Online Resources for Teaching Art History

In light of our current global crisis, most of us are facing drastic changes to every area of our lives—including how we study art and interact with teachers, students, and colleagues. The International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) has pulled together a fantastic master list of online resources for art history academics and enthusiasts. BrowseContinue reading “Online Resources for Teaching Art History”

Tomorrow: Online Lecture by Silsila at NYU

Measure & Meaning: A Conversation Presented by Silsila: Center for Material Histories New York University Date: Thursday, April 30th Time: 6:00-8:00pm EST Location: Online The idea of measure is intrinsic to the idea of modernity itself, often seen as an index of the quantitative values that underpin scientific rationalism. However, a transcultural and trans-regional perspective suggests a muchContinue reading “Tomorrow: Online Lecture by Silsila at NYU”

RSVP for Materiality and the Virtual, a virtual symposium

The MARGIN (Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Interdisciplinary Network) team at New York University cordially invite you to attend their first-ever virtual symposium! Tune in to this highly relevant symposium, Materiality and the Virtual, this Friday, May 1. RSVP is required to receive the link to the Zoom conference call. Please click here to RSVP.  

Deadline Extended! CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript

Within and without the manuscript: interactions between illumination and the other arts Université de Lausanne October 22nd-23rd, 2020 Due April 19, 2020 May 22, 2020 Since at least the 1960s, book illumination has been fully recognized as an important sector of the arts and as an integral part of the historical studies of the book.Continue reading “Deadline Extended! CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript”

CFP: Medieval Passions and Proclivities

Medieval Passions and Proclivities Southeastern Medieval Association, 2020 Conference Spartanburg, South Carolina November 5-7, 2020 Hosted by Wofford and Converse Colleges Plenary Speakers: Michelle M. Sauer, University of North Dakota Wan-Chuan Kao, Washington and Lee University The Southeastern Medieval Association (SEMA) will hold its 2020 conference on November 5-7, 2020, with the theme of “MedievalContinue reading “CFP: Medieval Passions and Proclivities”

Index of Medieval Art open to all until June 1, 2020

We are all aware that researchers, students, curators, and others in the field are adjusting to new (and at times difficult) working conditions due to COVID-19. In light of this, the Index of Medieval Art by Princeton University is now open-access until June 1, 2020. The database can be accessed at  Take advantage ofContinue reading “Index of Medieval Art open to all until June 1, 2020”

Deadline extended! CFP: (In)materiality in Medieval Art

(IN)MATERIALITY IN MEDIEVAL ART The deadline for submitting communication proposals is extended until May 15, 2020. Authors will be notified of the outcome by 1 June 2020.   Ovid’s aphorism “Materiam superabat opus”, evoked throughout the Middle Ages and beyond, reveals the special consideration given to skill, technique and craft in the artistic creationContinue reading “Deadline extended! CFP: (In)materiality in Medieval Art”

Call for articles: Eikón / Imago

Researchers at the Complutense University of Madrid are looking for articles for their journal. Edited by the CAPIRE Research Team, Eikón / Imago Scientific Journal is an annual academic publication whose research interest focuses on iconography and visual culture, from a thematic scope that encompasses the forms and meanings of the images of any era,Continue reading “Call for articles: Eikón / Imago”

One Year Later: Notre Dame

On April 15, 2019, the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris caught fire. The world watched as one of its most beloved medieval monuments burned. We were all reminded that not only is it a miracle that medieval architecture has survived into the 21st century, but that art and architecture (like all other tangible, materialContinue reading “One Year Later: Notre Dame”

Deadline extended! CFP: Manufacturing the Past

Manufacturing the Past The Department of Art History of the European University, St. Petersburg October 8 – 10, 2020 Due April 20, 2020  Due June 10, 2020 In 2018 the international conference History and Its Images, organized by the Department of Art History of the European University at St. Petersburg, was dedicated to Francis Haskell’sContinue reading “Deadline extended! CFP: Manufacturing the Past”