SIGA briefs

3/15/2022 People

Kate Holohan appointed Curator of Education and Academic Outreach (Syracuse)

Kate Holohan was appointed Curator of Education and Academic Outreach at the Syracuse University Art Museum.

3/10/2022 People

Passing of Sir John H. Elliott

The inestimable historian and Hispanist Sir John H. Elliott has passed away. Read about his legacy in El País and as well as in The Guardian.

3/1/2022 Publication

Luis Gordo Peláez publishes an article and essay on infrastructure in New Spain

Luis Gordo Peláez has published “Grain Architecture in Bourbon New Spain: On the Design of Guadalajara and Querétaro’s Alhóndigas,” Arts 11 (2), 42 (2022) as well as “Water and Infrastructure in Late Colonial Guanajuato,” in The Routledge Handbook on Infrastructure Design: Global Views from Architectural History, ed. Joseph Heathcott (New York: Routledge, 2022), 283-93. The article was featured on the cover of Arts’ April 2022 issue.

2/27/2022 People

Passing of Professor David Davies

Our sister organization ARTES UK has announced the sad passing of Professor David Davies.

2/24/2022 People

Iraida Rodríguez-Negrón appointed curator (Ponce)

Iraida Rodríguez-Negrón has been appointed Curator at the Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico.

2/17/2022 Award

Hannah Friedman awarded Nelson prize

Hannah Friedman’s article “Jusepe de Ribera’s Five Senses and the Practice of Prudence” has won the RSA’s William Nelson Prize for the best article published in Renaissance Quarterly during 2021.

1/24/2022 Publication

Shannon Wearing (ed.): Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval Manuscripts

Shannon Wearing has co-edited the newly published volume Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval Manuscripts, edited by Joseph Salvatore Ackley and Shannon L. Wearing (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2022).

1/20/2022 Award

Benito Navarrete Prieto named 2021 Tufts Award winner

Benito Navarrete Prieto has been named the 2021 recipient of SIGA’s annual Eleanor Tufts Award for his book Murillo: Persuasion and Aura (Harvey Miller, 2021). Honorable mentions go to Noelia García Pérez (ed.), The Making of Juana de Austria: Gender, Art, and Patronage in Early Modern Iberia (LSU Press, 2021) and Laura Fernández-González, Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire (Penn State, 2021). Read an article in the Diario de Sevilla about Professor Navarrete’s award.