About

I specialise in representations of otherness in the social and cultural history of early modern European art. I am currently in the final stages of my doctoral thesis. My thesis is preliminary entitled, ‘The Big Bad Wolf: The Canine Motif in Representations of Otherness in Sixteenth-Century German Prints.’ It analyses the canine-human motif in representations of otherness and explores themes of foreignness, religious otherness, the Protestant Reformation, gender and class. I analyse the pictorial prints (woodcuts and engravings) and text in sixteenth-century German chronicles, ‘wonder books’, travel tales, fables, printed maps, broadsheets, pamphlets, and interactive prints with flaps and spinning dials.