FEDERICA A. BROILO Via G. Sirtori 7/a, Venice, Italy 30175 H: 041924676 ♦ C: 0039 3389722991 ♦ [email protected]
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY Specialist in Comparative Art Histories (focus Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean). Dedicated scholar with a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Skillfully manages lectures and promotes open classroom discussions. Thoroughly understands the learning process and works hard to adapt methods and use various teaching styles. Exceptional presentation, interpersonal and communication skills. Enthusiastic, bilingual scholar with almost ten years teaching in diverse international classroom environments (Italy, Turkey). Focused on developing a positive rapport with all students through effective communication and culturally-sensitive curricula.
WORK HISTORY Adjunct Professor, 03/2015 to Current Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo – Urbino, ITALY Taught an introductory course in Islamic Art History. Developed and delivered engaging lectures to undergraduate students. Wrote course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts. Planned, evaluated and revised course content and course materials. Guided students in using technology to support educational research. Fostered students' commitment to lifelong learning by connecting course materials to broader themes and current historical events (such as the destruction of cultural heritage in the Middle East). Assistant Professor of History of Art, 10/2011 to 12/2014 Mardin Artuklu Universitesi – Mardin, TURKEY Developed curriculum for the Department of History of Art. Taught introductory and upper level courses at MAU until December 2015 (Department of History of Art) I Year: Ancient Mediterranean and Greek Art; Roman Art and Architecture; Early Christian and Byzantine Art; Academic Writing I (English) II Year: Istanbul through the Ages; Academic Writing II (English/Turkish). III Year: Early and Classical Ottoman Architecture; Archaeology of the Holy Land (Hellenistic to Early Islamic period). IV Year: Arts of China, Japan, and Korea; Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and South-eastern Asia. Courses previously taught at MAU (Department of Tourism and Hotel Management) I Year: English. II Year: English; Greek, Byzantine and Anatolian History of Art. MASTER: Introduction the study of History of Art (Western Art). Developed and delivered engaging lectures to undergraduate and graduate students. Wrote course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
Coached students on public speaking and presentation skills. Monitored students' academic progress and referred students who were struggling to campus resources. Coordinated the Erasmus+ International Program Adjunct Professor, 01/2009 to 09/2011 Università Ca' Foscari – Venezia, ITALY Taught introductory and upper-level courses in Byzantine and Islamic Architectural History I; History of Byzantine Art. MA: Byzantine and Islamic Architectural History II. Supervised and evaluated students' laboratory work. Led class instruction in Medieval Art History when the instructor was absent.
EDUCATION Ph.D.: Oriental Studies, 2009 Università Ca' Foscari, Department of Eurasian Studies - Venice, ITALY Master of Arts: Oriental Languages and Civilizations, 2004 Università Ca' Foscari, Department of Eurasian Studies - Venice, ITALY High School Diploma: 1999 Istituto Superiore Cavanis (Classical Studies) - Venice, ITALY
PRIZES AND AWARDS Kress Travel Award, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 2017. Max van Berchen Foundation Award, 15th International Conference of Turkish Art, Naples, 2015. The Hamad bin Khalifa Travel Fellowship, Fifth Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, Palermo, Sicily, November 9 – 11, 2013. Max van Berchen Foundation Award, 14th International Conference of Turkish Art, Paris, 2011. Oxford Barakat Trust Award 2007/8. Europa Fellowship Program 2007-2008, New Europe College, Bucharest, Romania (1st March- 31st July 2008).
PUBLICATIONS Book chapters: “Pane, vino e cavarzerà: la Via Egnatia nel XVI secolo secondo l'Itinerario di Gabriele Cavazza”, In G. PEDRINI (a cura di), Itinera Orientalia. Itinerari veneti tra Oriente ed Occidente. Relazioni di viaggio e alterità, Montecchio Vicentino, Ed. Comune Di Montecchio Arti Grafiche Leoni Vice, (2010): 95-151. “The splendor of Ottoman Constantinople in the gaze of some Venetian Travellers (16th century)", Seyfi Kenan (ed.), Erken Klasik Dönemden XVIII. Yüzyıl Sonuna Kadar Osmanlılar ve Avrupa: Seyahat, Karşılaşma ve Etkileşim/ The Ottomans and Europe: Travel, Encounter, and Interaction from the Early Classical Period until the End of the 18th Century, İstanbul: İSAM Yayınları, (2010): 255-269.
