University of California, Los Angeles:
1986, Ph.D., cum
laude, History of Art: Illustrations of Troper Texts:
The Painted Miniatures in Paris, B.N. fonds latin, MS.9448
1981, M.A., History of Art: Illustrated Tropers from around the Year 1000
1976, B.A., Art/Art History
Council Grant to support photographic illustrations in
Françoise Henry in Co. Mayo: The Inishkea Journals
Dublin ‘Long Room Hub’ Visiting Research Fellowship
2010 Eastern Illinois University Distinguished Faculty Award
2008 EIU Faculty Excellence Award for Research
2004 Eastern Illinois University Woman of Achievement 2004
2003-2004 National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship
Excellence Award for Teaching, Research, Service
Personal Significance exhibition named Tampa Bay's #1 art event of 1998
1998 NEH Summer Seminar, ‘Gothic in the Ile-de-France’
1992 EIU Faculty Excellence Award for Service
Seventeen research and travel grants from Eastern Illinois University and the University of South Florida
Three years of
fellowship, two of teaching assistantship, and two of research
assistantship, plus travel funds for dissertation research from
University of California, Los Angeles
Research and Publications
The Lordship and Commune Project: A Collaboratory (co-editor of posthumous publication for Barbara Abou-el-Haj] (ICMA, 2016: http://www.medievalart.org/lordship-and-commune)
Zodiaque: Making Medieval Modern 1951-2001 (University Park, PA: Penn State Press, 2015)
Penn State Press advance reviews
Journal of Art Historiography
Françoise Henry in Co. Mayo: The Inishkea Journals edited, with introduction (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2012)
Irish Times, September 2012
Mayo News, September 2012
Journal Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland
H-Albion, December 2012
Journal of Art Historiography
Medieval Art and Architecture after the Middle Ages
(with Alyce Jordan). Anthology of papers on aspects of medievalism in
art history. Cambridge Scholar's Publishing, 2009 (pb 2011)
From Martyr to Monument: the Abbey of Cluny as Cultural Patrimony. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007 (pb 2009)
Speculum 84/1 (January 2009): 183-184.
English Historical Review CXXV (April 2010): 466-467
Frames of Reference: Art, History, and the World (with Stephen Eskilson) McGraw-Hill, 2003
|Objects of Personal Significance. Exhibits USA, 1996|
- ‘Resonances in France,’ in: Joanne Parker and Nick Groom, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Medievalism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018).
Early History of Major Medieval Art Collections in Western Europe and
North America,’ in: Conrad Rudolph, ed., A Companion to Medieval Art,
2nd ed., (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2018), 933-955.
- ‘The Haystack
Monument at Williams College,’ in: Erika Doss and Cheryl Snay, eds.,
Monumental Troubles (Snite Museum and MAHS, 2018), 7-15.
Politics of Burgundian Romanesque: Demolition and Construction in Cluny
and Mâcon during the nineteenth century,’ in: J. M. Mancini and Keith
Bresnahan, eds., Architecture and armed conflict: the politics of
destruction (Abingdon: Routledge, 2015), 165-181.
- ‘Du martyr au monument : les reconstructions romantiques,’ in: Didier Méhu, ed., Cluny après Cluny. Constructions, reconstructions, commémorations 1790-2010 (Rennes: Presses universitaires, 2013), 199-220.
the Medieval Past in Modern Cluny: How popular events helped shape
collective memory for a small French town,’ in: Elma Brenner, Meredith
Cohen and Mary Franklin-Brown, eds., Memory and Commemoration in Medieval Culture (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2013), 299-320.
Articles and Catalog Essays
- “…we congratulate
ourselves that reason has not with us yet left its seat”: First
Generations of American Missionary Women in the Near East,” Women's History Review (October 2018), online.
- 'Françoise Henry,’ Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012), vol. 3, p. 300.
- “La vision et l’approche de Kenneth John Conant,” Histoire: antique et médiévale 30 (April 2012), 50-51.
