Student Spotlight | Claire Kilgore & Tania Kolarik Present at MAMA

On October 8th, 2022, Ph.D. Candidates Claire Kilgore and Tania Kolarik presented at the 46th Meeting of the Mid-America Medieval Association: Fashioning the Middle Ages at the University of Arkansas. Claire gave her paper, “Dressing the Birthing Chamber, Fashioning Motherhood: Material Culture and the Construction of Gender Roles in Scenes of Sacred Birth,” and Tania presented, “She Hath Risen: The Materiality of Women’s Resurrection Through the Pisan Last Judgement Fresco.” Both of these papers are the result of their ongoing dissertation research. As part of the conference, Claire and Tania viewed the Fashioning America: Grit to Glamour exhibition at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR.Photo: left: Claire Kilgore, right: Tania Kolarik