“Making sense of diplomatic gift exchange between East and West (1644-1820)”, Face to Face. The transcendence of the Arts in China and Beyond, Lisbon (2013): 240-256. F. Broilo, L.Pizzocheri, Y. Baluken, M. Toprak, K. Akalın, “Diyarbakır Surlarında Mevcut Yazıtlar” (tr. The Inscriptions of Diyarbakır's City Walls), Diyarbakır kalesi ve hevsel bahçeleri kültürel peyzajı, Amed, 2015: 83-130. “A Dome for the Water: Canopied Fountains and Cypress Trees in Byzantine and Ottoman Constantinople”. Fountains and Water Culture in Byzantium. Cambridge University Press, 2016: 314-323. “Adoption and Diffusion of the Ottoman(ized) Style Majolica Outside the Boundaries of the Ottoman Empire”, «A mari usque ad mare» Cultura visuale e materiale dall'Adriatico all'India. Scritti in memoria di Gianclaudio Macchiarella. Sara Mondini and Mattia Guidetti eds., Edizioni Ca' Foscari, 2016: 163-170. Articles in Journals “Le mescit dei caravanserragli urbani ottomani di Bursa, Edirne e Cipro: una nuova interpretazione”, Annali di Ca' Foscari: rivista della Facoltà di Lingue e letterature straniere, Serie orientale, 36 (2005): 81-96. “Cleanses the sins with the water of the pure-flowing font: Fountains for Ablutions in the Byzantine Constantinopolitan Context”, Revue Des Études Sud-Est Européennes XLVII/1-4, (2009): 5-24. “Fons mirabilis: appunti per uno studio sulle fontane bizantine per le abluzioni”, Porphyra 16/1 (2010): 87-97. “Some new directions on the study of the Italian majolica pottery ‘a la Turchesca' known as ‘Candiana', TheMA: Open Access Research Journal for Theatre, Music, Arts, (2013): 37-50. Conference proceedings “From Material Evidence to Architecture: A Journey through some “Kiosk” Typologies of the Early Ottoman Period”, Uluslar Arası Türkiye Estetik ve Sanat Kongresi: Değişen Tarihsel Süreçler Değişen Kavramlar, Ankara: Ankara Üniversitesi Basımevi, (2006): 39-45. “Ottoman Fountains: A Comparative study on the şadırvan fountains inside the courtyard of Istanbul Royal Mosques (16th -18th centuries)”, Ipek Yolu, Konya Kitabi, Prof. Dr. Rüçan Arık ve Prof. Dr. M. Oluş Arık'a Armagan, Konya, (2007): 191-198. "Itinera Constantinopolitana: Western and Eastern travelers through the Lands of the Sultan (16th -17th centuries)”, From Conceptual Road Maps to an Identitary Cartography ODISEI(II), M. Hirimia (ed.), Bucharest: University of Bucharest, (2009): 102-110. "Ottoman Woodworks: Some little known Koran boxes from the collection of the Türk ve Islam Eserleri Müzesi of Istanbul (16th -17th centuries)”, 13. Uluslar Arası Türk Sanatı Kongresi ICTA, Budapest (2009): 135-143. “Gardens of Stone: Imagining Colors in Turkish Art”, Cultural Memory and Aesthetic Reflections, ed. by K. Giray, Ankara, (2011): 161-174. “The forgotten Ottoman heritage of Florina on the River Sakoulevas, and a little known Ottoman building on the shore of Lake Volvis in Greek Macedonia” Center and peripheries in Ottoman Architecture: Rediscovering a Balkan Heritage, CWBC, Sarajevo, (2011): 90-97.
