We are delighted to announce the Beyond Exceptionalism II conference which will take place on 12-14 July 2022 at John Rylands Library in Manchester, UK. The conference will adopt a hybrid format that simultaneously offers sessions both in-person and via Zoom. In 2015, Beyond Exceptionalism I addressed the troubling situation that after over fifty years of intenseContinue reading “Call for Papers and Sessions: “Beyond Exceptionalism II, c.500-1500” 12-14 July 2022, deadline: 1 February 2022″
Keynote Speaker: Roland BetancourtProfessor of Art History and Chancellor’s Fellow, University of California, Irvine The Florida State University Art History faculty and graduate students invitestudents currently working toward an MA or a PhD to submit abstracts of papers for presentation at our 38th Annual Art History Graduate Student Symposium, whichwill be held remotely over ZoomContinue reading “Call for Papers: 38th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium at Florida State University, deadline: 31 December 2021”
The Medieval Studies Colloquium is an annual event which takes place on UW–Madison’s campus each spring. The Colloquium offers an opportunity for graduate students in multiple disciplines to present their research in the various fields of medieval studies, share and receive feedback, and participate in discussion on topics of interest with peers from a wider,Continue reading “Call For Papers:“False Dichotomy: Sacred & Secular in the Middle Ages”,9th Annual Medieval Studies Colloquium at UW–Madison, deadline: 31 December, 2021″
Call for PapersConference at the German Center for Art History – DFK Paris (and online)May 19–20, 2022 Organization:Philippe Cordez (Centre allemand d’histoire de l’art – DFK Paris)Rebecca Müller (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)Joanna Olchawa (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main) According to ancient legend, one day Pythagoras was walking past a forge and heard four hammers pounding irons on anContinue reading “Call For Papers: Rhythms and Resonances. Sounding Objects in the Middle Ages. Deadline 15 January 2022”
Historians of medieval art know that the buildings, objects, and images they study were often created for purposes that were overtly political. They have devoted less scholarly attention to a corollary: the political uses and misuses of medieval art after the Middle Ages. In some cases, the same objects and sites that accrued ideological meaningsContinue reading “Call For Papers: Medieval Art, Modern Politics, Deadline: 15 December 2021”
The archaeological approach inspires today as much the art historians as the artists. Thepatient reconstitution of the past that archaeologists make from fragmentary remains whosecontext is meticulously analyzed opens new ways to the analysis of works but also to theartistic creation. Beyond the mere “taste for ruins,” it is indeed the principles and methods ofarchaeologyContinue reading “Call for Papers: l’art à l’heure archéologique, Histoire de l’art issue no. 90, Deadline: 15 January 2022”
ERC Advanced Grant AGRELITA ProjectThe Reception of Ancient Greece in pre-modern French Literature and Illustrations of Manuscripts and Printed Books (1320-1550): How invented memories shaped the identity of European communitiesDirection : Catherine Gaullier-Bougassas The AGRELITA project ERC n° 101018777 was launched on October 1st 2021. It is a 5-year project (2021-2026) financed on an ERCContinue reading “Call for contribution : Workshops New Translations and indirect Reception of Ancient Greece (Texts and Images, 1300-1560) (ERC Advanced Grant AGRELITA Project)”
As a discipline based on the study of the visible, art history has necessarilyto engage with what is illuminated and can be seen.
The 21st Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies invites abstracts from current graduate students and recently graduated Masters students from all disciplines on any topic that is related to the long Middle Ages.
In response to the abrupt and largely unforeseen way in which the Covid-19 pandemic has thrown our world and everyday life into uncertainty since early 2020, the theme of the 7th International Conference of the Society for the Medieval Mediterranean (SMM) is Interruptions and Disruptions.