- "The Zodiaque Collection of Books on Medieval
Art/La Collection Zodiaque d’ouvrages sur l’art medieval,"
International Center for Medieval Art on-line member exhibitions (June
- "Defining French 'Romanesque': The Zodiaque series," Journal of Art Historiography 1 (2009), 1-JTM/1
- "La Pierre-qui-Vire and Zodiaque: A Monastic Pilgrimage of Medieval Dimensions" Peregrinations II, no. 3/4, SU 2009.
- "Recent Paintings by Sarah Lamb" catalog essay
for Spanierman Gallery exhibition (New York City) October 10 - November
- "Recent Paintings by Kate Lehman and Sarah
Lamb," catalog essay for Spanierman Gallery exhibition (New York City)
March 1-April 1, 2006.
- "New Frayed Edges: Anne Wilson", and "Donna Sharrett's Momentos" and "Toni Hambleton: Silent Spaces,"Woman's Art Journal 23:2 (Fall2002/Winter 2003).
- "Excavating Memory: Diane Elmeer's Recent Paintings" and "Secrets: Kathleen Browne's Revealing Jewelry" Woman's Art Journal 22:2 (Fall 2001/Winter 2002).
- "B(l)ack Talk: African-American Women's Confrontational Art", exposure 33: 1/2 (Winter, 2000-2001).
- Objects of Personal Significance: Still Life by Women Artists
catalog for national traveling exhibition with nine venues curated with
Mid America Arts Alliance/Exhibits USA September 1996-December 1998.
- Nothing Overlooked: Women Paint Still Life. Essay for exhibition catalog, Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA, January, 1995.
- "Katja Oxman: Working in the Tradition of the Woman Artist" Woman's Art Journal 15/1 (Sp/Su1994), 23-27.
- "Rethinking the Cultural Context of Foundations" F.A.T.E. Journal , 16 (1993/94), 16-19.
- "Ottonian Imperial Saints in the Pruem Troper" Manuscripta, 33 (1989), 129-136.
- "Visual Reference Works for Producers" Medieval Music-Drama News (Kalamazoo) I/1 (Wtr 1982), 5-6.
- Stephanie Glaser, ed., The Idea of the Gothic Cathedral: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Meanings of the Medieval Edifice in the Modern Period (Brepols, 2018) in: Speculum 94/4 (October 2019), 1156-1157.
- Michael Greenhalgh,
Destruction of Cultural Heritage in 19th-century France: Old Stones
versus Modern Identities (Brill, 2015) H-France Review Vol. 16 (August
2016), No. 172
- Astrid Swenson, The
Rise of Heritage: Preserving the Past in France, Germany and England,
1789–1914 (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014).
H-France Review Vol. 15 (April 2015), No. 63 [http://www.h-france.net/vol15reviews/vol15no63marquardt.pdf]
- Stephen C. Pinson, Speculating Daguerre (Chicago:
University of Chicago Press, 2012) in: H-France Review Vol. 14
(November 2014), No. 172
- Nina L. Dubin, C. M., Futures and Ruins: Eighteenth-century Paris and the Art of Hubert Robert
(Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2010) in: H-France Reviews Vol.
11 (2011), no. 160
- Sherry C. M. Lindquist, Agency, Visuality and Society at the Chartreuse de Champmol (Aldershot, England and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2008) in: H-France H-France Reviews Vol. 9 (April 2009), No. 50 [http://www.h-france.net/vol9reviews/vol9reviews.html]
- Eleanor Heartney, Helaine Posner, Nancy Princenthal, and Sue Scott, After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art (2007) in Women's Art Journal 29/2 (Autumn/Winter 2008-2009)
- Jean Nayrolles, L'invention de l'art roman à l'époque moderne (XVIIIe-XIXe siècles), Collection
"Art & Société,". Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2005 in
College Art Association on line book reviews 2006: http://www.caareviews.org
Conferences and Presentations
- ‘Fidelia Fiske: A new model for missionary women 1843-1858,’ Shelburne Falls Women’s Club, 10 April 2019
Fiske: Empowered and Accomplished, Town of Shelburne Falls 250th
anniversary lecture, Shelburne Congo Church, Shelburne MA, April 28,
Zodiaque Series on Romanesque Art & the influence of Françoise
Henry’s contributions 1963-64,’ Royal Irish Academy, Dublin Symposium
on Françoise Henry sponsored by University College Dublin, 2 June 2017
- ‘Reviving Romanesque in the Twentieth Century: the Zodiaque Books series,’ Concordia University, Montréal, 20 January 2017
- 'Françoise Henry: The French historienne who loved Ireland,' Peoria Fine Arts Society, Peoria, IL, 10 March 2016.
