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Maureen McGuire

Arts Management Certificate, Sweet Briar College, 2006

BA, Art History, Sweet Briar College, 2006

MA, Art History, University of South Florida, 2011

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
Office Hours: 

By appointment

Selected Publications: 

2011  

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

2020

  • “Anikia Juliana’s Matronage: Tradition and Innovation,” Society of Architectural Historians, Seattle, WA

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: 

2020   Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning Pedagogy Fellowship, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California

2019    Regent’s Fellowship, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California

2018    Regent’s Fellowship, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California

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