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Zachary Stewart

Visiting Assistant Professor

Zachary Stewart, Art History

Faculty Memorial Hall 442
Fordham University-Rose Hill Campus
441 E. Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458

Phone: 718-817-3323
Email: zstewart1@fordham.edu

Office Hours: Monday/Thursday,  4 - 5:30 p.m.

Education

B.Arch., University of Notre Dame, 2007; M.A., Courtauld Institute of Art, 2008; Ph.D., Columbia University, 2015

Specialization

Medieval Art and Architecture

Courses Taught

Introduction to Art History: Europe; Age of Cathedrals; Medieval Art and Literature; Medieval Devotional Culture: Image, Relic, Shrine

Biography

Zachary Stewart specializes in the art and architecture of medieval Europe. His research focuses on the architectural history of medieval Britain. His current book project, “The Parish Church Transformed: Architecture, Identity, and Community in Late Medieval England,” expands established accounts of Gothic architecture by demonstrating that formal integration—the quality for which the style is widely lauded—was not only a means of achieving spatial unity but also a method of confronting, controlling, and contesting social diversity in medieval Europe. Other studies in progress investigate the selection of royal burial sites in thirteenth-century London, the organization of communal building projects in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Norwich, and the textual, pictorial, and spatial expression of lay devotion in pre-Reformation England. Stewart has received fellowships and grants from the US-UK Fulbright Commission, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA). He was a Core Lecturer for Art Humanities at Columbia University in 2015–16.