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Julia Kamasz and Luna Offer Stress Relief to Students During Finals Week

HART’s Julia Kamasz and Luna, her beloved border collie/therapy dog, spent several hours at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center on December 12 to offer stress relief and study breaks for students during finals week. “Luna and I found great joy in interacting with the students,” said Kamasz, “and made some new friends.” Therapy dog…

Posted by on December 14, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Tracy Miller Delivers Keynote Speech at Society for Architectural Historians–Taiwan

Tracy Miller, associate professor of history of art, delivered the keynote address at the Society for Architectural Historians–Taiwan on November 25 in Kaohsiung. Miller’s talk was entitled “Monks, Building Masters, and Creativity in the Architecture of Medieval Chinese Buddhism.”     Shang-chia Chiou, president of the Society for Architectural Historians–Taiwan, presents Miller with a gift…

Posted by on December 10, 2018 in Conferences, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Doughnut Days Held December 10 and 12 in Cohen 134

The Visual Resources Center (VRC) invites students, faculty, and staff to join us for coffee and doughnuts in Cohen 134 on Monday, December 10, and Wednesday, December 12. Coffee, tea and juices will be available Monday through Friday during final exams. Pour yourself a cup and dash to class or stay for a while and…

Posted by on December 7, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Creator: Perugino; Date: 1495-96; Material: tempera grassa on panel; Measurements: 193 x 165 cm

Sheri Shaneyfelt Lectures on Perugino’s Workshops in Florence and Perugia at Venice Conference

Sheri Shaneyfelt, principal senior lecturer in the history of art and the department’s director of undergraduate studies, presented a paper at the University of Warwick in Venice conference on November 27, which was held in the fifteenth-century Palazzo Pesaro-Papafava. Her talk was entitled “Renaissance Painting in Perugia: Pietro Perugino and the Italian Renaissance Workshop.” In…

Posted by on December 5, 2018 in Conferences, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


“Pompeii Archive: Recent Photographs by William Wylie” Closes December 6

Destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE, the ancient city of Pompeii has captured the imagination of the public since it was first excavated in 1748. Pompeii Archive: Recent Photographs by William Wylie, on view in the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery through December 6, features a selection of recent work by artist…

Posted by on December 4, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, VRC


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