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”

TODAY: Leeds IMC, Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland, Session 703

The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland will be running its first conference session this year at the Leeds International Medieval Congress. Session 703 – Tuesday 4 July 2017 – 14.15 to 15.45 The following papers will be delivered: Ron Baxter (Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain & Ireland, London) – The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture and the Medieval Workshop (paper 703-a);Continue reading “TODAY: Leeds IMC, Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland, Session 703”

CfP: Medieval Echo Chambers: Ideas in Space and Time, College Art Association Annual Conference Los Angeles, 21-24 February 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: ICMA @ CAA Medieval Echo Chambers: Ideas in Space and Time College Art Association Annual Conference Los Angeles, 21-24 February 2018 Session sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art CFP Deadline: 14th August 2017 In recent decades, historians of medieval art and architecture have begun to think about the ways inContinue reading “CfP: Medieval Echo Chambers: Ideas in Space and Time, College Art Association Annual Conference Los Angeles, 21-24 February 2018”

CfP: (Im)mobility: Dialectics of Movement, Power & Resistance, LSE (28/11/2017)

The London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP) is pleased to announce the cross-disciplinary student-led conference (Im)mobility: Dialectics of Movement, Power and Resistance, which will be hosted by the PhD Academy of the London School of Economics on 28 November 2017 (10am – 5pm). The keynote speaker will be Dr Alexander Samson, Reader in Early Modern Studies at University CollegeContinue reading “CfP: (Im)mobility: Dialectics of Movement, Power & Resistance, LSE (28/11/2017)”

Conf: IV Forum for the Art of the Middle Ages, Berlin & Brandenburg, 20-23rd Sep 2017

Berlin, Brandenburg an der Havel, 20. – 23.09.2017 IV. FORUM KUNST DES MITTELALTERS BERLIN UND BRANDENBURG 360° – VERORTUNG, ENTGRENZUNG, GLOBALISIERUNG 20.–23. SEPTEMBER 2017 veranstaltet vom Deutschen Verein für Kunstwissenschaft e.V. mit der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, der Freien Universität Berlin und dem Leibniz-Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Europa Das vierte Forum Kunst des Mittelalters widmetContinue reading “Conf: IV Forum for the Art of the Middle Ages, Berlin & Brandenburg, 20-23rd Sep 2017”

CfP: New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture, Leeds, 16-17 Mar 2018

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, March 16 – 17, 2018 Deadline: Sep 30, 2017 New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture Focusing on the materiality of medieval sculpture has proven crucial to its study and has expanded our historical understanding of sculpture itself. Whether monumental relief sculpture in stone, wooden sculptures in the round, sculpted altarpieces, ivoryContinue reading “CfP: New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture, Leeds, 16-17 Mar 2018”

New Book Series: Monsters, Prodigies, and Demons: Medieval and Early Modern Constructions of Alterity

This series is dedicated to the study of monstrosity and alterity in the medieval and early modern world, and to the investigation of cultural constructions of otherness, abnormality and difference from a wide range of perspectives. Submissions are welcome from scholars working within established disciplines, including—but not limited to—philosophy, critical theory, cultural history, history ofContinue reading “New Book Series: Monsters, Prodigies, and Demons: Medieval and Early Modern Constructions of Alterity”