- 'The Ruined Abbey: Romantic Memory and French Patrimony at Cluny,' lecture
in Castles, Cloisters, Cathedrals course, Dartmouth College, 5
- 'Making Medieval Modern: The The Evocative Zodiaque
Photographs and their Legacy,' lecture in Five College Medieval Studies
Seminar and book launch, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 3
- 'Making Medieval Modern: The The Evocative Zodiaque
Photographs and their Legacy,' lecture and book launch, University of Pittsburgh, 20 October 2015.
- 'Making Medieval Modern: The The Evocative Zodiaque
Photographs and their Legacy,' lecture and book launch, Real Colegio
Complutense, Harvard University, 9 October 2015.
- ‘Revival and Restoration in the Nineteenth Century: The
Case of Notre-Dame de Paris,’ Art Department, Smith College. 26
- 'How We (think we) Know the Past,’ History of
Art and Architecture Department, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 3
- 'Lettres d'Europe: La correspondance de Conant pendant la
première guerre mondiale' Inauguration du Centre de recherche
"Espace Kenneth John Conant" de Cluny, 28 Septembre
Medieval Modern: Françoise Henry and the Zodiaque art book series,'
Seminar session for Instituto de Historia, Consejo Superior de
Investigaciones Científicas, University of Madrid, 19 June 2013.
- 'Making Medieval Modern,’ Carpenter Annual Endowed Lecture, Colby College, 29 November 2012.
Henry in Co. Mayo,’ Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, September 5, 2012 and
Áras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet (Ireland), September 6, 2012.
- ‘Françoise Henry et les arts irlandais,’ in L'Historiographie française de l'art, Institut national d'histoire de l'art (INHA), Paris, November 21, 2011.
- ‘Twentieth-century constructions of French 'Romanesque' Heritage: The Abbey of Cluny and the Zodiaque Books’, Centre for Medieval Studies and Art History Programme, Leeds University (UK). November 7, 2011
- Keynote Address for Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms, University of Exeter (UK). September 8, 2011
- ‘From Early Christian to Neo-Romanesque: Finding Medieval Art in Ireland and France’ Program in Medieval Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. November 6, 2010
- ‘Du martyr au monument: Reconstructions romantiques’ in Constructions, reconstructions et commémorations clunisiennes, 1790-2010, Cluny, France. May 14-15, 2010
- ‘Pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral,’ Canterbury Tales, 19th Annual Literature Conference,Eastern Illinois University. October 23, 2008
- ‘The Zodiaque series of books on Romanesque art,’ International Medieval Society, Paris. July, 2008
address ‘Why French Art?’ for ‘Medieval Places: Geographical Approaches
to Medieval Culture,’ University of North Texas Medieval Graduate
Student Symposium. November 8-9, 2007
the Medieval Past in Modern Cluny: How popular events helped shape
collective memory for a small French town’ Newberry Library, Chicago,
Center for Festive Culture Seminar. November 2, 2007
- ‘L’Évolution de l’histoire de l’art aux États-Unis : Le rôle de K. J. Conant dans la tradition de Harvard et celui de ses dessins reconstructifs dans la salle de classe’ Centre d’etudes superieures de civilization médiévale. University of Poitiers, May 30, 2006
- ‘Les Fêtes commémoratives, les sites chrétiens, et la culture visuelle du Moyen Âge : Cluny à 1898, 1910, et 1949’ Centre d’etudes superieures de civilization médiévale. University of Poitiers, May 23, 2006
