SIGA briefs

5/31/2023 People

Laura Fernández-González awarded Society of Antiquaries Grant

Laura Fernández-González (University of Lincoln, UK) has been awarded a research grant by the Society of Antiquaries–London for her Emilio Harth-Terré project (1899-1983). Harth-Terré was a prominent Peruvian architect, critic, and art and architectural historian, whose contribution to the development of a Peruvian artistic and architectural identity was monumental in his period. For this pilot project, Laura will explore Harth-Terré’s collection of drawings, plans, photographs, and correspondence kept in the Library at the University of Lima and the Latin American Library at Tulane University.

5/30/2023 Publication

Carmen Ripollés: Josefa de Óbidos

Carmen Ripollés has published the article “Josefa de Óbidos” in Oxford Bibliographies in Art History.

4/28/2023 Announcement

Open Letter to the HSA

The SIGA Board has been following recent events at the Hispanic Society of America Museum & Library closely. Read our open letter to the leadership of the HSA.

4/27/2023 People

Therese Martin: Medieval Treasuries

Therese Martin has launched a new webpage for her research projects. Entitled Medieval Treasuries: Iberia and Beyond, it includes links to all related publications, many of which are available in open access.

4/20/2023 People

Stella Nair awarded National Humanities Center Fellowship

Stella Nair (UCLA) has been appointed a fellow of the National Humanities Center for 2023–24.

4/20/2023 Award

Michael Schreffler awarded Spiro Kostof Book Award

Michael Schreffler (University of Notre Dame) has been awarded the 2023 Spiro Kostof Book Award from the Society of Architectural Historians for Cuzco: Incas, Spaniards, and the Making of a Colonial City (Yale University Press, 2020).

4/18/2023 People

Olga Bush delivers Madīnat al-Zahrā lecture

Olga Bush (Vassar College) has delivered a lecture, titled, “Madīnat al-Zahrā’: The Ecology and Landscape Architecture of the caliphal city,” in the Department of Art at Columbia University.

4/15/2023 People

Angel Jiang curates Tradition and Transformation exhibition

Angel Jiang, Curator of Collections & Study Room Initiatives at the University of New Mexico Art Museum, has curated Tradition and Transformation: Colonial New Spain and Contemporary Hispanic America at the UNM Art Museum (March 30-September 30). This permanent collection exhibition features historic colonial Spanish paintings, retablos, and bultos alongside prints and photographs by contemporary Hispanic artists who preserve and transform this tradition in modern mediums.