Vladimir P Goss

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Vladimir P. Goss

(Vladimir Gvozdanović)

 

 

Personal

 

Born, January 3, 1942, Zagreb, Republic of Croatia.

Citizenship: U.S. and RH..

 

Addresses

 

104 S. Hasell St, Hillsborough, N.C., U.S.

tel/fax 919-732-7576.

 

Rockefellerova 40, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia.

tel/fax 01-4684-286

091-503-0117.

 

Internet: gossvp@gmail.com

www.romanika.net

 

 

 

Education

 

Classical Gymnasium, Zagreb, 1952-1960.

 

University of Zagreb, B.A. English Language and Literature, June, 1965.

University of Zagreb, B.A. History of Art, September, 1966.

University of Zagreb, M.A. History of Art, June, 1968

Cornell University (Ithaca, NY), Ph. D., History of Art, June, 1972.

Doctoral Degree recognized by the Croatian University of Zagreb (Dr. Sc.), 1993.

 

Scholarly and Professional Activities

 

Awards and Fellowships

 

Rector’s Prize, Croatian University, 1965.

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, since 1971.

Delta Tau Kappa International Social Science Honor Society, since 1981.

 

A.D. White Fellowship, Cornell University, 1969-70.

Teaching Fellowship, Cornell University, 1970-71.

Senior Graduate Fellowship, Cornell University, 1971-72.

Goldring Travel Grant, Cornell University, summer 1971.

Kress Foundation Grant, Cornell University, 1971-72.

 

Research Grants, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 1972-73, 1975-76-77, 1979.

Research Grants, Rackham School of Graduate Studies, U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1974-75, 1978.

 

Grant-in-Aid, American Council of Learned Societies, 1978.

 

Division of Research and Development Grant, U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1979.

Travel Grant, Rackham School of Graduate Studies, U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1979.

 

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant (NEH) for the International Symposium on Cultural Exchange Between the East and the West in the Period of Crusades (Western Michigan University and University of Michigan,  May 7-10, 1981).

 

IREX Grant for the same project, 1981.

 

Kalamazoo Jewish Federation Grant for the same project, 1981.

 

ACLS Travel Grant, 1981 (declined).

 

Research Grants, Manoogian Foundation for research in Jerusalem, 1981, 1982.

 

Travel Grant, Rackham School of Graduate Studies, U, of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1982.

Travel Grant, Center for Russian and East European Studies, U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1982.

 

Kevorkian Foundation Grant the Festival of Armenian Art and Culture, CREES, U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1982-83.

Gulbenkian Foundation Grant for the same project, 1982-83.

 

Prudential-Bache Grant to Chapel Hill Preservation Society, 1986.

 

North Carolina Humanities Council Grant for the project: “Recent Events in Central and Eastern Europe: Humanist, Humanities, and the Process of Change,” 1990.

 

NCHC Grant for the project: “Living Space: Dream and Reality,” 1990.

 

University of Rijeka, University Grants Committee, travel grant, 2007.

University of Rijeka, University Grants Committee, travel grant, 2008.

 

Special Projects

 

“Romanesque Art between the Sava and the Drava River and European Culture, Ministry of Science of the Republic of Croatia, No. 0009032 (2004-2006) and 009-1300623-0946 (2006 – , Project Director.

 

“Romanesque Sculpture in the Museums and Collections Between the Sava and the Drava,” exhibition, Museum of Archeology, Zagreb, Oct. 23 – Dec. 23, 2007, supported by the Cultural Board of the City of Zagreb, Ministry of Science, and Ministry of Culture.

 

“Sigismundus, rex et imperator,“ exhibition, Budapest – Luxemburg, 2006, member of Advisory Council.

 

“Slavonija, Baranja i Srijem” (Romanika), exhibition, Ministarstvo kulture RH, 2009 (in preparation)

 

Teaching and Professional Experience

 

Croatian University, Temporary Assistant, Institute for Art History, 1965-68.

 

Cornell University, Teaching Assistant, 1970-71.

 

University of Michigan-Dearborn, Assistant Professor of Art History, 1972-75; Associate Professor, 1975-80; Full Professor, 1980-81.

 

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor:

Center for Russian and East European Studies (CREES), Research Affiliate, 1975-1981, Research Associate, 1981-82.

Medieval and Renaissance Collegium, Research Affiliate, 1978-82.

Guest Curator, Museum of Art, 1981.

 

University of Tel-Aviv, Visiting Associate Professor, 1979-80.

 

Ridgeway Arts Center, director and owner (art consulting business), 1981-85.

 

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Visiting Professor, summer 1984 and1987.

 

Appalachian State University, Special Teaching Advisor, fall 1984 and 1987.

 

Duke University:

Rare Books Collection, Roberts Collection, 1986.

Continuing Education, Lecturer, 1988-1991.

 

Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar, Zagreb, Visiting Research Associate, fall 1999.

College of Croatian Studies, Croatian University, visiting professor, fall 1999, spring 2001.

 

University of Rijeka, Full Professor, 2003-

Areas of Specialization

 

Western Medieval Art.

Eastern Christian and Byzantine Art.

Theory of Art

Medieval Culture

Culture of Croatian Diaspora

 

 

Languages

 

Speaks: English, Croatian, French, Italian

Reads only: Latin, Classical Greek, German, Slovene.

