MAA News – July Speculum

julyThe July issue of Speculum is now available online and will soon be at your door. In  addition to book reviews, Memoirs, and the Proceedings of the Annual Meeting, the issue includes the following articles:

91:3 (JULY 2016)

Barbara Newman (Presidential Address)
“Annihilation and Authorship: Three Women Mystics of the 1290s”

Victoria McAlister
“Castles and Connectivity: Exploring the Economic Networks between Tower Houses, Settlement, and Trade in Late Medieval Ireland”

Roland Betancourt
“Tempted to Touch: Tactility, Ritual, and Mediation in Byzantine Visuality”

Katherine Lindeman
“Fighting Words: Vengeance, Jews, and Saint Vicent Ferrer in Late Medieval Valencia”

Charles Russell Stone
“Proud Kings, Polyglot Scribes, and the I3 Historia de preliis: The Origins of Latin Alexander Romance in Norman and Staufen Italy”

To access Speculum online, follow these steps:

1) Go to;
2) Sign in to your MAA account;
3) Open the Speculum pulldown menu and click on “Speculum online”;
4) Follow the link on that page.

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