Professor of Art History Thomas Howe gave an invited lecture “A Most Fragile Art Object: Interpreting and Presenting the Strolling Garden of the Villa Arianna, Stabia” at the 7th international research conference “Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art” conference, Актуальные проблемы теории и истории искусства, at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia on Oct. 13, 2016. The conference is sponsored by Saint Petersburg State University, Lomonosov Moscow State University, and State Hermitage Museum.
Professor of Art History Kimberly Smith presented a paper titled “Becoming Human / Becoming Animal: Franz Marc and the Evolution of Perception” at the German Studies Association Annual Conference in San Diego on Oct. 1.
Professor of Art History Thomas Howe, Professor of Classics Hal Haskell and Instructor of Environmental Studies Anwar Sounny-Slitine participated in a seminar/workshop on adapting GIS technology for teaching and research Aug. 8-9, 2016 at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. The workshop was funded by a joint grant from the Associated Colleges of the South.