Dr. Bryant to Present Program on Angels

URBANA, Ohio (November 19, 2012) – The Urbana University and the Miller Center for Visual Arts invites the public to a program entitled, “Angels All Around Us: Their Form, Function, and Nature throughout the Ages” presented by Dr. Sylvia Wirsing Bryant, professor of communications, on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. in the Swedenborg Memorial Library.

Dr. Bryant will offer insights into the enduring popularity of angels as demonstrated by their representation in many contemporary art forms. An historical journey through the changing appearances and characteristics of angels in art and examples of modern images will give the audience an opportunity to reflect on angels.

She is a graduate of Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, Germany; the University and Theatre Institute in Budapest, Hungary; and earned her doctorate from the University of Vienna, Austria. Dr. Bryant joined the Urbana University faculty in 1991 where she teaches communication, art history; and German. Her areas of expertise include art and theatre history; German language and culture and media literacy and theory.

This program compliments the In Company with Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows exhibit currently on display until Sunday, December 30, 2012. For more information on the exhibit and programs, go to www.urbana.edu/angels or call Christina Bruun-Horrigan, director of University Relations, at 937-484-1354.

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