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Annual Carl Sheppard Memorial Lecture in Medieval Art History
October 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Elizabeth S. Bolman — Elsie B. Smith Professor in the Humanities, and Chair of the Department of Art History, Art and Art Education, Case Western Reserve University — will be the featured speaker at the Annual Carl Sheppard Memorial Lecture in Medieval Art History on October 6, 2017, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the University of Minnesota’s Elmer L. Andersen Library.
About Elizabeth S.Bolman
Elizabeth S. Bolman specializes in Late Antique and Byzantine visual culture. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Bryn Mawr College. She is the editor and principal author of the award winning book Monastic Visions: Wall Paintings in the Monastery of St. Antony at the Red Sea (Yale University Press and the American Research Center in Egypt, 2002).
Her book, The Red Monastery Church: Beauty and Asceticism in Upper Egypt, was published by Yale University Press in 2016. She has two books in progress, has published numerous articles, and has received grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the J. William Fulbright Foundation, Dumbarton Oaks, the American Research Center in Egypt, and many others. In 2008 she received the College Art Association Heritage Preservation Award for Distinction in Scholarship and Preservation, and in 2012 she received the Lindback Award for Excellence in Teaching.
What: Annual Carl Sheppard Memorial Lecture in Medieval Art History
Title: The White Monastery Federation (Upper Egypt) and the Early Byzantine World: Rethinking Sites of Cultural Production
Who: Elizabeth S. Bolman, Elsie B. Smith Professor in the Humanities, and Chair of the Department of Art History, Art and Art Education, Case Western Reserve University
When: October 6, 2017, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of Minnesota, West Bank
This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies, James Ford Bell Library, and the Byzantine Studies Association of North America with funding from the International Center for Medieval Art.