The Road to Hell: Dantes Inferno and the Undermining of Trust
A late-medieval view of institutional sin
November 2, 2020
Mourning (and Not Mourning) Notre Dame
Last Monday, millions around the world mourned as, in real time on the news and over social media, we witnessed the fire that consumed the roof of Notre Dame and threatened the cathedral’s total destruction. And yet, some did not share in this...
April 25, 2019
Fragments of the Past: Imagining Medieval Cluny at the Smart Museum -- Claire Jenson
Three medieval architectural fragments in the permanent collection of the University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art were once part of the massive twelfth-century monastery church of Cluny in Burgundy, France. After the building was destroyed dur...