Jennifer C Awes-Freeman

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338 Heller Hall
271 19th Ave S
MMC 7055A

  • Liberal Arts: Center for Medieval Studies
Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Vanderbilt University, 2016.
  • M.A.R.: Visual Art, Yale Divinity School, 2009.


  • Carolingian art
  • medieval manuscripts
  • history of the book
  • art and religion
  • iconoclastic debates
Courses Taught
  • ARTH/MEST 3009 - Medieval Art
  • “Good Shepherd,”“Nimbus,”“Scala Coeli”: Awes-Freeman, Jennifer, ed. Paul J. J. van Geest, et al., Brill, Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, forthcoming.
  • Altered Arks/Arks as Altars: Images of Divine Deliverance in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages: Awes-Freeman, Jennifer, Lee Jefferson, Lexington Books, Death and Rebirth in Late Antiquity.
  • The Good Shepherd and the Enthroned Ruler: A Reconsideration of Imperial Iconography in the Early Church: Awes-Freeman, Jennifer, Lee Jefferson and Robin Jensen, eds., Fortress Press, The Art of Empire: Christian Art in its Imperial Context, 159-195, 2015. Download
  • Erasing God: The Ashburnham Pentateuch in its 9th c. Context and Beyond: Awes-Freeman, Jennifer, Allegorica , 30 3-14, 2015.
  • Theologizing Gender in the Rothschild Canticles: Awes-Freeman, Jennifer, Medieval Feminist Forum, 48.2 68-93, 2012.