CFP: 3 Sessions at ICMS, Kalamazoo 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018)

The Restoration of the 14th-century Painted Ceiling of the Sala Magna in Palazzo Chiaromonte-Steri in Palermo, 3 linked sessions Organizers: Licia Buttà (Universitat Rovira I Virgili, Tarragona) Costanza Conti (Università di Palermo) and Antonio Sorce (Università di Palermo) Sponsored by the Italian Art Society The restoration of the 14th-century wooden ceiling of the Sala Magna inContinue reading “CFP: 3 Sessions at ICMS, Kalamazoo 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018)”

CFP: “A Global Trecento: Objects, Artist, and Ideas Across Europe, the Mediterranean, and Beyond,” IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018)

Looking at the Trecento through the lens of current global paradigms and concerns in historical and art historical studies might seem hazardous, or even paradoxical and provocative at best. Very few other labels have the power to evoke both the glories, achievements and limitations of traditional ‘Western’, and namely Eurocentric, art history. As a matterContinue reading “CFP: “A Global Trecento: Objects, Artist, and Ideas Across Europe, the Mediterranean, and Beyond,” IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018)”

CFP: “In Search of the Desert: New Observations on the Late-Medieval Revival of the Eremitic Life,” ICMS 2019 (Deadline 15 October, 2018)

In Search of the Desert: New Observations on the Late-Medieval Revival of the Eremitic Life 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 9 – 12, 2019 Deadline: Oct 15, 2018 Organizers: Denva Gallant (University of Delaware) and Amelia Hope-Jones (University of Edinburgh) In the third and fourth centuries AD, the barren deserts of Egypt, Syria and Palestine witnessedContinue reading “CFP: “In Search of the Desert: New Observations on the Late-Medieval Revival of the Eremitic Life,” ICMS 2019 (Deadline 15 October, 2018)”

Call for Papers: ‘Medieval Art History: Are We Post-Theoretical?’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)

Session:  Medieval Art History: Are We Post-Theoretical? Organizer:  Gerry Guest gguest@jcu.edu Session description:  The philosopher and blogger Levi Bryant has written that theory “is a sort of strange work that precedes anything true, allowing that which does not appear to appear.  There is never a simple gaze or seeing, but rather there is always an apparatus that allowsContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Medieval Art History: Are We Post-Theoretical?’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)”

CFP: ‘Light and darkness in pre-modern visual cultures’, Courtauld Institute of Art, deadline 15 September 2018

The staged lighting of modern galleries, heritage sites and publications has significantly altered understanding of the roles of light and darkness in the design and reception of pre-modern objects and spaces. Despite sophisticated systems to manage artificial and natural light, pre-modern experiences of the visual were shaped greatly by daily and seasonal rituals and contingencies.Continue reading “CFP: ‘Light and darkness in pre-modern visual cultures’, Courtauld Institute of Art, deadline 15 September 2018”

Call for Papers: ‘Moving Images: the Badge in Medieval Christendom’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)

54th International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo, MI, May 9 – 12, 2019 Deadline: Sep 15, 2018 Organisers: Lloyd de Beer and Amy Jeffs The phrase “moving images” invites applicants to apply ideas of motion and mobility to the medieval badge. These insignia helped define communities: they marked and traversed territorial boundaries; they were wornContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Moving Images: the Badge in Medieval Christendom’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)”

Call for Papers: ‘Wounds Visible and Invisible in Late Medieval Christianity’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)

54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 9 – 12, 2019 Deadline: 15 September 2018 This session examines the many valences of wounds in late medieval Christianity, focusing on themes surrounding wounds and wounding both visible (corporeal and/or material) and invisible (rhetorical and allegorical). The image of the wounded body held a central place in late medieval ChristianContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Wounds Visible and Invisible in Late Medieval Christianity’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)”

CFP: Art, Science & the Natural World, International Congress on Medieval Studies 2019, deadline 15 September 2018

Sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) Student Committee Organized by Sophie Ong (Rutgers University) and Robert Vogt (Johns Hopkins University) 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 9-12, 2019 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI Many medieval images and objects indicate an interest in and demonstrate specific understandings of the natural world. RenderedContinue reading “CFP: Art, Science & the Natural World, International Congress on Medieval Studies 2019, deadline 15 September 2018”

Call for Papers: Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture session, IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline: 1 September 2018)

To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 26th International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 1–4, 2019. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant to ByzantineContinue reading “Call for Papers: Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture session, IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline: 1 September 2018)”