New York: A Nostalgic Trip through Magazine Archives

This week's guest blog comes from Jennifer Thatcher, a 2nd year, SGSAH-funded PhD candidate at Edinburgh College of Art. She also writes regularly for art magazines, including Art Monthly, ARTNews and ArtReview. You can read more about her work at https://www.sgsah.ac.uk/research/ahrc17-18/headline_563098_en.html and https://www.eca.ed.ac.uk/profile/jennifer-thatcher. ‘Is it normal for the pipes in my room to whine constantly?’ I asked at the reception … Continue reading New York: A Nostalgic Trip through Magazine Archives

Foregrounding the forgotten: Launch of a new interdisciplinary network for the study of overlooked material cultures

This guest blog comes from Lucy Byford, a doctoral candidate at the University of Edinburgh’s art history department researching the avant-garde magazines and performance of Dada in Berlin. Together with co-founders Dr. Lucy Weir, Erica O’Neill, and Alexandra Chiriac, Lucy has set up the network ‘Modernist Methods’ (@BeyondFineArt) for researchers working on overlooked material cultures. … Continue reading Foregrounding the forgotten: Launch of a new interdisciplinary network for the study of overlooked material cultures

A Passion Second Only to Wolves: The Un-ravellable Mystery of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts

From my previous posts, you may well have thought that I’m all about wolves, and not so much about the Anglo-Saxons. However, Anglo-Saxon literature was a passion of mine long before wolves (sorry Luna!). I became fascinated with Anglo-Saxon poetry when I first read about its influence on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien during my … Continue reading A Passion Second Only to Wolves: The Un-ravellable Mystery of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts

Researching Trauma in the Arts and Humanities

This event was generously supported by the Cohort Development Funding from the Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities. This event involved training from Wendy Brotchie and her colleague, from Forth Valley Rape Crisis about the nature of working with difficult issues in everyday work contexts and the potential effects that this can have on … Continue reading Researching Trauma in the Arts and Humanities