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Brigit Ferguson


Brigit Ferguson
Brigit Ferguson

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History

Molly Root House 201A
315-859-4184

Brigit Ferguson teaches courses in the history of architecture as well as medieval, Islamic, and eighteenth-century art. Her research focuses on the monumental arts of medieval Europe. Her book in progress, Angels and Demons: The Morality of Emotion in Gothic Sculpture, examines architectural sculpture as the locus of communication regarding the morality of emotions in thirteenth-century Europe. She is also beginning a new project on monstrous imagery made in twelfth-century Burgundy.

Recent Courses Taught

Proseminar in Architectural History: Architecture as Political Communication
Medieval Art and Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Modern Architecture, 1750-Present
The Gothic Cathedral
The Arts of Eighteenth-Century France (Senior Projects Seminar)

Appointed to the Faculty: 2017

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A., Dartmouth College

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