Elizabeth Rodini's article "The Politics of Marriage in Carpaccio's St. Ursula Cycle" has been awarded the Best Article Prize for 2013 by Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal. In announcing the prize, the award's committee called the article "an excellent example of the possibilities of interdisciplinary scholarship. [Rodini's analysis] employs deep research into iconography, hagiography, general Venetian history, and Venetian marriage traditions, [exploring...] both the broader social meaning of the painting and its particular resonances in the histories of such families as the Loredan and Barbaro. Her multiple critical frameworks reveal the power and complications of marriage in Venetian society."...Click here to read more.
We are pleased to announce a public lecture by Steven Lubar, from Brown University, on Monday, March 24th, 6pm in the Mason Hall Auditorium. Reception to follow. ...Click here to read more.
Dr. Kingsley's book The Bernward Gospels: Art, Memory, and the Episcopate in Medieval Germany has been published by the Penn State University Press. Her study considers one of the most significant examples of the eleventh-century book arts, the gospel book that served as a founding gift from Bishop Bernward to the Abbey of St. Michael’s in Hildesheim. Its publication is supported by competitive awards from the Medieval Academy of America and the International Center for Medieval Art in partnership with the Kress Foundation....Click here to read more.