Elisabeth L. Vines, Ph.D.

Bio: 

Education

Ph.D. in Germanic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

Courses Taught at ACPHS

Humanities III 
Health Care and Human Values 
Masterpieces of Art 
Challenged, Banned, Censored: Visual Art and Literature 
19th Century Visual Art and Literature 
20th Century Visual Art and Literature 
Practical Applications of Visual Perception 
Figure Drawing
The Fantastic in Visual Art and Literature

Research Interests

The depiction of licit and illicit drugs in visual art and literature; oil paintings; G.I. Joe and Barbie series; window treatment series.

Selected Publications

“Adam and Eve,” in International Encyclopedia of Censorship (Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers).

“Thomas Eakins,” in International Encyclopedia of Censorship (Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers).

“Michelangelo” in International Encyclopedia of Censorship (Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers).

Invited review essay of Shawn C. Jarvis and Jeannine Blackwell’s The Queen’s Mirror: fairy tales by German women, 1780-1900 (Nebraska: Nebraska UP, 2001) in Choice Vol. 39 No. 3.

“Rilke and Seeing in Time and Space,” in Unreading Rilke: Unorthodox Approaches to a Cultural Myth, ed. Hartmut Heep, vol. 92 of Studies in Modern German Literature (New York: Lang, 2001) 43-53.

Exhibits

Oil painting "Virginia Spring" selected for the Tri County 24th Annual National Small Works exhibit in Cobleskill, NY; juror Lori Bookstein.

Two-person show in the Great Hall of the First Unitarian Society of Schenectady, NY. June - Sept.

Oil painting in the 41st annual Arts Center of the Capital Region’s Fences Show. June-July.

Oil painting "Jeep for Sale" selected for the 40th annual Arts Center of the Capital Region’s Fences Select Show; juror Stephanie Plunkett. Jul-Aug. 2005.

One person show of nineteen oil paintings at the Bethlehem Town Public Library. Jan. 2006.

Three oil paintings in the 40th annual Arts Center of the Capital Region’s Fences Show. June-July 2005.

Curator of Illustration Art at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Associate Professor
Department of Humanities and Communication