have scholars, will travel...

posted on 26 Sep 2012 16:44 by Elena Pinto Simon
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BGC Faculty have been busy, participating in conferences and workshops at the start of the new academic year. Here are some of the papers /workshops they’ve been giving, just from the month of September:


Andrew Morrall presented a paper entitled "Inscriptional Wisdom and the Domestic Arts in Early Modern Northern Europe." The paper was for the Routine and Ritual in the Post-Medieval Home Conference , at York University in the UK.


Deborah Krohn presented a paper entitled "Reflections on Catherine de Medici's Copy of Scappi's Opera.” at a conference at the Chateau Royal de Blois.


Paul Stirton participated in a workshop and discussion on Design History Journals, talking about our own West 86th, at the Design History Society conference in Brighton, UK. He is joined by our Managing Editor of the Journal, Dan Lee. Pat Kirkham was also a part of a workshop at the same conference.


Michele Majer presented a paper on “Ester Williams and the Swimming Pool as Spectacle”, also at the Design History Society conference in Brighton.

Nicola Sharratt presented a paper entitled "Living and Dying through Political Turmoil: excavations in a terminal Tiwanaku (AD 950-1150) village in the Moquegua Valley, Peru". She also gave a guest lecture in the Department of Anthropology, at the University of Wisconisn-Madison, on September 21st.