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Live Stream of 30th annual Graduate Symposium from Florence

Students, faculty invited to watch graduate students present their research papers from Italy

Nov. 28, 2016, by Robert M Enslin


Students and faculty are invited to watch the international live stream of the 30th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium on Thursday, December 1 at 10:00 a.m (EST).  The event, presented by Syracuse University’s graduate program in Renaissance Art, will showcase the work of four students as they present their final research papers live from the University’s campus in Florence Italy.

The symposium will begin with introductions by Sasha Perugini, director of the Syracuse University in Florence Program; Sally J. Cornelison, professor and director of the Florence Graduate Program in Renaissance Art, and Molly Bourne, faculty associate and the Florence-based coordinator of the graduate program in Renaissance Art. The symposium program is as follows:

Kirstin Willders

Dominicans and the Art of Healing in Renaissance Florence: The Maiolica Pharmacy Jars of San Marco

Emma McNay

​Franciscan Tradition and Cross-Cultural Exchange in Vasari’s Altarpiece Cycle at Santa Croce

Julie James

Bedding Agostino Chigi: Sodoma's Marriage of Alexander and Roxanne in the Villa Farnesina

Michelle Ayer

The Honeycomb, Duke Cosimo I de' Medici, and the Return of the Golden Age in Vasari's Saturn Receiving the Gifts of the Earth in the Palazzo Vecchio

A live stream of the Symposium will be available via Adobe Connect.  Those wishing to view the presentation should use their Syracuse University NetID and password to connect, or may log in as a guest.

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A video teaser of the student’s presentations can be viewed below. 

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Robert M Enslin