Call For Papers: Heraldic Artists and Painters in the Middle Ages

Call For Papers: Heraldic Artists and Painters in the Middle Ages (Poitiers, 10-11 Apr 2014) The big names of art history such as the Limbourg brothers, Donatello, Pisanello, Barthélemy d’Eyck, Jean Fouquet or Albrecht Dürer have left important traces of their preoccupation with heraldic and emblematic depictions, whether in preserved artwork or by being mentioned in financial sources. BesidesContinue reading “Call For Papers: Heraldic Artists and Painters in the Middle Ages”

Call For Papers: Other Animals and Humans in Medieval Art, Kalamazoo 2014

Call for Papers: Other Animals and Humans in Medieval Art, Kalamazoo 2014 Session to be held at the 2014 International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 8-11, 2014. Sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA). Organizers: Corine Schleif (Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona) Martha Easton (Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey) ForContinue reading “Call For Papers: Other Animals and Humans in Medieval Art, Kalamazoo 2014”

Call for Papers: Twelfth Annual Material Culture Symposium

Winterthur Museum and Garden, Wilmington, Delaware, April 12, 2014 Deadline: Dec 2, 2013 The Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware invites submissions for papers to be given at the Twelfth Annual Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars. Focus: “Consuming” is a multivalent word, fraught with provocative denotations and connotations. Whether we buy them,Continue reading “Call for Papers: Twelfth Annual Material Culture Symposium”

Call for Papers: Vagantes 2014

Call for Papers: Vagantes 2014 March 20-22, 2014 at the University of Texas at Austin http://www.vagantesconference.org Vagantes is thelargest conference in North America for graduate students studying the Middle Ages. Vagantes aims to provide an open dialogue among junior scholars from all fields of Medieval Studies. The conference features two faculty keynote speakers and professional developmentContinue reading “Call for Papers: Vagantes 2014”

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”

CFP deadline: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c.1400-1650

Deadline 4 November 2013, for conference on Saturday 18 January 2014 at The Courtauld Institute of Art The study (and experience) of music and art has occurred largely separately, however. Hence, the wariness of students of Renaissance art and music to explore the relationship between their own discipline and their close yet unfamiliar counterpart hasContinue reading “CFP deadline: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c.1400-1650”

CFP: ‘Boundaries in Medieval Art and Architecture’, The Courtauld 19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium 2014, deadline 22 November 2013

Event to take place: Saturday 1 February 2014 The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN This colloquium aims to question the assumption that medieval art was governed by categories and boundaries by highlighting the fluidity and flexibility that existed within art and architecture at the time. The colloquium will explore theContinue reading “CFP: ‘Boundaries in Medieval Art and Architecture’, The Courtauld 19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium 2014, deadline 22 November 2013”