Alexandra Fried

Senior Lecturer

Visiting address
Renströmsgatan 6
41255 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 200
405 30 Göteborg

About Alexandra Fried

Alexandra Fried is an acting senior lecturer at the University of Gothenburg in the department of Cultural Sciences.

Areas of interest

Medieval Scandinavian art Medieval sculpture St. Bridget of Sweden Modern and Postmodern American Art


Fried has studied art history at Baruch College and Queens College in New York (BA and MA). She wrote her PhD on The Swedish Madonnas: A Comparative Study of Wooden Sculptures of the Virgin and Child between 1250 and 1350” at University of Leicester in England.

Conferences and Papers

Gender and Medieval Studies Conference, 2014 Life, text and image: St. Bridget’s Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela

South Eastern Art Conference, 2013 The importance of one pilgrim, St. Bridget

International Medieval Congress, 2013 The Linde Madonna: A Pleasure to the Eye in the Medieval Church

Gender and Medieval Studies, 2013 The Role of the Madonna and Child in Medieval Sweden

International Medieval Congress, 2003 Stockholm and its Role within the Hanseatic League: An Assessment of Medieval Sculpture