“Copies and originals: some little known Italian imitations of Ottoman pottery in the Albrizzi collection”, The 14th International Congress of Turkish Art (ICTA), Collège de France, 2011, Paris, France. “Not Oriental enough for Orientalism?”: Ottoman Architecture and Ornament in the Italian Experience (19th-20th Centuries), The 15th International Congress of Turkish Art (ICTA) (forthcoming) “Mixing and Matching: Artistic Relations between Iznik and Northern Italy in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries”. UNESCO, Iznik (forthcoming) Other publications: “Istanbul, sogno d'Oriente”, MEDITERRANEA Adriatic Sea. A Sea of Thousand Faces, VI/2 (2008/2009): 2-9. “Different approaches to the study of some Ottoman settlements along the Via Egnatia: Elbasan, Florina and Apollonia Loutrà (15th-17th centuries), New Europe College “Europa” Program Yearbook 2007-2008, ed. by I. Vainovski-Mihai, Bucharest, 19-53.
CONFERENCES "Byzantine and Umayyad influences on the mescits and şadırvans in Ottoman caravanserais courtyards", Anthropology, Archaeology, and Heritage in the Balkans and Anatolia or The Life and Times of F.W. Hasluck (1878-1920), Wales Üniversitesi, Gregynog, 6th -9th May 2006, UK. "From Material Culture to Architecture: a journey through some kiosk typologies of the Early Ottoman Period", Uluslar Arası Türk Estetik ve Sanatı Sempozyumu, 24th –26th May 2006, Ankara, Turkey. "The splendour of Ottoman Constantinople in the gaze of some Venetian Travellers (16th century)", Uluslar Arası İslam-Türk Medeniyeti ve Avrupa Sempozyumu (11th -18th Centuries), İstanbul, 24th -26th November 2006, Türkiye Diyanet İşleri Başkanlığı, Marmara Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi, İstanbul, ve İslam Araştırmaları Merkezi, Istanbul, Turkey. "Ottoman fountains: a comparative study on the şadırvan fountains inside the courtyard of Istanbul Imperial Mosques (16th -18th centuries)", Uluslar Arası Türk Sanatı ve Arkeolojisi Sempozyumu, Selçuk Üniversitesi, 25th-27th April 2007, Konya, Turkey. "Bursa: the contribution of Imperial Patronage to the urban development of the first capital of the Ottoman Empire (14th-15th centuries)", International Medieval Congress, Leeds University, 9th -12th July 2007, Leeds, UK. "Ottoman Woodworks: Some little known Koran boxes from the collection of the Türk ve Islam Eserleri Müzesi of Istanbul (16th-17th centuries)”, 13. Uluslar Arası Türk Sanatı Kongresi (ICTA), 3rd-8th September 2007, Budapest, Hungary. "Itinera Constantinopolitana: Western and Eastern' travellers through the Lands of the Sultan (16th -17th centuries)”, From Conceptual Road Maps to an Identitary Cartography ODISEI(II): An Identitary Cartography – Case Studies, Centre of Excellence for the Study of Cultural Identity of the University of Bucharest, 9th - 10th May, 2008, Romania. “Gardens of Stone: Imagining Colors in Turkish Art”, Kültürel Hafıza ve Estetik Yansımaları: 3. Uluslar Arası Genç Sanat Tarihçileri Sempozyumu, Ankara Üniversitesi Dil, Tarih ve Coğrafya Fakültesi Sanat Tarihi Bölümü, 5th - 7th November 2008, Ankara, Turkey. “Notes on some caravanserais and marketplaces for merchants, traders and travelers along the Western
part of the Via Egnatia (16th-17th centuries)”, International Symposium “Trade and Production through the Ages”, Selçuk Üniversitesi, 25th -28th November 2008, Konya, Turkey. “Beyond the Thousand and One Nights: A Portrait of Ottoman Baghdad through Western and Eastern Sources (16th-17th centuries)”, The 14th Annual Workshop of the Department of Middle East Studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 30th June – 3rd July 2009, Ber Sheva, Israel. “Misunderstanding the past: the forgotten Ottoman legacy of Florina on the River Sakoulevas and a little known Ottoman building on the shore of Lake Volvis in Greek Macedonia”, Centres And Peripheries In Ottoman Architecture Rediscovering A Balkan Heritage, 22nd -24th April 2010, Sarajevo. “Ut Qui Orare Volunt, Prius Abluant Manus Et Tunc Demum Eas Ad Preces Attollant: A Comparative Study on Fountains for Ritual Ablutions in Byzantine and Ottoman Civilizations”, Dünya Tarihinde Bizans ve Osmanlı