- ‘La Mémoire collective, la mémoire culturelle, et les monuments du Moyen Âge : L’héritage de l’abbaye de Cluny au dix-neuvième siècle II’ Centre d’etudes superieures de civilization médiévale. University of Poitiers, May 16, 2006
- ‘L’Écriture de l’histoire du Moyen Âge en France et l’imagination romantique : L’héritage de l’abbaye de Cluny au dix-neuvième siècle I’ Centre d’etudes superieures de civilization médiévale. University of Poitiers, May 9, 2006
Conant’s vision for an architectural reconstruction of Cluny’
Architecture and Landscape Department, University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign. April 17, 2006
Memory and Communal Commemorations at Cluny’ French Department,
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. April 7, 2006
Ruined Abbey: Romantic Memory and French Patrimony at Cluny’ Rosemary
Coffey Memorial Art History Lecture, University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign. April 6, 2006
Mouth of Hell and other Monsters in a Church for the Living Dead in
12th-century France’ Booth Library lecture in conjunction with
Frankenstein exhibit, Medieval Studies panel, Eastern Illinois
University. November 2, 2005
- ‘Cluny: Lieu de Mémoire,’ Department of History, University of Avignon, France. May 4, 2005
Romantique à la recherche du passé: K.J. Conant à Cluny.’ Centre
d’etudes superieures de civilization medieval, University of Poitiers.
France May 2, 2005
- ‘Cluny as a Romantic Souvenir,’ Branner Forum Series Lecture, Columbia University. October 13, 2004
Artists: Can you name 5 before 1971?’ Weinberg College of Arts and
Sciences, Humanities Residential College, Northwestern University.
January 25, 2001
- ‘Contemporary trends in Still Life Painting by Women,’ The School of the Chicago Art Institute. March 20, 1997
- ‘Classical and Medieval Images of the Afterlife,’ Dante in the 90's, Illinois State Conference on Secondary Education, Eastern Illinois University. October 3-5, 1996
Women Artists and the Still Life Tradition’ Featured lecture for Fall,
Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University. November 3, 1991
Early Medieval Manuscript with Miniature Paintings that Illustrate Its
Unique Text’ American Association of University Professionals Annual
Lecture, Eastern Illinois University. March 15, 1987.
Conference Papers, Seminars, and Panels
Haystack Monument at Williams College,’ in Monumental Troubles:
Rethinking What Monuments Mean Today, Midwest Art History Society,
Indianapolis, April 5-7, 2018
- 'The Deliberate Erasure of Medieval Churches,' in The Meanings of Erasure, International Congress on Medieval
Studies, Western Michigan University. May 16, 2015
Frescos in the National Art Museum of Catalonia: Renaissance,
Conservation, and Resistance,’ Canadian Conference of Medieval Art
Historians, University of Montréal. March 18-21, 2015
respondent: The Destruction and Reconstruction of Medieval Art and
Architecture: Ethics and Approaches, International Congress on Medieval
Studies, Western Michigan University. May 11, 2014
- ‘Françoise Henry’s observations in County Mayo,’ in Françoise Henry, French art historian of Irish medieval art, International Meeting of The American Conference for Irish Studies in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 17, 2012.
