Eilis Livia Coughlin

Eilis is a first-year Ph.D. student with interests in Italian and Mediterranean Medieval Art. Her interests include the study of nudity and nakedness in Medieval images and their significance in the realm of Christian art and art objects. She is particularly interested in the study of illuminated manuscripts as spaces of gendered devotion. She received an MA in Art in the Global Middle Ages at the University of Edinburgh (2018) and completed her undergraduate degree at Sapienza University of Rome (2016).