Anne D. Hedeman

Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor
Late Medieval and Northern Renaissance Art, History of the Book
Primary office:
785-864-1489
200-C Spencer Museum of Art


Summary

Professor Anne D. Hedeman teaches courses in Gothic and Northern Renaissance Art History and the history of illustrations in medieval manuscripts and early printed books. Her research examines the relationships between text and image in vernacular late medieval French manuscripts. She studies how pictures in illuminated manuscripts of classical texts or contemporary texts originating in non-French cultures translate them in order to communicate effectively with late medieval French readers. Her book in progress, Visual Translation and the First French Humanists, analyzes this dynamic in works owned or made by three early fifteenth century French humanists.

Education

The Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D. 1984

The Johns Hopkins University; MA 1977

Princeton University; A.B. History of Art, cum laude, 1974


Professional Experience

Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor of Art History, University of Kansas, 2012 – present

Professor of Art History, University of Illinois, 2002 – 2012

Professor in the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), University of Illinois 2008 – 2009

Professor of Medieval Studies, University of Illinois 2006 – 2012

Campus Honors Faculty, University of Illinois, 1993 – 2012

Associate Professor of Art History, University of Illinois, 1991 – 2002

Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Illinois, August 1983 – May 1991

Visiting Positions

Université d’Orléans, Laboratoire POLEN, May 10 – June 10, 2016

Consultant, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, January 24 – March 31, 2008

Collaborator in research theme, Textes, cultures, et communication of the Université de Paris 1/CNRS Laboratoire de médiévistique occidentale de Paris, 2000 – 2005 

Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, UIUC-CNRS Research Exchange, July 2001

Guest Scholar, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Jan. 1-March 1, 2002

Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, UIUC-CNRS Research Exchange, January-June 1999


Selected Honors

Finalist, Alfred H. Barr Award for Museum Scholarship, 2012

Fellow, Medieval Academy of America, elected 2010

University Scholar, University of Illinois, 2004-2007

Selected Research Awards

INHA (Institut national de l’histoire de l’art), Paris, Programme des Chercheurs invités, 15 September-15 November 2018

The Research Consortium Power and the Paratext in Medieval Manuscript Culture funded by by LE STUDIUM. Loire Valley Institute for Advanced Studies, Orléans, 2014-2017. One of five members of the Consortium.

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 2011-12

National Science Foundation, Digging Into Data (DID) Challenge (www.diggingintodata.org), “Digging into Image Data to Answer Authorship Related Questions,” Co-PI  (with Kevin Franklin, I-CHASS) of University of Illinois Component lead by Peter Bajscy, NCSA, January-December 2010

National Science Foundation, “Toward Enhanced Understanding of Virtual Manuscripts,” Co-PI (with Peter Bajcsy, NCSA and Kevin Franklin, I-CHASS), January-December 2010

National Science Foundation, “Imaging and Image Analysis Applied to Historical Objects,” Co-PI (with Peter Bajcsy, NCSA), 2009-2010

Centre nationale de la recherche scientifique, Paris/University of Illinois Collaboration Agreement; co-principal Investigator with Karen Fresco and Douglas Kibbee of team of medieval and Renaissance scholars; Leader of team on "The Book in Culture,” 1999-2004

Centre nationale de la recherche scientifique, Research subvention, July 2001, January-June 1999

Millard Meiss Publication Award, College Art Association, 1999

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend, 1993

American Philosophical Society Grant, 1992

Centre nationale de la recherche scientifique, Paris, Conference travel subvention, 1992

J. Paul Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art and the Humanities, 1987-88; Getty Fellow at the University of Chicago, Dept. of Art History, January-March 1988

Research Grant for Recent Recipients of the PhD, American Council of Learned Societies, 1987

Grant-in-Aid, American Council of Learned Societies, 1985

Exhibitions

Co-curator (with Elizabeth Morrison) of Imagining the Past in France, 1250-1500, an exhibition held at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, November 16, 2010 – February 6, 2011.