 

 

Professional Travel

 

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Israel, Luxemburg, Hungary, The Netherlands, Germany, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey.

 

 

Professional Memberships

 

College Art Association of America

Croatian Academy of America

Croatian Art History Association

Croatian Writers Association

Croatian Journalist Association

 

Scholarly and Professional Publications

 

Books:

 

Rudina, Split, MHAS, 2010.

 

Četiri stoljeća europske umjetnosti: 800.-1200. Pogled s jugoistoka. Four Centuries of European Art, 800-1200. View from Southeast, Zagreb, Golden Marketing, 2010.

 

Stotinu kamenčića izgubljenog raja, Catalogue Exhibition, Introduction, Zagreb: Archeological Museum, 2007.

 

Predromanička arhitektura u Hrvatskoj – Pre-Romanesque Architecture in Croatia, Zagreb: Art Studio Azinović, 2006

 

Predromanička arhitektura u Hrvatskoj – Pre-Romanesque Architecture in Croatia, Zagreb: Architectonica Croatica, 1996.

 

Early Croatian Architecture, London: Duckworth, 1987.

 

Meeting of the two Worlds, Conference Proceedings (editor-in-chief, author of introduction, contributor), Kalamazoo: The Medieval Institute, 1986.

 

Armenian Rugs, Exhibition Catalogue (editor, preface author), Ann Arbor: The Museum of Art, 1983.

 

An Armenian Treasury in Michigan, Exhibition Catalogue (editor, co-author, preface author), Ann Arbor: The Museum of Art, 1983.

 

Prilozi proučavanju starohrvatske arhitekture (A Contribution to the Study of Early Croatian Architecture), Split: JAZU, 1978. (one of the authors).

 

Starohrvatska arhitektura (Early Croatian Architecture), Zagreb: DAH, 1969.

 

 

Scholarly Articles:

 

«A Pannonian’s Homage to Don Ante Škobalj,» in Perunovo koplje, A. Pleterski, ed., Studia Mythologica Slavica – Supplementa 4 (2011), pp.,147-160.

 

«Razbijanje porodičnog kristala,» in Hrvatski identitet, R. Horvat, ed., (Zagreb: Matica Hrvatska, 2011),  pp. 287-302.

 

«The ‘Croatian Westwork’ Revisited», Ars 43 (2010): 3-23.

 

«Fragment romaničke skulpture u Muzeju Sv. Ivana Zeline,» in Sveti Ivan Zelina – Povijest i kultura, A. Gulin ed. in Chief (Zagreb: Hrvatska akademija, 2010), pp. 7-14 (with Vjekoslav Jukić).

 

«Jakob, Jelena, Bogdin. Three Miniatures on the Assigned Theme», Studia Mythologica Slavica, 13, 2010, 43-58 (with Vesna Mikić)

 

«A Note on Some Pre-Roman Sources of Medieval Art in Slavonia,» Radovi Instituta za povijest umjetnosti 33 (2009): 7-16.

 

«Hilltop Settlements in Medieval Slavonia,» Histria Antiqua 18-2 (2009): 321-330.

 

“Some Very Old Sanctuaries and the Emergence of Zagreb’s Cultural Landscape,” Peristil 52, 2009, 7-26.

 

«Templari i kulturni pejsaž Zelinskog Prigorja,» in Templari i njihovo naslijeđe, Rxhibition Catalogue, Mladen Houška , ed., Sv. Ivan Zelina, Muzej Sv. Ivan Zelina 2009, pp. 30-39.

 

«Predromanika i romanika», in Slavonija, Baranja i Srijem – vrela europske civilizacije, vol.1, Rasprave, Exhibition Catalogue, Branka Šulc and Vesna Kusin, eds., Zagreb, Klovićevi dvori 2009, pp. 286-293.

 

“Landscape as History, Myth, and Art. An Art Historian’s View,” Studia Ethnologica Croatica 21, 2009, 133-166.

 

“Memories, Sources, Models,” in Medioevo: Immagine e memoria,  Parma, Electa 2009, pp. 169-174.

 

“The Three Header from Vaćani,” Starohrvatska prosvjeta, 3rd ser. 36, 2009, 35-51.

 

«The Eighth Century in the Eastern Adriatic – Facts and Fiction,» in V. Pace, ed., L’VIII secolo: un secolo inquieto, Cividale: Commune di Cividale del Friuli, 2008., pp. 213-216.

 

“Hiding in: Veles the Snake in the Landscape of Medieval Slavonia,” Ikon 2(2008): 263-270.

 

“Two Saint Georges and the Earliest Slavic Cultural Landscape Between the Drava and the Sava Rivers,” Peristil 51, 2008, 7-28.

 

“Radovan and Homer,” Starohrvatska prosvjeta, 3rd ser. 35, 2008, 123-132.

 

“Art Heritage in a Europe without Borders,” Acta Historiae Artium, XLIX, 2008, 242-246.

 

«Predgovor,» in Mladen Houška, and Romana Mačković, Zelinski kraj kroz prošlost, Sv. Ivan Zelina, Muzej Sv. Ivan Zelina, 2007, p. 5.

 

«Renesansa 12.stoljeća i Hrvatska,» in Renesansa i renesanse u umjetnosti Hrvatske. Zagreb, IPU, 2008, 417-426.

 

«Monuments of Art as Historical Documents,» in Medioevo: arte e storia, Parma, Electa, 2008, 458-461.

