Lana Sloutsky received her Ph.D. from the History of Art and Architecture Department at Boston University in 2017. Her dissertation is titled "Quasi Alterum Byzantium: The Preservation of Identity Through Memory and Culture by Aristocratic Byzantine Women, 1440-1600." She has presented her work at the annual meetings of the Renaissance Society of America, the College Art Association, the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, as well as many other national and international conferences. Lana has received several travel grants and fellowships from the Renaissance Society of America, the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the Boston University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and the History of Art and Architecture Department at Boston University. She has been an adjunct instructor at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for over ten years and has lectured on a wide variety of topics and exhibitions for both the general public and private groups. She has also taught a number of undergraduate courses at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Hellenic College of the Holy Cross, Boston University, Lesley University, and the Boston Architectural College.
KEEPING TRACK OF TIME IN BYZANTIUM
by Lana Sloutsky
PhD, History of Art & Architecture Department, Boston University
The Decorative Arts Trust has generously sponsored Lana Sloutsky's presentation via its "Emerging Scholars" grant program.
Dr. Sloutsky also will lead two horology-related tours of the Museum of Fine arts at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, before the symposium program commences later that afternoon. There is no charge but advance registration is required. Please contact Bob Frishman to reserve a place.