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Jean Campbell

September - December 2012

Jean Campbell is Professor of Art History at Emory University in Atlanta. She is author of The Game of Courting and the Art of the Commune of San Gimignano (1997) and The Commonwealth of Nature: Art and Poetic Community in the Age of Dante (2008). Her research focuses on vernacular poetry and the visual arts in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries and involves questions of translation and art as an affective medium. At the Clark she will work on “Pisanello, Imitative Practice and the Invitation Knowledge,” a project dealing with practical understanding, imitative performance, and the representation of knowledge.

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