Exclusively Medieval, Online & Open Access: 2017 special issue of British Art Studies

The latest issue of British Art Studies (an open access, online Art History journal published by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art), is entirely devoted to Medieval Britain. The content is derived from a conference held at the British Museum in 2014: Invention and Imagination in British Art & Architecture, 600-1500. It opensContinue reading “Exclusively Medieval, Online & Open Access: 2017 special issue of British Art Studies”

CfP: Gender & Medieval Studies Conference 2018, University of Oxford

GENDER AND MEDIEVAL STUDIES CONFERENCE 2018GENDER, IDENTITY, ICONOGRAPHY: CALL FOR PAPERS Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford 8th-10th January 2018 The glittering beauty of the Alfred Jewel, the rich illustration of the Lindisfarne Gospels, the dominating Great West Window of York Minster, the intricate embroidery of the Bayeux Tapestry, the luminous Maestà of Duccio, theContinue reading “CfP: Gender & Medieval Studies Conference 2018, University of Oxford”

6 CfP for ICMS Kalamazoo 2018

[1] Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World [2] De-Centering the Romanesque [3] Creative Modes of Activating the Early Medieval Manuscript [4] Creative Strategies of Intellectual Engagement with Tradition and the Auctores [5] “Manuscripts in the Curriculum”: New Perspectives on Using Medieval Manuscripts in the Undergraduate Classroom from Special Collection Librarians, Faculty, and Booksellers (A Roundtable)Continue reading “6 CfP for ICMS Kalamazoo 2018”

CfP: Memory and Lineage in Medieval Romance, Leeds IMC 2018

The 25th Leeds International Medieval Congress has a special thematic strand of ‘memory’. Medieval romance lends itself to thinking about memory, in many ways, and not least because of its preoccupation with lineage. We invite proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of memory and/or lineage in medieval romance. The brief is deliberately broad, so pleaseContinue reading “CfP: Memory and Lineage in Medieval Romance, Leeds IMC 2018”

New Illuminated Manuscript Digitisation Project with British Library & BnF: Polonsky Foundation

The Polonsky Foundation England and France Project: Manuscripts from the British Library and the Bibliothèque nationale de France, 700-1200 A new project is underway to open up further the unparalleled collections of illuminated manuscripts held by the British Library and the Bibliothèque nationale de France. In a ground-breaking new collaborative project the national libraries ofContinue reading “New Illuminated Manuscript Digitisation Project with British Library & BnF: Polonsky Foundation”

CFP For the sessions on THE MEDIEVAL HORSE at the International Medieval Congress 2018 at Leeds, 2-5 July 2018

Palfreys and rounceys, hackneys and packhorses, warhorses and coursers, not to mention the mysterious ‘dung mare’ – they were all part of everyday life in the Middle Ages. Every cleric and monk, no matter how immersed in his devotional routine and books he would be, every nun, no matter how reclusive her life, every peasant,Continue reading “CFP For the sessions on THE MEDIEVAL HORSE at the International Medieval Congress 2018 at Leeds, 2-5 July 2018”

Looking back: Medieval & Early Modern Festival, University of Kent, June 2017

The 16th-17th June 2017 was the third annual MEMS Festival, a two-day celebration of all things Medieval and Early Modern at the University of Kent. Papers covered all kinds of topics, from art and literature to politics, identity, and everyday life from the entire period. The range of material meant that lots of different areasContinue reading “Looking back: Medieval & Early Modern Festival, University of Kent, June 2017”

CfP, Louvre Study Day: Collecting Medieval Sculpture, 23rd – 24th Nov 2017

Musée du Louvre, Paris, November 23 – 24, 2017 Deadline: Aug 15, 2017 Ards Study Day 2017 Collecting Medieval Sculpture Ards, M-Museum Leuven (B) is launching a Call for papers for the 4th annual colloquium ‘Current research in medieval and renaissance sculpture’, which will be held in the Musée du Louvre in Paris (FR) on November 24th Continue reading “CfP, Louvre Study Day: Collecting Medieval Sculpture, 23rd – 24th Nov 2017”

Conf: The Book as Medium: Medieval Manuscripts & their Functions, VIENNA (1st – 2nd Sep 2017)

01. – 02.09.2017 Registration deadline: Aug 15, 2017 Das Buch als Medium – Mittelalterliche Handschriften und ihre Funktionen Interdisziplinäre Graduiertentagung Universität Wien Institut für Kunstgeschichte Altes AKH Spitalgasse 2, Hof 9 1090 Wien While participation is free we ask that delegates register via this link by 15. August 2017: tagung.buchfunktion.kunstgeschichte@univie.ac.at PROGRAMM Freitag, 01. September 2017 08:30 –Continue reading “Conf: The Book as Medium: Medieval Manuscripts & their Functions, VIENNA (1st – 2nd Sep 2017)”

Book Review: Revisiting the Monument: Fifty Years since Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture

Revisiting the Monument: Fifty Years since Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture Ann Adams and Jessica Barker (eds.), Courtauld Books Online, 2016 Robert Hawkins reviews a recent publication from the Courtauld Institute of Art In 1964, Erwin Panofsky published Tomb Sculpture: Four Lectures on its Changing Aspects from Ancient Egypt to Bernini. The first line of the bookContinue reading “Book Review: Revisiting the Monument: Fifty Years since Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture”