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Giuditta Cirnigliaro to Participate in The Art Historical Image in the Digital Age Summer Course at American Academy in Rome

Giuditta Cirnigliaro will participate in The Art Historical Image in the Digital Age summer course at the American Academy in Rome with a team of 12 scholars in the digital humanities.

This course takes advantage of the unique resources of the American Academy in Rome to prepare scholars to chart new directions in visual culture in the digital age under the leadership of the renowned Art Historian Lindsay Harris and the Digital Humanities Specialist for the Getty Research Institute, Emily Pugh.Giuditta Cirnigliaro

Attending this summer course at the American Academy in Rome will allow Giuditta to develop her research on early modern and contemporary multipart narratives and image metadata. She will be able to deepen her understanding of both practical and conceptual issues concerning the digitization of archival data and strengthen her skills in digital image analysis.

Giuditta Cirnigliaro is a PhD student (ABD) in Italian with a concentration in Art History at Rutgers University. She holds a Laurea degree in Classics and Modern Languages from the University of Milan, a BA in Painting from the Brera Academy, and an MA in Fine Arts from the Glasgow School of Arts. Her dissertation centers on Leonardo da Vinci’s compositional methods in drawings and literary writings, and she also analyzes recurrent patterns in the production of contemporary creative projects. As part of her dissertation, she is completing the Omeka siteLILeo to catalog her archival data in collaboration with the Rutgers Digital Humanities Laboratory. Her article on Leonardo’s Fables appeared in Rivista di Letteratura Italiana (2013). She has curated art exhibitions and presented at conferences in Italy, Germany, the UK, and the United States and has received various scholarly awards, including the Baden-Württemberg-Stipendium, an Andrew W. Mellon research grant, and the Rutgers Center for Cultural Analysis Fellowship.

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