MAA GSC Graduate Student Mentoring at Kalamazoo International Medieval Congress 2014

The Graduate Student Committee of the Medieval Academy of America invites those attending the International Medieval Congress (8-11 May 2014, Western Michigan University) to participate in the MAA Graduate Student Mentorship Program. The program facilitates networking between graduate students and established scholars by pairing a student and scholar according to discipline. One need not beContinue reading “MAA GSC Graduate Student Mentoring at Kalamazoo International Medieval Congress 2014”

Recent Publications on Medieval Art

Creer con imágenes en la Edad Media. Creer con imágenes en la Edad Media, Codex Aquilarensis n. 28, Fundación Santa María la Real, 2012, 276 p. ISSN: 0214-896X Contents: HERBERT L. KESSLER: Topografías de la fe en el arte medieval. MARCELLO ANGHEBEN: La Vierge à l’Enfant comme imatge du prête officiant. Les exemples des peintures romanes desContinue reading “Recent Publications on Medieval Art”

Study Day: Charterhouse & Great St Bart’s: City sanctuaries

In November the Courtauld group informally known as the “Tomb Raiders” visited the Charterhouse (http://www.thecharterhouse.org/) and St Bartholomew the Great (http://greatstbarts.com/), two Smithfield priory foundations with ancient and architecturally-complicated histories. Established in Smithfield in 1371 as a Carthusian priory, the Charterhouse today is an almshouse for around 40 single men over the age of sixty,Continue reading “Study Day: Charterhouse & Great St Bart’s: City sanctuaries”

Call for Papers – From eald to new: translating early medieval poetry for the 21st century.

6-7 June 2014, School of English, University College Cork. In recent years, the shelves of commercial bookshops have been graced with accessible translations of medieval poetry from the Old English, Old Irish and Old Norse traditions, including Heaney’s award-winning rendition of Beowulf. Many of these reworkings give a contemporary flavour and immediacy to medieval texts, andContinue reading “Call for Papers – From eald to new: translating early medieval poetry for the 21st century.”

Call for Session Proposals – Conquest: 1016, 1066

‘Conquest: 1016, 1066’ – an interdisciplinary anniversary conference. St Anne’s College, Oxford, and TORCH, 20-23 July 2016. Call for Session Proposals (CFP to follow in May/June 2014) Sessions will run in parallel for 90 minutes each. Session proposals of any suitable form are invited (3x20min papers, 2x30min papers, round tables, debates); session organisers are welcome toContinue reading “Call for Session Proposals – Conquest: 1016, 1066”

Call for Papers – Robert Grosseteste and the Pursuit of Religious and Scientific Learning in the Middle-Ages

18-20 July 2014, Lincoln It is intended that this conference will explore the relationship between the pursuit of scientific and religious knowledge in the middle-ages, with a particular focus on the British scholar, theologian, scientist, astronomer and philosopher, Robert Grosseteste (c. 1175-1253). It will discuss Grosseteste’s theological and scientific understanding, particularly of the new GreekContinue reading “Call for Papers – Robert Grosseteste and the Pursuit of Religious and Scientific Learning in the Middle-Ages”

Call for Papers – Old and Middle English Studies: Texts and Sources

University of London, 03-05 September 2014. Deadline for abstracts: 1st December 2013. The study of Old and Middle English is a prominent and important field of academic enquiry. With a lively community of scholars, nationally and internationally, this conference aims to open up and explore new possibilities for intellectual exchange and fruitful collaboration between scholars working in any aspectContinue reading “Call for Papers – Old and Middle English Studies: Texts and Sources”