Job: University of Minnesota, Art History, Contract Assistant Professor, Medieval/Renaissance Art History

The Department of Art History in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for an 80% time, contract faculty position in Medieval/Renaissance Art History beginning Spring 2016. Appointment will be at the rank of contract assistant professor. The initial term of this appointment is academic year 2015/16, beginning January 14, 2016 and concluding MayContinue reading “Job: University of Minnesota, Art History, Contract Assistant Professor, Medieval/Renaissance Art History”

New publication: Monumentos singulares del románico: nuevas lecturas sobre formas y usos. Actas XIII Curso de Iniciación al Románico (Aguilar de Campoo), Fundación Santa María la Real, 2012

Monumentos singulares del románico: nuevas lecturas sobre formas y usos. Actas XIII Curso de Iniciación al Románico (Aguilar de Campoo), Fundación Santa María la Real, 2012, 244 p. ISBN: 978-84-15072-58-4 El románico español es uno de los más ricos de Europa, tanto por la cantidad de testimonios como por la calidad de muchos de ellos. En elContinue reading “New publication: Monumentos singulares del románico: nuevas lecturas sobre formas y usos. Actas XIII Curso de Iniciación al Románico (Aguilar de Campoo), Fundación Santa María la Real, 2012”

Conference programme: Seals and Status 800-1700 (British Museum, 4-6 Dec 2015)

Programme for Seals and Status 800-1700, a major conference at the British Museum, 4-6 December 2015. Book tickets at the official site. £50 (£25 students and concessions) Friday 4 December 08.30      Coffee and registration 09.30      Introduction Jonathan Williams, British Museum 09.45      Keynote 1 Status: an impression Brigitte Bedos-Rezak, New York University 10.45      Break 11.00      SessionContinue reading “Conference programme: Seals and Status 800-1700 (British Museum, 4-6 Dec 2015)”

BAA Study Day: Opus Anglicanum (26 Nov 2015)

In the course of the later middle ages, embroiderers in England produced some of the masterpieces of the age. Incredibly detailed and painstakingly created their work was sumptuous and expensive. Often created as church vestments and commissioned by both ecclesiastical and secular patrons, the base textiles were embellished with gold and silver thread, a myriad of coloured silks,Continue reading “BAA Study Day: Opus Anglicanum (26 Nov 2015)”

Use of Models in Gothic Art (Geneva, 4-5 Nov 2016)

Call for Papers University of Geneva, November 4 – 05, 2016 Deadline: Dec 15, 2015 The University of Geneva’s Art History Unit and the University of Strasbourg’s Institute of Art History are organizing an international conference: Supposed Models, Identified Models: Their Uses in Gothic Art The topic of models, whose use is inherent to theContinue reading “Use of Models in Gothic Art (Geneva, 4-5 Nov 2016)”

Call for Papers: Dialogue and Difference in the Middle Ages (Bristol 25-26 Feb 2016)

Bristol Centre for Medieval Studies – 22nd annual postgraduate conference Thursday 25th – Friday 26th February 2016 Call for Papers Dialogue and Difference is an interdisciplinary conference bringing together scholars from all fields to explore the ways in which cultural, social, political, religious, scientific and intellectual exchange and interaction unfolded throughout the Middle Ages. DialoguesContinue reading “Call for Papers: Dialogue and Difference in the Middle Ages (Bristol 25-26 Feb 2016)”

Monumental Brass Society visit to Newark (17 Oct 2015)

Monumental Brass Society: Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire Saturday, 17th October 2015 at 2.00p.m. The church of St Mary Magdalene, Newark-on-Trent, is a product of the ‘building boom’ of the 14th and 15th centuries. The townsmen and their families were the principal benefactors of the church paying for the reconstruction, providing its furnishings and establishing personal chantries andContinue reading “Monumental Brass Society visit to Newark (17 Oct 2015)”