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JULIE.CODELL@asu.edu

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School Of Art
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Bio

Professor, School of Art, Katherine K. Herberger College of the Arts

Julie F. Codell is Professor of Art History at Arizona State University. For 2010-11, she was Interim Director of Film and Media Studies at ASU. She received her BA in English from Vassar College, an MA in English from the University of Michigan, an MA in Art History from Indiana University, a Certificate in Renaissances Studies and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature (specializing in Comparative Arts) from Indiana University. She is a faculty affiliate in the English Department, Film and Media Studies, the Center for Asian Research, the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict, and Gender and Women's Studies. Her areas of specialization are Victorian culture, especially visual culture and the Victorian press; Indian culture under the British Raj; life writings in Britain and India (autobiographies and biographies); Indian travel narratives; material culture, and world film.

She has published 150 books, book chapters, articles, encyclopedia entries, and book and exhibition reviews on these subjects in prestigious scholarly journals, anthologies of collected essays, and encyclopedias. She wrote The Victorian Artist: Artists' Lifewritings in Britain, ca. 1870-1910 (Cambridge, 2003, 2012) and Images of an Idyllic Past: Photographs of Edward S. Curtis (exhibition catalogue, 1988). She edited  Transculturation in British Art, 1770-1930 (Ashgate, 2012), Power and Resistance: The Delhi Coronation Durbars (Mapin, 2012), The Political Economy of Art (Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2008), Genre, Gender, Race, and World Cinema (Blackwell's, 2007), Imperial Co-Histories: National Identities and the British and Colonial Press (Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2003), and co-edited Encounters in the Victorian Press: Editors, Authors, Readers (with L. Brake; Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) and Orientalism Transposed: The Impact of the Colonies on British Culture (with D. S. Macleod; Ashgate, 1998), currently being translated into Japanese (Hosei UP, 2009). She was the guest editor of special issues of Visual Resources on Media and Reproduction (v. 26 on the art press and photography; v. 27 on iconography and collecting), Victorian Periodicals Review on the 19th-century press in India (v. 37, 2004) and on Victorian art in the press (v. 24, 1991). Forthcoming and recent essays include essays on empire films, Indian art and crafts, Indian travel writing, colonial photography, international exhibitions, Pre-Raphaelite art, the economics of art, Victorian material culture, 19th-century Indian celebrities, Gandhi, John Huston’s films, life writings and art history, British artists in India, the Victorian press and art market, British working-class intellectuals, and artists' biopics.

She has been invited to speak in museums and at conferences in Australia, New Zealand, England, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, and in the US and at symposia and seminars at major universities (Yale Univ., Univ. of Colorado, Univ. of Iowa, Emory Univ., University of Virginia, Univ. of Southern California, Univ. of California Davis, Univ. of Oregon, Univ. of California Los Angeles [UCLA]).  She has recently been invited to participate in an international research project, "Internationalism and Cultural Exchange, 1870-1920," organized jointly by York University and the University of Bristol in the UK.

She has received major fellowships and grants from: the Getty Foundation (2006), the National Endowment for the Humanities (fellowships, 2003 and 1993; summer stipend, 1988; travel grants, 1986 and 1990; summer institute grants, 1989 and 1991), the Huntington Library (2004), the Harry Ransom Humanities Center at the University of Texas Austin (2002), the American Institute of Indian Studies (2002), Yale University's British Art Center (1994; 2011), and the Renaissance Society's Nelson Prize (1986) for her published essay on Giotto's Peruzzi Chapel frescoes, originally her MA thesis. She won the ASU Herberger College of Arts Outstanding Faculty Researcher Award in 2004. She has served as a fellowship referee for the NEH.

Her course topics include film history; representation of the body in art; portraiture; Pre-Raphaelites in art and literature; British culture and empire; the self in Victorian culture (autobiography and portraiture); gender, race and world cinema; films about empire; films on artists; South Asian films; and critical theory. She served on dissertation and thesis committees at Oxford University, Yale University, The University of Sydney, and several ASU departments--art, English, history, religious studies.

She is currently on the editorial boards of Visual Resources, Victorian Review (Canada), Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies; Visual Culture in Britain (UK); The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies (which she edited for five years); and Victorian Periodicals Review. She regularly reads manuscripts and writes book reviews for these and other journals and academic presses.  She has been President of the Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western US, is president of the Midwester Victorian Studies Association, and has been and officer and board member of several professional societies.

