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March, 2015

Minku Kim to Address Sŏkkuram in a Eurasian Context on April 2

Minku Kim, assistant professor of art history, University of Minnesota, will deliver a lecture entitled “Sŏkkuram in a Eurasian Context” on Thursday, April 2, at 4:10 pm in Cohen Memorial Hall 203. Sŏkkuram (literally, “Stone Grotto Chapel”) is a mid-8th century lapidary Buddhist sanctuary near Kyŏngju, South Korea, created during the Unified Silla period (668-935…

Posted by on March 30, 2015 in HART, Lectures, VRC


Late Antiquity Seminar Announces Kate Cooper’s March 27 Lecture

The Robert Penn Warren Center’s seminar on Late Antiquity announces a lecture by Kate Cooper, professor of ancient history at the University of Manchester (UK), on Friday, March 27, at 4:00 pm in room 122 of the Divinity School. Cooper’s lecture is entitled “Virgins, Mothers, and Martyrs: Women in Early Christian Africa.” Cooper will discuss…

Posted by on March 25, 2015 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


Studio VU Lecture Series Features Phoenix Savage on March 25

The Department of Art’s Studio VU Lecture Series features Phoenix Savage, assistant professor of art at Tougaloo College, Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday, March 25, at 7:00 pm in room 220 of the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Art Center. Her lecture is cosponsored by The Mellon Partnership for Humanities Education and Tennessee State University. Savage’s research-based…

Posted by on March 25, 2015 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


Call for Student Symposium Papers by Wednesday, April 1

The History of Art Student Symposium will be held Thursday, April 16, at 4:10 pm in Cohen Hall 203. All students are invited to submit research papers written for upper-level courses or theses in the History of Art. Papers must be received by Wednesday, April 1, at 5 pm and will be selected for presentation…

Posted by on March 23, 2015 in Events, HART, Student/Alumni, VRC


Christopher Johns Presents Paper on John Singleton Copley

Christopher Johns, Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Professor of History of Art, presented a paper on Saturday, March 21, at the annual meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies in Los Angeles. Its title: “John Singleton Copley in Rome: The Challenge of the Old Masters Accepted.” The paper was read in the session…

Posted by on March 23, 2015 in HART, VRC


New York Artist Marina Rosenfeld to Present Talk on March 19

A noted composer of large-scale performances and an experimental turntablist working with hand-crafted dub plates, New York-based Marina Rosenfeld is considered a leading voice in the increasing hybridization between the domains of visual art and music. Rosenfeld, who joined the faculty of Bard College’s MFA program in 2003 and has co-chaired its department of Music/Sound…

Posted by on March 16, 2015 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


“Memento Mori” Exhibit Opens March 12 in the Fine Arts Gallery

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery celebrates the opening of Memento Mori: Looking at Death in Art and Illustration with a reception on Thursday, March 12, from 5 to 7 pm in Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus. Drawing on the combined resources of the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery, the Eskind Biomedical Library Special…

Posted by on March 10, 2015 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, VRC


Harnessing a Linked-Open World: Integrating Cross-Discipline Content to Support Digital Humanities

Tasked with supporting the emerging trends in academia, the Visual Resources Center at Vanderbilt University is exploring how to support the increasing interest in cross-discipline research through harnessing the power of linked-open data (LOD). At the core of this mission is developing a searchable database of images and media that can be easily linked through…

Posted by on March 9, 2015 in Events, HART, VRC


Mireille Lee Awarded Fellowship to Study Ancient Greek Mirrors

The University of Cincinnati has awarded a Tytus Fellowship to Mireille Lee, assistant professor of history of art and classical studies, for her current research on ancient Greek bronze mirrors. This summer Lee will spend two months in residence at the Burnam Classics Library at UC, widely regarded as the best in the country for…

Posted by on March 9, 2015 in HART, VRC


William Sealy Describes Noble Mission of DIMLI Project

William Sealy, a former senior web content administrator for seven years at The J. Paul Getty Museum and Trust, Los Angeles, CA, joined HART’s Visual Resources Center last September as an associate application developer. In the interim (2011-2014) he returned to Tennessee and his alma mater (art history major, University of Tennessee, Knoxville) to broaden…

Posted by on March 6, 2015 in HART, Technology, VRC


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