Medeniyetleri Uluslar Arası Sempozyumu, İstanbul Şehir Üniversitesi ve Dünya Tarih Birliği, İstanbul 21st -24th- September, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey. “Islamic Cultural Heritage in Albania: some little-known case studies”, 6th Conference of the International Association for Southeast European Anthropology (InASEA), 28th April- 1st May 2011, Universität Regensburg, Germany. “Fons mirabilis, ricerca sulle fontane per abluzioni in ambito bizantino" Venezia e Bisanzio, intrecci millenari tra storia e leggenda, Isola di San Servolo, , 4th -5th December 2011, Venice, Italy. “Copies and Originals: Venetian Imitations of Ottoman Pottery and Ottoman Pottery Collections in Venice”, The 14th International Congress of Turkish Art (ICTA), Collège de France, 19th -21st September 2011, Paris, France. “Şebekeler ve Pamaklıklar: Ottoman Metalwork and Architecture”, Ottoman Turkish Metalwork in the Balkans and in Hungary, Hungarian National Museum, 23rd -24th February 2012, Budapest, Hungary. “A Dome for the Water: Canopied Fountains and Cypress Trees in Byzantine and Ottoman Constantinople, Fountain of Byzantion – Constantinople – Istanbul, Swedish Research Institute, 28th June- 1st July 2012, Istanbul. “Some Observations On The Salsabil Fountains in the Courtyards of Mardin's Mosques and Medreses”, Uluslararası XVIII. Ortaçağ ve Türk Dönemi Kazıları ve Sanat Tarihi Araştırmaları Sempozyumu (22-25 Ekim 2014), Aydın, Turkey. “A Kingdom for the Sheikh: Harlequin Comics and their Use and Misuse of Islamic Art and Architecture”, CSSC/SCEBD Conference, 7th – 8th May 2015, Toronto Reference Library, Ontario, Canada. “Not Oriental enough for Orientalism?”: Ottoman Architecture and Ornament in the Italian Experience (19th-20th Centuries), The 15th International Congress of Turkish Art (ICTA),16th -18th September 2015, Naples, Italy. “The Fountain of Paradise: Symbolism and function of the Selsebil fountain in the Mediterranean World”, Symbolic aspects of architecture: Late Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman perspectives, 5th -6th November 2015, Swedish Research Institute. Turkey. “Interconnectedness and Mobility in the Middle Ages/Nowadays: from Baghdad to Chang'an and from Istanbul to Tokyo“, Imagining Asia(s): Networks, Actors, Sites, Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre (NSC) at the ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute, 10th -11th October 2016, Singapore.
“Where shall we spend the night? A sixteenth-century travel guide from Venice to Istanbul through the Via Egnatia”. Via Egnatia and historical cultural routes: bridges between Europe and the Mediterranean, FuoriVia/IUAV, 10th-11th May 2017, Venice, Italy. “Deciphering the Axis Mundi: light, water and their reflection on pre and early Ottoman Anatolia”, Light and Darkness in Medieval Art, 1200–1450, ICMS, 11th -14th May 2017, Kalamazoo (Michigan). Other conferences on anthropology and media: “Yakitate!!! Japan: Representation and Consumption of Baked Goods in Contemporary Japan”, IUAES 2014 Inter-Congress: the Future with/of Anthropologies, 15th -18th May 2014, Chiba City-Greater Tokyo, Japan. “Reading vs. Eating Japanese Bread: The impact of anime and manga on the glocalization of Japanese food ways”, Asia and Globalization, Asian Research Working Group (ARWG), 11th May 2015, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. “Let's Bake Asia! Korean and Japanese Media and Their Take on Traditional Food Habits”, Food, feeding, and eating in and out of Asia, 24th -26th June 2015, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
