(This is a collaborative post with input from Nancy Thompson, Jennifer Borland, and Emma Bergman) The end of the semester always seems hectic and crazy. Between the frantic push to finish grading and the panicked emails from students, not to mention the holiday preparations for however you celebrate, there’s not much time to slow down. […]
We in the Material Collective have been watching the recent events on medieval social media with careful attention.
I want to clarify the difference between an Irish cross and a “Celtic” cross, and I want to propose that we approach visual symbols with a special kind of caution.
Keep pushing, keep marching, keep calling, keep signing petitions, keep teaching, and keep resisting.
The Material Collective’s special issue of postmedieval, Hoarders and Hoards: Responses to the Staffordshire Hoard, is now available.