Notes about Contributors

Jordan Karney Chaim is a doctoral student and Raymond and Margaret Horowitz Foundation Fellow in American Art at Boston University where her research focuses on intersections of contemporary American and Latin American art in California. Before attending Boston University, she was the Assistant Director at Mary Ryan Gallery in New York.

Erin McKellar is a doctoral candidate at Boston University specializing in twentieth-century architecture and design. Her dissertation examines American and British wartime and postwar exhibitions of town planning, domestic architecture, and home furnishings as interfaces that enabled skeptical yet curious non-professional audiences to understand ideas about modern planning, dwellings, and furniture.

Kelsey Gustin is the Raymond and Margaret Horowitz Fellow in American Art at Boston University where she is currently pursuing her Ph.D. Her broad interests in late 19th and early 20th century American art have resulted in projects ranging from Civil War genre paintings to WWII photography.

Elisa Germán is a Ph.D. student at Boston University specializing in 20th century Spanish prints and drawings produced in Spain between 1940 and 1960. She has held positions as the Morse Curatorial Research Fellow in the Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and was a graduate intern at the former W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University.

Lydia Harrington is a second-year PhD student in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Boston University. She is interested in new institutions in the late Ottoman Empire, the display of Islamic art in museums, and categorization of art and architecture as “Islamic.”

Bryn Schockmel is a second-year doctoral student in History of Art and Architecture at Boston University, where she studies the Italian Renaissance with Professor Jodi Cranston. Bryn received her Masters in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art, with a focus on the Northern Renaissance. This past summer Bryn participated in an archaeological excavation at the Etruscan site of Caere in Italy.

Steve Burges is a doctoral student in the History of Art and Architecture at Boston University with a focus in Classical art and archaeology. Primarily concentrated on Roman Italy, his research interests include urbanism, cross-cultural influence, depictions of lost epics, and art historiography. He has been known to write the occasional paper on Islamic textiles or cultural heritage management.

Annemarie Iker is a second-year M.A. candidate in the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art. She studies 19th century art, with a focus on intercultural exchange between the Spanish-speaking world, Europe, and the United States.

Both an artist and linguist, Gabriel Sosa is currently pursuing an MFA at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He is originally from Miami, Florida.


2015-2016 Sequitur Editorial Team
Senior Editors: Ewa Matyczyk, Steve Burges
Junior Editors: Sasha Goldman, Jordan Karney Chaim, Erin McKellar
Faculty Advisor: Professor Alice Tseng
Special Thanks to Susan Rice and Chris Spedaliere

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