Jennifer Feltman

Cloisters Curator to Speak on Medieval Spain

2021 International Center of Medieval Art, Forsyth Lecture (A Webinar) Julia Perratore, assistant curator of medieval art at The Met Cloisters will present an online lecture, “Representing Medieval Spain at The Met Cloisters,” October 14, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. CT / 2:00 p.m. ET. A link for registration will be posted on this website soon.

Art History Professor Appointed to Cathedral Restoration Group

Assistant Professor Dr. Jennifer Feltman has had a busy couple of months. In January she presented her paper, “The Afflicted Body and the Aesthetic of Wholeness in Gothic Sculpture,” at the virtual 14th Annual Imago Conference, University of Haifa, Israel. In addition to organizing UA’s 26th Annual Graduate Student Symposium, which entailed duties from inviting the respected medievalist

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

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

Art and Art History Faculty/Staff Accolades Spring 2018

A book by Scholarship on the Period after 1800. The book is “Mass-Observation and Visual Culture: Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain” (Routledge, 2017). In her book, Curzon critically analyzes the role that visual culture played in the early development of the innovative British anthropological research group founded in 1937. Assistant Professor of art history Dr.

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

Ad QUADratum: The Art & Science of Cathedral Design

Everyone is invited to witness the harmonious intersection of art and mathematics on a grand scale, Friday, November 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, on The University of Alabama’s main quadrangle. The beauty and grandeur of medieval cathedrals lies not only in their vast scale, but also in their harmonious proportions, created by the use of