(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 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.
Everybody who still reads actual books has experienced this: You are caught in the rain while reading on a park bench and rain drops make your library book all wavy. A guest post from Dr. Tina Bawden.