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School of Art and Design



Punam Madhok

OFFICE ADDRESS:
School of Art and Design: Art History
Jenkins Fine Arts Center
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
Tel.# (252)328-6262; fax # (252)328-6441
E-Mail: madhokp@ecu.edu

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
1993: Ph.D. in Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

DISSERTATION:
The Drawing Books of Henry Peacham and Jan de Bisschop and the
Place of Drawing in the Education of the Renaissance Gentleman

(Advisor:  Professor Philipp P. Fehl)

1986: M.A. in Chinese Art (Major), Italian Renaissance
Art (Minor), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

MASTER'S PAPER:
Lu Chih's Relationship with the Cosmos
(Advisor:  Professor Kiyohiko Munakata)

1983: B.F.A. in Art History (Major), Painting and Printmaking (Minor), Five years degree             program, Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan, Visva-Bharati University, West Bengal, India.

LANGUAGES STUDIED: English, French, German, Hindi, Bengali, Sanskrit.




TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
                       Associate Professor of Art History,
                       East Carolina University.     

Fall 1994 to Spring 2009:       
Taught advanced, writing-intensive courses in Art of India, Asian Art, Italian Renaissance Art, and Italian Baroque Art to graduate and undergraduate students; directed independent studies of graduate and undergraduate students in Indian Art, Italian Renaissance Art, and History of Printmaking; taught Art History Survey Courses to art majors and Art Appreciation to non-art majors.

Fall 1993:       
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois.
Taught a course in Asian Art.
     
Fall 1991 and Spring 1992:
Instructor of Art History, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 
Taught 3 courses each semester in Italian Renaissance Art, Asian Art, and Chinese Art.
     
Fall 1983 to Spring 1991:
Graduate Assistant of Art History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
                

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE:
In spring 2004, I was chosen to serve on the Editorial Board of the journal, ‘SOUTHEAST REVIEW OF ASIAN STUDIES.’


PAPERS, PARTICIPATION ON PANELS AT SCHOLARLY MEETINGS, AND GRANTS RECEIVED (from East Carolina University):
Spring 2006:
Will receive a grant to present a paper titled Christian-Islamic Relations and the Court Art of Mughal India at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities in Honolulu, Hawaii, January 11-14, 2008.

Received a grant to participate in a Symposium on The Art of Burma held at Princeton, NJ, on April 1, 2006. 

Received a grant to present a paper titled Jesuits and the Arts in Mughal India at the 15th Biennial New College Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Studies in Sarasota, Florida, on March 10 and at the American Academy of Religion, Southeastern Regional Meeting, in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 12.

Fall 2005:
Received a grant to present a paper titled Jesuits and the Arts in Mughal India at the 34th Annual Conference on South Asia in the University of Wisconsin-Madison on October 9.

Spring 2005: 
Received a grant to present a paper titled Jinas and their Female Guardian Spirits: The Jain Temples at Mount Abu in Rajasthan, India at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Midwest Art History Society at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, on April 7 and at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Region of the American Academy of Religion at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, on April 9.
     
Received a grant to present a paper titled Jinas and their Female Guardian Spirits: The Temples of Mount Abu in Rajasthan in the Session, ‘The Arts in Three Asian Nations: India, Vietnam, and China’ and to Chair a session titled From the Silk Road to Korea: East Asian Art History at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Conference Association for Asian Studies in Lexington, Kentucky, on January 15.

Spring 2004:
Received a grant to present a paper titled Jesuits and the Arts in Mughal India in the Session, ‘European Prints and Drawings’ at the Annual Conference of the Midwest Art History Society in the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, on April 3.

Received a grant to present a paper titled Jesuits and the Arts in Mughal India at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Southeast Conference Association for Asian Studies in Gainesville, Florida, January 16-18. 

Spring 2003:
Received a grant to present a paper titled Mehndi, An Ancient Art Form and Ritual of India at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Southeast Conference, Association for Asian Studies held at Jekyll Island, Georgia, January 17-19.  

Fall 2002:
Received a grant to Chair the Panel, New Research in Asian and Middle Eastern Art and Architecture and to present a paper titled Mithila Wall Paintings created on the Occasion of Marriage in the Kohbar-ghar at the Southeast College Art Conference held at Mobile, Alabama, October 24-27.  