 

«Medvedgrad – Ocsa – Spiš – Some Stylistic Considerations,» Starohrvatska prosvjeta 34 (2007): 295-307 (with Vjekoslav Jukić).

 

«Orugli toranj»?, ibid., 491-493.

 

«A Note on Some Churches with Rectangular Sanctuary in Medieval Slavonia,» Peristil 50 (2007): 21-40 (with Nina Šepić)

 

«Rural Romanesque and a Europe without Borders – The Case of St. Mark’s Church in Vinica,» Hortus artium medievalium 14 (2008): 133-140 (with Vjekoslav Jukić).

 

«Monuments of Art History as Historical Documents,» Prilozi Instituta za arheologiju, 24 (2007): 499-501.

 

“Borders of Art History in a Europe without Borders,” Ars 40/2 (2007): 123-128.

 

“What Josef Strzygowski did not Know,” in Immagine e Ideologia – Studi in onore di Arturo Carlo Quintavalle, Parma, Electa, 2007, 583-593.

 

“Oriental Presence and Medieval Art in Croatian Pannonia,” in Il Medioevo mediterraneo, Parma, Electa, 2007, 447-455.

 

“The Battle of Cathedrals: or how Zagreb almost Became an Archbishopric in the 13th century,” in Medioevo: L’Europa delle Cattedrali, Parma, Electa, 2007, 146-154.

 

“The Church and the Palace in the Southern Section of Pannonia between the 9th and the 13th century,” in Medioevo: La chiesa e il palazzo, Parma, Electa, 2007, 136-141.

 

“Bishop Stjepan II and Herceg Koloman and the Beginnings of the Gothic in Croatia,” Hortus artium medievalium 13/1 (2007): 51-63.

 

“Some Observations on the Chapel at Medvedgrad,” Starohrvatska prosvjeta III/33 (2006): 165-186 (with Marina Vicelja).

 

“Josef Strzygowski and Early Medieval Art in Croatia,” Acta historiae artium 47 (2006): 335-343.

 

“Military Orders Between tha Sava and the Drava Rivers – Sculpture,” Radovi Instituta za povijest umjetnosti 30 (2006): 51-66.

 

“Elephant from Bjelovar,” Peristil 49(2006): 19-25 (with M. Vicelja).

 

“Gorjanskis and Horvats – Passage at Arms, Passage at Arts,” in Sigismund von Luxemburg, Ein Kaiser in Europa, Mainz 2006.

 

“Two Models of Romanesque Territorial Organization in Continental Croatia,” Hortus artium medievalium, 12 (2006): 221-228.

 

“A Reemerging World – Prolegomena to an Introduction to Earlier Medieval Art Between the Sava and the Drava Rivers,” Starohrvatska prosvjeta III/32 (2006): 91-112.

 

“Javna arhitektonska plastika i ‘zanimljiva’ vremena,” Anali galerije Antuna Augustincica 21-25 (2006): 73-79.

 

The Altar – Relief of the Annunciation on the Tower of Split Cathedral,” Hortus artium medievalium 11 (2005): 251-254.

 

“Kamen iz Križovljana nakon kamena iz Belca, Prilozi Instituta za Arheologiju, 22 (2005): 187-198.

 

“Fragments from Daruvar in the City Museum in Bjelovar – Framework for Investigation,” Peristil 48 (2005): 19 –32 (with Marina Vicelja).

 

“Uvodno o ‘Kamenu iz Belca’”, Prilozi Instituta za arheologiju u Zagrebu 21 (2004), 223-228.

 

“Sv. Marija u Bapskoj – ponovo nakon trideset i pet godina” (St. Mary of Bapska Revisited After Thirty-Five Years), Peristil 47 (2004): 5-14.

 

“Crkva Sv. Bartola u Novim Mikanovcima – romanika između save i Drave i Europska Kultura”, Peristil 46 (2003), 5-12.

 

“Lobor – Klokoč – Morović – Prilog razmatranju karolinške prisutnosti u predromanici kontinentalne Hrvatske (A Contribution to Carolingian Art in Continental Croatia),  Marasovićev zbornik, Split, 2003, 194-198.

 

“Kulturni prostori Hrvatske i Bosne u zrelom srednjem vijeku: monumentalna umjetnost i dualistička hereza” (Cultaral Landsacpe of Croatia and Bosnia in High Middle Ages), Pogled u Bosnu, Zbornik Simpozija, Zagreb, 2003,  123-128.

 

“Croatian Art and the West: A Venerable Witness Recalled,” in European Integration for the 21st Century, Symposium Proceedings, Vlado Šakić, and Ljiljana Kaliterna Lipovčan, eds., Zagreb, Institut društvenih znanosti Ivo Pilar, 2001, 151-156.

 

“Marko Spalatin”, A Retrospective Exhibition Catalogue, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, 1995., preface.

 

Master Radovan and the Drama of Medieval Church”, Conference Proceedings, Per Raduanum 1240-1990, Trogir, 1994, 131-136.

 

“The Dance of Death: Renaissance as Apocalypse,” Journal of Croatian Studies 31 (1990.), 67-75.

 

“Art and Politics in High Middle Ages – Heresy, Investiture Struggle, Crusades”, u L’art et artistes au Moyen-Age, Conference Proceedings, Rennes, 1983, vol. 3. , 525-545, Paris, 1990.

