- 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.
- The Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D. 1984
The Johns Hopkins University; MA 1977
Princeton University; A.B. History of Art, cum laude, 1974.
- Academic Positions:
- 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 2006-2011
Campus Honors Faculty, University of Illinois, 1993-2011
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 de Paris 1/CNRS Laboratoire de médiévistique occidentale de Paris, membre associé 2005-present
Consultant, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, January 24-March 31, 2008
Named 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:
- 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
- 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, catalogues, edited volumes, and edited special journal issues:
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). Finalist, Alfred H. Barr Award for Museum Scholarship, 2012.
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.
- Recent Articles:
- "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 Universitaires de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, forthcoming).
"Documenting Performance in Late Medieval France," 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, forthcoming).
"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
"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).
"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). p. 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 (Occidentalia manuscripts and collections), eds. O. Bleskina , N. Elagina, and L. Kiseleva, (Saint Petersburg: National Library of Russia, 2009), pp. 167-88.
"Making Memories: Illustrations of 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.
"Gothic Manuscript Illustration: The Case of France," A Companion to Medieval Art: Romanesque and Gothic in Northern Europe, ed. Conrad Rudolph, (Oxford, Blackwell Publishers Limited, 2006), pp. 421-442.
"Making the Past Present: Visual Translation in Jean Lebègue's Twin Manuscripts of Sallust," Patrons, Artists and Workshops: Books and Book Production in Paris circa 1400, ed. G. Croenen and P. Ainsworth (Louvain: Peeters, 2006), 173-96.