Magdalena Carrasco

Professor of Art History - Art History - Humanities - Interdisciplinary Programs - Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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  • Office Location: ACE 320
  • Mail Location: ACE 116

Professor of Art History

M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
B.A., Smith College

Professor Carrasco’s research interests center on issues of narrative, gender and authority in illustrated cycles of the lives of the saints.  She has published in The Art BulletinGestaStudies in Iconography, and Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte. A specialist on the art of the Middle Ages, she teaches courses on a range of themes within medieval architecture, sculpture and painting, from Late Antiquity to the Gothic cathedral. She also offers courses on the Renaissance in Italy and the North and has recently developed new seminars on major artists of the Renaissance (Michelangelo) and Baroque (Caravaggio).

Recent Courses
Masterpieces: Rennaissance to Rococco
Masterpieces: Rococco to Modernism
The Gothic Cathedral
Medieval Women: Art Gender and Spirituality