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Jane Carroll


Senior Lecturer
Northern Medieval & Renaissance
Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1987
B.A. Smith College

Courses Taught at Dartmouth

  • Art History 1, Introduction to Art History I
  • Art History 16.1, Grace and Power: Medieval Manuscript Illumination (with K. Corrigan)
  • Art History 32, Early Medieval Art
  • Art History 33, Gothic Art and Architecture
  • Art History 43, Northern Renaissance Art
  • Coco 3, Constructing History (with M. Heck)
  • Coco 9, Imaging Power: Ideology, Authority and Representation in Medieval Europe (with C. Gaposchkin)

Special Interests

Women and the arts in Medieval Germany; the iconography of female piety; manuscripts, ideology and audience; early woodcuts.

Selected Publications

"Subversive Obedience. Images of Spiritual Reform by and for Fifteenth-century Nuns," in Reassessing Women's Roles as "Makers" of Medieval Art and Architecture, ed. Therese Martin (Leiden: Brill, 2012).

"Woven Devotions: Reform and Piety in the Tapestries Done by Dominican Nuns," in Saints, Sinners and Sisters, ed. with Alison Stewart Ashgate, (2003).

"Portraiture as Identity/Identity as Portraiture," in Proceedings of the Groningen University Medieval Symposium (2002).

Last Updated: 10/21/13