Past IAS/Kress Travel Grant Winners

2015

Emily Fenichel (Florida Atlantic University), “Beyond the spirituali: Vittoria Colonna, Michelangelo, and Meditation,” 61st Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Berlin, 26 March 2015Read abstract

Marjorie Och (University of Mary Washington), “Colonna and Michelangelo on the Quirinal,” 61st Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Berlin, 26 March 2015Read abstract

2014

Francesca dell’Acqua, “The Salerno School of Medicine, the Heritage of Archbishop Alphanus, and the Narrative Program of the Salerno Ivories,” 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 8-11 May (withdrawn)

Peter Dent, “‘No empty work’: Giovanni Pisano and the Status of Sculpture,” 60th Annual Meeting, Renaissance Society of America, New York, 27-29 March

Reinhart Rupert Metzner, “Two Abbeys between Frontiers: Casamari and Fossanova and Their Key Function in Theology, Politics, and Architecture in the Times of Henry VI of Hohenstaufen,” 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 8-11 May

Elinor Myara Kelif, “Private Delectation: Jacopo Zucchi’s Cabinet Paintings for Cardinal Ferdinando de’ Medici,” 60th Annual Meeting, Renaissance Society of America, New York, 27-29 March

Nicoletta Pazzaglia, “Psychiatric Photography, Gender, and the Quest for National Identity in Fin-de-Siecle Italy,” American Association for Italian Studies Annual Conference, Zurich, 23-25 May

Rebecca Raynor, “The Church of S. Lucia alle Malve: Cultural Mixing in a Kitchen Nightmare,” 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 8-11 May

Itay Sapir, “The Repressed Watershed: 1600, the Early Modern, and the Moderne,” 102nd Annual Conference, College Art Association, Chicago, 12-15 February

Elisabetta Scirocco, “A Syncretic Model and Its Success: The Liturgical Installations at Salerno,” 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 8-11 May

Karolina Zgraja, “Stillness as Devotional Function in Altarpieces by Giovanni Bellini,” 60th Annual Meeting, Renaissance Society of America, New York, 27-29 March

2013

Dr. Rebekah Perry, “The Medieval Wooden Deposition Groups of Central Italy: Problems of Iconography and Ritual Function,” American Association for Italian Studies, 2013, April, Eugene, Oregon.

2012

Dr. Michele Luigi Vescovi, “Defining Territories and Borders in Italian Romanesque Architecture: Regions, Sub-regions, Meta-regions,” 100th College Art Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, 22-25 February

Dr. Daniele Rivoletti, “Pinturicchio’s Coronation of Pius III: The Interests of a Family in a Republican Context,” Renaissance Society of America, Washington, D.C., 22-24 March

Dr. Christine Ungruh, “Kairos. On the Efficacy of a Classical Motif in Italian Medieval Art” 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo

2009

Cristina Filippini, American University of Rome, “The Eve of ‘Roma Capitale’ and the Discovery of Early Christian San Clemente,”  97th College Art Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, 25-28 February

Laura Jacobus, Birbeck College, University of London, “Painting, Politics, and Performance in Later Fourteenth-Century Padua,” 44th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo

2008

Cristina Filippini, American University of Rome, “Revival or Continuity? Modes of Production in Medieval Roman Painting,” 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo

Machtelt Israëls, University of Amsterdam, “Polyptychs without Painting: Sassetta, Piero della Francesca, and the Rejection of Unpainted Carpentered Altarpieces,” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, Chicago, 3-5 April

Monika Müller, Universitätsstadt Tübingen, “Apostles, Popes, Saints and Sinners –Sacred Concepts of Spiritual and Political Power in a New Guise at San Pietro al Monte di Civate (Italy),” 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo

Jonathan Nelson, Syracuse University in Florence, “Quality Control for Commissions: The Potential for Rejection or Replacement” (presented with Richard Zeckhauser, Harvard University), Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, Chicago, 3-5 April

Stefano Riccioni, CNRS, “The Novelty of Tradition. Reforming Antiquity in Eleventh- to Twelfth-Century Rome,” 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo (declined)

2004

Andreas Beyer, Universität Basel, “The Florentine Rendezvous of Future Enemies,” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, New York, 1-3 April

Erica Neri-Lusanna, Università degli Studi di Firenze, “Arnolfo’s Florentine Works,” 39th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo

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