Call for Submissions: Individuality and Tradition in Medieval Book Culture. A Comparative Approach to Variation, Vox Medii Aevi, deadline July 15th 2020

Deadline: July 15th 2020The articles should be sent to voxmediiaevi@gmail.com Any work with medieval manuscripts implies studying hundreds of variants. The 20th century witnessed a dramatic change in the approaches towards this variation, from the search for the Graal of the reconstructed original to the humble appreciation of any individual manuscript as it is. The latter approach has been developing since the famous manifest, first proposedContinue reading “Call for Submissions: Individuality and Tradition in Medieval Book Culture. A Comparative Approach to Variation, Vox Medii Aevi, deadline July 15th 2020”

Call for Submissions: Eikón / Imago, deadline 30 April 2020

Researchers at the Complutense University of Madrid are looking for articles for their journal. Edited by the CAPIRE Research Team, Eikón / Imago Scientific Journal is an annual academic publication whose research interest focuses on iconography and visual culture, from a thematic scope that encompasses the forms and meanings of the images of any era,Continue reading “Call for Submissions: Eikón / Imago, deadline 30 April 2020”

CFP FOR AN EDITED COLLECTION: Architectural Representation in the European Middle Ages

CFP FOR AN EDITED COLLECTION: Architectural Representation in the European Middle Ages, edited by Hannah Bailey, Karl Kinsella, and Daniel Thomas Deadline: 1 November 2017 The architectural remnants of the Middle Ages—from castles and cathedrals to village churches—provide many people’s first point of contact with the medieval period and its culture. Such concrete survivals provide aContinue reading “CFP FOR AN EDITED COLLECTION: Architectural Representation in the European Middle Ages”

CFP: Defense(less) city – Revista de Historia da Arte next issue

Deadline: Apr 30, 2017 DEFENSE(LESS) CITY will be the special subject of next issue of the Revista de História da Arte from IHA-FCSH-NOVA. The city is, by definition, alterity, difference. It is the human accomplishment par excellence, standing out from nature, isolating itself from it. The presumption of defense is inherent to the very idea of the urban. TheContinue reading “CFP: Defense(less) city – Revista de Historia da Arte next issue”

Call for Contributions: Set Me as a Seal upon Thy Heart: Constructions of Female Sanctity in the Middle Ages (edited volume)

Holy women were represented on a variety of media, starting with manuscript illuminations, ending with frescoes, or textually-constructed and re-constructed in order to fit religious and/or political purposes, according to time and space(s). They imprinted their imagery on the social-cultural milieu of the Middle Ages as brides of Christ, virgin martyrs, or penitents, suggesting thatContinue reading “Call for Contributions: Set Me as a Seal upon Thy Heart: Constructions of Female Sanctity in the Middle Ages (edited volume)”

Call for Contributions: Of Man Eating Men: Medieval and Early Modern Cannibalism (edited volume)

Call for papers: Edited volume: Of Man Eating Men: Medieval and Early Modern Cannibalism, edited by Sarah Lambert, under consideration with the series Explorations in Medieval Culture (Brill). The “headline” idea of cannibalism evokes images of depraved killers feasting on the flesh of their victims, Sweeny Todd-style. Modern society has been fascinated by cases of murderContinue reading “Call for Contributions: Of Man Eating Men: Medieval and Early Modern Cannibalism (edited volume)”

Call for Contributions: Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture (Edited Volume)

Call for Contributions:  Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture ed. by Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College) & Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University) Deadline: 15 December 2014 This is a call for contributors for Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture, a peer-reviewed edited volume co-edited by Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College) & Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University). Pointing to theContinue reading “Call for Contributions: Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture (Edited Volume)”

Call for Essays: Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth (edited volume)

Call for Essays: Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth Deadline: 6 January 2015 While the late 14th c French prose romance by Jean d’Arras arguably remains the earliest and most-translated version of the story of Melusine—in which he envisions her as a foundress of the powerful Lusignan family—the figure of the fairyContinue reading “Call for Essays: Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth (edited volume)”