Fine Arts Expert Discusses Patronage in Rome with First-Year Seminar Students

Kristin Triff, associate professor of fine arts at Trinity College, spoke to Wesleyan students about "Patronage and Public Image in Renaissance Rome: The Orsini Palace at Monte Giordano" Oct. 23 in Usdan University Center. Her talk was designed to make the presentation of faculty scholarship accessible to first-year students.

Kristin Triff, associate professor of fine arts at Trinity College, spoke to Wesleyan students about “Patronage and Public Image in Renaissance Rome: The Orsini Palace at Monte Giordano” Oct. 23 in Usdan University Center. Her talk was designed to make the presentation of faculty scholarship accessible to first-year students.

The students who attended her talk are from two First-Year Seminar courses, "The Roman Family" taught by Lauren Caldwell, assistant professor of classical studies, and "Baroque Rome," taught by Laurie Nussdorfer (pictured), the William Armstrong Professor of History, professor of letters, professor of medieval studies.

The students who attended her talk are from two First-Year Seminar courses, “The Roman Family” taught by Lauren Caldwell, assistant professor of classical studies, and “Baroque Rome,” taught by Laurie Nussdorfer (pictured), the William Armstrong Professor of History, professor of letters, professor of medieval studies.

Wesleyan faculty also attended the talk, including Andy Szegedy-Maszak, the Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek, professor of classical studies.

Wesleyan faculty also attended the talk, including Andy Szegedy-Maszak, the Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek, professor of classical studies.

The event was sponsored by the First-Year Seminar Program, Academic Affairs  and the Department of Classical Studies. (Photos by Hannah Norman '16)

The event was sponsored by the First-Year Seminar Program, Academic Affairs 
and the Department of Classical Studies. (Photos by Hannah Norman ’16)