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Seminars and Lectures
Call for Papers
Journal Publication: The Saint Enshrined: European Tabernacle-Altarpieces, c. 1150–1400, Medievalia, Journal of Medieval Studies (Vol. 23, No. 1, 2020)
The Medievalia, Journal of Medieval Studies is excited to announce a special monographic volume: The Saint Enshrined: European Tabernacle-Altarpieces, C. 1150–1400 edited by Fernando Gutiérrez Baños Justin Kroesen Elisabeth Andersen It comprises of contributions by 10 international scholars on the mentioned European Tabernacle-Altarpieces. It has been published fully online (with the possibility of printing onContinue reading “Journal Publication: The Saint Enshrined: European Tabernacle-Altarpieces, c. 1150–1400, Medievalia, Journal of Medieval Studies (Vol. 23, No. 1, 2020)”
The Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies (JMIS) is a leading interdisciplinary journal for innovative scholarship on the multiple languages, cultures, and historical processes of the Iberian Peninsula, and the zones with which it was in contact. We encourage submission of all innovative scholarship of interest to the community of medievalists and Iberianists, and welcome informal inquiries.
Rutgers Art Review, a journal of graduate research in art history, hereby invites all current graduate students, as well as professionals who have completed their doctoral degrees within the past year, to submit papers for its 38th edition. Submissions are due to email@example.com by October 15 October 2020. Find out more here.
Funding & Scholarships
PhD Funding: UCLA Department of Art History Establishes the Diane C. Brouillette Graduate Fellowship
The UCLA Department of Art History has established the Diane C. Brouillette Graduate Fellowship in Art History, thanks to a $250,000 tribute gift in memory of the late UCLA alumna Diane Brouillette. The gift qualified for an additional $125,000 in matching funds from the UCLA Humanities Centennial Matching Gift Fund.
special fellowship is being given to a student holding a university degree from outside Italy who is willing to pursue a PhD program in History of the Book conceived as part of a research program on Legal Texts and/or Law books produced between Medieval and Early Modern age.
The University of York is still offering scholarships for those pursuing an MA in Medieval Studies at the university. Ensure you’ve applied for a place on our MA by the end of June. Applications after that date are still welcome but sadly cannot be considered for bursaries You can learn more here. MA Medieval Studies,Continue reading “Scholarships: MA in Medieval Studies, University of York”
Exhibitions & Art Fairs
We’ve scoured Google Arts & Culture for some of our favourite online exhibitions. Whether you’re interested in illuminated manuscripts, sculpture or architecture, there are a number of virtual exhibitions that we think you’ll enjoy.
The Courtauld has created a new online exhibition of photos from the Conway library, including a set of extraordinary photos taken in the aftermath of WWII. Medievalists will find much of interest here, including this striking photo of Private William Scollie of Chicago examining art works in the Siegen caves near Cologne in April 1945.Continue reading “Exhibition: The Ministry of Works collection: Photographs and images from the Conway Library”
In response to the devastating Notre-Dame fire in April 2019, the Courtauld has published an online exhibition featuring 19th- and early 20th-century images of the cathedral taken from the Courtauld’s Conway Library. Modern media gave the terrible fire at the cathedral of Notre-Dame of Paris a shocking immediacy. We watched it live on 24-hour television,Continue reading “New exhibition: Historic photos of Notre-Dame in Paris”
On This Day: 800 year anniversary of the translation of the relics of Saint Thomas Becket to his new shrine in Canterbury Cathedral
Today is the feast of the Translation of St Thomas Becket, when his relics were translated to his new shrine into the Trinity Chapel at Canterbury Cathedral – on 7th July 1220. To celebrate Becket’s Translation, we’ve compiled a list of various resources, articles & events that are taking place. Article: Modelling the Cult ofContinue reading “On This Day: 800 year anniversary of the translation of the relics of Saint Thomas Becket to his new shrine in Canterbury Cathedral”
A bibliography on women artists and patrons, with sections on Asia, the Americas, Islamic Cultures, and Europe from antiquity–c. 1700, individual women, topics like “Textiles and Needlework,” and online and teaching resources.
This new student-run podcast brings you weekly doses of the medieval world and features scholars who share their research and serve as episode “experts.” We hope to make Medieval Studies more accessible to students and anyone else who wants to know more about the Middle Ages.