New Publication: ‘Category Crossings: Bruno Latour and Medieval Modes of Existence’, Romanic Review

Duke University Press is please to announce that the latest issue of Romanic Review, “Category Crossings: Bruno Latour and Medieval Modes of Existence,” is free to read online for the next three months (beginning May 6, 2020). Published by Columbia University, Romanic Review is a journal devoted to the study of Romance literatures that hasContinue reading “New Publication: ‘Category Crossings: Bruno Latour and Medieval Modes of Existence’, Romanic Review”

New Publication: Christ on the Cross, edited by Shirin Fozi and Gerhard Lutz

Volume 14 in the series Studies in the Visual Cultures of the Middle Ages, this publication provides a comprehensive view of the first generation of monumental crucifixes to appear in medieval Europe, which balances examinations of the history, theology, styles, and material properties of these evocative objects.

CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript, deadline 22 May 2020

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 “CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript, deadline 22 May 2020”

CFP: Manufacturing the Past, Deadline 10 June 2020

The Department of Art History of the European University, St. Petersburg October 8 – 10, 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’s seminal book of the same title, whichContinue reading “CFP: Manufacturing the Past, Deadline 10 June 2020”

CFP: On Materiality and the Virtual (a virtual symposium), NYU University, deadline April 15, 2020

Following on last year’s theme Out of Place / Out of Time, the Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Network (MARGIN) is proud to announce the theme of our 2020 MARGIN Symposium: Materiality and the Virtual. The Symposium will take place virtually via Zoom on May 1. A link for the symposium will be sentContinue reading “CFP: On Materiality and the Virtual (a virtual symposium), NYU University, deadline April 15, 2020”

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 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. The study ofContinue reading “CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript”

CFP: ‘What does animation mean in the Middle Ages?Theoretical and Historical Approaches’, Bialystok, Poland, deadline 30 April 2020

International conference in Bialystok, Poland from the 17th-20th September 2020 Organised by The A. Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art Branch Campus in Bialystok, Poland and University of Bergen, Norway This conference is concerned with the agency and life of material objects and evolves around the investigation of two interlaced objectives. First, the conference willContinue reading “CFP: ‘What does animation mean in the Middle Ages?Theoretical and Historical Approaches’, Bialystok, Poland, deadline 30 April 2020”

CFP: ‘Remarkable women’: Female patronage of religious institutions, 1350-1550, The Courtauld Institute of Art, deadline: 10 April 2020

Call for Papers: ‘Remarkable women’: Female patronage of religious institutions, 1350-1550, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 4 June 2020. This conference is organised by Nicholas Flory and hosted by Prof Susie Nash. Deadline: Friday 10 April 2020 This conference seeks to explore the ways in which women patronised and interacted with monasteries and religious housesContinue reading “CFP: ‘Remarkable women’: Female patronage of religious institutions, 1350-1550, The Courtauld Institute of Art, deadline: 10 April 2020”

CFP: ‘Working Materials and Materials at Work in Medieval Art and Architecture’, 25th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 7 February 2020, deadline 22 November 2019

Materials mattered in the Middle Ages. Only with the right materials could artists produce works of art of the highest quality, from jewel-encrusted crosses, gilded and enamelled chalices and ivory plaques to large-scale tapestries, wooden stave churches and stone cathedrals. This conference seeks to explore the qualities and properties of materials for the people who sourced, crafted and used them.

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)”