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARS 435 The Pre-Raphaelites
ARS 492 Honors Directed Study
ARS 493 Honors Thesis
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 533 The Pre-Raphaelites
ARS 590 Reading and Conference
ARS 592 Research
ARS 595 Continuing Registration
ARS 599 Thesis
ARS 690 Reading and Conference
ARS 795 Continuing Registration
ARS 799 Dissertation
ENG 428 The Pre-Raphaelites

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARA 584 Internship
ARA 592 Research
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARS 440 Identity and World Film
ARS 492 Honors Directed Study
ARS 493 Honors Thesis
ARS 498 Pro-Seminar
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 540 Identity and World Film
ARS 590 Reading and Conference
ARS 591 Seminar
ARS 592 Research
ARS 595 Continuing Registration
ARS 599 Thesis
ARS 690 Reading and Conference
ARS 692 Research
ARS 790 Reading and Conference
ARS 792 Research
ARS 795 Continuing Registration
ARS 799 Dissertation
FMS 427 Identity and World Film
FMS 527 Identity and World Film

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
FMS 340 Contemp Amer Film/Pop Culture
FMS 441 Global Cinema

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARS 492 Honors Directed Study
ARS 493 Honors Thesis
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 590 Reading and Conference
ARS 592 Research
ARS 595 Continuing Registration
ARS 599 Thesis
ARS 795 Continuing Registration
ARS 799 Dissertation

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARA 584 Internship
ARA 592 Research
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARS 435 The Pre-Raphaelites
ARS 492 Honors Directed Study
ARS 493 Honors Thesis
ARS 494 Special Topics
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 590 Reading and Conference
ARS 592 Research
ARS 595 Continuing Registration
ARS 598 Special Topics
ARS 599 Thesis
ARS 690 Reading and Conference
ARS 691 Seminar
ARS 692 Research
ARS 790 Reading and Conference
ARS 792 Research
ARS 795 Continuing Registration
ARS 799 Dissertation
ENG 428 The Pre-Raphaelites
ENG 494 Special Topics
FMS 494 Special Topics
FMS 598 Special Topics

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 590 Reading and Conference
ARS 592 Research
ARS 595 Continuing Registration
ARS 599 Thesis
ARS 795 Continuing Registration
ARS 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ARS 494 Special Topics
ARS 598 Special Topics
ENG 494 Special Topics
FMS 494 Special Topics
FMS 598 Special Topics

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ARS 494 Special Topics
ARS 598 Special Topics
ENG 494 Special Topics
FMS 494 Special Topics
FMS 598 Special Topics

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ARS 437 British Culture and Empire
ARS 494 Special Topics
ARS 598 Special Topics
ENG 426 British Culture and Empire
ENG 494 Special Topics
FMS 494 Special Topics
FMS 598 Special Topics

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ARS 435 The Pre-Raphaelites
ARS 494 Special Topics
ARS 598 Special Topics
ENG 428 The Pre-Raphaelites
ENG 494 Special Topics
FMS 494 Special Topics

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ARS 437 British Culture and Empire
ARS 494 Special Topics
ARS 591 Seminar
ARS 598 Special Topics
ENG 426 British Culture and Empire
ENG 465 Studies in Film
ENG 561 Film Studies
FMS 494 Special Topics

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Book chapter: J. Codell. "Imperial Exchanges of Goods and National Identities: Victorian and Swadeshi Views of Crafts under the Raj,". Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration, Convergence. Melbourne U P (2009).

  2. Edited book: Codell, Julie, ed.. The Political Economy of Art: Making the Nation of Culture. Fairleigh Dickinson U P/Associated University Presses (2008).

  3. Book chapter: Before Windrush: Recovering a Black and Asian Literary Heritage within Britain. Cambridge Scholars Press (2008).

  4. Book chapter: Collecting Subjects: The Meanings and Pleasures of Material Culture in Britain. Ashgate (2008).

  5. Book chapter: Photography and the Imperial Durbars of British India. Prestel (2008).

  6. Book chapter: The Making of the Working-Class Intellectual in 18th & 19th c. Britain. Ashgate (2008).

  7. Book chapter: The Political Economy of Art: Making the Nation of Culture. Fairleigh Dickinson UP/Associated Univ. Presses (2008).

