CFP: Defining Otherness in Medieval Maps, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo 2016, deadline 18 September 2015

Medieval maps – from mappaemundi to elaborately decorated nautical charts – provide abundant and rich evidence for the ways in which European cartographers viewed, framed and represented other peoples. This panel seeks papers that bring new materials and new insights to this field of study. We hope for papers exploring depictions of otherness, including foreignersContinue reading “CFP: Defining Otherness in Medieval Maps, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo 2016, deadline 18 September 2015”

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CFP: Speaking Sculpture: Images and Their Potency (ICM Kalamazoo 2016), deadline 15 September 2015

Do sculptures speak? Can they listen? Are they able to read, sing, and engage with other sculptures, or the architecture of their surroundings? If so, is this connected to their context and placement? How do these questions affect the way in which we view sculpture and its performativity?