Beth Woodward is a PhD candidate specializing in medieval art. Her dissertation focuses on “courtly” art, with a particular interest in the intersection of artistic, literary, and cultural practices in thirteenth-century France. Her research interests include medieval romance literature and its illustration, luxury objects, theories of viewership and reception, and medieval practices of display and disguise.
She received her BA in Art History and French from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2008) and her MA in Art History from Florida State University (2010). Beth is a recipient of the 2014 CLIR Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources.