CFP: ‘Faking it: Forgery and Fabrication in Late Medieval and Early Modern Culture’, University of Gothenburg, 15-17 August 2019 (Deadline: 30 January 2019)

Faking it: Forgery and Fabrication in Late Medieval and Early Modern Culture The University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 15-17th August 2019 What is real and what is fake? And why does it matter? As soon as objects, texts and utterances (be they pragmatic or artistic) become imbued with a sense of authority or authenticity, there is aContinue reading “CFP: ‘Faking it: Forgery and Fabrication in Late Medieval and Early Modern Culture’, University of Gothenburg, 15-17 August 2019 (Deadline: 30 January 2019)”

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)”

Call for Papers: Art, Science, and the Natural World, ICMA 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 “Call for Papers: Art, Science, and the Natural World, ICMA 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)”

Call for Papers: ‘Intersectional Medievalisms’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)

54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 9 – 12, 2019 Deadline: Sep 15, 2018 Organizers: Bryan C. Keene (The J. Paul Getty Museum) and Benjamin C. Tilghman (Washington College) Sponsored by The J. Paul Getty Museum The close ties between medieval revivalism and the construction of cultural identities have long been recognized. The appropriation of the medievalContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Intersectional Medievalisms’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)”

Resources: Studying and Teaching The Mediterranean

The new website Studying and Teaching the Mediterranean is dedicated to things Mediterranean during the better part of the region’s history, the pre-modern period: roughly from the beginning of recorded history in Antiquity to the advent of modernity in the age of the Enlightenment.

Call for Papers: ‘Medieval Popular Culture in the Visual Arts’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)

CFP: Medieval Popular Culture in the Visual Arts International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo MI (May 9–12, 2019) Organizers: Julia Perratore, Fordham University Shannon L. Wearing, UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Though most medieval imagery was destined for a purpose that modern viewers characterize as religious, many of its subjects seem to referContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Medieval Popular Culture in the Visual Arts’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)”

Call for Papers: ‘Rethinking the Carpet Page: Meaning, Materiality, and Historiography’, IMC 2019 (Deadline: 10 September 2018)

CFP for International Medieval Congress 2019 at the University of Leeds, July 1-4 2019 The session proposes a fresh look at carpet pages in manuscript books across the medieval world including examples from Jewish, Muslim, and Christian contexts. We seek papers examining the sources for and functions of particular carpet pages as well as papersContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Rethinking the Carpet Page: Meaning, Materiality, and Historiography’, IMC 2019 (Deadline: 10 September 2018)”

Conference: ‘Imago & Mirabilia. The forms of the prodigy in the Medieval Mediterranean’, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, 18-20 October 2018

International Symposium on the forms of the prodigy in the Medieval Mediterranean. It will bring together scholars from all areas of medieval history around the marvelous and its image in the Middle Ages. The symposium will talk about how on an ancient substrate, reworked by the Christian tradition, a diversity of places, stories and beliefs were shapingContinue reading “Conference: ‘Imago & Mirabilia. The forms of the prodigy in the Medieval Mediterranean’, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, 18-20 October 2018”