 

“Vinodolski teritorij i njegova prostorna organizacija” (Territorial Organization of Vindodol), Zbornik Milana Preloga, Zagreb, 1988-89., 90-95.

 

“Miles Ensifer”, Peristil 30 (1987.), 15-27.

 

“Romanesque Sculpture in Eastern Adriatic: Between the West and Byzantimu”, Conference Proceedings, Romanico Mediopadano, 1977, 176-192, Parma, 1983.

 

“Is there a Pre-Romanesque Style in Architecture”, Persitil 25 (1982.), 33-51.

 

“Carolingian and Ottonian Influences on the Monumental Sculpture and Painting of the Eastern Adriatic”, Journal of Croatian Studies 22 (1981.), 3-48.

 

“I due rilievi di Pietro da Milano e di Francesco Laurana nell’arco di Castelnuovo in Napoli”, Napoli Nobilissima 20 (1981.), 102-113.

 

“East and West in Medieval Architecture”, Catalogue Chapter, Catalogue, The Meeting of the Two Worlds, The Museum of Art, University of Michigan, 1981.

 

“Parma-Venice-Trogir: Peregrinations of a Thirteenth Century Adriatic Sculptor”, Arte Veneta 34 (1980.), 26-40.

 

“Moravia’s History Reconsidered, the Tomb of St. Methodius and the Church of Our Lady at Morović”, East European Quarterly 16 (1980.), 487-498 (Delta Tau Kappa Award).

 

“The Twelfth Century Architecture of Aquitaine and the Cosmopolitan Character of the Occitan Culture”, Peristil 22 (1979.), 37-46.

 

“The South-Eastern Border of Carolingian Architecture”, Cahiers archeologiques 27 (1978.), 85-100.

 

“Split Cathedral’s Wooden Doors”, Commentari 1978/1982., 47-62.

 

“The Beginnings of the Romanesque Architecture in Croatia”, Journal of Croatian Studies 18-19 (1977-78.), 3-73.

 

“The Lunette of the Nativity at Trogir”, Studies in Medieval Culture 8-9 (1976.), 85-98.

 

“Two Early Croatian Royal Mausolea”, Peristil 18-19 (1975-76.), 5-10.

 

“The Romanesque Type of Fortifications in the Central Part of Croatia”, Bulletin – Institut Iinternational des Chateaux Historiques 28 (1970/76.), 51-72.

 

“The Schiavone in Vasari’s Vita of Brunelleschi”, Commentari 27 (1976.), 18-32.

 

“The Dalmatian Works by Pietro da Milano and the Beginnings of Francesco Laurana”, Arte Lombarda 42-43 (1973.), 113-223.

 

“Prilog problemu školovanja Majstora Radovana” (A Contribution to the Beginnings of Master Radovan), Prilozi povijesti umjetnosti u Dalmaciji 19 (1972.), 41-46.

 

“Sv. Dimitrije u Brodskom Drenovcu” (St. Dimitri in Brodski Drenovac), Vjesnik Arheološkog Muzeja u Zagrebu, serija 3, 5 (1971.), 211-222.

 

“Stari gradovi i gradine u zagrebačkoj regiji” (The Old Castles of the Zagreb Region), Arhitektura 109-110 (1971.), 5-11 (with Dr. Sena Sekulić-Gvozdanović).

 

“Vrijednost  romaničke arhitekture u kontinentalnoj Hrvatskoj i kapela Sv. Marije u Bapskoj” (Romanesque Architecture in Continental Croatia and the Chapel of St. Mary at Bapska), Arhitektura 106 (1970.), 64-68.

 

“Crkva Majke Božje u Moroviću” (The Church of Our Lady in Morović), Peristil 12-13 (1969-70.), 15-22.

 

“”O nekim oblikovnim principima starohrvatske umjetnosti” (Some Aesthetic Principles of Early Croatian Architecture), Arhitektura 99-100 (1969.), 51-56.

 

“Prilog radionici Nikola Firentinac-Andrija Aleši” (An Attribution to the Workshop of Nicholas of Florence and Andrija Aleši), Peristil 10-11 (1967-68.), 59-64.

 

“Stari grad Vitunj u Modruškoj županiji” (The Castle of Vitunj in the County of Modruš), Peristil 10-11 (1967-68.), 46-54 (with Dr. Sena Sekulić-Gvozdanović).

 

“O starim gradovima u Hrvatskoj” (Old Castles in Croatia), Arhitektura 98-99 (1967.), 85-90 (with Dr. Sena Sekulić-Gvozdanović).

 

 

Shorter Essays, Criticism, Reviews:

 

“Marko Spalatin u vrhu američke umjetnosti”, Hrvatski iseljenički zbornik 2002, Zagreb: Hrvatska matica iseljenika, 2002, 261-266

 

“Blanka Petrinec”, prilog Katalogu izložbe, DAR, Rijeka, travanj 2002.

 

“Indeks i karika Antona Cetina”, prilog Katalogu izložbe, DAR i Kortil, Rijeka, 2002.

 

“Liberation War and Croatian-American Art and Literature – Josip Novakovich and Vesna Kittelson,” Views and Voices 1 (2002):123-135.

 

“Svjetlo, boja, prostor”, Marko Spalatin, Katalog izložbe, Kabinet grafike HAZU, Zagreb, 2003.

