New Publication: ‘Picturing Death 1200–1600’, edited by Stephen Perkinson & Noa Turel

Picturing Death: 1200–1600 explores the visual culture of mortality over the course of four centuries that witnessed a remarkable flourishing of imagery focused on the themes of death, dying, and the afterlife.

Call for Book Manuscripts: Maps, Spaces, Cultures (Brill)

Call for Book Manuscripts: Maps, Spaces, Cultures (Brill) Edited by Surekha Davies (Western Connecticut State University) and Asa Simon Mittman (California State University, Chico). Editorial board: Michiel van Groesen (University of Amsterdam), Ricardo Padrón (University of Virginia), Ayesha Ramachandran (Yale University) and Dan Terkla (Illinois Wesleyan University). This innovative series seeks monographs and essay collections that investigate how notionsContinue reading “Call for Book Manuscripts: Maps, Spaces, Cultures (Brill)”

Call for Papers: A Companion to Seals in the Middle Ages (Brill’s Companions to Medieval Sources)

Decoding Medieval Sources (Brill’s Companions to Medieval Sources) A Companion to Seals in the Middle Ages Medieval seals were material and visual statements of identity, power, agency, and legitimacy that could operate locally or traverse great geographic expanses to assert individual or corporate authority. The importance of the seal in medieval culture cannot be underestimated.Continue reading “Call for Papers: A Companion to Seals in the Middle Ages (Brill’s Companions to Medieval Sources)”