Spring 2002:
Received a grant to present a paper titled Mithila Wall Paintings created on the
Occasion of Marriage in the Kohbar-ghar
at the Midwest Art History Society Conference in        Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 18-20.

Received a grant to serve as Chair and Discussant of the Panel, Multiethnic Perspectives in Asian Literatures and to present a paper titled Mithila Wall Paintings created on the Occasion of Marriage in the Kohbar-ghar at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Southeast Conference, Association for Asian Studies, held at Chattanooga, Tennessee, January 19-20.

Spring 2001:
Received a grant to present a paper titled Mehndi, the Art of Henna Painting at the Midwest Art History Society Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 5-7.

Fall 2000:
Received a grant to present a paper titled Paolo Veronese: A Painter of Feasts or Religious Subjects? at the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, held at Cleveland, Ohio, November 2-5.

Received a grant to present a paper titled The Role of Women in Kalighat Painting, a Folk Art of Nineteenth-Century Calcutta at the Southeast College Art Conference, held at Louisville, Kentucky, October 18-21.

Fall 1999:
Received a grant to present a paper titled Paolo Veronese: A Painter of Feasts or Religious Subjects? at the Universities Art Association of Canada Annual Conference, held at Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, November 4-6.

Spring 1999:
Received a grant to present a paper titled Modern Art in India: Pivotal Figures at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Art History Society, held at Detroit, Michigan, March 18-20.

Fall 1998:
Received a grant to Chair the Panel, The Politics of Performance through History, and to present a paper titled Kalighat Painting: The “Bazaar Art” of the Black Town at the 27th Annual Conference on South Asia, held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 16-18.

Spring 1998:
Presented a paper titled Venus and her Counterparts: Titian’s Ovidian Mythologies for Philip II at the Fourth Annual East Carolina University-University of Ferrara Conference on Renaissance Studies, held at East Carolina University, April 22-24.  (Conference topic: Classical Myth in the Renaissance).
                         
Received a grant to present a concise version of the above-mentioned paper at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Art History Society, held at Chicago, April 2-4.
              
Received a grant to present a paper titled Titian at Ferrara: Antiquity and the Female Model at the Eleventh New College Conference on Medieval-Renaissance Studies, held at Sarasota, Florida, March 12-14.

Received a grant to present a paper titled Kalighat Painting (1800-1930): The 'Bazaar Art' of the Black Town at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Conference, Association for Asian Studies, held at Charlottesville, Virginia, January 16-18.              

Summer 1997:
Received a grant to present a paper titled Titian at Ferrara: Antiquity and the Female Model at the Third Annual East Carolina University-University of Ferrara Conference on Renaissance Studies, held at the University of Ferrara, Italy, May 21-23.  (Conference topic: To commemorate the fourth centenary of the Ferrarese scholar Francesco Patrizi, 1529-1597).

Spring 1997:
Received a grant to present a paper titled Folk Deities of India: The Cult of the Yoginis at the Southeast Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, held at Savannah, Georgia, January 16-18.  

Fall 1996:
Received a grant to present a paper titled Personifications of the Female Principle in Indian Art at the Southeastern College Art Conference, held at Charleston, South Carolina, October 24-26.  

Received a grant to Chair the Panel, Studies of Culture in the Third World, and to present a paper titled Nude Sculptural Imagery in Indian Temple Art: A Reinterpretation-III at the 19th National Third World Studies Conference, held at Omaha, Nebraska, October 10-12.

Spring 1996:
Received a grant to Chair the Panel, Indian Art and Culture, and to present a paper titled Nude Sculptural Imagery in Indian Temple Art: A Reinterpretation-II at the Southeast Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, held at Knoxville, Tennessee, January 12-14.

Fall 1995:
Received a grant to present a paper titled Nude Sculptural Imagery in Indian Temple Art: A Reinterpretation-I at the Southeastern College Art Conference, held at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., October 12-14.   


GRANTS RECEIVED FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND RESEARCH WORK
(from East Carolina University)
Summer 2007:
My proposal for Asian Studies Curriculum Development was accepted for funding for summer 2007.  I received a grant to study works of art and architecture at Kyoto, Nara, and Arashiyama in Japan. 
   
Summer 2003:
Received a grant to study works of art at the Tretyakov Gallery and Pushkin Fine Arts Museum in Moscow and at the State Hermitage Museum and the Russian Museum in
St. Petersburg, Russia.