 

“Marko Spalatin”, Exhibition Guide, Chapel Hill, 1985.

 

“Croatian Naive Artists from Yugoslavia”, Exhibition Guide, Chapel Hill, 1984.

 

“Christa Balogh”, Exhibition Guide, Chapel Hill, 1984.

 

“Armenian Art and the West”, Istorisko-filologičeski Journal of Armenian Academy 3 (1982.), 25-32 (in Armenian with a Russian summary).

 

David Buxton: ‘The Wooden Churches of Eastern Europe: An Introduction’”, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 42 (1983), 202-203.

 

“Marijan Zadnikar: Stična in zgodnja arhitektura Cistercijanov’”, Journal of Architectural Historians 38 (1979), 180.

 

“Kratak susret sa švicarskom slikarskom školom” (A brief note on Swiss School of Painting), Bulletin JAZU 15-22 (1967-74.), 149-157.

 

“Neke neizvedene ideje posljeratne hrvatske arhitekture” (Some Unrealized Ideas of Post-War Architecture in Croatia). Život umjetnosti 10 (1969.), 46-54.

 

“Suvremena arhitektura i kulturno naslijeđe” (Contemporary Architecture and Cultural Heritage), Arhitektura 101 (1969.), 7.

 

“Novija slovenska arhitektura” (Contemporary architecture in Slovenia), Život umjetnosti 7-8 (1969.), 202-205.

 

“Uz ljubljansku izložbu Jože Plečnika” (The Ljubljana Exhibition of Jože Plečnik), Život umjtenosti 6 (1968.), 146-149.

 

“Internacionalni kongres historičara umjetnosti u Splitu” (The International Congress of Art Historians in Split), Čovjek i prostor, 1968.

 

“O izložbi: ‘Srednjevjekovna umjetnost Slavonije’”, Čovjek i prostor, 1968.

 

“Đorđe Petrović: ‘Teoretičari proporcija’”, Život umjetnosti 5 (1967.), 166-167.

 

“Horatio Greenough”, Život umjetnosti 5 (1967.), 163-165.

 

“Uz izložbu Jurja Denzlera arhitekta” (Exhibition of Juraj Denzler, Architect), Čovjek i prostor, 1967.

 

“Niz Jadransku Magistralu” (Along the Adriatic Freeway), Čovjek i prostor, 1967.

 

“Na temu zagrebačkog Kaptola” (On the Kaptol in Zagreb), Čovjek i prostor, 1966.

 

“Anton Cetin – One Hundred Parisian Works,” Exhibition Catalogue, Zagreb: Art Studio Azinović, 2008.

 

Manuscript Review:

 

Tomislav Marasović, “Roman and Medieval Architecture and City-Planning in Dalmatia” (for Penn State University Press).

 

Marina Vicelja, “Istra i Bizant”, Matica hrvatska.

 

Vlasta Begović Dvoržak and Ivančica Schrunk, “Brijuni,” Golden Marketing.

 

Ante Milošević, Željko Peković, Predromanička crkva Svetoga Spasa na Cetini, Omega Engineering.

 

 

Theses:

 

“Vinodolski teritorij i njegova prostorna organizacija” (Territorial Organization of Vinodol), magistarska radnja, Croatian University, M.A. thesis, 1968.

 

“Pre-Romanesque and Early Romanesque Architecture in Croatia”, Ph.D. thesis, Cornell University, 1972.

 

 

 

Important Professional Lectures:

 

“The South-Eastern Border of Carolingian Architecture”, Center for Russian and East European Studies, U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, April, 1977.

 

Is There a Pre-Romanesque Style in Architecture”, U. of Toronto/Scarborough College, October, 1977.

 

“Archbishops, Heretics, and Sculptors: Remarks on the Rise of Monumental Sculpture in the Middle Ages”, Departmental Colloquium, Department of Art History, and Medieval/Renaissance Collegium, U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, April, 1978.

 

“Warriors and Lovers in the Twelfth Century Art”, University of Haifa, 1979.

 

“A Pilgrimage to Jerusalem”, Michigan Consortium for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Fall Meeting, East Lansing, 1980.

 

“Image and the Polarized World”, Center of  Carl Jung Studies of Greater Detroit, proljeće1981.

 

“East and West in Medieval Architecture”, Docents Program, Museum of Art, U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Spring1981.

 

“What is Wrong with East European Art”, Tappan Association Lecture, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Spring 1981.

 

“Open-Ended Image”, Center for Carl Jung Studies of Greater Detroit, Spring 1982.

 

“Krleža and Croatian Naive Art: From Regional to Universal”, Mini-Symposium: In Memoriam Miroslav Krleža, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, January 26, 1982.

 

“Croatian Primitives and the 20th Century: Traditionalism as a Contemporary Value”, Center for Russian and East European Studies, U. of Michigan, February 17, 1982.

 

“An Armenian Treasury in Michigan”, Exhibition Opening Lecture, U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Spring1982.

 

“”Russian Icons”, Appalachian State University, Fall 1984 and 1987.

 

“Russian 20th Century and Soviet Art”, North Carolina School of Science and Math, Fall 1984.

 

“Sculpture and Community Life”, Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, January 1986.

 

“Naive Artists and the 20th Century: Traditionalism as a Contemporary Value”, Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, October,1986.

 

“From Parthenon to Chartres,” and “Chartres Cathedral”, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, October,1988.