  8. Book chapter: Victorian Vulgarity. Ashgate (2008).

  9. Book chapter: Writing the Pre-Raphaelites. Ashgate (2008).

  10. Edited book: Codell, Julie. Genre, Gender, Race, and World Cinema. Blackwell's (2007).

  11. Edited book: Codell, Julie, Brake, L. Encounters in the Victorian Press: Editors, Authors, Readers. Palgrave (2004).

  12. Book chapter: Codell, Julie (Author) . British and Indian Imperial Identities in the 1903 Delhi Coronation Durbar's Exhibition of Indian Art. Revisiting the Raj. Dasgupta and Co (2004).

  13. Book chapter: Codell, Julie (Author) . Introduction. Encounters in the Victorian Press. Palgrave Macmillan (2004).

  14. Codell, Julie. The Victorian Artist: Artists' Lifewritings in Britain, CA. 1870-1910. UP (2003).

  15. Book chapter: Codell, Julie (Author) . Introduction: Imperial Co-Histories. Imperial Co-Histories: National Identities & the British & Colonial Press. U P (2003).

  16. Book chapter: Codell, Julie (Author) . The Empire Writes Back: Native Informant Discourse in the Victorian Press. Imperial Co-Histories: National Identities & the British & Colonial Press. UP (2003).

  17. Book chapter: Codell, Julie (Author) . Empiricism, Naturalism & Science in Millais's Paintings. John Everett Millais. Yale (2001).

  18. Book chapter: Codell, Julie (Author) . Victorian Artists' Family Biographies. Biographical Passages. U of Missouri (2000).

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Presentations

  1. Codell, Julie Creativity, ASU and You Community Series. (Oct 2004).
  2. Codell, Julie Lecture before film "Bombay Talkie". Center for Asian Studies Film Series. (Mar 2003).
  3. Codell, Julie Creativity. ASU and You Community Series.
  4. Codell, Julie Modern Formations of South Asian Identities. Association of Asian Studies.
  5. Codell, Julie 'Other' Eyes in the Victorian Press. Interdisciplinary 19th C. Studies.
  6. Codell, Julie Faculty exhibition. Docents of ASU Art Museum.
  7. Codell, Julie Manchester Murals of Ford Madox Brown. Phoenix Art Museum Friends of European Art.
  8. Codell, Julie Sociologies of the Text: Artists' Biographies. Material Culture Conf.
  9. Codell, Julie The Empire Writes Back. Research Society for Victorian Periodicals.
  10. Codell, Julie The Empress's New Clothes. 30th International Congress of History of Art.
  11. Codell, Julie Between Metropole and Colony: British and Colonial Encounters in the Press. Victoria & Albert Museum conf.
  12. Codell, Julie Coronation Durbars and Performance of Englishness. Performance St Internatl.
  13. Codell, Julie Empiricism, Naturalism, & Science in Pre-Raphaelite Painting. Phoenix Art Museum Docents.
  14. Codell, Julie Exhibiting India for the Raj. Victorian Interdisciplinary St Assoc of Western US.
  15. Codell, Julie Phallic Female & Feminized Empire in British Films of the 1930s. Art and Empire Conf.
  16. Codell, Julie Images of Women in Pre-Raphaelite Art. Phoenix Spirit of the Senses Salon.
  17. Codell, Julie Panel on monuments and memorials in early 20th-century Britain. No. American Conf. on British Studies.

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Codell,Julie * . Sanctification of Empire in the Delhi Coronation Durbars. GETTY FDN (9/11/2006 - 12/15/2006).
  2. Codell,Julie * . Material and Utopian Visual Cultures in Delhi Coronation Durbars, 1877-1911. NEH (7/1/2005 - 6/30/2006).
  3. Codell,Julie * . CONVEGING CULTURES SYMPOSIUM. AZ HUMANITIES COUNCIL (9/13/1996 - 2/28/1997).
  4. Codell,Julie * . TURKISH GUEST ARTIST. AZ COMM ON THE ARTS (7/1/1995 - 6/30/1996).
  5. Codell,Julie * . VISITING SCHOLAR. GETTY FDN (9/1/1994 - 5/31/1995).

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