• Visual Art & Art History

  • Shirley Ann Brown

  • Professor Emeritus

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EDUCATION

B.I.D. (Manitoba), MA (Ohio), PhD (Cornell)

BIOGRAPHY

Shirley Ann Brown is a medievalist whose teaching and research interests include Medieval Art and Architecture of the British Isles, the History of Stained Glass/Stained Glass in Canada, and Art History Methodology. She taught previously at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, and at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.

Shirley Ann Brown is a medievalist whose teaching and research interests include Medieval Art and Architecture of the British Isles, the History of Stained Glass/Stained Glass in Canada, and Art History Methodology. She taught previously at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, and at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. She has lived and travelled extensively in Europe, reading English medieval History with Denis Bethel at University College, Dublin. She spent an additional year in research at the Institut fur Kunstgeschichte in Munich. Prof. Brown is the founding Director of the Registry of Stained Glass Windows in Canada. During Winter Term 2007, Prof. Brown was Visiting Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of California at Berkeley.

Publications

Books

The Bayeux Tapestry: History and Bibliography (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1988).

Articles

“The Influence of German Religious Stained Glass in Canada 1880-1941”, RACAR (Revue d’art canadienne/Canadian Art Review), vol.21, no.1 – 2 (1994), 21-31 (appeared Nov.1996)

“Wilhelmina Geddes’ Ottawa Window”, Irish Arts Review vol. 10 (1994), 181-188.

“The ‘Adelae Comitissae’ of Baudri of Bourgeuil and the Bayeux Tapestry”, co-authored with Michael W. Herren, in Anglo-Norman Studies XVI. Proceedings of the Battle Conference 1993, (Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 1994), 55-73.

“Massey Hall’s Hidden Glass Treasures”, Rotunda vo. 26 no. 2 (Fall 1993), 28-33. “The Ringed Crosses of the Celts”, Rotunda vol.25, no.1 (Summer 1992), 29-35.

“A Regal Landmark in Stained Glass”, Rotunda, vol.25, no.3 (Winter 1992), 30-35.

“The Bayeux Tapestry: Why Eustace, Odo and William?”, Anglo-Norman Studies XII. Proceedings of the Battle Conference 1989, (Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 1990), 7-28.

“Christ Healing the Sick Child: A Treasure in Stained Glass”, Rotunda, vol. 23, no.3 (Winter 1990) 11-17.

“The Bayeux Tapestry: History or Propaganda?”, The Anglo-Saxons, Synthesis and Achievement, J.D.Woods and David A.E.Pelteret, eds. (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1985), 11-25.

“The Bayeux Tapestry and the `Song of Roland'”, Olifant, vol.6, nos.3 & 4 (Spring & Summer 1979) 339-350. (Proceedings of Roncevaux 778-1978, Pennsylvania State University, 1978.)

Reviews

“The Role of Art in the Late Anglo-Saxon Church by Richard Gameson (Oxford, 1995)”, American Historical Review, (April 1997)

“The Archaeology of Early Medieval Ireland by Nancy Edwards (London, 1991)”, Speculum, vol.68, no.3 (July 1993), 753-755.

“The Bayeux Tapestry by David M.Wilson (London, 1985)”, RACAR, (Spring 1988), 72-74.

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