CFP & Workshop Proposals: Minorities in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean, San Francisco State University, (7-8 March 2014), deadline 1 January 2014

Proposals are being accepted for the one-day symposium “Minorities in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean” to be held in conjunction with the Mediterranean Seminar/UCMRP Winter Workshop on “Minorities” to be held at San Francisco State University on 7-8 March, 2014.

Call for Papers: Writing Britain, 500-1500, (University of Cambridge, 30 June-2 July 2014), deadline 20 February 2014

Writing Britain is a biennial event which aims to draw on a range of approaches and perspectives to exchange ideas about manuscript studies, material culture, multilingualism in texts and books, book history, readers, audience and scribes across the medieval period. The 2014 iteration of the Writing Britain Conference will take place in the English FacultyContinue reading “Call for Papers: Writing Britain, 500-1500, (University of Cambridge, 30 June-2 July 2014), deadline 20 February 2014”

New Issue of Speculum

Publication News: New Issue of Speculum The latest issue of Speculum is now available online, including articles by Christian C. Sahner on translation and history in Orosius and Augustine, Lisa Perfetti on the eroticizing poetics of medieval French crusaders, Andrew G. Miller on equestrian mutilation and masculinity in medieval England, Filip Van Tricht on Robert of Courtenay’s rule asContinue reading “New Issue of Speculum”

Call For Participants: Liturgy in History Study Day

Call For Participants: Liturgy in History Study Day  Queen Mary’s Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies have announced a call for participants for ‘Liturgy in History’, an international study day for graduate students and early career researchers. When: Tuesday 19th November, 9:30 – 17:00 (lunch provided) Where: Queen Mary, Mile End Campus, room tbc Three speakersContinue reading “Call For Participants: Liturgy in History Study Day”

Call for Stahl and Forsyth Lecture Nominations

Call for Stahl and Forsyth Lecture Nominations The International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) seeks proposals for Stahl and Forsyth Lectures to be held under the sponsorship of the organization in 2014-2015. Please suggest the name(s) of appropriate speakers and indicate your willingness to host the event at your institution; joint proposals are welcome, asContinue reading “Call for Stahl and Forsyth Lecture Nominations”

Kings Launch “Sharing Ancient Wisdoms” Project

Kings College London have launched their Sharing Ancient Wisdoms project, which is publishing several texts of interest to Medievalists/Byzantinists. For more details see: http://www.ancientwisdoms.ac.uk     Included in the collection: – Gnomological Material in Arabic and in Arabic-Spanish transmission Texts established by Ines Dallaji, Lorenz Nigst, Christoph Storz, Elvira Wakelnig – Arabic Philosophical Compendia and Excerpts ofContinue reading “Kings Launch “Sharing Ancient Wisdoms” Project”

Call For Papers: Heraldic Artists and Painters in the Middle Ages

Call For Papers: Heraldic Artists and Painters in the Middle Ages (Poitiers, 10-11 Apr 2014) The big names of art history such as the Limbourg brothers, Donatello, Pisanello, Barthélemy d’Eyck, Jean Fouquet or Albrecht Dürer have left important traces of their preoccupation with heraldic and emblematic depictions, whether in preserved artwork or by being mentioned in financial sources. BesidesContinue reading “Call For Papers: Heraldic Artists and Painters in the Middle Ages”

Call For Papers: Other Animals and Humans in Medieval Art, Kalamazoo 2014

Call for Papers: Other Animals and Humans in Medieval Art, Kalamazoo 2014 Session to be held at the 2014 International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 8-11, 2014. Sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA). Organizers: Corine Schleif (Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona) Martha Easton (Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey) ForContinue reading “Call For Papers: Other Animals and Humans in Medieval Art, Kalamazoo 2014”

Conference: The Mobility of Antiquities

The Mobility of Antiquities. Cultural Processes and Collecting Practices in Early Modern Italy London, Warburg Institute, November 15, 2013 In the last few years, research on mobility (of ideas, cultural phenomena, people, and art works) has increasingly engaged scholars invarious disciplines. This workshop contributes to these studies by considering the mobility of antiquities in the early modern period from variousContinue reading “Conference: The Mobility of Antiquities”

Call for Papers: Twelfth Annual Material Culture Symposium

Winterthur Museum and Garden, Wilmington, Delaware, April 12, 2014 Deadline: Dec 2, 2013 The Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware invites submissions for papers to be given at the Twelfth Annual Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars. Focus: “Consuming” is a multivalent word, fraught with provocative denotations and connotations. Whether we buy them,Continue reading “Call for Papers: Twelfth Annual Material Culture Symposium”