[Guest Post by Lily V. Filson, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Art History, Tulane University] Never had I suspected that my first year of teaching as an adjunct professor of art history would become a campaign of the heart to raise students’ awareness of the art and archaeology of Yemen. I am fresh – just one […]
Dear Dr. Weiss, We are writing to you, a fellow medievalist, on behalf of several Medieval Studies and Art History organizations concerned about the change in admissions charges at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Met has been, for many of us, a guiding institution, a temple, and a home away from home. Many of […]
I find Washington’s armchair to be a fitting example for thinking about how to weaponize the medieval art history syllabus in 2017.
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.
This year, we held a pair of roundtables, one on “Material” and the other on “Collective.” In the MC spirit, these write-ups were collectively written and assembled.