Katherine Morris Boivin

Assistant Professor of Art History

Katherine Morris Boivin
Office: Fisher Annex 109
Phone: (845) 758-7159
E-mail: kboivin@bard.edu


B.A., Tufts University; M.A., MPhil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Areas of Interest:
Primary field: Western Medieval Art, in particular Gothic Art and Architecture in Germany; Secondary field: Islamic Art.Professor Boivin’s research focuses on the dynamic interactions among figural art, architecture, and devotion/liturgy.  She is interested in the spatiality of Late Medieval churches, in the diverse functions of architectural space, and in the ability of form to communicate meaning.  She is currently writing a book on the city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber as well as a study of street passages included beneath Medieval churches.

Awards and Fellowships:
Post Doctoral Fellowship, Université de Montréal (2012-13); Society of Architectural Historians Rosann S. Berry Conference Fellowship (2013); Fulbright Research Grant, Germany (2011-2012); British Archaeological Association Conference Travel Grant (2012); DAAD Research Grant, Germany (2011).

“The Chancel Passageways of Norwich,” in: British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions (forthcoming);  “Villard Bound and Unbounded,” in: AVISTA, Vol. 18, No. 1/2. 2008;  “Der Lettner in Gelnhausen,” in: Gelnhäuser Geschichtsblätter, 2007.