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Dr. Charles Stewart Assistant Professor
Art History
713/942-5908
stewarca@stthom.edu
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Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Art History - Indiana University (2008)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Art History & Archaeology - University of Missouri (1997)

Research

  • Analysis of the Frescos of the Church of St. Anthony, Kellia, Cyprus (2012)
  • Imperial architecture in Cyprus and Greece (2012)
  • Analysis of the Alexander-Heraclius Stele (2011)
  • Survey of Domed-Hall Churches in the Eastern Mediterannean (2010)
  • Analyis of the phases of the Cathedral of St. George, Famagusta (2009)
  • Survey of fresco, mosaic, and architecture of churches in Cyprus, Israel, Egypt, and Turkey (2005)
  • Provenance Research (2005)
  • Archaeological analysis at St. Lazare Cathedral, Autun (France) (2001)
  • Dolforwyn Castle Excavations (1999)
  • Gothic castle survey (1998)
  • Tarbat Discovery Programme (1998)

Publications

  • "Cyprus and the Balance of Empires: Art and Archaeology from Justinian I to the Coeur de Lion"
    American Schools of Oriental Research (2014)
  • "Flying Buttresses & Pointed Arches in Byzantine Cyprus"
    Masons At Work
    Center for Ancient Studies/University (2012)
  • "Review of Charles Stephenson (ed.), Castles: A History of Fortified Structures: Ancient, Medieval & Modern"
    The Medieval Review
    Indiana University (2011)
  • "First International Conference on Byzantine Cyprus"
    CAARI News
    (2011) Vol. 41 Page 1-2
  • "The First Vaulted Churches in Cyprus"
    Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians
    (2010) Vol. 69 Page 162-169
  • "Domes of Heaven"
    Bulletin of British Byzantine Studies
    (2009) Vol. 35 Page 81-82
  • "Paralimni: The Church of St. George by S. Sophocleus"
    Centre of Cultural Heritage/Metropolitan Church
    (2009)
  • "The Churches of St. Barnabas and St. Lazarus in Cyprus"
    Byzantine Studies: 34th Annual Conference Abstracts
    (2008) Vol. 34 Page 57
  • "Domes of Heaven: The Domed Basilicas of Cyprus"
    UMI (2008)
  • "The Barrel-Vaulted Basilicas of Cyprus"
    Abstracts of the 4th International Cyprological Congress
    (2008) Vol. 2 Page 182-184
  • "The Multiple-domed Basilicas of Cyprus: Date and Significance"
    yzantine Studies: 33rd Annual Conference Abstracts
    (2007) Vol. 33 Page 91
  • "Oculus: Journal for the History of Art"
    (2002)
  • "The Nail Trade in Missouri: Archaeological Evidence at the Hickman House"
    Missouri Folklore
    (2000) Vol. 22 Page 1-12
  • "Understanding Byzantine Identity on Cyprus through Art and Archaeology"
    Cypriot Identities Across Millennia
    Oxford University Press (1900)
  • "The Barrel-Vaulted Basilicas of Cyprus"
    Proceedings of the 4th International Cyprological Congress
    Etaireia Kypriakon Spoudon (1900)
  • "The Fortification of Cyprus within the Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire (965-1191)"
    Byzantium’ in Transition, Volume 2: Middle to Late Byzantine or Early Frankish era, 12th – 13th
    Cambridge University Press (1900)
  • "Early Byzantine Military Architecture in Cyprus"
    The Archaeology of Late Antique and
    De Boccard (1900)

Presentations

  • "Physical Transcendence: Modern Art and the Rise of Neo-Thomism”," (2013)
  • "Byzantine Art: Things in the World" (2013)
  • "The Architecture of Human Proportions: Polykleitos, Philip Johnson, and Kasimir Malevich" (2013)
  • "The Fortification of Cyprus within the Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire (965-1185)" (2013)
  • "Byzantine Fresco Chapel" (2012)
  • "The Dating and Significance of Early Byzantine Fortification on Cyprus" (2012)
  • "Enshrining ‘Byzantine’: The Gothic Cathedral of St. George, Famagusta" (2012)
  • "Understanding Byzantine Identity on Cyprus through Art and Archaeology" (2012)
  • "The Gothic Ghost Town of Famagusta" (2012)
  • "The Place of Agios Euphemianos in Byzantine Architectural History" (2012)
  • "The Menil Byzantine Frescos" (2012)
  • "Memorandum of Understanding” between USA and the Republic of Cyprus on Byzantine Art import restrict" (2012)
  • "Flying Buttresses and Pointed Arches in Byzantine Cyprus" (2012)
  • "Cyprus opulentissima: The Gothic Style of Byzantine Orthodox Churches" (2011)
  • "The Development of Byzantine Cities on Cyprus" (2011)
  • "Imprinting the Divine" (2011)
  • "The Cities of Byzantine Cyprus and the Latin Levant" (2011)
  • "Architectural Development in Byzantine Cyprus" (2011)
  • "Cyprus and the Balance of Empires: From Justinian I to the Coeur de Lion" (2011)
  • "Agios Georgios and the Domed-Hall Churches of Cyprus" (2010)
  • "Remodeling Byzantine Architectural Histories" (2010)
  • "When Salamis became Constantia: Reconstructing a Byzantine capital city" (2010)
  • "Painting on the Margins: Eighth and Ninth Century Frescos in Cyprus" (2009)
  • "A City Transformed: The Medievalization of Salamis-Constantia, Cyprus" (2009)
  • "The Churches of St. Barnabas and St. Lazarus in Cyprus" (2008)
  • "The Barrel-Vaulted Basilicas of Cyprus" (2008)
  • "The Multiple-domed Basilicas of Cyprus: Date and Significance" (2007)
  • "After the Plunder: The Arab invasion of Salamis and the Catalyst of Architectural Innovation" (2007)
  • "Conformity and Reality in Greco-Roman Sculpture" (2006)
  • "The Historiography of Art History: In Honor of Dr. W. Eugene Kleinbauer" (2006)
  • "At the Crossroads: Jerusalem’s Architecture in the First Millennium AD" (2005)
  • "Cultivating Antique Culture: the political motivations of Petrarch" (2004)
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