Welcome to the department of the History of Art and Architecture – a department that is known for its lively teaching and for its friendly and supportive approach to students. Professor Helena Szépe of the University of South Florida, who researches and teaches on books of the Renaissance era, with a focus on illustration, both in manuscript and print, brought her talented, perceptive graduate and advanced undergraduate students to visit the Studio to see some of the basics of typesetting and printing by hand and to examine selected leaves from early printed books held in our Tampa Book Arts Studio Library collections.
With Griselda Pollock ‘s reading of French feminist psychoanalysis and in particular the writings of Julia Kristeva and Bracha L. Ettinger , as with Rosalind Krauss readings of Jacques Lacan and Jean-François Lyotard and Catherine de Zegher’s curatorial rereading of art, Feminist theory written in the fields of French feminism and Psychoanalysis has strongly informed the reframing of both men and women artists in art history.
Time passed as time tends to do, and along the way Teresa introduced late night horror shows as a Southern Belle vampire, sold gemstones on home shopping channel, earned a B.A. and M.A. in history with a special—albeit haphazard—concentration in women’s studies, raised two sons, and settled into a career as an HR Director.
Sometime along the way, the author strayed from the confines of Quattrocento Italian history into that of late 18th and early 19th century Britain and Europe and became a specialist in the period, with a particular interest in the Napoleonic wars and British politics and foreign policy, Bennetts wrote two novels, May 1812 and Of Honest Fame.
Both students and scholars will learn much from this intellectual history of law and religion that contextualizes a four-hundred-year-old ideological struggle. Though each of the six areas of language arts discussed above can be defined separately, it is clear that not one of them can truly stand alone. History is listed in A2000 Bachelor of Arts at Caulfield and Clayton as a minor, major or extended major, and A0502 Diploma of Liberal Arts at Caulfield and Clayton as a major. John Bull, representing England, is throwing up his arms in despair as a portly Dutchman, a Spaniard, and a Frenchman, are still nagging and a farting devil is flying away with a Map of America in his hands.