- Displaying / Musealising The Medieval In The Postcolonial Present, Invited panelist, International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 13, 2011
- ‘Demolition and Construction of Burgundian Romanesque,’ in The Politics of Architectural Destruction, National University of Ireland, Maynooth. May 22-24, 2011
- ‘Françoise Henry: Presenting Irish Medieval
Art,’ Illinois Medieval Association annual conference, DePaul
University. Feb 26, 2011
- ‘Renewing Sacred Art for the Twentieth Century: Zodiaque Editions 1951-2001,’ in History, Continuity, and Rupture: A Symposium on Christianity and Art History Paris, France. May 26-29, 2010
- ‘Defining French ‘Romanesque’: The Zodiaque series,’ in French Medieval Art and Taxonomy, Western Society for French History, Boulder, CO. October 22-24, 2009
- ‘Flying Off the Shelves: The Popularity of Zodiaque Books on Romanesque Art 1951-2001’ in Shaping Medieval Patrimony, Medieval Academy of America annual conference, Chicago IL. March 26-28, 2009
- ‘The Role of Photography in Shaping Modern Appreciation of French Romanesque Architecture’ in Kodak Monuments: Photographs of French Heritage, Western Society for French History, Québec, CA. November 6-8, 2008
- ‘La Pierre-qui-Vire and Zodiaque: A Monastic Pilgrimage of Medieval Dimensions’ in Placing the Middle Ages: Contextualizing towards a Geography of Material Culture International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. May 8-11, 2008
- ‘Modernist Photographs in the Zodiaque Series
of Books on Romanesque Art’ Midwest Art History Society annual
conference, Chicago IL. April 2-5, 2008
- ‘The Regions of the Zodiaque Series on Romanesque Art’ in Common terrain: surveying geography in histories of art, architecture and visual culture, College Art Association, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX. February 20-23, 2008
- ‘Cluny in all its perfection:
The Reconstruction of a Martyred Abbey Church,’ Basilika Kolloquium,
Einsiedeln, Switzerland. September 20-23, 2007
- ‘The Royals Visit Cluny: Commemorating the
Medieval Past in 1910,’ Society for the Study of French History, St.
Andrew's University, Scotland. July 1-3, 2007
- ‘Cluny's Jubilee of 1898: A Contrast of
Memories’ International Medieval Society, Université Paris IV -
Sorbonne, Maison de Recherche. Paris, 27-29 June 2007
- ‘The Royals Visit Cluny: Celebrating the
Medieval City in 1910’ Illinois Medieval Association, Eastern Illinois
University. February 23, 2007
- ‘The Construction of the Past in the Ruins of
Cluny’ Society for French Historical Studies, Champaign, IL. April 21,
- ‘‘Site Relic: The Abbey of Cluny as an Imaginary Destination,’ College Art Association, Boston, MA. February 23, 2006
- ‘The Art and Artifice of Collective Memory:
Changing Notions of Artistic Patrimony,’ Social Theory, Politics and
the Arts, Eugene, Oregon. October 8, 2005
- ‘Celebrating Cluny's Resurrection,’ Romance Studies Colloquium, Montclair State University. October 14-15, 2004
- ‘Lost and Found: Cluny as an Historical
Monument,’ International Medieval Association, École des Chartes,
Paris. July 9, 2004
- ‘Lost and Found: Cluny as an Historical Monument,’ in Medieval Ruins in Nineteenth-century France (organizer), Medieval Association of Mid-America, Columbia, Missouri. February 7, 2004
- The Corporatization of the University, invited panelist, College Art Association, Seattle, WA. February 18-21, 2004
- ‘An art-historical approach to the Luttrell
Psalter,’ Booth Library Lecture Series, panel on the Luttrell Psalter
by Medieval Studies Faculty, Eastern Illinois University. April 8, 2003
- ‘What were Nora’s choices?’ talk-back session
after opening night of Ibsen’s The Doll’s House, Eastern Illinois
University. February 26, 2003
- ‘The Sacred Arm of Cluny III: American
Consecration of a Medieval French Relic’, Sewanee Medieval Colloquium.
April 12/13, 2002
- ‘Site Relics: The Sacred Arm of Cluny III,’
International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan
University. May 5, 2001
- ‘Election 2000: Any Lessons for American Democracy?’ Panelist, Eastern Illinois University. January 18, 2001
- ‘Study Abroad in New York, London, and Paris
2000,’ International Programs Tea, Eastern Illinois University.
November 29, 2000.
