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.

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

Pamela Patton: What Did Medieval Slavery Look Like?

Pamela Patton’s article “What Did Medieval Slavery Look Like? Color, Race, and Unfreedom in Later Medieval Iberia” appears in the July 2022 special issue of Speculum entitled “Emerging Issues in Medieval Iberian Studies.”

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.

6/15/2022 Publication

Hugo Miguel Crespo and Annemarie Jordan Gschwend: The "Pangolin Fan"

Hugo Miguel Crespo and Annemarie Jordan Gschwend have published The “Pangolin Fan”. An Imperial Ivory Fan from Ceylon. Artistic Confluence and Global Gift Exchange between Sri Lanka and Renaissance Portugal (Montevideo, Uruguay: Jaime Eguiguren, June 2022).