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Cassandra Sciortino

Faculty - Humanities , Pleasant Hill Campus


B.A. - University of California, Berkeley
M.A. - University of California, Santa Barbara
PhD ABD (in progress) - University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Humanities 105: Introduction to the Humanities: Arts & Ideas
    Humanities 111: The Middle Ages & the Renaissance
    Humanities 115: The Multicultural American Experience
    Humanities 116: The Arts & Culture of Asia


  • “The Central Man of All The World: Dante and the Pre-Raphaelites in the Nineteenth Century," in Truth & Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters, ed. Melissa Buron (exh. cat. (Legion of Honor, San Francisco 30 June–30 September 2018).

  • Armand Point’s St.Cecilia & the Painters of the Soul- Bridging Art & Life in Fin de Siècle France, Iconograzia: Rivista scientifica semestrale di scienze sociali e simbolica politica, 2018.

  • “Cultural diplomacy and cultural imperialism: a framework for the analysis,” (co-author Martina Topic) in Cultural diplomacy and cultural imperialism: European perspective(s) Martina Topić ; Siniša Rodin (ur.). Frankfurt am Main/Berlin/Bern/Bruxelles/New York/Oxford/Wien: Peter Lang Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2012.

  • "Armand Point's Eternal Chimera and Saint Cecilia: A French Quattrocento Symbolist Aesthetic," in Symbolism Its Origins and Its Consequences ed. by Rosina Neginsky (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010).

  • Review of Diana Esther, Santa Maria Nuova Ospedale dei Fiorentini: Architettura ed assistenza nella Firenze tra Settecento e Novecento in Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (vol. 74, no. 2) 2015.
Last Updated: 12/7/23