LECTURES 30/10/2007, Istanbul Technical Universitesi (ITU), Istanbul, Turkey: “Ottoman Woodworks: Some little known Koran boxes from the collection of the Türk ve Islam Eserleri Müzesi of Istanbul (16th -17th centuries)”. 11/12/2007, Yeditepe Universitesi, Istanbul, Turkey: “Byzantine Art and Architecture: an introduction”. 10/04/2008, New Europe College, Bucharest, Romania: “Practices of Inhabiting along the Via Egnatia. The Case of Elbasan, on the River Shkumbi (16th-17th Centuries)”. 11/04/2008, The Department of History and Theory of Art at the National University of Arts, Bucharest, Romania: “Studying Islamic Art Today: the Comparative Method applied to Art History and Architecture”. 19/03/2009, Graduate School of Languages, Cultures, and Societies, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy: “Itinera Constantinopolitana. The Ottoman Via Egnatia/Sol Kol through some Archival Sources (16th-17th centuries) and the Conflict about the Protection of Its Islamic Architectural Heritage”. 26/10/2010, Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi Tarih Bölümü, Sakarya University, Turkey, “The Splendour of Ottoman Constantinople, its monuments and food (16th-17th centuries)”. 26/10/2010, Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi Tarih Bölümü, Sakarya University, Erasmus Program, “History of the relations between Venice and Constantinople”. 21/12/2010, Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi Sanat Tarih Bölümü, Mardin Artuklu University, Turkey, “Fountains for Ablutions in Byzantine and Islamic Context: a Study in the Comparative Method”. 6/11/2012, Istanbul Swedish Research Institute (SRII), “Itinera ad Orientes: Correcting some prejudices about travel and trade along the Egnatian Way in the 16th and 17th centuries”. 1/11/2013, Mardin Artuklu University, Turkey, “Purifying waters, gardens and open spaces: a comparative analysis of the practice of ritual ablutions in Islam and Shinto Buddhism”.
15/04/2015, Vienna, Public Lecture Series Southeast Europe: Music and Theatre. “Lost in Venice, found in Paris: Gabriele Cavazza's sixteenth-century travel account on the Egnatian Way”.
EXIBITIONS "Crossing space and time: Turkey Where Europe and Asia meet, artistic and cultural relations between Turkey, Italy, and Europe" (Texts and images by G. Macchiarella and Federica A. Broilo), Trevi Cultural Centre, 2006, Bolzano, Italy. “ALBANIA E ADRIATICO MERIDIONALE. Studi per la conservazione del patrimonio culturale (2006-2008). Mostra fotografica e documentaria”. Castello Normanno Svevo, Sala angioina, April 18th May 9th 2009, Bari, Italy.
ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS AND SURVEYS Vico Pisano, PI (Italy): Archaeological works coordinate by Professor Sauro Gelichi from Ca' Foscari University of Venice and by the Archeoclub of Pisa, Summer 2001. Granada (Spain): Archaeological works coordinate by Professor Antonio Malpica Cuello from the University of Granada. Spring 2002. Poggio della Regina, Florence (Italy): Archaeological works coordinate by Professor Vannini from the University of Florence. Summer 2002. Hierapolis of Phrygia, Pamukkale (Turkey): Archaeological works coordinate by professor Annapaola Zaccaria from Ca' Foscari University of Venice. August-September 2003. Mardin (Turkey): Survey of the new campus area. Co-ordinators: Ass. Prof. Güner Coșkunsu. 2012.
INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS Second UNESCO Open Forum and Workshop on Mesopotam-Rusan. Study, Restoration, and Revitalization of Byzantine and Ottoman monuments in Southern Albania, 13th -22nd September 2007, Saranda, Albania. A Working group for the Balkans: Framing Modernity in the Balkans. Research Strategies. In Building Modernity in the Balkans. Symposium and Workshop. New Europe College, 23rd -24th May 2008, Bucharest, Romania. The 14th Annual Workshop of the Department of Middle East Studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, “Material Evidence and Narrative Sources: Interdisciplinary Studies of the History of Islamic Societies”, June 30th – July 3rd, 2009, Ber Sheva, Israel. Linking Islamic and Christian Art: Transfer and Comparison, 24th -26th June 2010, Berlin, Germany. Crossing the Strait of Gibraltar: Art Histories Between Morocco and Al-Andalus, Summer School, The Kunsthistorisches Institute in Florence, Max-Planck-Institute, together with The Getty Foundation, May 5th- 15th 2011, Spain and Morocco.
ICMA: International Center of Medieval Art
SKILLS Course planning Creative instruction style Research
Talented public speaker Knowledge of Oriental Languages: Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish Fluent in English, Italian, and Spanish.