Marian Bleeke
 Title: Professor & Dir Gen Educ
 Dept: Art & Design
 Office: MB 203D-234
 Phone: 216-687-2089,  216-523-7546
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. MB 203D-234, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Ph.D., Art History, University of Chicago, 2001
M.A., Art History, University of Chicago, 1993
B.A., Art History and Medieval Studies, University of Oregon, 1992
Brief Bio:
Marian Bleeke joined the faculty at CSU in August 2007, before which she taught at the State University of New York at Fredonia, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Beloit College, and Columbia College Chicago. A specialist in the art of the Middle Ages she teaches Introduction to Early Western Art along with courses in Medieval and Islamic art, Women in Art,and Contemporary Critical Theory.  Her research to date has focused on Romanesque and Gothic sculpture and on medieval images of women and women as viewers of medieval art.  Her new work focuses on the materials and processes used in medieval art-making and contemporary medievalisms.
Research Interests:
Medieval art, the Middle Ages, women, gender, feminism, materiality, craft, medievalism.