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Samantha Leanne Smith

Stipendiat, universitetslektor
  • E-postSamantha.Smith@uib.no
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Art and visual culture in early modern Europe

Art theory.

Blindness as a metaphor

Early modern antiquarianism and the origins of modern archaeology and history. 

Early history of the botanical garden.

Images as a universal language.

Image science

Labels and labelling of museum and art objects.

Origins of the museum.

Reformation.

Relics.

Representations of blindness in art and literature.

Scientific illustration 

Visual Culture

Veneration of images

2019

Nov. 2019: Den Store Norske Leksikon : bidrag om 'Likkledet i Torino'.

3. oktober 2019: Forelesning for Estetiske lesesirkel ved UiB, 'Index of an Absent Wound' - Et Seminar om Georges Didi-Huberman sin 1973 tekst om likkledet i Torino. 

2018

24th September, 2018: Den Norske Instituttet a Roma, Rome: 'The Shroud and the Pineapple: The use of images in sixteenth-century Bologna'

2017

4th October, 2017: Guest Lecture at the University of Oslo: 'Defining an Image and Creating a cultural- historical lens: Paleotti and W. J. T Mitchell'

 

Jeg har forelest og/eller vært seminarleder på: 

  • KUN 135 - Kultur- og kunsthistorie i tidleg nytid.(1400-1750).
  • KUN 209 - Kunst, retorikk og lærdomstradisjonar i før- og tidlegmoderne tid.
  • KUN 132 - Kunst, arkitektur og visuell kultur i mellomalderen.
  • KUN 201 - Kunstteori, estetikk, historiografi.
  • KUN 312 - Historiografi og teori.
  • KUN 121 – Kunst og arkitektur i antikk og mellomalder (600B.C - 1400AD)
  • KUN 123 – Bildekunst, arkitektur og visuell kultur i nyere tid (1750-1900)
Vitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Truth and the 'Transunto': a copy of the Holy Shroud in Sixteenth-Century Bologna. Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia (ACTA).
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2015). Blinding the viewer : Rembrandt's 1628 Self-portrait. Kunst og kultur. 144-155.
Vitenskapelig antologi/Konferanseserie
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Material Cultures of Devotion in the Age of Reformations. Peeters Publishers.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Images of Knowledge: The Epistemic Lives of Pictures and Visualisations. Peter Lang Publishing Group.
Vitenskapelig Kapittel/Artikkel/Konferanseartikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Introduction. 14 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Chastising the Eye in the 'Golden Age'. The Image of Blind Tobit in Seventeenth-Century Netherlands. 29 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Images of Knowledge. 11 sider.
Faglig kapittel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). On Hands That Make Us See: "Tobias Healing His Father’s Blindness". 51-77. I:
    • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Images of Knowledge: The Epistemic Lives of Pictures and Visualisations. Peter Lang Publishing Group.

Se fullstendig oversikt over publikasjoner i CRIStin.

'Truth and the Transunto: A Copy of the Holy Shroud in Sixteenth-Century Bologna' in ACTA  (ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia) (kommer snart).  

'Chastising the Eye in the 'Golden Age'. The image of blind Tobit in seventeenth-century Netherlands.' In Material Cultures of Devotion in the Age of the Reformations. Eds. L. K. Skinnebach, S. Ryan and S. L. Smith (Peeters, kommer snart).

PhD prosjekt : 'Translating the image. The Holy Shroud in Sixteenth-Century Bologna.'

Ny publikasjon: Material Cultures of Devotion in the Age of Reformations. eds. L. Skinnebach, S. Ryan, S. L. Smith (forthcoming, Peeters)

Høst, 2019

‘Truth and the Transunto’. Presented at ‘The Art of Truth. Providing evidence in Early Modern Bologna’, at The Norwegian Institute in Rome.

Høst, 2019

 ‘The imprinted body and its copies’ project presentation at ‘The Body in Translation’ project, CAS, Oslo.

Høst, 2019

‘Index of an absent wound’ – a seminar on Georges Didi- Huberman. Guest lecture and discussion for Estetisk lesesirkel, UiB.

Vår, 2019

‘Late Sixteenth-century copies of the Holy shroud’ paper presented at ENID biannual meeting. Groningen Netherlands.

Høst, 2018

 ‘The Shroud and the Pineapple: The use of images in sixteenth-century Bologna’ presentation given at the Norwegian Institute in Rome.

Vår, 2017

‘Gabriele Paleotti’s Discorso intorno imagini sacre e profane’ paper presented at ENID Conference, the Norwegian Institute in Athens.

Vår, 2017

'Defining an Image and Creating a cultural- historical lens: Paleotti and W. J. T Mitchell', Guest Lecture at University of Oslo.

Vår, 2015

'Understandings of vision, blindness and touch in the late sixteenth century', ENID conference, Huysburg

 

 

 

Images of Knowlege - The research group Images of Knowledge is an interdisciplinary research group which focuses on images in knowledge contexts, both historical and contemporary, with an emphasis on visual representations of various forms of knowledge.

ENID - An international network researching the instrumentality of Christian piety and devotional practices, from 14th century ‘Devotio Moderna’ to Vatican II in the 20th century.