Summer 1997:
Received a grant from Dean Keats W. Sparrow, College of Arts and Sciences, and from the Thomas W. Rivers Scholarships and Awards Committee, International Affairs, ECU, to present a paper, titled ‘Titian at Ferrara: Antiquity and the Female Model’ at the 1997 ECU/University of Ferrara Conference on Renaissance Studies, held in Ferrara, Italy, on
May 23.
 
Summer 1995:
Received a summer stipend of to study and make slides of works of art in Italy and India.
        

GRANTS RECEIVED (from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the
                                          Newberry Library in Chicago)
Fall 1992:
Received a grant of for dissertation research from the Art History Research Fund Committee, University of Illinois.

Spring 1989:
Received a grant from the Newberry Library, Chicago, to attend a workshop by Keith Thomas on Social Differences in Early Modern England and a grant from the Art History Program, University of Illinois, to spend two days in the Print Room of the Art Institute, Chicago.


REFEREED PUBLICATIONS:
Fall 2005:
My article titled The Interplay between Marriage, Ritual, and Art in Mithila was
published in the Journal, The Virginia Review of Asian Studies, Vol. VIII, 227-241. 

Spring 2004:
An abstract of my paper titled Jesuits and the Arts in Mughal India was published in Abstracts, Midwest Art History Society Conference, April 1-3, p.30.
 
Spring 2002:
An abstract of my paper titled Mithila Wall Paintings created on the Occasion of Marriage in the Kohbar-ghar was published in Abstracts, Midwest Art History Society Conference, April 18-20, p.53.

Summer 2001:
An abstract of my paper titled The Role of Women in Kalighat Painting, a Folk Art of
Nineteenth-century Calcutta
was published in the Southeastern College Art Conference Review, Vol.XIV, No.1, p.67.

Spring 2001:
An abstract of my paper titled Mehndi, the Art of Henna Painting was published in Abstracts, Midwest Art History Society Conference, April 5-7, pp.100-101.

Fall 2000:
My paper titled Kalighat Painting: A Unique Folk Art of Nineteenth Century Calcutta was published in the October 2000 edition of the International Third World Studies Journal & Review, Vol. 11, 37-43.

Fall 1999:
An abstract of my paper titled Paolo Veronese: A Painter of Feasts or Religious Subjects? was published in Abstracts from the Universities Art Association of Canada Annual Conference, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, November 4-6, 1999, p.78.               

Spring 1999:
An abstract of my paper titled Modern Art in India: Pivotal Figures was published in Abstracts, Midwest Art History Society Conference, March 18-20, 1999, p.13.

Fall 1998:
My paper titled The Drawing Books of Jan de Bisschop was published in Nandan, An Annual on Art and Aesthetics, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, India, vol. XVIII, 50-77.

An abstract of my paper titled Kalighat Painting (1800-1930): The ‘Bazaar Art’ of the Black Town was published in the Southeast Review of Asian Studies, 1998, vol. XX, p.124. 

Spring 1998:
An abstract of my paper titled Venus and her Counterparts: Titian’s Ovidian Mythologies for Philip II was published in the Midwest Art History Society 25th Annual Meeting Abstracts, April 2-4, 1998, p.61.

Fall 1997:
My paper titled How Drawing was taught in the Royal Academy at the time of Reynolds was published in Nandan, An Annual on Art and Aesthetics, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, India, 1997, vol. XVII, 43-58.

An abstract of my paper titled Folk Deities of India: The Cult of the Yoginis was published in the Southeast Review of Asian Studies, 1997, vol. XIX, p.156.    
An abstract of my paper titled Personifications of the Female Principle in Indian Art was published in the Southeastern College Art Conference Review, 1997, vol. XIII, no.2, p.202.


Fall 1996:
An abstract of my paper titled Nude Sculptural Imagery in Indian Temple Art: A Reinterpretation-II was published in the Southeast Review of Asian Studies, 1996, vol. XVIII, p.145.

An abstract of my paper titled Nude Sculptural Imagery in Indian Temple Art: A  Reinterpretation-I was published in the Southeastern College Art Conference Review, 1996, vol. XIII, no.1, pp.75-76.                

Fall 1995:
Published an article titled Rubens and the Classical Tradition in Nandan, An Annual on Art and Aesthetics, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, India, 1995, vol. XV, 38-61.

