University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Art and Art History

Art History Symposium

Student Presentations on Art History Research Projects

Monday, April 25

5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

301 Williams Hall


  • Kirsten Beard,  Bernini's Four Rivers Fountain: A Monument to Global Catholic Conversion

  •  Jake Collins, The Gurlitt Trove and 21st Century Issues with Restitution
  • Rachael Nutt, Exploring the Maya Sky

  • Solomon Polshek, Walter Benjamin's Wish Image

  • Michael Reinertz, The Appropriation of Virtuous Acts on Trajan's Column and in Medieval Legend

  • Emilela Thomas-Adams, The Colors of Judgment: Depicting the Apocalypse in the Morgan Beatus

  • Sydney Triola, Grave Steles in Fifth and Fourth Century Athens: A Woman's World