Selected Publications: Books, edited volumes, and edited special journal issues

Visual Translation and the First French Humanists (under consideration)

Inscribing Knowledge in the Medieval Book: Power and the Paratext, co-edited with Rosalind Brown-Grant, Patrizia Carmazzi, Gisela Drossbach, Victoria Turner, and Iolanda Ventura. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, awaiting proofs.

Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections, ed. by Jeffrey F. Hamburger, William P. Stoneman, Anne-Marie Eze, Lisa Fagin Davis, and Nancy Netzer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016.

Essay, “Secular Pleasures: Edification and Entertainment,” p. 195; Catalogue Entries: Cat. 76, leaf from a book of hours, pp. 81-82; Cat. 180, Évrart de Trémaugon, Somnium Viridarii, p. 199; Cat. 181, Alain Chartier, Le quadrilogue invective, Dialogus familiaris, amici et sodalis, and Le livre de l’Espérance, pp. 199-200; Cat. 187, Laurent de Premierfait, trans., Les cents nouvelles, pp. 204-205; Cat. 188: Pierre Bersuire, trans., Histoires Romaines, pp. 205-206; Cat. 189: Pierre Bersuire, trans., Histoires Romaines, pp. 206-207.

Textual and Visual Representations of Power and Justice in Medieval France, co-edited with Rosalind Brown-Grant and Bernard Ribémont. London: Ashgate, 2015.

Collections in Context: The Organization of Knowledge and Community in Europe (14th-17th Centuries), co-edited with Karen Fresco. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2011.

With Elizabeth Morrison, Imagining the Past in France, 1250-1500 (Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2010).

Making Thoughts, Making Pictures, Making Memories in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Special issue of Gesta, co-edited with Clark Maines, Gesta 48/2 (2009).

Translating the Past: Laurent de Premierfait and Boccaccio’s “De casibus.” Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2008.

Of Counselors and Kings: The Three Versions of Pierre Salmon’s “Dialogues. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001.

The Royal Image: The Illustrations of the “Grandes Chroniques de France,” 1274-1422 (California Studies in the History of Art, 28), Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1991.  http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft8k4008jd/

Recent Articles

"Rereading Boccaccio in Etienne Chevalier’s Decameron (Houghton Library MS Richardson 31),” in Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections. Proceedings of the International Conference, Nov. 3–5, 2016, eds. Lisa Fagin David, Anne-Marie Eze, Jeffrey F. Hamburger, Nancy Netzer and William Stoneman (Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, forthcoming ca. 2020).

“Translating prologues and prologue illustration in French historical texts,” in Rosalind Brown-Grant, Patrizia Carmazzi, Gisela Drossbach, Anne D. Hedeman,Victoria Turner, and Iolanda Ventura Inscribing Knowledge in the Medieval Book: Power and the Paratext. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, in press.

“Gothic Manuscript Illustration: The Case of France,” in Conrad Rudolph. ed, A Companion to Medieval Art: Romanesque and Gothic in Northern Europe. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming 2019. Updated essay from first edition, 2006.

“L'imagerie politique dans les manuscrits supervisés par Laurent de Premierfait,” in Carla Bozzolo, Claude Gauvard, and Hélène Millet, eds., Humanisme et politique à la fin du Moyen Âge. Paris : Publications de la Sorbonne, 2018, pp. 191-207.

Le pouvoir des images saintes dans les Grandes chroniques de France: le cas de Saint Louis,” in Franck Collard, Fréderique Lachaud, and Lydwine Scordia eds., Images, pouvoirs et norms. Exégèse visuelle de la fin de Moyen Age (XIIIe-XVe siècles. Paris: Garnier, 2018, pp. 237–65.

“Visualizing History in Medieval France,” Perspectives in Histoire de l’art 80 (2017), pp. 25–36.

“Translating Power for the Princes of the Blood: Laurent de Premierfait’s Des cas des nobles hommes et femmes” in R. Brown-Grant, B. Ribémont, and A. Hedeman eds., Textual and Visual Representations of Power and Justice in Medieval France. London: Ashgate, 2015, pp. 15-41.

