Paroma Chatterjee

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Paroma Chatterjee

Assistant Professor of History of Art

  • Fields of Study
    • Medieval Mediterranean, medieval image theories, ekphrasis, and sculpture
  • About

    Paroma Chatterjee’s research focuses on artistic encounters in the medieval Mediterranean, medieval image theories, ekphrasis, and sculpture. She has articles published and/or forthcoming in various journals including the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Art History, Word & Image, Dumbarton Oaks Papers, and Oxford Art Journal among others. Her book, Living Icons: The ‘Vita’ Image in Byzantium and Italy, 11th-13th centuries, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. A second book project on the conceptual values of medieval sculpture is in progress. Chatterjee’s research has been supported by numerous fellowships such as the Dumbarton Oaks Junior Fellowship, the Kress Travel fellowship, Penn Humanities Forum fellowship, and a Millard Meiss Publication Fund Award from CAA. She spent 2012-13  as a fellow at the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University.

  • Education
    • PhD University of Chicago