Late antique and Byzantine art, architecture, and visual culture; archaeology and architectural history of late antique and medieval Anatolia.
ARTH 4100 Proseminar
ARTH 4352/6352 Medieval Cosmologies: Text, Image, and Music
ARTH 4991 Independent Study
ARTH 5991 Supervised Reading
ARTH 5993 Supervised Study
"Classified knowledge: the epistemology of statuary in the Parastaseis Syntomoi Chronikai," Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 35 (2011), 1-19.
"Leo III and the Anemodoulion," Byzantinische Zeitschrift 104 (2011), 41-54.
Review of A. Terry and H. Maguire, Dynamic splendor: the wall mosaics in the Cathedral of Eufrasius at Poreč (University Park, 2007), Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2009.02.09.
Review of F.A. Bauer and C. Witschel, eds., Statuen in der Spätantike (Wiesbaden, 2007), Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2008.07.48.
"Art and economies of knowledge in early medieval Byzantium," 2 November 2011. Program in Byzantine Studies, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC.
"The cupola paintings of Qusayr 'Amra: from art history to archaeology and back again," 14 October 2010, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University, Providence, RI.
"The renarrative mood in medieval Anatolia: the medrese of Halifet Alp and the zaviye of Elvan Çelebi," 6 October 2010. Gaudeamus Igitur: A symposium in honor of Dale Kinney. Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA.
"Public clocks in late antique and medieval Constantinople," 21-23 October 2011. 37th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, DePaul University, Chicago, IL.
"The disappearing imperial statue: towards a social interpretation," 25 March 2011.The Afterlife of Roman Sculpture II: late antique response and reception, Department of Classical Archaeology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.
"The sociology of art in eighth-century Constantinople: Vat. Gr. 1291 and the Parastaseis Syntomoi Chronikai," 17 October 2008, 34th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
"Hierarchical pluralism and the semiotics of late antique ornament," 17 Februrary 2007, 95th Annual Conference of the College Art Association, New York, NY.
"Stable monuments for changing cities: civic identity in two late antique fountains." 7 May 2005, 40th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.