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Sowell, Joanne Elaine


Joanne Sowell is a Professor of Art History and teaches courses in ancient, medieval, and cross-cultural art history. She has published on medieval architecture and on the pedagogy of art history, particularly concerning active and cross-cultural learning. As a consultant for the Center for Innovation in Arts Education at UNO, she has been active in planning and presenting the Prairie Visions Summer Institute for K-12 teachers. She teaches a course on women in ancient and medieval art which includes considerations of the representation of women in art, of women's role in the societies of this period as related to their representation in art, of women's possible roles as artists during the period, and of the feminist critique of traditional views of art history and archaeology.

Source: "Joanne Sowell." Women's and Gender Studies Program website, University of Nebraska at Omaha. Viewed on 1/16/2015.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Iowa West Public Art Posters

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0082
Scope and Contents The Iowa West Public Art Posters comprise five posters, each featuring a different artist who created a major work of public art in Council Bluffs, Iowa, for the Iowa West Public Art initiative, circa 2007-2009. The posters feature Brower Hatcher's "Wellspring" and "Oculus" (2007), William King's "Circus," "Interstate," and "Sunrise" (2007), Deborah Masuoka's "Haymarket Rabbits" (2007), Jonathan Borofsky's "Molecule Man"...

Nebraska Masterpieces: Arts Education Series Collection

 Collection — shelf-bin: all
Identifier: UNO-0153
Scope and Contents The Nebraska Masterpieces: Arts Education Series Collection comprises six posters and one binder from the Nebraska Arts Council and the University of Nebraska at Omaha Center for Innovation in Arts Education. Each of the six Nebraska Masterpieces: Arts Education Series posters showcases works by a different Nebraska artist, with some background information about the works and the artist printed on the poster's verso. The artists represented are Karen Kunc, Kent Bellows, Jun Kaneko, Keith...

Prairie Visions Records

Identifier: UNO-0004
Scope and Contents Prairie Visions (PV) is a discipline-based art education (DBAE) professional development program for Nebraska educators, overseen by faculty from the University of Nebraska at Omaha since 1987. The premise of PV is training educators to create curriculum around the arts. This collection consists primarily of materials assembled and/or created by faculty and participants of the annual Prairie Visions institute, and other documents related to planning and assessing the institute. The...