SIGA briefs

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.”

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).

5/20/2022 People

Adam Jasienski promoted

Adam Jasienski was promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure in the Meadows School of the Arts at SMU.

4/20/2022 People

Alexandra Letvin named curator at Princeton

Alexandra Letvin has been named the inaugural Duane Wilder, Class of 1951, Associate Curator of European Art at the Princeton University Art Museum.

4/20/2022 Publication

Reva Wolf: "The Interconnection of Satire and Censorship in Goya's Prints and Drawings"

An essay by Reva Wolf, “The Interconnections of Satire and Censorship in Goya’s Prints and Drawings,” is included in the interdisciplinary volume Changing Satire: Transformations and Continuities in Europe, 1600-1830, edited by Cecilia Rosengren, Per Sivefors, and Rikard Wingård, just published by Manchester University Press.

4/10/2022 Publication

Jesús Escobar: "Habsburg Madrid: Architecture and the Spanish Monarchy"

Jesús Escobar has published Habsburg Madrid: Architecture and the Spanish Monarchy (Penn State U Press, 2022). Fernando Marías’ advance review calls the work “a new and original book on Spanish urban history and architecture, focused on the court and capital town in a way never addressed by Spanish historians.”

4/6/2022 Publication

Olga Bush: "Color and Geometry in the Alhambra and What Got Lost in the Alhambresque"

Olga Bush has published “Color and Geometry in the Alhambra and What Got Lost in the Alhambresque,” in Geometry and Color. Decoding the Arts of Islam in the West from the Mid-19th to the Early 20th Century, edited by Sandra Gianfreda, Francine Giese, Ariane Varela Braga, and Axel Langerin, Manazir 3 (2021) [published 2022], 13-29.

4/1/2022 Publication

Cloe Cavero de Carondelet: "Wounds on Trial: Forensic Truth, Sanctity, and the Early Modern Visual Culture of Ritual Murder"

Cloe Cavero de Carondelet has published “Wounds on Trial: Forensic Truth, Sanctity, and the Early Modern Visual Culture of Ritual Murder,” in Sacred Images and Normativity: Contested Forms in Early Modern Art, ed. by Chiara Franceschini, Turnhout: Brepols, 2021 [2022], 68-85.