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Tinkler Presents on Medieval Badges

Michael Tinkler, assistant professor of art, presented a paper at the 26th annual Medieval Forum at Plymouth State University, Plymouth, N.H., expanding on a pilgrimage badge topic he first presented in a Friday Faculty Lunch talk last year.

At Hobart and William Smith Tinkler since 1999, he teaches courses in Greek, Roman, Medieval and Islamic art, including courses on Women and Medieval Art and Pilgrimage in Medieval Art.

Tinkler studied the classics as an undergraduate at Rice University, and earned his Ph.D. in he interdisciplinary Institute of Liberal Arts at Emory University. For eight years he taught high school Latin and at various times taught adult education and home schooling courses in Latin, art and architectural history.