthenon), John Janusek, associate professor of anthropology, Vanderbilt University, will deliver an Archaeological Institute of America lecture on Tuesday, January 27, at 6 pm at the Yazoo Taproom, 910 Division Street. In his lecture, titled “Beer. Brewing, and Empire in Ancient South America,” Janusek will talk about his research…

Posted by on January 26, 2015 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


Book Explores Christian Rituals and Practices in Roman Africa

Patout Burns, Edward A. Malloy Professor of Catholic Studies, emeritus, and Robin Jensen, Luce Chancellor’s Professor of the History of Christian Art and Worship, explore how early North African Christians lived out their faith in their recently published book, Christianity in Roman Africa: The Development of Its Practices and Beliefs (Wm B. Eerdmans Publishing Company,…

Posted by on January 14, 2015 in HART, VRC


Applications for Spring 2015 Downing Grants Due February 4

The Department of History of Art is pleased to announce grants for travel to exhibitions and research centers to supplement academic instruction for students in the History of Art department at Vanderbilt in the Honors Program, in senior seminars (HART 295), or in “W” (writing) courses. These Downing Grants, which provide assistance for up to…

Posted by on January 13, 2015 in HART, Student/Alumni, VRC


American Abstract Artists On View at Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery celebrates the opening of American Abstract Artists: AAA 75th Anniversary Print Portfolio with a reception on Thursday, January 15, from 5 to 7 pm in Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus. The exhibit, on view through February 27, highlights the American Abstract Artists group (AAA) that was founded…

Posted by on January 13, 2015 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, VRC


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