The Departments of History of Art and Italian Studies Announce a Joint SearchAssistant Professor of Renaissance/Early Modern Visual Culture in the Mediterranean world (tenure-track). Appointment effective July 1, 2015; candidates must have Ph.D. dissertation or equivalent underway at time of application. The Departments seek a specialist within the period (approx. 1300-1600) with strong interdisciplinary and/or comparative interests extending geographically beyond the boundaries of the Italian peninsula and the ability to contribute to the curricula and research profiles of both History of Art and Italian Studies. Areas of interest might include the relations between visual, verbal and material culture; travel studies; architectural history; cultural exchange between Europe and the East and/or Africa, or the New World. Teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels is expected, including the ability to teach in the Italian language where relevant. Full text of ad and instructions on how to apply can be found here.
History of Art Welcomes New FacultyWelcome to Lauren Kroiz and Lisa Trever, who joined the faculty this fall. Professor Kroiz is a specialist in 19th and 20th century American art and visual culture. Professor Trever is a Pre-Columbianist focusing on the ancient Andes—specifically the Moche of Peru—with expertise also in ancient Mesoamerica and strong interests in Latin American art history. The Department is also searching for an Assistant Professor of Global Modern Art.