Amy Buono

Amy Buono is an Assistant Professor in Art History at Chapman University. Amy studies the visual and material culture of early-modern to modern Latin America and the Atlantic world, with particular focus on Brazil. Among her research interests are: indigenous and Afro-Brazilian artistic practices; material and intangible heritage studies; and colonialism and ethnopolitics. Deeply interdisciplinary, her work intersects with science studies, art and anthropology, history and theory of museums, and (art-)historical historiography and methodology. Her awards include fellowships from Fulbright, Fulbright-Hays, the Social Sciences Research Council, the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, the Centre for Studies of Societies and Cultures Ascona, the John Carter Brown Library, the Getty Research Institute, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, and the Fundação Carlos Chagas Filho de Amparo e Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro.


Promoting study of the period c. 1300–1800