Sponsored session by AVISTA at International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 13 2018)

May 13 2018

Co-chaired by Zachary Stewart (Texas A&M University) and Amy Gillette (The Barnes Foundation), and sponsored by AVISTA

 

Enchanted Environs: Architecture, Automata, and the Art of Mechanical Performance I

 

Sunday 8:30 AM
Fetzer 2016
Organizer: Amy Gillette, The Barnes Foundation; Zachary Stewart, Texas A&M Univ.
Presider: Amy Gillette, The Barnes Foundation

 

  1. “Monstrous Machines: Mechanical Wheels of Fortune in Medieval Europe,” Oliver Mitchell, Courtauld Institute of Art
  2. “Res Vana sive Misticus Jocus?”: Mechanical Wheels of Fortune and Religious Automata,” Vincent Deluz, Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte/Univ. de Genève
  3. “Like Clockwork: Fortune, Time, and Mimetic Mechanism in Guillaume de Machaut’s MS C,” Kathleen Wilson Ruffo, Univ. of Toronto; Royal Ontario Museum

 

Enchanted Environs: Architecture, Automata, and the Art of Mechanical Performance II

 

Sunday 10:30 AM
Fetzer 2016
Organizer: Amy Gillette, The Barnes Foundation; Zachary Stewart, Texas A&M Univ.
Presider: Zachary Stewart, Texas A&M Univ.

 

  1. “The Park of Hesdin and Its Automata under the Early Valois (1384–1404),” Scott Miller, Northwestern Univ./Univ. Paris 8
  2. “Space, Light, and Liturgical Plays as Sources of Inspiration for Late Gothic Altarpieces,” Johannes Tripps, Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig
  3. “Late Medieval Angel Machines,” Amy Gillette

 

Find out more here: http://www.avista.org/2018/03/kalamazoo-sessions-2018/

Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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