CFP: Animals and Humans on the Move, Viator Essay Cluster, Deadline: 16th November 2020

The relationship between humans and their nonhuman traveling companions changed over time, and over the distances they traveled. Who would Don Quixote be without Rocinante, or Alexander without Bucephalus? This cluster of short essays proposes to look at moving/traveling animals and animals as the companions of traveling/moving humans in the Middle Ages and early modernity.Continue reading “CFP: Animals and Humans on the Move, Viator Essay Cluster, Deadline: 16th November 2020”

CFP: Fifteenth Conference of Iconographic Studies “Iconography and Religious Otherness”, Deadline: January 15 2021

The creation of Otherness is a process by which a dominant group (Self, Us) constructs one or more outer groups (Them, Others) by assigning them different features and attributes, real or imagined. This continuous process was not only directed towards the outside, but also towards the inside, that is, towards dissident groups.

Call for Papers: Privilege and Position, Sewanee Medieval Colloquium, deadline: 1 October 2020

The Forty-Sixth Annual Sewanee Medieval Colloquium, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN, April 9-10, 2021 The Sewanee Medieval Colloquium invites abstracts for papers engaging with privilege and position in global medieval cultures. Possibilities might include the histories of ecclesiastical or royal hierarchy, the production of artistic forms, analysis of international trade, the literature of class, status,Continue reading “Call for Papers: Privilege and Position, Sewanee Medieval Colloquium, deadline: 1 October 2020”

CFP: Worked in Stone, deadline 30th June 2020

Worked in Stone: Early Medieval Sculpture in its International ContextSaturday 11th Sept to Wednesday 15th Sept 2021Durham University, UK Early medieval stone sculptures that survive across Europe at the wayside, in architectural settings, in churches and graveyards, are an exceptional source for understanding the aesthetics and beliefs of early medieval communities. Standing crosses, inscribed stones,Continue reading “CFP: Worked in Stone, deadline 30th June 2020”

CFP: Medieval Passions and Proclivities, Deadline 5 June, 2020

Southeastern Medieval Association, 2020 Conference Spartanburg, South Carolina November 5-7, 2020 Hosted by Wofford and Converse Colleges Plenary Speakers: Michelle M. Sauer, University of North Dakota Wan-Chuan Kao, Washington and Lee University The Southeastern Medieval Association (SEMA) will hold its 2020 conference on November 5-7, 2020, with the theme of “Medieval Passions and Proclivities.” ProposalsContinue reading “CFP: Medieval Passions and Proclivities, Deadline 5 June, 2020”

CFP: (In)materiality in Medieval Art, Deadline: 15 May 2020

Ovid’s aphorism “Materiam superabat opus”, evoked throughout the Middle Ages and beyond, reveals the special consideration given to skill, technique and craft in the artistic creation processes. Thus, ingenuity and mastery have been privileged qualities in our approach to works of art, according to a restricted vision assumed by Art History as a discipline. However,Continue reading “CFP: (In)materiality in Medieval Art, Deadline: 15 May 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: ‘Relationships’, University of York, Centre for Medieval Studies, Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, deadline 23 April 2020

Date(s): 23-24 June 2020 Location: King’s Manor, Exhibition Square, York We welcome paper proposals of 250-300 words for 15-20 minute papers on the theme of Relationships in any area of Medieval Studies from current postgraduate students (MA, PhD, MPhil), early career scholars, and independent researchers. Topics can include (but are not limited to): Interpersonal relationshipsContinue reading “CFP: ‘Relationships’, University of York, Centre for Medieval Studies, Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, deadline 23 April 2020”

CFP: Enclosures: Women’s Religious Art and the Boundaries of Method, International Medieval Congress, Leeds 2020, deadline 10 September 2019

This panel seeks to explore new methodologies for studying the art of women’s religious communities in global and cross-cultural perspective from about 500 to 1525 CE.  In the last few decades years, art historians have put women back on the map of European medieval art history. Harnessing the second-wave feminism, scholars, such as Caroline WalkerContinue reading “CFP: Enclosures: Women’s Religious Art and the Boundaries of Method, International Medieval Congress, Leeds 2020, deadline 10 September 2019”

CFP: Prologues in Learned Texts of Medieval Magic, Research Group on Manuscript Evidence (Kalamazoo 2020, Deadline 15th September 2019)

1.  Prologues in Learned Texts of Medieval Magic Deadline for abstracts: 15 Sept 2019 Although the prologues of learned books of magic could take many forms, nearly all share at least one common characteristic: the claim to transmit a secret and pristine branch of knowledge. Such claims are frequently couched in the form of a narrativeContinue reading “CFP: Prologues in Learned Texts of Medieval Magic, Research Group on Manuscript Evidence (Kalamazoo 2020, Deadline 15th September 2019)”