Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Stephanie Porras

Assistant Professor - Art History

Contact Info
sporras@tulane.edu

Degrees

  • B.A., Claremont McKenna College (Pomona College), Art History, 2003
  • M.A., University College of London, History of Art, 2004
  • Ph.D., Courtauld Institute of Art, History of Art, 2009

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2012-
  • Lecturer and Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Columbia University, 2011-2012
  • Visiting Lecturer, Courtauld Institute of Art, 2010
  • Leibniz-Gemeinschaft Postdoctoral Fellow, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg and Courtauld Institute of Art, 2009-2010
  • Visiting Lecturer, University College London, 2007-2008

Research & Teaching Specializations: Flemish Artists and the Americas, the idea of antiquity in the North, early modern print culture, early modern drawing practice, the emergence of genre imagery, Dutch Brazil

Related Experience

  • Print Room Assistant, Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery, 2005-2007, 2008-2009

Distinctions

  • Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Columbia University, 2011-2012
  • Leibniz-Gemeinschaft Postdoctoral Fellow, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg and Courtauld Institute of Art, 2009/10
  • British Academy Small Research Grant, 2010
  • Visiting Fellowship, Harvard University, 2007/2008
  • Overseas Research Students Award Recipient, 2005-2009

Languages: German; Dutch; French; Spanish

Selected Publications

  • 2013. "Dürer's Copies." In The Young Dürer: Drawing the Figure, ed. Stephanie Buck and Stephanie Porras. London: Courtauld Institute of Art exhibition catalogue.
  • 2012. "ein freie hant: Drawing, autonomy and the young Albrecht Dürer," in Der frühe Dürer. (Nuremberg:
    Germanisches Nationalmuseum exhibition catalogue).
  • 2011. "Rural Memory, Pagan Idolatry: Pieter Bruegel’s Peasant Shrines," Art History 34.3
  • 2011. Producing the Vernacular: Antwerp, Cultural Archaeology and the Bruegelian Peasant," Journal of the Historians of Netherlandish Art 3.1
  • 2010. "Repeat Viewing: Hendrick Hondius's Effigies" available at Picturing the Netherlandish Canon online exhibition, curated by Stephanie Porras and Joanna Woodall, funded by the British Academy,(http://www.courtauld.org.uk/netherlandishcanon).
  • 2008. "Resisting the Allegorical: Pieter Bruegel's Magpie on the Gallows," rebus 1.1

Recently-Taught Latin America-Related Courses: Theaters of the Baroque

Number of Dissertations or Theses Supervised in Past 5 Years: 5

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