Society of Fellows


SOF Events March 2014

Jana Dambrogio
Photo: The National Archives
Erin Gee
Anthony Cheung
Mary Reid Kelley, still from The Queen's English, 2010
Courtesy of the artist and Fredericks & Freiser, New York
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RSA meeting in NYC, Jana Dambrogio and Erin Gee, Carrie Mae Weems, Anthony Cheung, Mary Reid Kelley and more

3 March, 5 to 6 pm
Lecture and demonstration by Jana Dambrogio, FAAR 2008 and Erin Gee, FAAR 2008 
"Paper Engineering Page Turns for Music Scores"

Dambrogio and Gee will demonstrate how to make scores into a continuous sheet of paper for easier performances. A reception will follow the lecture.

Lewis Music Library (Building 14E-109)
160 Memorial Drive

Thursday, 6 March 7:30 pm
Enjamb Infuse Implode by Anthony Cheung, FAAR 2013 will be performed by Ensemble 61 as part of The French Connection, an evening of French and American music.

Antonello Hall, MacPhail Center for Music
501 South 2nd Street
Tickets here

Through 14 May
Carrie Mae Weems, FAAR 2006
Carrie Mae Weems:Three Decades of Photography and Video

The Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street

26 March to 8 June
Rose Video 03/Maria Lassnig and Mary Reid Kelley

Artist talk by Mary Reid Kelley, FAAR 2012 on Tuesday, March 25 at 6pm.

Brandeis University
The Rose Art Museum
Rose Video Gallery
415 South Street

26 to 29 March
Annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America
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Reception at the Academy offices, Thursday, 27 March, 6 to 8pm
7 East 60 Street

Sessions sponsored by the Society of Fellows 

SESSION 1: Music & Digital Humanities
Organizer: Anne MacNeil, FAAR 1992
Chair: John Nádas (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Richard Freedman (Haverford College), “The Lost Voices Project:  A Digital Domain for Renaissance Music”
Michael Scott Cuthbert, FAAR 2005  (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the 
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University), “Searching and Analyzing Renaissance Musical Scores with Computational Methods”
Anne MacNeil (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) , “Music for IDEA: Isabella d’Este Archive”

SESSION 2: Antiquarian Literature and its evolution from Antiquity to the Renaissance
Organizer: Ginette Vagenheim
Chair: Antony Grafton, RAAR 2004  (Princeton)
Francesco de Angelis: (University of Columbia), “War, Plunder, and the Rise of Antiquarianism in Ancient Greece”
Marc Mayer i Olivé (Universitat de Barcelona), “Coleccionismo en la Roma antigua”

SESSIONS 3-5: The Cultural Biography of Things I, II, III: The Lives and “Careers” of Monuments, Works of Art, and Other Objects in (and from) The Early Modern Period
Organized by Brian A. Curran, FAAR 1994 Pennsylvania State University, and Stephanie Leone, FAAR 1999 Boston College 
Elizabeth McCahill, FAAR 2009 (UMass Boston), "Masolino’s Santa Maria Maggiore Triptych: A Quattrocento Interpretation of the Basilica’s Past" 
Kristin Triff (Trinity College), "Damnatio Memoriae or Apotheosis? The afterlife of the Monte Giordano Uomini Famosi"
Lila Yawn, FAAR 1998 "Benventuo Cellini’s Necromancer and the Afterlife of the Colosseum in Rome"
Jacqueline Musacchio (Wellesley College), “The Misses Williams in Salem and Rome: Women Making and Marketing Renaissance Art in the Late Nineteenth Century” 
Sally Cornelison (Kansas University), “Recycling, Renaissance Style: Vasari’s Repurposed Religious Paintings”
Stephanie C. Leone (Boston College), "Luca Signorelli's Coriolanus fresco (1509) from Palazzo Petrucci, Siena: from “singular” to “commodity” and back again"
Brian A. Curran (Penn State), “"They are innocent, and they do not sow riddles.'  The Afterlife of Egyptian “Animal Statues” in Early Modern Rome"

For information about session times and locations see the conference program.

Hilton New York Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas

Warwick Hotel New York
65 West 54th Street