Online Conference: ‘Loss’, 14th Annual Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age, 17-19 November 2021

The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies (SIMS) at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age.

Lecture: ‘The City as Signifier: Nuremberg in the Nuremberg Chronicle’ with Professor Jeffrey F. Hamburger, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 6:30pm (EDT), 15 October 2021

Join Jeffrey F. Hamburger for a lecture to celebrate the opening of ‘Imperial Splendor: The Art of the Book in the Holy Roman Empire, ca. 800–1500.’

Online Lecture: ‘Representing Architecture in early Islam: The San’a’ Qur’an Frontispieces’ with Professor Marcus Milwright, University of York History of Art department, 17 November 2021, 4.00pm (GMT)

Join Professor Marcus Milwright from the University of Victoria for his paper on ‘Representing Architecture in early Islam: The San’a’ Qur’an Frontispieces’

CFP: ‘The Medieval Diagram as Subject’, School of Advanced Study, London, deadline 15 October 2021

This conference will examine medieval diagrams as autonomous objects, and the visual and material features that allow them to function as independent entities.

Online Conference: ‘Fragments and Frameworks: Illuminated Manuscripts and Illustrated Books in Digital Humanities’, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, 11am–4pm (EDT), 1 October 2021

This conference will discuss fragments and frameworks, actual and conceptual, in art history and related disciplines, and address emerging questions in digital humanities.

CFP: ‘Rethinking Royal Manuscripts in a Global Middle Ages’, ICMA sponsored session at AAH conference London 2022, deadline 1 November 2021

This panel sets out to examine and compare the impact of royal patronage on the visual, material, and textual features of manuscripts produced across Africa, Asia, Mesoamerica and Europe during the ‘Global Middle Ages.’

Fellowship: Thomson Curatorial Fellowship in European Art, Art Gallery of Ontario, deadline 5 November 2021 *updated

The Art Gallery of Ontario welcomes applications for the Thomson Curatorial Fellowship in European Art, a two-year position beginning in 2022.

New Publication: ‘Imperial Splendor: The Art of the Book in the Holy Roman Empire, 800–1500’, by Jeffrey F. Hamburger & Joshua O’Driscoll

‘Imperial Splendor’ accompanies the exhibition at the Morgan Library and Museum with the same title. This book presents in beautiful colour the fascinating history of book production and use within the Holy Roman Empire over the course of 700 years.