- ‘Women, Objects, and Memory,’ Lot’s Wife: Feminist Art History and Artists of Memory, Feminist Art and Art History Conference, Barnard College, New York. October 30, 1999
- ‘(B)lack talk: Confrontational photographs by
African-American women,’ Midwest Art History Society, University of
Illinois, Chicago. April, 1999
- ‘Social Reality and Legend: Nineteenth-century Women Sculptors,’ Introductory lecture to public showing of film Camille Claudel, Eastern Illinois University. March 6, 1997
- Objects of Personal Significance, curator’s gallery talk, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University. October 13, 1996
- ‘Can the revised, cross-cultural Intro to Art be enough?’ Visual Resources: How diverse images are introduced in the core curriculum, F.A.T.E. conference, St. Louis. March 23-26, 1995
- ‘A How-To Guide on incorporating non-eurocentric examples into your Art History survey,’ Revising the Art History Survey: Preparing for the 21st Century, F.A.T.E. conference, St. Louis. March 23-26, 1995
- ‘Issues in the Art of African-American Women,’
workshop, Illinois State Conference on Secondary Education, Eastern
Illinois University. December 3, 1994
- ‘Medieval Art from Sacred to Secular,’ University of Tampa. April 14, 1994
- Consultant, Foundations Program Review,
presentation and evaluation, Art Department, Appalachian State
University, Boone, NC. March 18-19, 1994
- ‘Rethinking the Cultural Context of Foundations,’ SECAC, Chapel Hill, NC. October 22, 1993
- ‘Cross-Cultural Exposure and the Functional
Context for Re-Organizing Foundations Courses,’ F.A.T.E session, SECAC,
Chapel Hill, NC. October 22, 1993
- Arts for Universities and Communities: Daring to do it Together, representative from University of South Florida, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. October 14-16, 1993
- ‘Differences in the 19th century: Clara Wieck Schumann and Music as a Profession,’ Bridging Gaps: From Past Voices to Future Visions of Feminism, Florida Statewide Women’s Studies Conference, University of Florida at Gainsville. April 8-11, 1993
- ‘Sources for Eve and Mary,’ Women in the Middle Ages, International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. May, 1992
- ‘King David in Germany: Royal Traditions
at Prüm,’ Illinois Medieval Association, Monmouth College, Illinois.
February 22, 1992
- ‘Clara Schumann: Contributions and Restrictions
of a Significant Nineteenth-century Woman Artist’ Faculty Development
Seminar, Eastern Illinois University. March 14, 1990
- ‘Ascension Sundays in Tropers: The Innovative
Scenes in the Prüm and Canterbury Tropers and Their Relationship to the
Accompanying Texts,’ Illinois Medieval Association, University of
Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. February 25, 1989
- ‘Local Saints Makes Surprising Appearance in
the Prüm Troper’ Central Illinois Byzantine Studies Coloquium,
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. October 25, 1988
- ‘Local Saint Makes Surprise Appearance in
Images of Roman Martyrs: The Unknown Figure with Chrysanthus and Daria
in Paris lat. 9448’. Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies. St.
Louis University, St. Louis. October 14-15, 1988
- ‘Illustrations of Troper Texts: The Painted
Miniatures in Bibliothéque Nationale, fonds latin MS.9448’
Words/Pictures, International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western
Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. May 8-11, 1986
- ‘Illustrations of Troper texts: Four Miniatures from the Temporale in Paris 9448,’ Les Tropes et leur manuscrits,
Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes, France and Corpus
Troporum, University of Stockholm. Paris, France. October 14-19, 1985
Sessions organized and/or chaired
Technology and War: Word and Image/Engagement and Denial, session
organized for International Word and Image Association conference,
Dundee, Scotland, August 2014
- Modern Perspectives on Medieval Architecture; Modern Interpretations of Medieval Art I and II, Three sessions organized for The Middle Ages in the Modern World, University of St Andrews, UK, June 2013
- Seeing Double: Texts And Images Shaping The Past, Special
session co-organized with Véronique Plesch for the International
Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University and
sponsored by IAWIS, May 2013.
- Françoise Henry, French art historian of Irish medieval art,
Session organized for The International Meeting of The American
Conference for Irish Studies in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2012.
- Medieval Architectural Heritage: What is real?Session
organized for the International Meeting of the European Architectural
History Network in Guimarães, Portugal, June 2010
- Shaping Reception of Medieval Sites: What are we doing?
