Studying East of Byzantium VI: The State of the Field


Paper Title: Objects of Protection in Medieval Anatolia: Apotropaia among the Armenians, Byzantines and Rum Seljuks

Mar 13, 2020 — Mar 14, 2020
Tufts University
Medford, MA
College Fellow

I am an art historian of the visual and material cultures of the medieval Islamic world, with a special interest in Armenian, Byzantine, and Persian-Islamic artistic exchange and cultural encounters in medieval Anatolia, the South Caucasus, and the Eastern Mediterranean. I teach medieval Mediterranean and Islamic art in the Department of Art History at Northwestern University. My research interests also include the collection and display of Islamic art in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the history of sports, environmental studies, digital art history, visualization, and game studies.