 

“The Story of Chartres”, Iredell Arts Council, Statesville, November, 1988.

 

“A Journey to the Holy Land”, Orange County Public Library, Hillsborough, March, 1989.

 

“The Icons”, Iredell Arts Council,  Statesville, March, 1989.

 

“Slika i politika u doba Križarskih ratova” (Image and Politic in the Era of the Crusades), Department of Art History, Croatian University, May, 1989.

 

“Naivna umjetnost i kraj stoljeća” (Naive Art and the End of the Century), Muzej Mimara, Zagreb, Spring 1989.

 

“The Treasure Chest City”, UNC-Greensboro Seminar for Community College Teachers, Wildacres, July, 1989.

 

“The Story of Three Worlds”, “The Treasure Chest City”, “Apocalypses Past and Present”, “Year 1500: An Apocalypse that Happened”, Iredell Arts Council, Statesville, Fall 1989.

 

“A European Christmas”, Orange and Person Country Public Libraries, Hillsborough and Roxboro, December, 1989.

 

“Rumania – Taking Pulse of a Nation Through Art”, Appalachian State University, January, 1990.

 

“Art of Eastern Europe”, Meredith College, Raleigh, February, 1990.

 

“The Story of Thee Worlds”, Orange County Public Library, Hillsborough, March,1990.

 

“A Peek Behind the Iron Curtain”, Seminar for Durham County Teachers, Chapel Hill, April, 1990.

 

“A Croatian Christmas”, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, December 1, 1990.

 

“Croatia – A New Perspective”, Center for Russian and East European Studies, U. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, March, 2000.

 

“Sv. Magdalena u Čazmi i europska kultura” (The Church of St. Madeleine in Cazma and European Culture) , 777th Anniversary of Čazma, srpanj, 2003.

 

“Romanika u međurječju Save i Drave i europska kultura” (Romanesque Art between the Sava and the Drava, and European Cukture), Matica hrvatska, Našice, kolovoz, 2003.

 

 

 

Professional Conferences:

 

Chairman:

 

“Art of Eastern Europe”, Annual Meetings of the College Art Association of America (CAA), Washington, D.C., 1975 (and organizer).

 

“Medieval Art in Eastern and Southeastern Europe”, 10th Annual Conference of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 1975. (and organizer).

 

“Romanesque Architecture and Sculpture, II”,11th Annual Conference of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 1976.

 

Art Session, International Courtly Love Society Meeting, April 1-3, 1976, Athens (GA) (co-organizer with Dr. Christine Bornstein).

 

 

Art Session, Mid-West Slavic Conference, Ann Arbor, May 5, 1977 (and organizer).

 

“Medieval Sculpture”, 12th Annual Conference of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 5-8, 1977.

 

“Interrelationships, Cross-Fertilization and Scholarly Cooperation in Medieval Literature and Medieval Art”, Modern Language Association Meetings, Chicago, December 27-30,  1977 (co-organizer with Dr. James Wilhelm).

 

“Image in Medieval Sculpture”, 15th International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 1-4, 1980.

 

“The Meeting of the Two Worlds: Cultural Exchange Between the East and the West During the Period of the Crusades”, International Symposium, 16th International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 7-10, 1981, and the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, May 11-12, 1981  – chief organizer.

 

“The Slavs”, 10th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, Cincinnati, November 1-4, 1984.

 

“The Altar,“ Motovun, june, 2004.

 

“Sigismundus, rex et imperator,” Luxemburg, June, 2005.

 

“Town in the Middle Ages,” Motovun, June, 2005,

 

“Desiderata u prouačvanju i zaštiti hrvatske spomeničke baštine,” Annual Congress of the Croatian Art History Association, Zagreb, 2006 (and session organizer)

 

 

 

Respondent:

 

Session on Yugoslavia, Seminar on Architecture and Historic Preservation in Central and Eastern Europe, New York, November 28-30, 1975.

 

 

Papers at Scholarly Conferences:

 

“The Lunette of the Nativity at Trogir”, 8th Annual Conference of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 1973.

 

“The Beginnings of Francesco Laurana”, Annual Meetings of the CAA, Detroit 1974.

 

“Medieval Art in Eastern and Southeastern Europe: Some Highlights and Questions of Approach”, 10th Annual Conference of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 1975.

 

“Diocletianic Motifs in the Early Medieval Architecture of the Eastern Adriatic”, American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies Conference, Atlanta, 1975.

 

“The Schiavone in Vasari’s Vita of Brunelleschi and he Beginnings of the Renaissance in Croatia”, Annual Meetings of the CAA, Chicago, 1976.

 

“A Revival of Ancient Memorial Architecture in Early Medieval Croatia”, Mid-West Art History Association Conference, Cleveland, 1976.

 

“A Note on Some Early Medieval Churches Dedicated to St. Michael”, 11th Annual Conference of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 1976.

 

“The 12th Century Architecture in Aquitaine and the Cosmopolitan Character of the Occitan Culture”, International Courtly Literature Society Meeting, Athens, Georgia, 1977.

 

“Romanesque Sculpture in the Eastern Adriatic: Between the West and Byzantium”, Romanico Mediopadano, Parma-Modena, October 26 – November1, 1977.

 

“Art as Human Experience: Remarks on the Rise of Monumental Style in the Middle Ages”, Annual Meetings of the CAA, New York, 1978.

