Faculty Achievements: School of Arts, Humanities, and Renaissance Studies

March 27, 2013

Here are the latest scholarly accomplishments from the School of Arts, Humanities, and Renaissance Studies.

Sally James, professor of art history
A review for Sixteenth Century Journal XLIII/4 (winter 2012), pages 1,203 to 1,204 of The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume III: From the “Age of Discovery” to the Age of Abolition, Part I: Artists of the Renaissance and Baroque, edited by David Bindman and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., published by Harvard University Press.
Sarah Kennedy, professor of English
A novel, The Altarpiece, released on March 6. The book was launched at Bookworks March 16 in Staunton, and Kennedy read at the “Murder in the Name of God” panel at the Virginia Festival of the Book March 23.
Katherine Low, assistant professor of religion and college chaplain
A paper, “Because Noah Had to Stay Home: Noah’s Wife at the 1920 Follies,” the the Mid-Atlantic SBL Regional Meeting, and also presided over a panel, “Reception History — Diverse Consequences of the Bible,” March 14.
Brenci Patino, assistant professor of Spanish
An invited lecture, “Latinidades Contemporáneas,” Washington & Lee University.
Edmund “Rick” Potter, assistant professor of history
Contributed the chapter, “Path to Power: Wilson as President of Princeton and Governor of New Jersey,” A Companion to Woodrow Wilson edited by Ross A. Kennedy, published by Wiley-Blackwell.
Katherine Turner, associate professor of English
Moderated a panel, “Poetry and Prose in the Intertwining of Nature and Culture,” the Virginia Humanities Conference, Christopher Newport University.