Davida Fernandez Barkan

20th Century

Davida Fernandez-Barkan's research focuses on art, the public, and the state in the twentieth century, with an emphasis on murals and photography in the Americas, Europe, and the Soviet Union during the 1920s and 1930s. She is also interested in contemporary art, particularly in performance and social practices. She received an A.B. in the History of Art and Architecture from Harvard University in 2011... Read more about Davida Fernandez Barkan

Steffani Bennett

Pre-modern Japanese Art
Steffani Bennett graduated with honors from the University of Washington with a major in art history and a minor in Japanese language. She entered the Ph.D. program at Harvard in 2012 in the field of Japanese art history. Steffani specializes in pre-modern Japanese painting, focusing on the history and development of ink painting and Chinese-style painting of the Muromachi period (1334-1573). Within this realm, Steffani is especially interested in East Asian cross-cultural exchange,... Read more about Steffani Bennett