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Erika Loic, Postdoctoral Fellow In Medieval Art And Digital Humanities, DVS

12 Jun 2019 - 3:31pm
Notre-Dame on fire image

I recently experienced two firsts as a junior medievalist: my first visit to the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris and my first paper presented at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan. My research trip to Paris coincided with the unexpected and devastating fire at Notre-Dame. As soon as the news began unfolding, I reflected on moments in history when fire wiped out entire records of the past.