CFP: Ritual, Performance, and the Senses (AVISTA Medieval Graduate Student Symposium, March 23-24, 2017)

Call for Papers: Ritual, Performance, and the Senses AVISTA Medieval Graduate Student Symposium University of North Texas March 23-24, 2017 Deadline: 1 February 2017 The proliferation of images painted onto monumental structures, the illuminations of manuscripts, the intricacies of ivory carvings and the construction of architectural sculpture in the Medieval Period evince a highly visual culture.Continue reading “CFP: Ritual, Performance, and the Senses (AVISTA Medieval Graduate Student Symposium, March 23-24, 2017)”

Conference: The Rood in Britain and Ireland c.900-c.1500, University of York, 2-3 September 2016

Keynote Speaker: Dr Julian Luxford, Reader in History of Art, University of St Andrews The rood – understood as the cross itself, and/or the image of Christ crucified – was central to the visual and devotional culture of medieval Christianity. By the late middle ages, a rood was present in monumental form, either painted or sculpted,Continue reading “Conference: The Rood in Britain and Ireland c.900-c.1500, University of York, 2-3 September 2016”

CFP: AAH Session, Ritual and Sensory Experience in Medieval Sculpture

AAH 2017 43rd Annual Conference & Art Book Fair Loughborough University 6th to 8th April 2017 Call for Papers: Ritual and Sensory Experience in Medieval Sculpture Fixed to the facades of great buildings, or nestled within an elaborate architectural surround, medieval sculpture has a reputation as being static, immovable and durable. This session seeks to challengeContinue reading “CFP: AAH Session, Ritual and Sensory Experience in Medieval Sculpture”

CFP: Power of the Bishop, Second Edited Volume

Deadline: 1 October 2016 The second volume ‘In the Hands of God’s Servants’: The Power of the Bishop and the Problem of Personality is being prepared, based on the conference Episcopal Personalities held at Cardiff University, 2015. We would like to invite submissions for this volume on the subject of personality and its impact in the formation, enhancementContinue reading “CFP: Power of the Bishop, Second Edited Volume”