Academic Showcase

Reflections of an Art History Intern: Sofia D’Amico

Reflections of an Art History Intern: Sofia D’Amico

Japan Society Internship Experience By Sofia D’Amico, FCRH ’19 From working the electrifying exhibition opening of A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints, to biting my nails at the volleying thousand-dollar bids placed by wealthy New Yorkers at a benefit art auction, to meeting […]

Ghosts of Chagall: Hauntological Effects in the Good Samaritan Window

Ghosts of Chagall: Hauntological Effects in the Good Samaritan Window

Ghosts of Chagall: Hauntological Effects in the Good Samaritan Window By GABRIELLA cOSTA, FCrh 2017 This lecture is titled Ghosts of Chagall: Hauntological Effects in the Good Samaritan Window, and we are going to be spending some time with this work. This is the Good Samaritan Window, […]

The Role of Sandie Yi’s Body Adornments

The Role of Sandie Yi’s Body Adornments

THE ROLE OF SANDIE YI’S BODY ADORNMENTS By Erin Harding, FCLC 2018 Chun-Shan Yi, more commonly known as Sandie Yi, is a disabled artist who was born and raised in Taiwan. Yi’s family has been born with a variable number of fingers and toes for […]

My Travels to Europe By Allison Burns, Stark Travel Award Recipient (2015)

My Travels to Europe By Allison Burns, Stark Travel Award Recipient (2015)

MY TRAVELS TO EUROPE BY ALLISON BURNS, STARK TRAVEL AWARD RECIPIENT (2015) This past August, I traveled to France, Germany, Austria and England, visiting important museums, cathedrals, and medieval historical sites. Over the five weeks that I was abroad, I saw a dazzling amount of […]

Robin Kahn at the The Value of Food Show by Kathryn Susko

Robin Kahn at the The Value of Food Show by Kathryn Susko

ROBIN KAHN AT THE THE VALUE OF FOOD SHOW BY KATHRYN SUSKO Professor Jo Anna Isaak’s Art and Ecology class was given a guided tour of The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet Exhibition at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine by the artist […]

Food for Thought  by Victoria Borowski

Food for Thought by Victoria Borowski

Have you ever wondered about how scientists at NASA are developing ways to grow food in aboard space shuttles? How about where the “ugly” potatoes and tomatoes go when they arrive in supermarkets? The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet is an exhibition that […]

The Value of Food by Allison Russo

The Value of Food by Allison Russo

It seems that over the past few years, food has skyrocketed to the forefront of print and digital media. Whether it’s the ever-popular #foodporn hashtag on Instagram or millennials’ love affair with gourmet hot sauce and sustainably raised chicken, food has become a concept that […]

Guest Speaker Francois Specq takes Professor Isaak’s Art & Ecology to QuestRoyal Fine Arts

Guest Speaker Francois Specq takes Professor Isaak’s Art & Ecology to QuestRoyal Fine Arts

On March 23rd, Professor Isaak’s Art & Ecology class welcomed guest speaker from France, Francois Specq. Specq, a professor visiting from the University of Lyon, gave a lecture on the 19th century American attitude towards nature, as determined through art and literature. After the lecture, […]

Vasari Lecture 2015

Vasari Lecture 2015

My research began with a small act of defiance. A great deal of my undergraduate research thus far has centered around homosociality and competition in the Renaissance, and I knew, going into my senior paper, that I wanted to study Donatello’s David in this context. […]

Stark Travel Award 2014

Stark Travel Award 2014

 Elizabeth Zhanghi’s Travels to Istanbul and Cappadocia   We are so proud to featured our 2014 Stark Travel Award recipient, Elizabeth Zhanghi. She is a recent graduate of Fordham University, with a B.A. in Art History and minors in French and Orthodox Christian Studies. The Stark Travel […]