Two sessions organized for the International Medieval Congress at the
University of Leeds and sponsored by the International Center of
Medieval Art. July 13-16 2009
- Shaping Medieval Patrimony, session organized for Medieval Academy of America annual conference, Chicago IL. March 26-28, 2009
- Pan-Feminism: The Dispersal of a Critical Attitude,
session organized for the Committee on Women in the Arts, College Art
Association annual conference. February 25-28, 2009
- Kodak Monuments: Photographs of French Heritage, session organized for the Western Society of French History conference. Québec, November 5-8, 2008
- If These Walls Could Speak: The Lives Of Celebrity Buildings, day-long
symposium organized of invited speakers as opening event for new Doudna
Fine Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University. October 4, 2008
- Memories of the Middle Ages, session
organized for the International Medieval Society annual symposium.
Université Paris IV - Sorbonne, Maison de Recherche, Paris. June 27-29,
- Medieval Art and Architecture after the Middle Ages, organizer/co-chair
for the International Center of Medieval Art session at Medieval
Academy of America annual conference. March 2006
- Bringing a Feminist Perspective to Non-Women-Centered Topics,
organizer/co-chair for Committee on Women in the Arts session, College
Art Association Annual Conference. February 23, 2006
- Monuments as Text: Case Studies from France and Italy, chair, International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds. July 12-15, 2004
- Debates in the Historiography of Medieval Architecture,
organizer/chair for session at the International Medieval Congress at
the University of Leeds and sponsored by the International Center of
Medieval Art University of Leeds. July 12-15, 2004
- Medieval Art in the Wake of the French Revolution, session co-chair, 36th Annual International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University. May 2-5, 2002
- Medieval Iconography, Chair, Medieval and Renaissance Studies Conference, New College, Sarasota, FL. March 12, 1994
- Creative and Practical Responses, moderator, Paradigm Shifts,
National Council of Art Administrators annual conference, Ringling
School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL. November 11-13, 1992
- Cross Disciplinary Session on Music and Art in the Middle Ages, organizer and co-chair for College Art Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL. February 13-15, 1992.
- Issues in Contemporary Art: A panel discussion on current trends in the visual arts organizer and moderator, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University. November 21-22, 1991
- Co-Chair, seventh annual Illinois Medieval Association meeting, Eastern Illinois University. February 24, 1990
- Visual Images of Music: Sacred and Profane, session organized for International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University. May 5-8, 1988.
- Medieval Music-Drama Rallye, Staff Art-Historian, Theatre Wagon, Staunton, Virginia. April 15-17, 1988.
- Visual Arts, chair of session at ‘Teaching the Middle Ages’ conference Terre Haute, Indiana. March 3-5, 1988.
- Medieval Liturgy, chair of session at International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University. May 3-7, 1980.
- Television interview for France 3 on K.J. Conant and the Abbey of Cluny, May 14, 2010.
- Art of Past Cultures Telecourse taught in conjunction with Annenberg/CPB program Art of the Western World, 1990, 1992
Professional and Community Service
- Member, International Center for Medieval Art
- Board of Directors, 2005-2008, 2012-2015
- Chair, Membership Committee, 2012-2016
- Chair, Electronics Committee, 2004-2008
- Member, College Art Association
- Millard Meiss Publication Fund Jury, 2007-2012
- Committee on Women in the Arts, 2004-2008
- Mentor, Annual Meeting Career Development Workshops, 2001-2005
- Member, Society for French Historical Studies
- H-France Book Review Content Editor, 2009-2013
- H-France Book Review Advisory Board, 2006-present
- Member, Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland
- Member, International Association for Word and Image Studies
- Member, Illinois Medieval Association 1986-2013
- History research team ‘Territoires, Pouvoirs, Identités’, University of Avignon, 2008-2011
- Reader, Pearson Education/Prentice Hall, 2009
- Reviewer, promotion file for US university, 2008
