History of Art Graduate Department of Art

Samantha Chang

Early modern

Email: samantha.chang@mail.utoronto.ca | Website: http://samanthaflute.com/

Supervisor:  Professor Philip Sohm


Samantha Chang is a PhD student from the Graduate Department of Art at University of Toronto where she holds a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) Doctoral Award and FAST Doctoral Fellowship. A professional flutist and conductor, Samantha graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London (England) and she is a fellow of the Trinity College London and the London College of Music. Samantha’s research explores the conceptual relationships between visual arts and music in the early modern period, specifically those of artistic identity, temporality, synesthesia, and performativity. Her current research project examines the representation of music in the painter’s studio.

Areas of Academic Interest
  • Music and art in society
Current Research
  • Music in the painter’s studio
  • MA University of Toronto
  • FTCL Trinity College London
  • FLCM London College of Music
  • LRAM Royal Academy of Music
  • PGDip Royal Academy of Music
  • BA (Hons) University of Toronto
Selected Publications
  • Chang, S. (2014). Giulio Briccialdi: Il principe dei flautisti in inghilterra. Pan, 33(3), 38-41.

Recent Awards
  • 2016-20 Faculty of Arts & Science Top (FAST) Doctoral Fellowship, University of Toronto
  • 2016-19 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) Doctoral Award
  • 2016-17 Robson Graduate Research Assistantship, Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies
  • 2016-17 Pearson Canada Award, Ryerson University
  • 2016-20 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship (declined)
  • 2016-17 Mary H. Beatty Fellowship, University of Toronto (declined)

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