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Evan Gatti publishes edited volume on the Episcopacy in Medieval Imagery

Evan Gatti, an associate professor of art history, co-edited and authored an essay in "Envisioning the Bishop: Images and the Episcopacy in the Middle Ages," published by Brepols Publishers in their Medieval Church Studies Series.

In this interdisciplinary volume exploring the many representational possibilities and realities of Christian bishops in the middle ages, Gatti both co-edited the essays of other contributors and wrote original text for the introduction as well as a solo-authored chapter, “The Ordo Missae of Warmund of Ivrea: A Bishop’s ‘Two Bodies’ and the Image In Between”.

Her expertise in the art history of the medieval episcopacy, particularly in the Ottonian period through Southern and Central Europe, has been well established in numerous presentations at both the International Congress on Medieval Studies and the International Medieval Congress at Leeds, UK, as well as in publications such as “In the Apse or In Between: The Benedictional of Engilmar and Traditions of Episcopal Patronage in the Apse at Poreč,” in Saintly Bishops and Bishops' Saints (Bibliotheca Hagiotheca II), edited by John Ott and Trpimir Vedriš (Zagreb: Hagiotheca-Humaniora, 2012); "In a Space Between: Warmund of Ivrea and the Problem of (Italian) Ottonian Art” in Peregrinations: A Journal for the International Society for the Study of Pilgrimage Art, 3; and “Building the Body of the Church: A Bishop's Blessing in the Benedictional of Engilmar of Parenzo,” The Bishop Re-formed: Studies in Episcopal Power and Culture in the Central Middle Ages, (Church, Faith, and Culture in the Medieval West), edited by John S. Ott and Anna E. Trumbore (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007).

Gatti is currently at work on a manuscript tentatively titled From Aquileia to Aosta: Bishops on the Border and the Image In Between, as well as essays on Sigebert of Minden, Medievalisms in Modern Art, and The Vercelli Roll.

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Kirstin Ringelberg,
5/18/2014 7:25 PM