Art and archaeology professor emeritus SLOBODAN “DANNY” ĆURČIĆ died Dec. 3. He was 76. A faculty member from 1982 to 2010, Ćurčić served as department chair from 1988 to 1990 and directed the Hellenic studies program from 2006 to 2010. He was a prolific and influential scholar in the field of Byzantine art and architecture. In the aftermath of the Balkan conflict of the 1990s, Ćurčić served on a committee on the rehabilitation and safeguarding of cultural heritage in Kosovo.