- Mentor, Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship, 2006-present
- Reader, GESTA, journal of International Center for Medieval Art, 2004
- Reviewer, promotion file for international university, 2003
- Court Appointed Special Advocate (Guardian ad Litem) for children of Coles County State of Illinois. 2007-2011
Speaker (Using foreign languages in professions and Art History as a
field of study), Charleston High School, Nov. 1, 2000
- Evaluator, Brenda Edgar Scholarship for Women, Eastern Illinois University, August 2000
- American Field Service (AFS) host parent 2006, 2003-2004
- Presenter and Consultant, Foundations curriculum revision, Appalachian State Univ., March 18, 1994
- Reader, Survey textbook for major publisher. January 1993
- Guest Speaker, ‘Egyptian Art and Culture’, Independent Day School, Tampa, FL. Nov 1993
- Guest Speaker, ‘Careers in the Arts’, Weightman Middle School, Pasco County, FL. Oct 1993
- Guest juror, numerous exhibits in Florida and Illinois 1993-1997
- President, Board of Directors, Charleston Day Care Center 1988-90
- Co-Director/Hotline Coordinator/Fiscal Officer, Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women 1980-85
- Faculty member, EIU Women’s Studies interdisciplinary program
- Executive Committee, 2005-2006, 2009-2010
- Chair, Finance Committee, 2008-2010
- Coordinator, Women’s Studies academic minor, 1999-2003
- Chair, Women’s Living History Program committee, 1994-1998
- Faculty member, EIU Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Minor 2007-2013
- Member, EIU Interdisciplinary Center for Global Diversity Advisory Committee, 2008-2011
- Member/Chair, EIU College of Arts and Humanities Grade Appeal Committee, 2007-2011
- Member, EIU Humanities Center Planning Committee, 2010
- Member, EIU National Student Exchange Advisory Council, 2006-2013
- Member, EIU Art Department Advisory Committee, 2007-2010
- Director, EIU Art History Study Abroad Program in Paris, 1996-2013
- Member, EIU Art Department Art History Search Committee 2007
- Member, EIU Art Department Student Affairs Committee, 2003-4, 2005-6
- Co-chair, EIU Art Department Painting Search Committee, 2001
- Chair, EIU Art Department, NASAD Accreditation Committee, 1995-7
- Head, EIU Art Department Art History Area, 1997- 2001, 2006-2008
- Member/Chair, EIU Art Department Personnel Committee, 1997-1999
- Chair, EIU Art Department Art History Search Committee, 1998
- EIU Art Department Graduate Program Coordinator/Graduate Council representative, 1990-1992
- Member/Chair, EIU Art Department Curriculum Committee, 1989-1991
- Chair, EIU Art Department Sculpture Search Committee, 1988
- Ph.D. committee member, Sarah Louise Daiker, History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh 2021-
- External examiner, Nottingham-Trent University (England),
doctoral VIVA, for Ramona Usher, “Constructing Irishness: Nationalism,
Archaeology and the Historic Built Environment in an Independent
State”, September 25, 2013
- Committee member, M.A. in Art History, minor area of study
(French historiography), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:
Alexander Hovan, 2006-2009
- Faculty member, informal outside advisor, University of Illinois medieval art history graduate student MA and Ph.D. committees
- Faculty member, graduate student MA in history committees, Eastern Illinois University 1994-2012
- Supervisor, undergraduate research grant, Eastern Illinois
University, Mieko Fujiura, ‘The Contemporary Art Scene in Paris’, 2006
- Faculty member, graduate student MA in studio art committees, Eastern Illinois University, 1986-1992, 1994-2013
- Faculty member, graduate student MA in art history committees, University of South Florida, 1992-1994
- Faculty member, graduate student MA in studio art committees, University of South Florida, 1992-1994
- Faculty Advisor, undergraduate students, Eastern Illinois University, 1986-1992, 1994-2013
- Art History I (first half of survey)
- Greek and Roman Art
- Early Medieval Art
- Romanesque and Gothic Art
- Women in Art
- Feminist Theory
- Introduction to the Humanities: Interdisciplinary Problem Solving
- Art in Historical Context (Introduction for Honors Students)
- Art Appreciation
- Art portion for team-taught course on the Fine Arts
the Modern City, Art and Culture in Paris 1830-1930" (On site
month-long Study Abroad program)
and Literature in Three Modern Cities" (On site study abroad program in
New York, London, and Paris)
- Grammar for Writers I