Emilia has been awarded a Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Emilia has been awarded a Tyson Scholars Fellowship from the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art for summer 2019.
Emilia presented a paper at the Bryn Mawr College Graduate Group Symposium.
Emilia gave a presentation on her research at the Center for Creative Photography. (featured in the Tucson Weekly)
Emilia presented a paper at the annual NYU IFA-Frick Symposium on the History of Art in New York.
Emilia has been awarded a Photographic Arts Council/Los Angeles Research Fellowship from the Center for Creative Photography.
Emilia presented a paper on the panel "The Desert: Image, Site, Environment" at the annual College Art Association conference in New York.
Emilia has been awarded a Getty Library Research Grant.
Emilia presented a paper at the annual Southwest Art History Conference (SWAHC) in Taos, New Mexico.
Emilia gave a gallery talk on curating "Drawing Conclusions" at the RISD Museum on September 15th.
Emilia conducted dissertation research at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York and the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona with assistance from a Joukowsky Summer Research Award from the Brown University Graduate School.