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Dorothy Fletcher

English Literature and German Studies; MA, Art History

Biography

English Literature and German Studies; MA, Art History

Dorothy is a senior lecturer Emerita in the Art History Department of Emory University. She coordinated and taught broad survey courses, Art History 101 and 102 (prehistoric to contemporary art) for 45 years. She also directed the teacher training program for graduate students of art history and held the position of Director of Undergraduate Studies in Art History for 17 years until her retirement in August, 2013. In 2004, she was the recipient of the prestigious "Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities at Emory" award. She has also taught at Georgia State University, the High Museum of Art, and the Atlanta College of Art. Her areas of interest are 15th and 16th century Northern European art, and German Expressionist art of the early 20th century. As an instructor at OLLI, Dorothy has taught the following courses: ALBRECHT DÜRER: Artist of the Northern Renaissance (2016), EARLY NETHERLANDISH PAINTING: Van Eyck to Bruegel (2017), DYNAMIC ART DURING TURBULENT TIMES: Germany 1900-1933 (2018, co-taught with Clark Poling and Bill Fetcher), and 17th CENTURY NETHERLANDISH PAINTING: Flemish and Dutch Masters (2019).