“Constructing Saint Louis in John the Good’s ‘Grandes chroniques de France’ (Royal MS. 16 G. VI),” Electronic British Library Journal, 2014. http://www.bl.uk/eblj/index.html>.

“Illuminating Boccaccio: Visual Translation in Early Fifteenth Century France,” Mediaevalia, 34 (2013), pp. 111-153.

"Performing Documents and Documenting Performance in the Procès de Robert d’Artois (BnF MS fr. 18437) and Charles V’s Grandes chroniques de France (BnF MS fr. 2813,” for The Social Life of Illumination: Manuscripts, Images, and Communities in the Late Middle Ages, eds. Joyce Coleman, Mark Cruse, and Kathryn Smith, (Medieval Texts and Cultures of Northern Europe, 21). Turnhout: Brepols, 2013, pp. 339-69.

"Jean Lebègue et la traduction visuelle de Salluste et de Leonardo Bruni au XVe siècle,” in S. Hériché Pradeau and M. Pérez-Simon eds. Quand l'image relit le texte. Paris: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2013, pp. 59-70.

“Advising France through the Example of England: Visual Narrative in the Livre de la prinse et mort du roy Richart (Harl. MS. 1319)” Electronic British Library Journal, 2011. http://www.bl.uk/eblj/2011articles/article7.html

“Collecting Images: The Role of the Visual in the Shrewsbury Talbot Book (Royal 15 E. VI),” Collections in Context: The Organization of Knowledge and Community in Europe (14th-17th centuries) ed. A. Hedeman and K. Fresco. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2011, pp. 99-119.

“Translating the Past: Laurent de Premierfait and the Visualization of Antiquity” Medieval Manuscript, Their Makers and Users. A Special Issue of Viator in Honor of Richard and Mary Rouse. Turnhout: Brepols, 2011, pp. 27-50.

“Reading the Painted Page,” Apollo (January 2011), pp. 52-57.

I casi della vita: Laurent de Premierfait et il “De casibus” di Boccaccio,” Alumina 28 (2010), pp. 6-15.

“From France to Flanders: Revisualizing the Grandes chroniques de France (Erm fr. 88),” in Западные рукописи и традиция их изучения (Occidentalia manuscripts and collections), eds. O. Bleskina , N. Elagina, and  L. Kiseleva. Saint Petersburg: National Library of Russia, 2009, pp. 167-88.

“Making Memories for a Mad King: Illustrating the Dialogues of Pierre Salmon,” Making Thoughts, Making Pictures, Making Memories in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Gesta 48/2 (2009), pp. 169-84.

“L’humanisme et les manuscrits enluminés : Jean Lebègue et le manuscrit de Salluste à Genève, Bibliothèque publique et universitaire, Ms. 54, ” La création artistique en France autour de 1400. (Rencontres de l’École du Louvre, 19). Paris: l’École du Louvre, 2006, pp. 443-457.


Doctoral Dissertations Chaired

University of Kansas

Heather Tennison, “Tradition, Innovation, and Agency in a City of God: The Philadelphia Cité de Dieu and Early Fifteenth-Century Parisian Manuscript Culture,” in process.

Chassica Kirchhoff, “The Thun-Hohenstein Album: Constructing the Armored Body in the Holy Roman Empire,” 2018.

University of Illinois

Erin Donovan, “Imagined Crusaders: The Livre d’Eracles in Fifteenth-Century Burgundian Collections,” 2013

Megan Foster Campbell, “Pilgrimage Through the Pages: Pilgrim’s Badges in Late Medieval Devotional Manuscripts,” 2011.

Laura Whatley, “Localizing the Holy Land: the Visual Culture of Crusade in England, ca. 1140–1400,” 2010.

Carlee Bradbury, “Imaging and Imagining the Jew in Medieval England,” 2007.

Charlotte Bauer, “Visual constructions of corporate identity and exempla for the University of Paris, 1200-1500” 2007.

Paula Shoppe, “Reading Romances: The Production and Reception of French Gothic Ivories in the Context of Late Medieval Literary Practices” 2000.


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