Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Zachary Jones ’13 performs with the Contemporary Music Ensemble.

April 5, 2013

Zachary Jones ’13 to Co-Author Book on Composer Antonio Molino with Professor Anthony Cummings

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By Shehtaz Huq ’14 By the time Zachary Jones ’13 (Bethlehem, Pa.) is 24 years old, he will be the co-author and co-publisher of a major international collaboration. A Marquis Scholar and double major in music and anthropology & sociology, Jones recently presented one of three undergraduate papers selected for the prestigious 2013 College Music Society conference.  The paper [...]

Isabel Connolly ’14, l-r, Professor Ida Sinkevic, and Monika Krumova ’13

January 29, 2013

Students Present Research at National Conference on Medieval and Early Modern Studies

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Last month, Isabel Connolly ’14 (Westport, Conn.), an art major; Monika Krumova ’13 (Sofia, Bulgaria), a film & media studies major; and Michael Viteritto ’13 (North Caldwell, N.J.), a double major in English and theater, presented their research at the Seventh Undergraduate Conference in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at Moravian College. Nearly 100 students [...]

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October 23, 2012

Students Explore Italian Art History and Culture in Interdisciplinary Course

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To gain a genuine appreciation for the works of Italian masters—Giotto, Donatello, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Dante, Boccaccio—what could be better than literally walking in their footsteps? A group of 21 Lafayette students had that experience this summer while spending three weeks studying art history, the culture of Italy, and the Italian Renaissance as they toured Venice, [...]

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July 22, 2009

Sarah Kolba ’10 Examines Images from Byzantine Medieval Text

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She writes about her research with Ida Sinkevic, associate professor of art Sarah Kolba ’10 (Chelmsford, Mass.), who designed her own major in medieval and renaissance studies, is working on EXCEL research with Ida Sinkevic, associate professor of art, studying the medieval legend of Barlaam and Joasaph. Barlaam and Joasaph are no longer commonly recognized [...]

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April 3, 2008

Discovering the Origins of Ancient Armor

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My research on Byzantine warrior saints. By Sarah Kolba ’10 Sarah Kolba ’10 (Chelmsford, Mass.) is creating her own major in medieval and renaissance studies. She is currently working on EXCEL research studying Byzantine warrior saints and researching the origins of their armor with Ida Sinkevic, associate professor of art. When I came to Lafayette, [...]