Might the medieval reception of heads on pikes help us think through our own reactions to the display of a severed head of Hillary Clinton at a Trump rally?
The Material Collective Blog
The Material Collective’s special issue of postmedieval, Hoarders and Hoards: Responses to the Staffordshire Hoard, is now available.
Looking at art takes a lot of time, and if we slow down enough, we will be startled by how much we can find that we missed on quicker looks.
Recently, while on a trip to Istanbul, I fell and shattered my knee. I ended up having surgery there and, thanks to my husband’s Herculean efforts, am now back in the States coping with recovery.
The widespread digitization of medieval manuscripts has revolutionized our field. But how has it changed the ways scholars relate to manuscripts personally?