“Being Your Best Self”

Over Spring Break Ph.D. Student Tania Kolarik presented her paper “Being Your Best Self: An Examination of the Pisan Consumer Culture Through the Female Elect on the Last Judgement Fresco” at the 18th Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario. As part of the conference, she attended a workshop on medieval manuscript research methods at the Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library. Tania was also awarded a Student Research Grants Competition Award for travel to Toronto by the UW-Madison Graduate School.