Online Course: How Images Mean: An Introduction to Iconographic Theory, 27-31 July 2020

Course tutor: Paul Taylor (Curator, Warburg Institute Photographic Collection)  Ever since Gombrich’s Art and Illusion and Goodman’s Languages of Art, the theory of images has been a lively and growing subject. And yet in all the many publications in the field, only a handful mention an approach which has been important in art history for centuries – iconography,Continue reading “Online Course: How Images Mean: An Introduction to Iconographic Theory, 27-31 July 2020”

Call for Papers: ‘The Other Half of Heaven: Visualizing Female Sanctity in East and West (c. 1200-1500) I-II’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 1 September 2018)

An ICMA-sponsored session at the 54th ICMS (International Congress of Medieval Studies) Kalamazoo, 9-12 May 2019 Organizer: Ioanna Christoforaki, Academy of Athens If, according to the well-known Chinese proverb, women hold half the sky, did medieval female saints hold half of heaven? In her book of 1998, Forgetful of their Sex: Female Sanctity and Society,Continue reading “Call for Papers: ‘The Other Half of Heaven: Visualizing Female Sanctity in East and West (c. 1200-1500) I-II’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 1 September 2018)”

Call for Papers: ‘Apocryphal Iconography: Integration, Adaptation, and Church Tradition’, IMC 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)

CFP is now open for: ‘Apocryphal Iconography: Integration, Adaptation, and Church Tradition’ Call for Papers for Session Proposal at the International Medieval Congress (IMC 2019), July 1 – 4, 2019, University of Leeds. The proposed session is devoted to the integration and adaptation of apocryphal sources in the construction of medieval iconographies with the aimContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Apocryphal Iconography: Integration, Adaptation, and Church Tradition’, IMC 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)”

Call for Papers: Encountering Medieval Iconography in the Twenty-First Century: Scholarship, Social Media, and Digital Methods: A Roundtable (Deadline 15 September 2018)

54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 9 – 12, 2019 Deadline: Sep 15, 2018 Encountering Medieval Iconography in the Twenty-First Century: Scholarship, Social Media, and Digital Methods: A Roundtable Organizers: M. Alessia Rossi and Jessica Savage (Index of Medieval Art, Princeton University) Sponsored by the Index of Medieval Art, Princeton University Stemming from the launch ofContinue reading “Call for Papers: Encountering Medieval Iconography in the Twenty-First Century: Scholarship, Social Media, and Digital Methods: A Roundtable (Deadline 15 September 2018)”

CFP: 12th Conference of Iconographic Studies: Iconography of Pain, Rijeka (Croatia),  May 31 – June 01, 2018

Call for Papers: 12th Conference of Iconographic Studies: Iconography of Pain, Rijeka (Croatia),  May 31 – June 01, 2018 Deadline: 20 January 2018 The conference seeks to explore and discuss recent development in the dialogue between art history, history, theology, philosophy, cultural theory and other relevant disciplines concerning the representation and perception of pain (bothContinue reading “CFP: 12th Conference of Iconographic Studies: Iconography of Pain, Rijeka (Croatia),  May 31 – June 01, 2018”

CFP: St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child (County Durham, 19 Jun 2017)

County Durham, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, June 19, 2017 Deadline: May 8, 2017 CVAC Study Day ‘St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child: Constructing Narratives’ Following an export bar in July 2016, The Bowes Museum acquired the outstanding painting, ‘St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child’ by Dieric Bout the Elder with support from the the ArtContinue reading “CFP: St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child (County Durham, 19 Jun 2017)”

Conference: The Profane within the Sacred in Medieval Art, Aguilar de Campoo, Sept 29th – Oct 1st 2017 (VII Colloquium Ars Mediaevalis)

Conference: The Profane within the Sacred in Medieval Art, Fundación Santa Maria la Real – Aguilar de Campo (SPAIN), Sept 29th – Oct 1st 2017. CFP for 20-minute ‘free papers’ open until 30 June 2017 How to apply: send an email with name, Academic institution, 1 page abstract and main bibliography to plhuerta@santamarialareal.org How toContinue reading “Conference: The Profane within the Sacred in Medieval Art, Aguilar de Campoo, Sept 29th – Oct 1st 2017 (VII Colloquium Ars Mediaevalis)”

New Publications: Romanesque Cathedrals in Mediterranean Europe

Romanesque Cathedrals in Mediterranean Europe:  Architecture, Ritual and Urban Context Boto Varela, J. E.A. Kroesen (eds.) Brepols Publishers This volume explores the architecture and layout of Romanesque cathedrals in Europe, especially around the Mediterranean, paying special attention to liturgical ritual, church furnishings, iconography, and urban context. The architecture, interior settings and urban environment of RomanesqueContinue reading “New Publications: Romanesque Cathedrals in Mediterranean Europe”

Call for Submissions: Revista Digital de Iconografía Medieval

Call for Submissions: Revista Digital de Iconografía Medieval The open-access peer-reviewed Revista Digital de Iconografía Medieval seeks articles for publication in one of the journal’s two sections: Monographic studies of iconography: from a general point of view, it will be analyzed a topic or symbol of medieval repertory, either of biblical precedence or apocryphal, mythological, scientific,Continue reading “Call for Submissions: Revista Digital de Iconografía Medieval”