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Maureen McGuire

Interest in the cultural patronage of Late Antique, Byzantine, and Medieval royal women.
Research Interests: 

Late Antique, Byzantine, and Medieval art history

Feminist art history

Somaesthetics

Pedagogy

Office: 
Porter 227
Selected Publications: 

2011  

  • “Bessarion’s Gift to Venice: His Plea on Behalf of Byzantium,” Porphyra, 16, 77-83.
Selected Presentations: 

2016  

  • “Softening the Blow: Soldier Saints and Penitents at the Panaghia Kosmosoteira,” Southeastern College Art Conference, Roanoke, VA

2014  

  • “Softening the Blow,” Southeastern Medieval Association Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Esther and Ahasuerus: A Diplomatic Plea on Behalf of the Contarini Family,” the Southeastern College Art Conference, Sarasota, Florida

2013  

  • “For the Glory of Constantine: The Systematic Removal of Images of Fausta.” The Feminist Art History Conference, American University, Washington, D.C.
  • “Bessarion’s Gift to Venice: A Plea on Behalf of Byzantium.” The Medieval-Renaissance Forum, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire.

2010  

  • “Bessarion’s Gift to Venice: His Plea on Behalf of Byzantium.” Associazione Culturale Bisanzio, San Servolo Island, Venice, Italy.
Honors and Awards: 

2017   NEH Summer Institute Participant, “Beyond East and West: The Early Modern World, 1400-1800,” Indiana University – Bloomington, June-July 2017

2011   Outstanding Teaching Assistant – University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

2006   Dean’s list – Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Virginia

2005   Dean’s list – Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Virginia

Education and Training: 
MA, Art History, University of South Florida, 2011
BA, Art History, Sweet Briar College, 2006