DVMA Graduate Student Meeting & Workshop

Students and Faculty: 

We are excited to invite you to the Graduate Student Meeting & Workshop organized by the Delaware Valley Medieval Association that will take place in 0B082, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, on Saturday, February 17, 2018, 1-5 PM.




1:00 – 1:20 pm: Coffee and Pizza

1:20 – 1:40 pm: DVMA Graduate Student Organizational Meeting and Discussion

1:40 – 3:10 pm: Graduate Students Work Sharing Session. Formal and informal presentations.

v  Elena Gittleman (Bryn Mawr College), “Performative Spaces of Martyrdom: Architecture and Gesture in the Rotunda of Thessaloniki and Menologion of Basil II.”

v  Lily Scott (Temple University), “The Theotokos and Prodromos in the Age of Justinian: The Early Deësis.”

v  Justin Willson (Princeton University), “Seeing and Theorizing Nimbi in Byzantium in the Fourteenth Century.”

v  Shannon Steiner (Bryn Mawr College), “Artisanal Research: Investigating Byzantine Enamel through Contemporary Goldsmithing.”

3:10 – 3:20 pm: Coffee Break

3.20 – 4:10 pm: Students’ presentations continue

v  Hannah Hunter-Parker (Princeton University), “Lessing, Laokoon, and the ‘Mooncalf’ Manuscript”

v  Nathalie Lacarriere (University of Pennsylvania), “Self-Glossing and Shifting Layouts in Christine de Pizan’s Epistre Othea.”

4:10 – 5:00 pm: Kaelin Jewell (Temple University) will lead the hands-on workshop “Reconstructing Lost Churches with SketchUp Make.” Please bring a laptop computer. Kaelin will introduce participants to the world of digital reconstruction through the use of SketchUp Make, a freely accessible architectural rendering program.




For registration and membership information, please visit: http://dvmamedieval.com/


The annual membership fee for students is only $10, and student members attend all DVMA meeting for free. Members are also eligible for DVMA grants and prizes. Please find more information about our meeting, the DVMA, and the benefits of DVMA membership on our renewed website http://dvmamedieval.com/ and in the attached flyers.


Thank you very much for your attention. We hope to see you there!

Have a wonderful semester!


DVMA graduate student representative

Marina Mandrikova,

Teaching Assistant | Ph:D. Student

Department of Art History, Tyler School of Art

Temple University. Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Event Properties

Event Date 02/17/2018, 1:00 am
Event End Date 02/17/2018, 5:00 am
Registration Start Date 02/09/2018
Capacity 100
Individual Price Free
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Our Thanks

The DVMA would like to offer its sincere gratitude to the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries and the Princeton Index of Christian Art for their continued support of our programs.

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