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Craig M. Koslofsky Ph.D.

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Contact Information

309 Gregory Hall
810 S Wright
M/C 466
Urbana, IL 61801


Research Interests

early modern Europe
history of everyday life
the early modern world, 1400-1800

Research Description

My current research focuses on human skin in the early modern era.

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, History
Professor, Germanic Languages and Literatures
Professor, European Union Center
Professor, Program in Medieval Studies

Recent Publications

Koslofsky, C. (2021). Offshoring the invisible world? American ghosts, witches, and demons in the early enlightenment. Critical Research on Religion, 9(2), 126-141.

Koslofsky, C. (2021). Slavery and skin: The native Americans Ocktscha Rinscha and Tuski Stannaki in the Holy Roman Empire, 1722-1734. In Beyond Exceptionalism: Traces of Slavery and the Slave Trade in Early Modern Germany, 1650-1850 (pp. 81-108). De Gruyter.

Koslofsky, C. M., & Zaugg, R. (Eds.) (2020). A German Barber-Surgeon in the Atlantic Slave Trade: The Seventeenth-Century Journal of Johann Peter Oettinger. (Studies in Early Modern German History). University of Virginia Press.

Koslofsky, C. (2019). Debating the Reformation in Torgau, 1522. In U. Lotz-Heumann (Ed.), A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History: Life, Death, and Everything in Between (pp. 255-257). Routledge.

Koslofsky, C. M. (2019). Review: M. Ganofsky's Night in French Libertine Fiction. H-France Review, (114).

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