2018 UTM Annual Research Excellence Lecture


Celebrating an outstanding Art History researcher

Image of Professor Evonne Levy in RomeAs the recipient of the 2018 Desmond Morton Research Excellence Award, Professor Evonne Levy from the Department of Visual Studies at UTM will deliver a talk related to her work focusing on Baroque, Bernini and art history. 

DATE: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
TIME: 3-5 PM
PLACE: Faculty Club

A reception with refreshments will follow Professor Levy's talk: "Tokyo to Buenos Aires: Readers of Heinrich Wolfflin's Principles of Art History (1915-now)."

Studies abound of the worldwide reception of classics of world literature. But what about those foundational texts of the modern humanities disciplines that have been on the shelves of scholars for over one hundred years? This talk charts a research project about he global reception of the Swiss art historian Heinrich Wölfflin's Principles of Art History: The Problem of the Development of Style in Early Modern Art,  a foundational and controversial work of art history. 

All are welcome. Please see attached poster, and spread the word to other potentially interested attendees. 

RSVP Rong Wu if you plan to attend. 


To find out more about Professor Levy's work, most recently as the Guest Professor at the prestigious Max Planck Institute in Italy, see Roman Report.

She was also featured in an interview on the VIEW to the U podcast in 2017.