Title: Associate Professor of Art History
Office: 210A Carpenter Hall
Departmental Web Site: Kathleen Corrigan
Medieval and Renaissance Courses Taught
- Art History 30 – Late Antique and Early Christian Art
- Art History 31 – Byzantine Art
- Medieval manuscript illumination (occasionally)
- Mediterranean Cities, Second-Sixth Centuries
- Art History seminars on topics such as Early Byzantine Icons and Late Roman City Planning
Areas of Research Interest
- Byzantine icons and image theory
- Byzantine manuscript illumination
- Sacred landscapes
Important and/or Recent and/or Major Publications
- Visual Polemics in the Ninth-Century Byzantine Psalters, (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992)
- "The Three Hebrews in the Fiery Furnace: an Early Byzantine Icon at Mt. Sinai," in Anathemata Eortika: Early Christian, Byzantine and Armenian Studies in Honor of Thomas F. Mathews, ed. J. Alchermes, H. Evans and T. Thomas (Mainz: Philipp von Zabern, 2009), 93-103.
- “Visualizing the Divine: An Early Byzantine Icon of the 'Ancient of Days' at Mt. Sinai," in Approaching the Holy Mountain: Art and Liturgy at St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai, eds. Sharon Gerstel and Robert Nelson (Turnhout: Brepols, forthcoming)
- "Iconography" in Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies, ed. R. Cormack, J. Haldon, and E. Jeffries, (Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2008), pp. 67-76.
- Script for the Early Christian and Byzantine section of the documentary, “The Face: Jesus in Art” for the Department of Communications, U. S. Catholic Conference c2001.
- “Constantine's Problems: The Making of the Heavenly Ladder of John Climacus, Vatican gr. 394,” Word and Image 12 (1996), pp. 61–93.
- “Text and Image on an Icon of the Crucifixion at Mt. Sinai,” The Sacred Image: East and West, eds. R. Ousterhout and L. Brubaker, University of Illinois Press, Champaign, IL, 1995, 45–62.
- “The Witness of John the Baptist on an Early Byzantine Icon in Kiev,” Dumbarton Oaks Papers 42 (1988), 1–11.