A summary of what the MC is up to at Kalamazoo this year.
Keep pushing, keep marching, keep calling, keep signing petitions, keep teaching, and keep resisting.
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’s special issue of postmedieval, Hoarders and Hoards: Responses to the Staffordshire Hoard, is now available.
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?
The Material Collective is looking for guest blog posts and welcomes contributions on all topics that relate to the themes and mission of our group, broadly conceived.
How can we even begin to summarize all the glories of this year’s Kalamazoo? I know that kind of hyperbole always appears in these recap posts, but seriously, there was SO MUCH this year.
Here are the main Material Collective events this year: Our sponsored session, Speculatio, Medieval and Modern, will be on Thursday morning at 10:00 in Schneider 1140. It looks to be a great panel: co-organized by Beate Fricke and Niklaus Largier of UC Berkeley. Speakers include Elizabeth Pastan (Emory U) with “A Rose by Any Other […]
“This is not your grandfather’s MAA,” Lisa Fagin Davis assured the crowd, to a smattering of applause and some laughter. Maybe not, but as a first-time attendee I was definitely struck by the peculiar coexistence of old and new, traditional and nontraditional, at this storied conference. The 91st Annual Meeting addressed this tension in several […]