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Memorial

Memorial: Seraina Plotke

Mit großer Traurigkeit müssen wir den Tod von Prof. Dr. Seraina Plotke anzeigen. Seit dem Sommersemester 2019 war sie Professorin für Germanistische Mediävistik am Germanistischen Institut der Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg. Am 27. Oktober 2020 ist sie im Alter von nur 48 Jahren in ihrer Heimatstadt Basel verstorben. Seraina war eine fachlich engagierte, erfolgreiche Wissenschaftlerin und Lehrerin…

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Memorial: Barbara Bowen

Barbara Bowen passed away in Autumn 2019, leaving a legacy of outstanding work in Renaissance humor and facetiae with a primary focus on Rabelais and Montaigne. She was a meticulous scholar and superb linguist, as is evidenced by one of her more labor-intensive and extremely valued publications, “Renaissance Collections of facetiae, 1344-1490: A New Listing.” Renaissance Quarterly 39…

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Dan Russell

Dear Lila, dear friends and colleagues of Dan, It is with immense sadness that we learned that Daniel Russell, our dear friend, mentor, colleague, and founding member of the “Society for Emblem Studies”, has died after his long illness. Ever generous with his time and insights, we have all been profoundly influenced by his scholarship…

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