SIGA briefs

9/1/2022 People

Laura Fernández González promoted

Laura Fernández González has been promoted to Associate Professor (T/R; what is called elsewhere in the UK as Reader) effective from 1st September 2022.

9/1/2022 Publication

Ronda Kasl: 'Things They Do Not Have’

Ronda Kasl has published “‘Things They Do Not Have’: Royal Spanish Gifts for the Emperor of China,” in Tributes to Maryan W. Ainsworth; Collaborative Spirit: Essays on Northern European Art, 1350–1650, ed. Anna Koopstra, Christine Seidel, and Joshua P. Waterman (Turnhout: Brepols/Harvey Miller Publishers, 2022), 298–314.

9/1/2022 Publication

Therese Martin and Mariam Rosser-Owen: Silver and Niello in Islamic Iberia

Therese Martin and Mariam Rosser-Owen have recently published “Silver and Niello in Islamic Iberia: A New Look at the Material Evidence,” West 86th: A Journal of Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture 28, no. 2 (2021): 290-297.

8/10/2022 Publication

Adam Jasienski: Disgust and the Sacred Image in Early Modernity

Adam Jasienski published “Disgust and the Sacred Image in Early Modernity,” in Sacrifice and Conversion in the Early Modern Atlantic World, ed. Maria Berbara, I Tatti Research Series 3 (Milan: Officina Libraria, 2022), 243-270. He will further develop this project with support from Villa I Tatti: The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, as a Bernard Berenson Fellow, and the Thoma Foundation, where he is the Marilynn Thoma Post-Doctoral Fellow.

7/7/2022 Publication

Iraida Rodríguez-Negrón: "A true patron without any pretense of being one"

Iraida Rodríguez-Negrón has published “‘A true Patron without any pretense of being one’: William H. Stewart, His Album, and His Friends from the Modern Spanish School in Nineteenth-Century Paris,” Nineteenth Century Studies 33:1 (2021): 217-41.

7/3/2022 People

Orlando Hernández Ying appointed Curatorial Associate at the Hispanic Society Museum & Library

Orlando Hernández Ying has been recently appointed Curatorial Associate at the Hispanic Society Museum & Library where he will co-curate an exhibit of José Clemente Orozco’s drawings and will continue his research on 19th-century Peruuvian watercolorist Pancho Fierro.

7/2/2022 People

Laura Fernandez Gonzalez awarded Leverhume Trust fellowship

Laura Fernández González has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship for 2022-2023 for her second book project on early modern city ports of the Iberian World. The project entitled: “Global Iberia: Architecture and Empire in the early modern ‘Ports of the Indies’” explores the architectural and urban development of four key city ports of the early modern Iberian world, namely, Lisbon, Old Goa, Seville and Havana.

7/1/2022 Publication

Luisa Elena Alcala Donegani: Arte y localizacion de un culto global

Luisa Elena Alcala Donegani has recently published Arte y localizacion de un culto global. La Virgen de Loreto en Mexico. Madrid: Abada Editores, 2022.