Curriculum Vitae

MORGAN LEMMER-WEBBER

E-Mail : mlemmer@wisc.edu

EDUCATION

PhD: University of Wisconsin, Madison

Area of Specialization: Art History, Classical Art & Archaeology

Interdisciplinary Minor in Gender and the Classical World

Dissertation: Women and Textile Production in the Roman Empire

Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Cahill

Expected Graduation: May, 2020

MA: Northern Illinois University

Area of Specialization: Art History, Classical Art & Archaeology

Thesis: The Body as Ornament: the Use of Maenads in Roman Interior Design

Advisor: Dr. Sinclair Bell

Graduated: August, 2012

BA: DePaul University

Major: Art History

Minors: Archaeology, Classical Studies, French

Graduated: May 2008, Cum Laude

TEACHING AND EDUCATIONAL ENRICHMENT EXPERIENCE

F 2018

  

U.W. Madison: TA for Art History 201, History of Western Art I

S 2018

  

U.W. Madison: Grader for Art History/Classics 304

2017-18

  

U.W. Madison: Material Culture Project Assistant

2016-17

  

U.W. Madison: Material Culture Project Assistant

2015-16

  

U.W. Madison: Project Assistant for Dr. Ann Smart Martin: Database management and web development of the William Ramsay ledger

S 2015

  

U.W. Madison: Project Assistant for Dr. Nicholas Cahill: Database management and cataloging for the archaeological excavations at Sardis.

2013-14

  

U.W. Madison: Project Assistant for Dr. Nicholas Cahill: Database management and cataloging for the archaeological excavations at Sardis.

S 2013

  

U.W. Madison: P.E.O.P.L.E. Program: World Languages Lead at James Madison Memorial High School

2011-12

  

NIU: T.A. for ARTH 282 'Introduction to the Visual Arts' and ARTH 292 'Art History Survey II'

F 2011

  

NIU: Substitute Lecturer for 'Archaic and Classical Greek Art' 10/25 – 11/10 while the professor was on a research leave in Germany

F 2011

  

NIU: Substitute Lecturer for 'Art History Survey I' 11/22 – 11/29 while the professor was on maternity leave

2010-11

  

NIU: T.A. for ARTH 282 'Introduction to the Visual Arts'

PUBLICATIONS

4/13 "Piecing Together a Lost History: Two Roman Stucco Reliefs from the Art Institute of Chicago." Chronika (April, 2013): 78-89.

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

9/18

  

Forthcoming. Racketcon, St. Louis, MO

  

Racket for Everyone (Else)

3/18

  

Libre Planet, Boston, MA

  

Free Software in Academia

3/18

  

Workshop parallel with Libre Planet, Boston, MA

  

Programmable Publishing: Digital Humanities for Everyone

2/18

  

Workshop for the Material Culture Focus Group, Madison, WI

  

Programmable Publishing: Digital Humanities for Everyone

10/17

  

Virginia Digitization Summit, Charlottesville, VA

  

A Colonial Virginia Merchant’s Ledger in an Amazon.com World

9/17

  

Book History + Digital Humanities, Madison, WI

  

William Ramsay’s World: A Digital Approach to Consumer Goods and Trade in Early America

5/16

  

Visions: Feminism and Classics VII, Seattle, WA

  

Displayed on the Body, Body on Display: Greek Epinetra as Gendered Artifacts

1/14

  

Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

  

Disembodied Designs: The Challenge of Provenance in the Study of Interior Design Media

4/12

  

Art Institute of Chicago Graduate Student Seminar, Chicago, IL

  

Recovering a Lost History: Two Roman Stucco Reliefs from the Art Institute of Chicago

3/12

  

NIU Graduate Student Research Association Conference, DeKalb, IL

  

Recovering a Lost History: Two Roman Stucco Reliefs from the Art Institute of Chicago

2/12

  

Illinois Medieval Association Conference, DeKalb, IL

  

From the Fayum to Constantinople: The Role of Mummy Portraits in the Development of Byzantine Icons

1/12

  

Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, Chicago, IL

  

Nobility and Debauchery: Fashion and Social Status in Renaissance Venice

5/11

  

Historia Artis Annual Graduate Student Art History Symposium, DeKalb, IL

  

The Renaissance Image of Women: A Study of the Relationship between Anatomical Awareness and the Portrayal of Beauty

TECHNOLOGICAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Basic web development with Python, HTML, CSS, Jinja2, and Flask (https://github.com/mlemmer/ramsay-ledger).

Racket programming language (LISP/Scheme), Scribble (user-programmable digital publishing tool), command line and Git experience (https://github.com/mlemmer/DigitalHumanities).

Two dimensional svg illustration with Adobe Illustrator and Inkscape. Basic image manipulation with Adobe Photoshop and the GIMP.

August 2017-present: Webmaster, Digest, A Journal of Foodways and Culture

June 2016 – present: Webmaster, A Colonial Merchant: The Ledger of William Ramsay

LANGUAGES

French

  

Conversational and reading proficiency

Latin

  

Reading proficiency

German

  

Reading proficiency, basic conversational proficiency

Italian

  

Basic reading and conversational proficiency

Spanish

  

Basic reading proficiency