2 Nisan 5777
29 March 2017
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Marc Michael Epstein

Marc Michael Epstein is Professor on the Mattie M. Paschall (1899) & Norman Davis Chair in Religion and Visual Culture Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he has taught since 1992.

Marc  Michael Epstein is Professor on the Mattie M. Paschall (1899) & Norman Davis Chair in Religion and Visual Culture Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he has taught since 1992. He has written on various topics in visual and material culture produced by, for, and about Jews.  His most recent book, The Medieval Haggadah: Art, Narrative, and Religious Imagination (Yale University Press, 2011) was selected by the London Times Literary Supplement as one of the best books of 2011. His forthcoming book, Skies of Parchment, Seas of Ink: Jewish Manuscript Illumination—a gorgeous and monumental survey of the genre containing hundreds of full-size, color photographs—will be published by Princeton University Press before Passover of this year.  During  the 80s, Epstein was  Director of the Hebrew Books and Manuscripts division  of Sotheby’s Judaica department, and continues to serve as consultant to various  libraries, auction houses, museums and private collectors throughout the world. Epstein is currently serving as Shoshana Shier Distinguished Visiting Chair in the Art Department at the University of Toronto.

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