Professor of Art Véronique Plesch was elected to serve a three-year term as president of the International Association of Word and Image Studies (IAWIS) at the general assembly of the 10th triennial conference on word and image studies held Aug. 14 in Dundee, Scotland.

The IAWIS seeks to foster the study of word and image relations in a general cultural context and especially in the arts in the broadest sense. For more information, visit