History of Art Graduate Department of Art

Ewald, Bjorn C. MA, PhD

Associate Professor, Ancient Art (UT St. George)

Email: bjoern.ewald@utoronto.ca

Art and Subjectivity, Funerary Art, Myth in Art, Sculpture and Painting,  Roman Greece, City of Rome, Cultural translation, Embodied  Experience, Neuroarthistory, Ancient Spatialities, Critical  approaches in Art History.

Areas of Academic Interest
  • Art and Archaeology (Roman)
  • Ph.D Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, 1999
Selected Publications
  • Living with Myths, with Paul Zanker (Oxford University Press, 2012).
    Translated by Julia Slater. Sole author of pp. 281-408.

  • The Emperor and Rome, co-edited with Carlos Norena. Yale Classical Studies 35. Cambridge University Press, 2010. Co-editor and co-author of introduction (pp. 1-43)

  • “Funerary Monuments”, in E. Friedland, E. Gazda, M. Sobocinski (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Roman Sculpture (Oxford University Press 2014, in print).

  • “Paradigms of Personhood and Regimes of Representation: Some Notes on the Transformation of Roman Sarcophagi”, in J. Elsner and Wu Hung (eds.), RES. Anthropology and Aesthetics 61/62, 2012, pp. 41-64.

  • “Myth and Visual Narrative in the ‘Second Sophistic’: A Comparative Approach”, in J. Elsner and J. Huskinson (eds.), Life, Death and Representation (De Gruyter, Berlin/New York 2010) pp. 261-307.

  • “Men, Muscle and Myth. Attic Sarcophagi in the Cultural Context of the ‘Second Sophistic'”, in B. Borg (ed.), Paideia. The World of the Second Sophistic (2004) pp. 229-275.

  • “La mujer romana y el mito griego: arte y subjetividad en la pintura romana/Femmes romaines et mythe grec: art et subjectivité dans la peinture romaine”, in: D. Roger – A. Piriou (eds.), Mujeres de Roma.  Seductoras, maternales, excesivas. Colecciones del Museo del Louvre (Obra Social ?La Caixa?, Madrid 2015) 51-61; 267-277 (bibl.); 13-18.

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