Irish National Institute for Historical Research
Dr Debra Strickland, University of Glasgow
Thursday, 14th March, 4pm
Seminar Room, ‘Tyrconnell’, School of History (‘Tyrconnell’ is on Perrott Ave, the road that leads from College Road to Hayfield Manor hotel - the first house on the right)
Dr Debra Higgs Strickland is an art historian who teaches medieval and Renaissance art in the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow. Her interdisciplinary research interests revolve mainly around animals, monsters, and representations of non-Christians in medieval and early modern Christian art. She is the author of Medieval Bestiaries: Text, Image, Ideology (1995), Saracens, Demons, and Jews: Making Monsters in Medieval Art (2003) and The Epiphany of Hieronymus Bosch: Imagining Antichrist and Others from the Middle Ages to the Reformation (2016). She is currently writing the third of three short studies on the Hereford World Map (c. 1300), an article on ‘Foreign Bodies in the Nuremberg Chronicle’, and a new monograph on The Monsters of Hieronymus Bosch.