Presidential Lectures: Svetlana Alpers: CV SVETLANA ALPERS

Brief Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION:

Radcliffe College, B.A. 1957
Harvard University, Ph.D., 1965 in Fine Arts

ACADEMIC POSITIONS:

Assistant, Associate, and then Professor of the History of Art, University of California, Berkeley 1962-94
Professor Emerita (and Professor in the Graduate School 1994-98) University of California, Berkeley 1994-

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS:

Phi Beta Kappa
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, 1957-8
Kathryn-McHale Fellowship, AAUW, 1961-2
Guggenheim Fellowship, 1972-3
Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, 1975-6
ACLS Fellowship, 1978-79
Visiting Fellow, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Wassenaar, 1979
Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1979-80
Distinguished Teaching Award, Berkeley, 1986
Visiting Scholar, Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, Santa Monica, California, 1987-88
Director of Studies, Ecoles des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 1991
Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, 1992-93

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (Partial List):

Member, Board of Directors, CAA, 1971-6
Member, Advisory Board, Women's Caucus for Art, 1974-7
Member, U.S. National Committee on the History of Art, 1975- .
Representative of the Visual Arts, Council of the Renaissance Society of America, 1976-9
Member, Museums and Historical Organizations Panel, NEH, 1976-9
Consultant, National Public Radio, 1976-80
Publications Committee, J. Paul Getty Trust, 1984-7
Senior Fellowships Committee, J. Paul Getty Trust, 1987-90
Board of Advisers, CASVA, 1989-93
Consultant, Museum for African Art, New York, 1993-4
Western Center Executive Council, AAAS 1995-
Board of Advisors, Art Bulletin 1995-

EDITORIAL POSITIONS:

Editor, Representations
EditorThe Raritan Review
Board of EditorsWord and Image
International Advisory Board, Art History
Advisory Board, History of the Human Sciences
Advisory Board,Science in Context

BOOKS:

The Decoration of the Torre de la Parada, Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard, Brussels-London, 1971.

The Art of Describing: Dutch Art in the Seventeenth Century, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.

Rembrandt's Enterprise: The Studio and the Market, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988.

Tiepolo and the Pictorial Intelligence, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1994 (with Michael Baxandall). French, German, Italian, 1996.

The Making of Rubens, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995. French translation, 1996.

Last updated on November 24, 1998.





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