Fall 1993:
Published an article titled The Gentleman’s Education and the Art of Drawing in
Seventeenth Century England in Nandan, An Annual on Art and Aesthetics
,                            Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, India, 1993, vol. XIII, 55-77.

Fall 1985:
Published an article titled T’ang Yin’s Mountainscapes in Nandan, An Annual on Art and Aesthetics, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, India, 1985, vol. VIII, 8-16.


GUEST LECTURES:
Fall 2007
Presented a guest lecture on Is there Meaning beyond Faithful Representation? at the Greenville Museum of Art.

Fall 1998:
Presented a guest-lecture on The Classical Tradition in Western Art to a class of inter-
disciplinary students in the Classical Studies Program of East Carolina University, who were taking a course on The Classical Tradition in Literature taught by Dr. Charles E. Fantazzi (the 1998-99 academic year Whichard Distinguished Professor of Humanities).

Spring 1995:
Presented a guest-lecture on Jan de Bisschop and the Study of Antique Statues in Seventeenth Century Holland to a class of Philosophy students who were taking a seminar on Medieval and Renaissance Studies at East Carolina University taught by Dr. Eugene Ryan. 

Fall 1993:
Presented a guest-lecture on Drawing after the Antique in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries in Europe to students taking an Inter-disciplinary Humanities course taught at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois.                

CREATIVE ACTIVITY:
Fall 2007:
Exhibited a painting (gouache), After a Dress material from Barmer, Rajasthan, at the School of Art and Design Faculty Exhibition, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University.

Fall 2006:
Exhibited a painting (gouache), After a Bedcover from Kutch, Gujarat, at the School of
Art and Design Faculty Exhibition, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University.

Fall 2005:
Exhibited a painting (gouache), After a Bedcover from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh at the School of Art and Design Faculty Exhibition, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University.     

Fall 2003:
Exhibited two pencil drawings titled After Giovanni Battista Salvi, called Sassoferrato,
(1609-85), ‘The Penitent Magdalen
’ and After Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called
Guercino (1591-1666), ‘Personification of Peace
,’ and a pen, ink, and charcoal drawing
titled After Titian, ‘A Grove of Trees beside a Pool,’ at the International Art Faculty Show at Ledonia Wright Cultural Center, East Carolina University.
            
Exhibited a pen and ink drawing, titled After Ganga Devi, ‘Naina-jogin (a goddess who guards against the evil eye),’ 1988-1989 at the School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University. 

Fall 2002:
Exhibited three paintings (gouache), After N.S.Bendre, ‘Thorn,’ 1955, After a Kalighat Painting: ‘A Bengali Courtesan,’ ca.1865, and After a Kalighat Painting: ‘Courtesan with a Mirror putting a Rose in her Hair,’ ca.1875 at the International Art Faculty show at Ledonia Wright Cultural Center, East Carolina University.

Exhibited three drawings (pen, ink, and watercolor), titled After the Capricci of Philipp Fehl (1920-2000): ‘Artists Have No Illusions.  That Is Why We Create Them,’ ‘My Molehill Is My Castle,’ ‘The View, When There Is Nothing To Say,’ at the School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University.

Fall 2001:
Exhibited a painting (gouache), titled After N.S.Bendre, ‘Thorn,’ 1955, at the School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University.

Fall 2000:
Exhibited two pencil drawings, titled After Giovanni Battista Salvi, called Sassoferrato (1609-85), ‘The Penitent Magdalen’ and After Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Guercino (1591-1666), ‘Personification of Peace’ at the School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University.

Fall 1998:
Exhibited a water-color, titled After a ‘Madhubani Painting’ (not dated), at the School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University.

Fall 1997:
Exhibited two paintings (gouache), titled After a Kalighat Painting: ‘A Bengali Courtesan,’ ca.1865 and After a Kalighat Painting: ‘Courtesan with a Mirror putting a Rose in her Hair,’ ca.1875, at the School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University.  

Fall 1995:
Exhibited a pen, ink, and charcoal drawing, After Titian, ‘A Grove of Trees beside a Pool,’ at the School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University.

Fall 1994:
Exhibited three paintings (gouache), portraying ‘Bijin’ or beautiful women: after Fritz Capelari (ca.1915), Kajita Hanko (1870-1917), and Hashiguchi Goyo (1881-1921), at the School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University.