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Sabine Mödersheim

Associate Professor of German
838 Van Hise Hall
608/262-3758
E-mail: smoedersheim@wisc.edu
Web page: http://german.lss.wisc.edu/~smoedersheim/

 

 

Sabine Mödersheim is Associate Professor of German Literature and Culture in the German Department; Dr. phil. (German and Philosophy, Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg, 1992); teaching positions at the Universität Freiburg/Germany and McGill University, Montreal/ Canada; publications on German literature and culture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and on the German emblem tradition. Her books include "Domini Doctrina Coronat. Die geistlichen Emblembücher Daniel Cramers" (Mikrokosmos; 1994) and facsimile editions of emblem books by Daniel Cramer (Emblematisches Cabinet; 1994) and Hieronymus Ammon (Imago Figurata Editions; 1999). She serves on the advisory board of Emblematica and on the editorial board of Monatshefte für deutschsprachige Literatur und Kultur. She is currently working on a study of the global reception of Johann Gossner's "Heart of Man" (1812).

  • "Schauplatz des menschlichen Elends" Emblems in the Heilig-Geist-Spital in Nuremberg." Emblematica 16, 2008 <http://www.amspressinc.com/emblematica.html>  
  • "Theologia Cordis. Daniel Cramer's Emblemata Sacra in Northern European Architecture." In: The Emblem in Scandinavia and the Baltic. Ed. Simon McKeown and Mara Wade. (Glasgow Emblem Studies 11) Glasgow: University of Glasgow, 2006, 295-329.
  • "Die Augsburger Kunstschränke für König Gustav Adolf von Schweden und Carl Gustaf Wrangel. Zur Rolle des Kunstagenten Philipp Hainhofer im kulturellen Austausch zwischen Deutschland und Schweden" In: On the Opposite Sides of the Baltic Sea.  Relations Between Scandinavian and Central European Countries. Ed. Marcin Wis ocki, Piotr Oszczanowski. Wroc aw: Institute of Art History, 2006 vol. 2, 395-406.
  • "Bild und Buchstabe: Emblematik und visuelle Poesie in Stettin." Der Text und seine Spielarten im polnischen Barock. Bausteine zu einer Epochensynthese. Ed. Herta Schmid. München: Sagner, 2005, 116-128.
  • "The Emblem in Architecture" In: Emblem Scholarship: Directions and Developments. A Tribute to Gabriel Hornstein. Ed. Peter M. Daly. Turnhout: Brepols, 2005. (Imago Figurata, Studies, 5), 159-175.
  • "Art and War." In: Representations of Violence: Art about the Sierra Leone Civil War. Ed. Chris Corcoran, Abu-Hassan Koroma, P.K. Muana. Chicago, 2004, 15-20.
  • "Duce virtute, comite fortuna. Das emblematische Programm des Goldenen Saals im Nürnberger Rathaus" In: Die Domänen des Emblems:  Außerliterarische Anwendungen der Emblematik. Ed.Gerhard F. Strasser, Mara R. Wade. (Wolfenbütteler Arbeiten zur Barockforschung 39) Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2004, 29-54.
  • "Raphael Custos’ Liebs Gemählde. Eine deutsche Adaption der Amorum Emblemata Otto van Veens." In: De steen van Alciato. Literatuur en visuele cultuur in de Nederlanden. Opstellen voor Prof. Dr. Karel Porteman bij zijn emeritaat. The Stone of Alciato. Literature and Visual Culture in the Low Countries. Essays in Honour of Karel Porteman. Ed. Marc van Vaeck, Hugo Brems, and Geert H.M. Claassens. Leuven: Peeters, 2003, 756-792.
  • "Homo Bulla" In: Cabinet. A Quarterly Magazine of Art and Culture, 9 / 2002-2003, 92-94.
  • "Skin Deep – Mind Deep. Emblematics and Modern Tattoos." In: Emblems from Alciato to the Tattoo. Selected Papers of the Leuven International Emblem Conference 18-23 August, 1996. Ed. Peter M. Daly, John Manning, Marc van Vaeck, Turnhout: Brepols, 2002, 309-333.

 

 

 

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