New issue of Journal of Icon Studies (vol. 3, 2020) now online

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Dear SHERA friends,

The new issue of the refereed, open-access Journal of Icon Studies has been published (vol. 3, 2020). We invite you to view it here:


Table of Contents

Kirstin Noreen. “Salus populi: Icons and the Protection of the People”


Mateusz J. Ferens. “‘Ransom of His Soul’: Byzantine Shaped Text as Medium and Mediator”


Kathleen Scollins. “A Haymarket Khozhdenie na osliati: Raskolnikov’s Donkey Walk and the Failures of Iconic Performativity”


Marcus Levitt. “The Visual Polemic in Tolstoy's War and Peace: Icons and Oil Paintings”


We are now accepting submissions for volume 4, to appear in Winter 2021. Correspondence about submissions can be sent to


All best,

Wendy Salmond, Editor

Chapman University