Call for Papers: 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 9 – 12 2019 – Mary Jaharis Center sponsored panel (Deadline: 27 May 2018)

To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 9–12, 2019. We invite session proposals on any topicContinue reading “Call for Papers: 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 9 – 12 2019 – Mary Jaharis Center sponsored panel (Deadline: 27 May 2018)”

Sponsored session by AVISTA at International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 13 2018)

May 13 2018 Co-chaired by Zachary Stewart (Texas A&M University) and Amy Gillette (The Barnes Foundation), and sponsored by AVISTA   Enchanted Environs: Architecture, Automata, and the Art of Mechanical Performance I   Sunday 8:30 AM Fetzer 2016 Organizer: Amy Gillette, The Barnes Foundation; Zachary Stewart, Texas A&M Univ. Presider: Amy Gillette, The Barnes Foundation   “MonstrousContinue reading “Sponsored session by AVISTA at International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 13 2018)”

6 CfP for ICMS Kalamazoo 2018

[1] Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World [2] De-Centering the Romanesque [3] Creative Modes of Activating the Early Medieval Manuscript [4] Creative Strategies of Intellectual Engagement with Tradition and the Auctores [5] “Manuscripts in the Curriculum”: New Perspectives on Using Medieval Manuscripts in the Undergraduate Classroom from Special Collection Librarians, Faculty, and Booksellers (A Roundtable)Continue reading “6 CfP for ICMS Kalamazoo 2018”

CFP: Monumental Failures (Session, International Congress on Medieval Studies)

Call for Papers: Monumental Failures International Congress on Medieval Studies May 11-14, 2017 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan International Center for Medieval Art, Student Committee In 1284, part of the choir of Beauvais cathedral dramatically collapsed during construction. This event would go on to alter the plan of one of the most ambitious building projects of theContinue reading “CFP: Monumental Failures (Session, International Congress on Medieval Studies)”

Leeds 2016: Gender at the Feast (Hortulus sponsored session)

Call For Papers, International Medieval Congress at Leeds, 2016 Hortulus-sponsored session Gender at the Feast The roles of women and of gender in the Middle Ages have received particular attention in recent years with invigorating studies across multiple disciplines. Medieval women, such as Margery Kempe or Christina of Markyate, have been brought to the forefrontContinue reading “Leeds 2016: Gender at the Feast (Hortulus sponsored session)”

CFP: Nunneries in Medieval Europe: New Historiographical and Methodological Approaches (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers: Nunneries in Medieval Europe: New Historiographical and Methodological Approaches  Special Sessions at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo,Michigan, 14-17 May 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2014 Although in the last two decades a large amount of research has pointed out different significant issues regarding female monasticism in Europe, partly overcoming the previousContinue reading “CFP: Nunneries in Medieval Europe: New Historiographical and Methodological Approaches (Kalamazoo 2015)”

CFP: Pilgrimage, Exploration, and Travel (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers:Pilgrimage, Exploration, and TravelSession sponsored by Hortulus at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 14-17, 2015Deadline: 15 September 2015 Hortulus will sponsor a session on “Pilgrimage, Exploration, and Travel,” a theme selected by our readers, at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo,Continue reading “CFP: Pilgrimage, Exploration, and Travel (Kalamazoo 2015)”

CFP: Rethinking Medieval Maps I and II (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers Rethinking Medieval Maps I and II 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 14-17 May 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2015 Rethinking Medieval Maps I: The Unmapped, Marginalized and Fictitious This panel is devoted to the cartography of spaces that are far—either geographically or conceptually—from the umbilicus terrae at Jerusalem and the seeminglyContinue reading “CFP: Rethinking Medieval Maps I and II (Kalamazoo 2015)”

CFP: Multidisciplinary Saint Bridget: In Honor of Syon Abbey’s 600th Anniversary (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers: Multidisciplinary Saint Bridget: In Honor of Syon Abbey’s 600th Anniversary Co-sponsored by the Syon Abbey Society and the Hagiography Society 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 14–17 May 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2014 This year, the Syon Abbey Society and the Hagiography Society are teaming up to offer a multidisciplinary panel devoted to SaintContinue reading “CFP: Multidisciplinary Saint Bridget: In Honor of Syon Abbey’s 600th Anniversary (Kalamazoo 2015)”

CFP: Approaching Portraiture Across Medieval Art (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers: Approaching Portraiture Across Medieval Art Special Session at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo, 14–17 May 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2014 Organizer: Maeve Doyle, Bryn Mawr College, mkdoyle@brynmawr.edu Figural representations of specific, contemporary people served numerous purposes in medieval societies, from commemorative and memorial functions to assertions of political power or social status, markers of ownershipContinue reading “CFP: Approaching Portraiture Across Medieval Art (Kalamazoo 2015)”