Medieval Reading Group, Reading Group, Queen Mary University

Imagining-the-Passion

Reading Group, 12 – 3:00 pm, Friday 14 March at Queen Mary, when we will look at the introduction and fifth chapter in Cynthia Robinson’s Imagining the Passion in a Multiconfessional Castile: the Virgin, Christ, Devotions, and Images in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth centuries (University Park, Pa., 2013). This may be useful for anyone interested in fourteenth and fifteenth-century Spanish art and devotional culture, devotional images more generally, and Muslim-Christian encounters.  There will be a number of historians of literature/religion in attendance.  Discussion will take place over a sandwich lunch, and is followed by a talk by Lluís Ramon i Ferrer: ‘La Vita Christi de Ludolfo de Sajonia y la función empática del arte: la imago pietatis y la devoción a la Sangre de Cristo.’  Both events will take place in room 1.36 of the Arts One Building, Mile End Campus (5 min walk from Mile End tube).

For further information and PDFs of the readings, please contact Dr. Tom Nickson at: Tom.Nickson@courtauld.ac.uk

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