What does one of your favorite professors do on sabbatical?
Dan Terkla is on sabbatical for the 2015-16 academic year. In July 2015, he delivered
a talk on medieval maps, "Conceptual Logic: Traditio, Innovatio, and Hugh of St. Victor’s Theography," at the International Medieval Congress in
Leeds [IMC], England.
Prof. Terkla and Nick Millea of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, are working on a book, A Companion to English Mappaemundi of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries, which Boydell & Brewer will publish in 2018. He spent June and July 2018 working
in British libraries and archives for this project and took courses on Latin palaeography,
the making of medieval manuscripts, and the history of the book at the London Rare
Along with Felicitas Schmieder of the FernUniversität Hagen, in Germany, he has organized
multiple "Mappings" sessions for the past five years at the IMC. They have sessions
organized for the 2016 IMC and a separate set of "Mappings" sessions for the 2016
International Congress on Medieval Studies at the University of Western Michigan,
Prof. Terkla and Asa Mittman of California State University, Chico, have just finished
editing their second biennial issue on medieval maps for Perergrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture. The issue will be online by late December 2015.
Dan Terkla's publications, activities, and current cv can be found at https://iwu.academia.edu/DanTerkla.