The Importance of Vision for Emotions to Michelangelo: Christian Kleinbub

Christian Kleinbub, Professor of History of Art, studies the arts of the Italian Renaissance, with particular focus on issues of image theory, naturalism, the body, and period conceptions of vision and the visionary. He joins host David Staley on this week’s Voices of Excellence podcast to describe his research and how where vision “landed” in the body was of central importance to artists like Michelangelo.

Sedentary Versus Pastoralist Logic With Mark Moritz

Mark Moritz, Professor and Graduate Studies Chair in Anthropology, studies the transformation of African pastoral systems, specifically examining how pastoralists adapt to changing ecological, political, and institutional conditions. He shares some of the results of his research with pastoralists in the far north region of Cameroon with David Staley on this week’s Voices of Excellence.