CFP: Agency of Things: New Perspectives on European Art of the Fourteenth–Sixteenth Centuries (Warsaw, 11 – 12 June 2015)

Call for Papers: Agency of Things: New Perspectives on European Art of the Fourteenth – Sixteenth Centuries Warsaw, 11 – 12 June 2015 Deadline: 30 November 2014 Co-organized by Institute of History of Art, University of Warsaw and National Museum in Warsaw. Invited speakers: Prof. Susie Nash (The Courtauld Institute of Art, London) Prof. AndrewContinue reading “CFP: Agency of Things: New Perspectives on European Art of the Fourteenth–Sixteenth Centuries (Warsaw, 11 – 12 June 2015)”

CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800 (Cambridge, 9-11 July 2015)

Call for Papers: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800.  University of Cambridge, 9-11 July 2015  Deadline: 7 January 2015 Across faiths and regions and throughout the world, the home was a centre for devotion in the early modern period. Holy books, prayer mats, candlesticks, inscriptions, icons, altars, figurines of saints and deities, paintings, prints and textilesContinue reading “CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800 (Cambridge, 9-11 July 2015)”

Conference: Faltbilder/Foldable Pictures (Zürich, 21-22 November 2014)

Conference: Faltbilder. Medienspezifika klappbarer Bildträger. Foldable Pictures. Implications of Mediality. University of Zürich, 21-22 November 2014 Organisation David Ganz (Universität Zürich) Marius Rimmele (NCCR Mediality, Universität Zürich) Book pages, diptychs, and triptychs were popular formats for the presentation of images in the medieval and early modern periods. In addition to their ubiquity, these objects also share oneContinue reading “Conference: Faltbilder/Foldable Pictures (Zürich, 21-22 November 2014)”

Call for Journal Submissions: Hortulus (Spring Issue 2015)

Call for Journal Submissions Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies (Spring Issue 2015) Deadline: 13 February 2015 Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past. Published semi-annually, the journal collects exceptional examples of work byContinue reading “Call for Journal Submissions: Hortulus (Spring Issue 2015)”

Conference: In centro et oculis urbis nostrae. La chiesa e il monastero di San Zaccaria (Venice, 27-29 November 2014)

Conference: In centro et oculis urbis nostrae. La chiesa e il monastero di San  Zaccaria Venice, 27 – 29 November 2014 Curated by  Bernard Aikema, Massimo Mancini, Paola Modesti The Studium Generale Marcianum is proud to present the symposium dedicated to the Church and Monastery of San Zaccaria in Venice. This is the fourth of a series of conferencesContinue reading “Conference: In centro et oculis urbis nostrae. La chiesa e il monastero di San Zaccaria (Venice, 27-29 November 2014)”

Call for Book Manuscripts: Maps, Spaces, Cultures (Brill)

Call for Book Manuscripts: Maps, Spaces, Cultures (Brill) Edited by Surekha Davies (Western Connecticut State University) and Asa Simon Mittman (California State University, Chico). Editorial board: Michiel van Groesen (University of Amsterdam), Ricardo Padrón (University of Virginia), Ayesha Ramachandran (Yale University) and Dan Terkla (Illinois Wesleyan University). This innovative series seeks monographs and essay collections that investigate how notionsContinue reading “Call for Book Manuscripts: Maps, Spaces, Cultures (Brill)”

CFP: Imaging the Public Square (Florence, 22-24 October 2015)

Call for Papers: Imaging the Public Square. International conference within the framework of the „Piazza and Monumento“ project at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut Florence, 22 – 24 October 2015 Deadline: 15 January 2015 Recent broadcasts of scenes playing out in Egypt, Turkey and Ukraine have reinforced our awareness of the significance of the public square as a venueContinue reading “CFP: Imaging the Public Square (Florence, 22-24 October 2015)”

CFP: Monastic Europe, Landscape and Settlement (Ennis, 22-25 August 2015)

Call for Papers: Monastic Europe: Landscape and Settlement. International Conference Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland, 22-25 August 2015  Deadline: 28 November 2014 The Irish Research Council-funded Monastic Ireland: Landscape and Settlement project is a research partnership between the Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College Dublin, the Discovery Programme and the Department ofContinue reading “CFP: Monastic Europe, Landscape and Settlement (Ennis, 22-25 August 2015)”

Workshop: The Iconicity of Script in Manuscripts from  Asia, Africa, America and Europe (Hamburg, 31 October – 1 November 2014)

Workshop:  The Iconicity of Script in Manuscripts from  Asia, Africa, America and Europe Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, Hamburg 31 October -1 November 2014 Outline Scripts and writing systems are more than neutral transmitters of the words that are encoded by them. When words that were previously spoken and transmitted orally are writtenContinue reading “Workshop: The Iconicity of Script in Manuscripts from  Asia, Africa, America and Europe (Hamburg, 31 October – 1 November 2014)”

CFP: Object Emotions, Revisited (Yale, 20-21 February 2015)

Call for Papers: Object Emotions, Revisited: An Interdisciplinary Conference Yale University, New Haven, CT, February 20-21, 2015 Deadline: 15 November 2015 Keynote speaker: Spyros Papapetros (Princeton U) Organizing Committee: Padma Maitland (UC Berkeley); Christopher P. Miller (UC Berkeley); Marta Figlerowicz (Yale U); Ksenia Sidorenko (Yale U); Emma Natalya Stein (Yale U) “Object Emotions” continues a criticalContinue reading “CFP: Object Emotions, Revisited (Yale, 20-21 February 2015)”