Sheila Bonde's research combines archaeology, architectural history, spatial analysis and digital humanities. She is co-director of the MonArch (Monastic Archaeology) research team that focuses on three monasteries in northern France. This project involves excavation, study of surviving architecture and texts, and digital reconstruction and representation. Recent publications and presentations also consider the revival of antiquity in the Middle Ages, and the ethics of representation.
Sheila Bonde is an archaeologist and architectural historian specializing in the study of medieval sites and their representation. She received her B.A. from Cornell University in 1975 and her A.M. and PhD degrees from Harvard in 1976 and 1982 respectively. She taught at Reed College before coming to Brown where she is currently Professor of the History of Art and Architecture, and Professor of Archaeology. She has served as a visiting professor at the Université Paris I (Sorbonne). She has excavated in England, France and Israel, and currently directs the MonArch excavation and research project in northern France at the Augustinian abbey of Saint-Jean-des-Vignes in Soissons, the Carthusian house at Bourgfontaine and the Cistercian monastery at Notre-Dame d'Ourscamp.
SHEILA BONDE, Ph.D., Harvard University, 1982
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Bogues, Bonde and Fischer Named Inaugural Royce Family Professors
Teaching awards go to Bonde, McIlwain, van Dam
National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research awards
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