Anne Williams

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History

Office: Andrews Hall: 207B
Email: [[alwilliams05]]
Areas of Specialization: Medieval and Early Modern Art and Architecture

Anne Williams received her PhD in art and architectural history from the University of Virginia. Her teaching and research explore medieval and early modern intersections of popular devotion and material culture, sanctity, satire, and marginality, rhetoric and the built environment, and cross-cultural encounters. She is the author of Satire, Veneration, and St. Joseph in Art, c. 1300-1550 (Amsterdam University Press, 2019), as well as articles on humor, rhetoric, devotion, and material culture in late medieval and early Renaissance Europe. She has received grants and fellowships from the German-American Fulbright Commission, the Kress Foundation and the International Center of Medieval Art, the Historians of Netherlandish Art, the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, among other institutions.