Véronique Plesch, professor of art, was invited to deliver a plenary lecture titled Grafitis y comunidades emocionales (siglos XVI-XVIII) at the 11th conference on the History of Written Culture “Scripta in itinere. Discourse, Practice, and Use of Writing in Public Spaces (16th-21st Centuries),” at the University of Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Spain, June 18-20.

Plesch was also invited to join the host committee of a special event Aug. 7 at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine, that will explore the conservation of Nevelson Chapel and celebrating the chapel’s Trinity columns on view at the Farnsworth. The Chapel of the Good Shepherd at Saint Peter’s Church in Manhattan is sculptor Louise Nevelson’s only remaining intact sculptural environment and is currently undergoing restoration. For more information about the campaign to renew Nevelson Chapel, visit nevelsonchapel.org.