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RuneS project features 2012 grad

RuneS project features 2012 grad

| July 3, 2014

Holley Ledbetter ’12 arrived in Germany three weeks ago — just in time for the soccer country’s quadrennial immersion in World Cup mania. But hers is a passion of a different sort. A former medieval and Renaissance studies major with a master’s in art history, Ledbetter is investigating ancient runes.

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Worth a thousand words

Worth a thousand words

| April 30, 2013

Last month, Spencer Beall ’14 and her mentor, Sweet Briar Professor Marie-Thérèse Killiam, published a 353-page Apple iBook, “Painting With Words: Writers’ Transpositions of Masterpieces into Art,” based on their collaborative research.

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Specialist to Lecture on Islamic Art in Jerusalem

Specialist to Lecture on Islamic Art in Jerusalem

| November 15, 2011

Lawrence Nees, a professor in the art history department at the University of Delaware, will lecture on his paper, “The Eagle Capitals in the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem,” at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 in Pannell Gallery at Sweet Briar College. The paper attempts to explain and contextualize the eagle capitals atop columns in [...]

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