CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript, deadline 22 May 2020

Within and without the manuscript: interactions between illumination and the other arts Université de Lausanne October 22nd-23rd, 2020 Due April 19, 2020 May 22, 2020 Since at least the 1960s, book illumination has been fully recognized as an important sector of the arts and as an integral part of the historical studies of the book.Continue reading “CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript, deadline 22 May 2020”

CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript

Within and without the manuscript: interactions between illumination and the other arts Université de Lausanne October 22nd-23rd, 2020 Due April 19, 2020 Since at least the 1960s, book illumination has been fully recognized as an important sector of the arts and as an integral part of the historical studies of the book. The study ofContinue reading “CFP: Within and Without the Manuscript”

Why Put Artwork All Over Your Document? Querying Illuminated Charters

Why would you want to insert penworked letters, gold-leaf and illuminations on your legal document: company statues, a contract, a grant of land or even an indulgence? This may seem like a waste of time in the modern business context, but in the medieval culture visuals carried their own significance. The messages could be multiple.Continue reading “Why Put Artwork All Over Your Document? Querying Illuminated Charters”

Call for Papers: ‘Rethinking the Carpet Page: Meaning, Materiality, and Historiography’, IMC 2019 (Deadline: 10 September 2018)

CFP for International Medieval Congress 2019 at the University of Leeds, July 1-4 2019 The session proposes a fresh look at carpet pages in manuscript books across the medieval world including examples from Jewish, Muslim, and Christian contexts. We seek papers examining the sources for and functions of particular carpet pages as well as papersContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Rethinking the Carpet Page: Meaning, Materiality, and Historiography’, IMC 2019 (Deadline: 10 September 2018)”

Call for Papers: Mary of Guelders – Her Life and Prayer Book (ca. 1400) – Nijmegen, 23-24/11/2018 (Deadline 30/03/2018)

Mary of Guelders’ richly illuminated prayer book, written by Helmich die Lewe and completed in 1415, is extraordinary for several reasons: it originally consisted of more than 600 folia, it is richly illuminated, it was written in the Lower Rhine vernacular, and it contains an unusual compilation of prayers, hours and components of a breviary.Continue reading “Call for Papers: Mary of Guelders – Her Life and Prayer Book (ca. 1400) – Nijmegen, 23-24/11/2018 (Deadline 30/03/2018)”

CFP: Illuminating the Dark Ages: Manuscript art and knowledge in the Early Medieval world (c. 600-1100) (University of Edinburgh 28-29 June 2018) deadline 15 March 2018

“Illuminating the Dark Ages” has been conceived as a bilingual (English-French) conference that aims to bring together researchers of all levels, including postgraduate students, working on the wider Early Middle Ages and the decorated manuscript as a cultural medium. From a variety of perspectives, this conference intends to shed light on how and why manuscripts were decorated in the early medieval period, from lavishly illuminated religious cycles to illustrations of written works of Classical literature.

CFP: Edited volume: Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval Manuscripts

Call for Submissions: Edited volume: Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval ManuscriptsDeadline Deadline: December 1, 2017 Edited volume: Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval Manuscripts Volume editors: Joseph Salvatore Ackley and Shannon L. Wearing Deadline for submitting a proposal (500 words) and brief bio: 1 December 2017 Notification of submission status: 15Continue reading “CFP: Edited volume: Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval Manuscripts”

CFP: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018

Call for Papers: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies Sponsored Session at the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018 Deadline: 20 September 2017 The multimedia fluidity of artists and artisans in the later Middle Ages is an area ripe for investigation. Across diverse regions inContinue reading “CFP: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018”

Colloque – Les marges

Le jeudi 18 mai 2017 se tiendra la journée thématique annuelle de l’IRHT consacrée aux marges. Ce thème, qui se trouve au carrefour des sciences du texte, rassemble toutes les sections du laboratoire, en ce qu’il touche aussi bien à la philologie, la lexicographie, l’histoire, la paléographie, qu’à la codicologie. Autour du texte, dimension essentielleContinue reading “Colloque – Les marges”

Les Enluminures: Salon International du Livre Rare & de l’Objet d’Art de Paris (Stand C5) April 7 to 9, 2017

Les Enluminures warmly invites you to visit us at the SALON INTERNATIONAL DU LIVRE RARE & DE L’OBJET D’ART STAND C5 where we will be exhibiting an exceptional selection of illuminated manuscripts, Books of Hours, Text Manuscripts and miniatures.   Highlights of the exhibition Address: Grand Palais Avenue Winston Churchill 75008 Paris PREVIEW Thursday, April 6, 5 pmContinue reading “Les Enluminures: Salon International du Livre Rare & de l’Objet d’Art de Paris (Stand C5) April 7 to 9, 2017”