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443 (430) Universal Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Christopher Johns to Present Paper at International Conference in Lisbon

Christopher Johns, Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Professor of History of Art, will deliver a paper on March 28 at the International Conference of the National Library of Portugal in Lisbon. His paper is entitled “Queen Maria I, Pope Pius VI, and the Sacred Heart of Jesus: Lisbon, Rome, and the Counter Enlightenment.” The…

Posted by on March 26, 2019 in Conferences, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC

Manuscript Historian Kathryn Rudy to Deliver Goldberg Lecture on April 3

Readers in the late Middle Ages sometimes destroyed their manuscripts in the very act of handling them through acts of veneration, ritual, and public performance. Kathryn Rudy, manuscript historian and professor in the School of Art History, University of St Andrews, Scotland, will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture on Wednesday, April 3,…

Posted by on March 22, 2019 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Parthenon2 Symposium March 28-30: Digital Approaches to Architectural Heritage

Dorina Moullou, an archaeologist with the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, will deliver the keynote lecture for the upcoming symposium PARTHENON2: Digital Approaches to Architectural Heritage on Thursday, March 28, at 6 p.m. at the Nashville Parthenon, Centennial Park. Her lecture is entitled “On the Sacred Rock: The Athenian Acropolis from the Drawing Board…

Posted by on March 22, 2019 in Conferences, Digital Humanities, Divinity School, Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, Nashville Arts, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Vivien Fryd’s Article Appears in The Conversation, San Francisco Chronicle

The Conversation, “A half-century before the hashtag, artists were on the front lines of #MeToo” by Vivien Green Fryd, professor of history of art: The #MeToo movement has had a sweeping effect on politics, organized religion, educational institutions, Hollywood, sports and the military. The cultural prominence of rape and sexual assault might be new. Efforts to…

Posted by on March 21, 2019 in HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Alumna Jennifer Klos to Speak at Life After HART Event on March 20

Art is a part of our lives. It can be a blend of old and new, sophistication and whimsy, design and deeper meaning.—Jennifer Klos, HART alumna (BA’03), art consultant and owner of Collector House Inc. The Department of History of Art is launching a new series called Careers for HART Majors and Minors–Life After HART….

Posted by on March 13, 2019 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


Fine Arts Gallery Exhibit of Contemporary Mosaics Opens March 13 in Cohen Hall

Embodied: Mosaic Arts International 2019 Invitational, an exhibition surveying figurative works by five renowned mosaic artists working today, will open on Wednesday, March 13, in Vanderbilt’s Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus. Join us for the opening reception from 5 to 7 pm in the atrium. Featured artists are Lilian…

Posted by on March 11, 2019 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, Visual Resources Center, VRC

Vivien Fryd Featured in ART+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, Radio Interviews

As part of the Vanderbilt Libraries’ annual ART+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, Vivien Fryd, professor of history of art, will be the featured speaker.The event will be held on Wednesday, March 13, from 11 am to 1 pm in the Central Library, room 418A. Those attending will create, edit and add material to Wikipedia about women artists,…

Posted by on March 11, 2019 in Events, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, Visual Resources Center, VRC

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