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Lauren G. Kilroy-Ewbank, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Art History

Division: Fine Arts Division
Office: Music Building (MB) 130
Phone: 3105066230
E-mail: lauren.kilroy@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D. in Art History, University of California, Los Angeles, 2009
  • M.A. in Art History, University of California, Los Angeles, 2004
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2004, summa cum laude
Courses:
  • HUM 111: Western Culture I
  • ARTH 200: World Art History I
  • ARTH 300: World Art History II
  • ARTH 428: Renaissance Art
  • ARTH 492: Selected Topics in Art History (Pre-Columbian Art and History)
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • Getty Scholars Grant for 2015-2016 (declined)
  • Mellon Travel Fellow, for Smarthistory on Khan Academy
  • Summer Institute Participant in Rebuilding the Portfolio: Digital Humanities for Art Historians, 2014
  • PSC-CUNY grant, cycle 45
  • Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching, 2013-2014
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute Participant, for Mesoamerica and the Southwest, 2012 (5 weeks)
  • Leonard and Claire Tow Faculty Travel Fellowship, 2011
  • Dissertation Year Fellowship, UCLA Graduate Division, 2008-2009
  • Edward A. Dickson Fellowship, 2008-2009 (declined)
  • Mayer Scholarship Recipient, Denver Art Museum, 2007-2008
  • Edward A. Dickson Fellowship, 2007-2008
  • Edward A. Dickson Fellowship, 2006-2007
  • UCLA Graduate Division Summer Research Mentorship, 2005
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Spring 2004
  • Golden Key International Honor Society, 2004
  • Jean Stone Summer Research Stipend, UCLA, 2004
  • Honors Departmental Scholar, UCLA, Art History, 2003-2004
  • Jean Stone Summer Research Stipend, 2002
Academic Interests:
  • Art of the Spanish Colonial Americas
  • Arts of the Indigenous Americas (Pre-Columbian and Native America)
  • Global Renaissance Art
  • Jesuits in Colonial Mexico
Selected Works:
  • Sensuous Suffering in Early Modern Europe and the Americas; co-edited with Heather Graham (Brill), forthcoming.
  • ''Physical Pain and Emotional Anguish: An Introduction to Sensuous Suffering in Early Modern Europe and the Americas," co-authored with Heather Graham, forthcoming in Sensuous Suffering in Early Modern Europe and the Americas (Brill), forthcoming.
  • ''Love Hurts: Mystical Marriage in the Art of New Spain,'' in Sensuous Suffering in Early Modern Europe and the Americas (Brill), forthcoming.
  • ''Lamentation of Jesus'' for the Encyclopedia of Bible and Its Reception(DeGruyter), forthcoming.
  • Numerous essays and videos for Smarthistory
  • Contributor to Paintings of Colonial Cusco: Artistic Splendor in the Andes/Pintura colonial cusquena: El esplendor del arte en los Andes, ed. Ananda Cohen Suarez (Cusco: Haynanka Ediciones, 2015). Bilingual entries include: "52: Baby Jesus with Instruments of the Passion," "94: Song of Songs," "97: Allegory of the Sacred Heart of Jesus," "98: Death of a Virtuous Man and Death of a Sinner," "152: Saint Mary Magdalene."
  • Review of The Art of Professing in Bourbon Mexico: Crowned Nun Portraits and Reform in the Convent, The University of Texas Press, 2014, in The Americas ( 2015).
  • "Science, Art, and the Sacred Heart in Eighteenth-Century New Spain," in Vanishing Boundaries: Scientific Knowledge and Art Production in the Early Modern Era, ed. Lilian Zirpolo, 223-260 (Woodcliff Lake, NJ: WAPACC Organization, 2015).
  • "Team-Based Learning for Art Historians," co-authored with Jennifer Ball for Art History Teaching Resources, 2014.
  • "Holy Organ or Unholy Idol? Forming a History of the Sacred Heart in New Spain," Colonial Latin American Review 23, no. 3 (Dec. 2014): 320-359, DOI: 10.1080/10609164.2014.972698
  • "A Burning Heart Can Save Your Soul," in Death and the Afterlife in the Early Modern Hispanic World, edited by John Beusterien and Constance Cortez (University of Minnesota Press: Hispanic Issues On Line, 2010), ISSN 1931-8006.