Call for Submissions: ‘Art(ifice),’ North Street Review, Spring 2017

Call for Submissions: ‘Art(ifice),’ North Street Review, University of St. Andrews Deadline: December 1, 2016 Artifice, n. (Oxford English Dictionary ): 1. Human skill or workmanship as opposed to nature or a natural phenomenon. 2. Skill in devising and using expedients; artfulness, cunning, trickery. These definitions of artifice contrasts human workmanship with the natural, leavingContinue reading “Call for Submissions: ‘Art(ifice),’ North Street Review, Spring 2017”

Intensive course: ‘Rome as a Palimpsest,’ Rome, April 3-9, 2017

Intensive course: Rome as a Palimpsest, Rome, April 3-9, 2017. Collaborative course organised by the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts und des Deutschen Historischen Instituts in Rom. Deadline for Applications: October 15, 2016 Das Deutsche Archäologische Institut, Abteilung Rom, die Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, und das Deutsche HistorischeContinue reading “Intensive course: ‘Rome as a Palimpsest,’ Rome, April 3-9, 2017”

CFP: The Network of Cassinese Arts, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Florence, 16-18 Mar 2017

CFP: The Network of Cassinese Arts, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Florence, 16-18 Mar 2017 Deadline: Oct 30, 2016 Organized by Alessandro Nova and Giancarla Periti From the late fifteenth to the mid sixteenth century, an impressive corpus of architecture, sculpture, and painting was created to embellish monastic sites affiliated with the Benedictine Cassinese Congregation ofContinue reading “CFP: The Network of Cassinese Arts, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Florence, 16-18 Mar 2017”

Exploring the Fourteenth Century Across the Eastern and Western Christian World (Leeds 2016 session)

“ […] and that Giotto changed the profession of painting from Greek back into Latin, and brought it up to date.” Cennino Cennini, The Craftsman’s Handbook, Chapter I These words by the Italian artist Cennino Cennini, written just before the end of the fourteenth century, seem to testify to the definitive break between the Byzantine and theContinue reading “Exploring the Fourteenth Century Across the Eastern and Western Christian World (Leeds 2016 session)”

Image Matter: Art and Materiality (Manchester, November 6, 2015)

Call for papers deadline: Aug 1, 2015 Image Matter: Art and Materiality AAH New Voices Conference MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan University 6 November 2015 Keynote: Professor Carol Mavor (University of Manchester) How do art historians interpret matter? And how about artists, makers, theorists and critics? Much recent art historical and visual culture literature has argued forContinue reading “Image Matter: Art and Materiality (Manchester, November 6, 2015)”

Giotto’s Circle Presents Berlin Remixed: Papers on Italian Art and Architecture from the RSA Conference.

After the recent Renaissance Society of America conference in Berlin, the Courtauld will be hosting an opportunity for those who could not see he papers – whether due to session clash or not attending the conference – in the, Research Forum Seminar Room, 30 April, 10.00 am – 6.00 pm. 10.00 – 11.30: SPACES ANDContinue reading “Giotto’s Circle Presents Berlin Remixed: Papers on Italian Art and Architecture from the RSA Conference.”

Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians (Montréal, 19-20 March 2015)

Carrefour des Arts et des Sciences C-1017-2 Université de Montréal Pavillon Lionel-Groulx 3150, rue Jean-Brillant, Montréal, H3T 1N8 Inscription/Registration : ccmah2015@gmail.com Droit d’inscription : $15 étudiants ; $25 régulier (payable en espèces ou par chèque) Registration fee : Students $15 ; Regular $25 (payable by cash or cheque) Mercredi 18 mars / Wednesday, March 18thContinue reading “Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians (Montréal, 19-20 March 2015)”

Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Courtauld Institute, 11 March

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Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Research Forum, Courtauld Institute of Art, 2-6.30, Weds 11 March 2015. Attendance is free, but spaces are limited so you must register Four papers offer new ideas on a group of well-known sculptures and manuscripts from twelfth- and thirteenth-century Spain, exploring tensions between local and international…

Call For Papers: Reconsidering the Origins of Portraiture (The Institute of Art History, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 16-18 April 2015)

 Deadline for sending abstracts: 15 January, 2015 Thanks to extensive research and exhibitions in recent years our knowledge and understanding of portraiture in the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance has deepened significantly. Many detailed studies have problematised this genre and departed from a portrait’s simple equation with a mimetically accurate likeness. Current interpretations showContinue reading “Call For Papers: Reconsidering the Origins of Portraiture (The Institute of Art History, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 16-18 April 2015)”

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)”