Medieval Studies Workshop: Pnina Arad “Medieval & Early Modern Mapping of Jerusalem & the Holy Land”
October 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Dr. Pnina Arad will lead a workshop on Friday, October 30 at 11:00 a.m. via Zoom on the broader topic of “Medieval and Early Modern mapping of Jerusalem and the Holy Land” in conversation with other scholars of pre-modern cartography on campus, including LauraLee Brott (Ph.D. candidate, Art History); Matthew Edney (Director, History of Cartography Project), and Martin Foys (Professor of English and Co-editor of the Digital Mappa).
Dr. Arad’s presentation, “What did imagery depicting the Holy Land contribute to the late medieval European culture?” will address her research work on multi-media pilgrimage installations of the Holy Land including maps from the 15th and 16th centuries. LauraLee Brott will discuss her work in progress on the 12th-century Tournai Maps of Jerusalem and the Holy Land and the “Materiality of Medieval maps.”