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The Beryozovo Cup: a Byzantine Object at the Crossroads of Twelfth-Century Eurasia

Alicia Walker

Alicia Walker is Associate Professor of Medieval Art and Architecture at Bryn Mawr College. Her primary fields of research include cross-cultural artistic interaction in the medieval world from the ninth to thirteenth centuries and gender issues in the art and material culture of Byzantium. Her first book, The Emperor and the World: Exotic Elements and the Imaging of Byzantine Imperial Power, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2012. She is currently at work on her second monograph, provisionally titled The Erotic Eye in Byzantium, which explores the role of Greco-Roman iconography in the expression and regulation of female sexuality in early and middle Byzantine art and material culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Re-Assessing the Global turn in Medieval Art History : The Medieval Globe

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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... Association for Byzantine Studies, 2005. William Tronzo. The Cultures of His Kingdom: Roger II and the Cappella Palatina in Palermo. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. Alicia Walker The Emperor and the World: Exotic Elements and the Imaging...

Chronic Pain and Illness

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Disability in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... There is no singular definition for the term, and professionals and those living with chronic illness alike deploy the phrase with variant granular inflections (Walker 2001; Bernell and Howard 2016). Nevertheless, broadly speaking, a “chronic illness”...

The Xtian Factor, or How to Manufacture a Medieval Saint

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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... this book itself is explicitly fanonical. Watson avers that Caroline Walker Bynum’s Holy Feast and Holy Fast – one of the most influential works of feminist hagiographic scholarship to date – evinces a ‘desire’ for ‘discursive union’...

Introduction: Ecstatic Cinema, Cinematic Ecstasy

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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... and geographic divides. This is opposed to the predominant approach in modern scholarship: consideration of texts from a single geographic or language area. As Anke Gilleir and Alicia C. Montoya remark, such modern studies thus ‘follow...

Play / Pause / Rewind: Temporalities in Flux

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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... in The Misfits (John Huston, 1961) in: Salzberg. Cf. Paul Walker’s performance as Brian O’Connor in Fast and Furious 7 (James Wan, 2015), which similarly highlights the confusion of categories of life and death inherent in film. An important point...

My Avatar, My Soul: When Mystics Log On

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Saints and Modern Screens : Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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... of worship’.‘avatar, n.’, n.p. Caroline Walker Bynum asserts that the later Middle Ages are characterized by an ‘intensification of materiality in all aspects of the visual’, including in written descriptions of holy visions.Christian...