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Assistant Professor|趙可卿

Koching.chao@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. History of Art, University of York, UK

MA, Fine Arts, National Taiwan Normal University

BA, Education, National Taipei University of Education

RESEARCH INTERESTS

14th-16th century Florentine history, Renaissance arts and architecture, Arts and urban innovation

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

  • Postdoctoral research, Si Wan College, NSYSU
  • International Summer Programme Lecturer, University of York, UK
  • TUSA visiting researcher, University of California, Berkeley, USA

HONOURS AND GRANTS

·     Grant for Postgraduate Erasmus + Mobility, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy

2019

Supervisor: Professor Gianluca Belli

·     Postgraduate Research Bursary, CREMS, University of York, United Kingdom

2016, 2017, 2018

·     Governmental Scholarship for Overseas Study, Ministry of Education, Taiwan

2015 – 2019

Four-year scholarship for doctoral degree in History of Art
·     Aim for the Top University Plan Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Taiwan

2014 – 2015

Visiting Researcher at the University of California, Berkeley
·     Research Bursary for Renaissance Study, Villa I Tatti the Harvard University Centre for Italian Renaissance Studies and the Getty Foundation

2014

Ph.D DISSERTATION

Montepulciano’s Palazzo Comunale, 1440 – c.1465: Rethinking Castellated Civic Palaces in Florentine Architectural and Political Contexts.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • The Girolami’s Plaque of Saint Zenobius, c.1415 -1420: Approaching a Personal Political Advertisement in Quattrocento Florence”, in Journal of History, NCCU, 53 (2020): 105-150. (THCI Core)
  • “Deciphering Gender in Renaissance Florence: A Linguistic-Formalistic Analysis of Donatello’s David”, Sculpture Quarterly, 13 (2005): 2-30.

SELECTED CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • ‘The Palazzo Comunale in Montepulciano: a Florentine Military Strategy in Response to the Battle of Anghiari’, European Association for Urban History (EAUH), Rome, (August 2018).
  • ‘Rethinking Castellated Façade of the Palazzo Comunale in Montepulciano: Cosimo de’ Medici, the Dieci di Balia, and Defence of Florence’, Society for Renaissance Studies, Sheffield, (July 2018). Paper shortlisted for postgraduate conference awards.
  • ‘“For Honour and Utility”: Establishing the Medicean identity in Montepulciano’s Palazzo Comunale, c. 1440’, Renaissance Architecture and Theory Scholars annual colloquium, Oxford Brookes, (April 2018).
  • ‘Constituting the Public Piazza in Trecento Communal Statues: Framing Montepulciano’s Piazza Grande in 1337’,
  • Medieval and Early Modern Spaces and Places, the Open University, Milton Keynes, England, (February 2018).
  • ‘Framing Florence’s Seat of Government in the Girolami Family’s Marble Plaque of St. Zenobius’, History of Art Annual Conference, University of York, (March 2017).