Safran’s latest publications include: The Medieval Salento: Art and Identity in Southern Italy (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/15215.html, which was awarded a Millard Meiss publication grant from the College Art Association; “Greek in the Salento: Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Public Texts,” in Inscriptions in Byzantium and Beyond: Methods–Projects–Case Studies, ed. Andreas Rhoby (Vienna: Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2015), 227–39; “Deconstructing ‘Donors’ in Medieval Southern Italy,” in Female Founders in Byzantium and Beyond, ed. Lioba Theis, Margaret Mullett, and Michael Grünbart (Vienna: Böhlau, 2013), 135–51; and “Betwixt or Beyond? The Salento in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries,” in Renaissance Encounters: Greek East and Latin West, ed. Marina S. Brownlee and Dimitri Gondicas (Leiden: Brill, 2013), 115–44. Her most recent book reviews are: Jamal J. Elias, Aisha’s Cushion: Religious Art, Perception, and Practice in Islam, in Common Knowledge 21, no. 2 (2015); Helen Evans and Brandie Ratliff, eds., Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, 7th–9th Century, in Common Knowledge 21, no. 1(2015); and Paroma Chatterjee, The Living Icon in Byzantium and Italy: The Vita Image, Eleventh to Thirteenth Centuries, in West 86th 21, no. 2 (2014).
Dr. Linda Safran
Research Fellow, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto
Getty Connecting Art Histories project, Guangzhou–Toronto