Ph.D. candidate Layla Seale joins the Program in Writing and Communication at Rice University

April 22, 2020

Layla Seale

HART Ph.D. Candidate Layla Seale was awarded a competitive two-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship with the Program in Writing and Communication (PWC) at Rice University. PWC Fellows design and teach Freshman Writing Intensive Seminars (FWIS) that introduce first-year students to interesting questions or problems in their field of study. Layla's two FWIS courses for the Fall 2020 semester are "Visualizing Demons," and "Women Artists: von Bingen to Beyoncé.

Layla Seale received a B.A in Art History from the University of South Florida, and an M.A. in Art History from American University in Washington, D.C. Her dissertation examines representations of Hell, devils, and demons within fifteenth-century Northern European painting and illuminated manuscripts.