 

“Form and Patronage in Pre-Romanesque Architecture”, Annual Meetings of the Society of Architectural Historians, San Antonio, 1978.

 

“Miles Ensifer”, Symposium: Art in the West and in the Latin East, British School of Archeology, Jerusalem, January 1-4, 1982.

 

“Armenian Art and the Medieval West; Some Good Evidence and Poor Conclusions”, III Symposio internazionale d’arte Armena, Milano-Vicenza-Venezia, September 25 rujan- October 1, 1981.

 

“Great Moravia and the Beginnings of Monumental Art Among the Slavs”, Duquesne University Historic Forum, October,1982.

 

“Art and Politics in the Middle Ages”, Art et Artistes au Moyen-Age, Rennes, Spirng 1983.

 

“Dance of Death – Renaissance as Apocalypse”, Symposium on the 15th Century, Perpignan, July,1990.

 

“Master Radovan and Medieval Drama”, Symposium: 750 Years of Radovan’s Portal, Trogir, September, 1990.

 

“Creativity and Revolution” (seminar), and “An Undaunted Muse” (multimedia performance with the piano virtuoso Tibor Szasz), Symposium: A Gathering of Patriots, Appalachian State University, Boone, November 2-3, 1990.

 

“Croatian Culture and the European West”, Simpozij: Europske integracije za 21. stoljeće, Dubrovnik, studeni 1999.

 

“Why Croats Need not Fear Globalization”, Simpozij: Globalizacija i regionalizacija. Od polisa do kozmopolisa, Dubrovnik, svibanj 2001.

 

“Duhovni prostor Hrvatske i BiH u zrelom srednjem vijeku: monumentalna umjetnost i pojava dualističke hereze”, znanstveni skup Pogled u Bosnu, Zagreb, 22. lipnja, 2002.

 

“Javna arhitektonska plastika i ‘zanimljiva vremena’ – Antika, Srednji vijek, danas“, Simpozij Skulptura na otvorenom, Galerija Augusta Augustinčića, Klanjec, svibanj, 2003.

 

“Renesansa 12. st. i Hrvatska,” Dani Cvita Fiskovića, 2003.

 

“Počeci Visoke Renesanse i Hrvatska,” Dani Cvita Fiskovia, 2004.

 

“Oriental Presence and Medieval Art in Croatian Pannonia,” Il Medioevo mediterraneo, Parma, 2004

 

“Universal and/or Particular Values in Art History,” Budapest, May, 2005 (Josef Strzygowski and Early Croatian Art”).

 

“The Church and the Palace in the Southern Section of Pannonia between the 9th and the 13th century,” Medioevo: La chiesa e il palazzo, Parma, 2005.

 

“The Battle of Cathedrals: or how Zagreb Almost Became and Archbishopric in the 13th century,” Medioevo: L’Europa delle Cattedrali, Parma, 2006.

 

“Desiderata u prouačvanju i zaštiti hrvatske spomeničke baštine,” Annual Congress of the Croatian Art History Association, Zagreb, 2006 (session key note speech)

 

“Bishop Stjepan II and Herceg Koloman and the Beginnings of the Gothic in Croatia,” Elites in Medieval Art, Motovun, 2006.

 

“Francia Media,” Gent, May 2006 (“The South Eastern Border of Carolingian Architecture Revisited”).

 

“Integrazione, Assimliazione, Esclusione e Reazione Etnica”, Veneice, Nov. 22-26/2006. (“Rural Romanesque in Central and Eastern Europe – A Voice for a Silent Majority.”)

 

“Border of Art History in Central Europe,” Bratislava, Feb. 2007 (“Borders of Art History in a Europe without Borders,” key note speech).

 

“Rural Churches in Transformation and Creation of Medieval Landscape,” Motovun, June 2007 (“Rural Romanesque in Central and Southeastern Europe, with a Note on the Church of St. Marko in Vinica,” with V. Jukić).

 

“Monumenti d’arte come documenti storici,” Medioevo: Arte e Storia, Parma, 2007.

 

“Art Heritage in a Europe without Borders: Role of Art Historian”, World Congress of Art History (CIHA), Budapest, Nov. 2007.

 

“How to Protect the Unknown,” Protection of Monuments in Central Europe, Teleki Foundation, Balatonfured, April 2008.

 

“Archeology of Mythical Landscape,” The Sixth World Archeological Congress (WAC 6), Dublin, July 2008.

 

“Memorie, fonti, modelli – alcuni esempi centreuropei,” Medioevo: art e memoria, Parma, Sep. 2008.

 

“Cultural Landscape – An Art Historian’s View;” Pag in the Eve of Christianity, Pag,

Sep. 2008.

 

“The 8th ct. in the Eastern Adriatic – Facts and Fiction,” L’ottavo secolo – un secolo inquieto, Cividale del Friuli, Dec. 4-7, 2008.

“Razbijanje porodičnog kristala: hrvatska kulturna ekologija na pragu EU”, Hrvatski identitet, Matica Hrvatska, Zagreb, 7. i 8. svibnja 2009.

“Tri minijature na zadanu temu: Jakov, Jelena, Bogdin”, Stari slavenski bogovi i njihovi kršćanski supstituti, Bol, 24. – 27. rujan, 2009.

