Group Art Exhibition, featuring Michael Mergen | 9/5/13 6pm, Richmond

1708 Gallery is pleased to announce its third biennial juried exhibition, FEED2013, on view September 6 through October 19. Join us for an opening reception and gallery talk with the artists and jurors on Thursday, September 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. The talk will begin at 6:30 p.m. 1708 Gallery, 319 W. Broad Street, […]

Robin Hood Comes in from the Forest

Larissa “Kat” Tracy’s article “‘For Our dere Ladyes sake’: Bringing the Outlaw in from the Forest—Robin Hood, Marian, and Normative National Identity,” has just been published (a little late) in Explorations in Renaissance Culture (EIRC) 38 (Summer & Winter 2012): 35–66.

Jennifer Miskec

Jennifer Miskec’s article “Pedi-Files: Reading the Foot in Contemporary Illustrated Children’s Literature” will be published in the 2014 annual journal Children’s Literature.  Her article “Young Adult Literature and the Canon” came out in ALAN Review this summer.  Miskec is also happy to announce that Longwood University will be the host of the 2015 Children’s Literature Association annual […]

Gordon VanNess

Gordon Van Ness has had his essay titled “James Dickey, The Zodiac, and ‘the strange, silent words of God’” accepted by Five Points: A Journal of Literature and Art for its winter/spring issue. The journal is published by Georgia State University.

Scott Senn

Scott Senn, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, presented a paper titled “The ‘Irony’ of Plato’s Socrates: A Look Beyond Avowals and Disavowals of Wisdom” at the inaugural meeting of the Central New York Humanities Ancient Philosophy Working Group on August 9th at Syracuse University.

Larissa “Kat” Tracy publishes book on medieval castration

Castration and Culture in the Middle Ages was published by D.S. Brewer in May 2013 and features fourteen essays from late antiquity to the early modern period. Grounded in an interdisciplinary approach to medieval studies, Castration and Culture uses archaeology, medicine, history, and literature from a range of medieval linguistic and legal traditions to offer a […]

William Holliday publishes on the transatlantic silk trade

William Holliday published an article in the Colonial Latin American Historical Review entitled, “The Silk Merchant of Cádiz: Changing Markets, Trust, and Fashion Trends in a Late Eighteenth-Century Transatlantic Commodity Chain.”  The article, which appears in the Spring 2013 issue, is based on archival research conducted in the Biblioteca Valenciana – Archivo del Colegio del Arte […]