From Left: Aliza Hoffman (PZ), Brittnay Ahn (PO), Shardai Zaragoza (PZ), Lauren Quilty (PZ), Andrea Galdamez (PZ), Jess Rosenthal (SC–Art Conservation), Kathleen LaManna (SC), Skye Olson (SC–Art Conservation), Melanie Zarrow (PZ–crouching), Mariel Frechette (SC), and Emma Molloy (PZ) (Missing: Katie Carter (SC) Art Conservation) (With Antinous watching over all)
Art history seniors presented progress reports on their senior theses (the focus of ARHI 190: Senior Seminar with Professor Frances Pohl) on Wednesday, December 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in Lebus Court 113. Their reports covered a wide range of exciting topics (see below). The presentations were followed by a lively discussion between faculty, students and friends over dinner. The students will continue work on their theses with their first and second faculty readers over the spring semester.
Schedule of Presentations: 1. Lauren Quilty, “To Each His Own, To Me Mine: Interpretations of Correggio’s Camera di San Paolo, Past and Present” (1st Reader: George Gorse; 2nd Reader: Sara Adler) 2. Katie Carter, “The Conservation of Tudor Portraiture: The Removal of Discolored Varnish” (1st Reader: Mary MacNaughton; 2nd Readers: Burke Williams and George Gorse) 3. Jess Rosenthal, “Russia’s ‘Twice-Looted’ Archives: Successful Cases of Restitution” (1st Reader: Bruce Coats; 2nd Reader: Judy Sahak) 4. Melanie Zarrow, “Nathanial Rapoport’s Holocaust Memorials and the Complicated Task of Memory” (1st Reader: Frances Pohl; 2nd Reader: Bill Anthes) 5. Mariél Frechette, “Power and the Construction of Spanish Colonial Bodies” (GWS Reader: Chris Guzaitis; ARHI Reader: Frances Pohl) 6. Shardai Zaragoza, “Painting the Body Red: The Work of May Ling-Su” (1st Reader: Frances Pohl; 2nd Reader: Nancy Macko) 7. Brittnay Ahn (PO), “Images of Mastectomies: The Development of Breast Cancer Treatment from the late 19th Century to the 1950s.” (1st Reader: Frances Pohl; 2nd Reader: Jennifer Friedlander) 8. Emma Molloy, “International Revolutions: The Foundations of the Situationist International” (1st Reader: George Gorse; 2nd Reader, Dan Hackbarth) 9. Andrea Galdámez, “A Close Examination of the Cannibal Manifesto (Antopófago Manifesto) (1st Reader: Dan Hackbarth; 2nd Reader: Bill Anthes) 10. Aliza Hoffman, “Graffiti: History in New York and Journey to Los Angeles” (1st Reader: Bill Anthes; 2nd Reader: Frances Pohl) 11. Skye Olson, “Shelf Life: Experimental Artists’ Materials, Contemporary Conservation Challenges” (1st Reader: Mary MacNaughton; 2nd Reader: Frances Pohl) 12. Kathleen LaManna, “Antinous, Hellenization, and the Unification of an Empire.” (1st Reader: Michelle Berenfeld; 2nd Reader: George Gorse)