“Pruga Oštarije – Split kao umjetničko djelo”, Stjepan Gunjača i hrvatska srednjovjekovna povjesno arheološka baština, Split 2-6-studeni, 2009.

“Prelogova baština i kulturni pejsaž”, Prelogova baština danas, Dubrovnik, 27-28.

studeni, 2009.

“Pannoian’s Homage to Don Ante Škobalj”, Perunovo koplje – Croatian Anthropological Congress, Podstrana, September 2010.

 

“Political Iconography –  Poster, Icon, Badge”, FIFTH  INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF ICONOGRAPHIC STUDIES. SOVEREIGN AND ICONOGRAPHY OF POLITICAL POWER. Rijeka, 25 – 27 May, 2011. Key-note speech.

 

“Toward a multi-focal vision of European Culture, “Heritage reinvents Europe,  Ename (Belgium), 17-19 March, 2001.

 

“Art in Slavonia and Scepusia in the 13th ct. Some Striking Analogies and their Background,” Slovakia and Croatia, Historical Parallels and Connections (until 1780), Bratislava-Levoča, 20-24 June, 2011.

 

“Dva hrvatska kraljevska mauzoleja 35 godina kasnije,” Croatian Anthropological Congress, Zagreb, 5-6, 10, 2001,

Courses Thought

 

Cornell University:

 

AH 103, Freshmen Seminar in Art History

 

University of Michigan-Dearborn:

 

AH 100 – Introduction to Art History

AH 300 – Nature of Art

AH 301 – Urban Forms of the West

AH 330 – Medieval Art

AH 340 – Early Renaissance Art

AH 380 – Modern Art

AH 400 – Seminar in Art History

AH 401 – Seminar in Art History – Interdisciplinary Approach

AH 430 – Early Medieval Art

AH 431 – High Middle Ages

AH 432 – Early Christian and Byzantine Art

HUM 100 – Introduction to the Humanities

HUM 410 – Medieval Culture

HUM 411 – Renaissance Culture

 

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor:

 

MARC 202 – Medieval Culture (guest-lecturer)

REES 310 – Arts in Russian Culture (co-lecturer)

REES 411 – Arts in East European Culture

MARC 423 – Crusades and Mediterranean Culture

REES 395 – Soviet Union (section on art)

REES 396 – Eastern Europe (section on art)

 

University of Tel-Aviv:

 

Early Medieval Art

Romanesque Art

Seminar: Romanesque Sculpture as a Public Medium

 

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill:

 

Art 31A – Antiquity through Early Renaissance

Art 301 – Directed Readings

 

Art School, Carrboro, N.C.:

 

Introduction to Art

Art and the Holy Places of Christianity

 

Duke University Continuing Education:

 

Evening Mini-Courses

 

Italian Culture

French Culture

Saints, Warriors and Lovers

The Icons

Ramses the Great

A Cultural History of Great European Desserts

The World of l’esprit

A Night in Venice

Art Appreciation and Appraising

Great Cities of Europe

Art and Culture of the Russians, Slavs and Other East Europeans

A Voyage into the Adriatic

A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

 

Croatian University – College of Croatian Studies:

 

Croatian Diaspora in America

Croats Outside Croatia and Croatian Culture

 

Croatian University – Faculty of Philosophy

 

Croatian Culture (Summer Program of Croatian Language and Culture 2001, 2002, 2003)

Graduate Program, Winter, 2003

 

University of Rijeka

 

Introduction to Art History

Introduction to Visual Arts

History of Architecture

Methodology of Scholarly Research

Romanesque Art

Medieval Art in Croatia

 

 

University and Professional Service

 

University of Michigan-Dearborn:

 

Founder (1972) and Head (1972-76, 1980) of the Fine Arts Program.

 

Humanities Department:

Executive Committee, 1974-77, 1980.

Acting Chair, Summer 1975.

 

College of Arts, Sciences and Letters:

Academic Standards Committee, 1974-75.

Medieval and Renaissance Studies Committee, 1975-76 (chair).

 

Campus:

Cultural Events Committee, 1972-73.

General Instructional Laboratory Building Committee, 1973-75.

Academic Affairs Advisory Council to the Provost, 1973-75.

Fine Arts Center Committee, 1974-75.

Business Advisory Committee, 1975-76.

Long-Range Planning Council, 1975-78.

Interdisciplinary Studies Task Force, 1975-77.

Graduate Board, 1976-1981.

 

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor:

 

Divisional Board IV/Humanities, Rackham School of Graduate Studies, 1977-78.

Divisional Board Nominating Committee, 1978.

Steering Committee, Festival of Russian Arts, CREES, 1978-79.

Steering Committee, Festival of East European Arts, 1979-80.

Steering Committee, Festival of Armenian Arts, 1981-82.

 

Michigan Consortium for Medieval and Early Modern Studies:

 

One of the founders (1976), Coordinator, and member of  the Executive Committee, 1977-1981.

 

Chapel Hill Preservation Society:

 

Art Committee, 1985-1996.

 

 

Ministry of Science of the Republic of Croatia

 

Publication Board (2005 –

Field Board for Historical Sciences (Matični Odbor) (2006 –

President, Governing Board, Institute of Art History (2005 -2007).

Member, Governing Board, Institute of Art History (2007 -).

 

 

 

City of Rijeka

 

Cultural Board, 2005-

 

 

Mentor

 

Two Ph.D. Theses

One M.A. Thesis

 

 

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