medieval art

Art Historian Presents Grant-Winning VR Project

In May, Dr. Jennifer Feltman presented her project, “Experiencing Gothic: A VR Cathedral for Middle Schoolers,” at the 2020-21 Whiting Foundation Fellows Convening Meeting in New York City via Zoom. Feltman was awarded a 2020-21 Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Seed Grant to partner with teachers and digital media experts to build a virtual reality experience

UA Art History Professor Wins Grant to Make a Virtual Reality Gothic Cathedral for Alabama Middle-Schoolers

The humanities are more than a set of subjects like history, literature and philosophy; they are also a way of solving urgent problems. When they step beyond the walls of a university, the humanities can enrich public life in unique and vital ways. UA assistant professor of art history Dr. Jennifer Feltman was awarded a

A Gentlewoman in Verona: UA Graduate Student Researches In Italy

Sometimes there’s just no substitute for seeing the object you are studying first hand. For more than three semesters, from a graduate seminar in medieval cathedrals, to intensive thesis research, art history graduate student Rebecca Teague has focused on the sculpture programs of three 12th-century cathedrals in three small towns in northern Italy. She has

Students Gain Insight into the Experience of Medieval Artists

Students in Dr. Jennifer Feltman’s ARH 360-Early Medieval Art course created their own artworks as a way to reflect on the materials and methods used to make early medieval (and a few Byzantine) works of art. Each student chose an object that dates from between 250 and 1150, and researched the original work focusing on

UA Professor Researches Medieval Cathedral Sculpture

In medieval art, it is rare to know the name of an artist, but the names of the clergy who managed payment for construction projects are often in the records. Thanks to a UA College Academy of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (CARSCA) grant, this past June, Assistant Professor Dr. Jennifer Feltman traveled to Paris

Renowned Scholar To Speak on Apocalyptic Images

Tuscaloosa. — Explore the visionary landscape of the medieval Book of Revelation with one of its eminent scholars, Dr. Richard K. Emmerson. Dr. Emmerson will deliver a public lecture, “Apocalypse Illuminated,” on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 6:30 pm in Smith Hall 205 on UA campus. Richard K. Emmerson is Dean Emeritus of the School of Liberal Arts

Reed O’Mara Researches the Uta Codex

New graduate student in art history Reed O’Mara has hit the ground running. This May, she presented her research titled “The Geometry of the Co-eternal Word in the Uta Codex,” at a special session for undergraduates at the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the world’s largest annual gatherings of medieval scholars.

UA Student Wins Competitive Museum Internship

Rising senior Sommer Hallquist, a double major in art history and anthropology with a minor in French, has been setting goals and making plans for an exciting and challenging summer. “One large goal of mine has been to receive an internship position in a museum to gain more practical experience in the field,” Hallquist explained. She recently checked that

22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History

About the 2017 Symposium   Photos: Flickr.com | Facebook.com 2017 Graduate Student Presentations and Keynote Speaker   Ariana Panbechi, George Washington University, “Projections of Prestige: Aristocratic Portraiture of Qajar Iran” Isabel Lee-Rosson, University of North Texas, “American Diplomacy and Lebanese Art, ca. 1970: Contextualizing Paul Guiragossian’s Exhibitions in the United States” Mariana Gómez, University of South Florida,