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Emmelyn Butterfield-Rosen Joins Graduate Program Faculty as Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow

Butterfield-Rosen-head shot finalEmmelyn Butterfield-Rosen has been appointed graduate program post-doctoral teaching fellow for the next three years. She¬†received a B.A. from Columbia University and PhD. from Princeton University in 2015. Most recently, her research has been supported by a fellowship in the Department of European Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and previously, by a three-year David E. Finley predoctoral fellowship from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. She specializes in 19th- and early-20-century European art, and has also published occasional essays and criticism on modern and contemporary art. Emmelyn’s current research and teaching interests include the history of art history and archaeology, the reception of antiquity in the modern era, artistic pedagogy and academies, the impact of art criticism and journalism on artistic practice in the 19th century, interactions between the visual and performing arts, early film, and psychology and psychoanalysis. She is currently at work on a book manuscript titled The Disposition of Persons: Posture and the Modernization of Figural Art in Turn-of-the-Century Europe.

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