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 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 9–14, 2022. We invite session proposals on anyContinue reading “Call for Sessions: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies (9th-14th May 2022), Deadline 18th May 2021”
Session 1363 The proposed session concentrates of Marian iconography of the Late middle Ages, with particular emphasis on fourteenth to sixteenth century. It focuses on the movement of iconographies in/from/towards France by highlighting connections and influences pertaining to Italian, Spanish and/or geographical areas. Furthermore, it situates Marian visual depictions in the context of the developmentContinue reading “CFP: Mary on the Move: Marian Iconography in Late Medieval France, International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo 2021, deadline 15 September 2020”
This panel aims to explore the variety of memory techniques developed and practiced in Italy during the medieval period.
This is an interdisciplinary, global, and cross-chronological panel that welcomes papers addressing the interaction of disease and eschatological belief in the medieval world.
The Research Group on Manuscript Evidence invites proposals for 5 sponsored panels for the International Congress on Medieval Studies 2021.
Sponsor: Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (CMEMS), Stanford University Co-Ordinator: Ana Núñez (email@example.com) This panel contributes to conversations that explore Jerusalem as a space of central importance to Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Through critical rereadings of textual accounts and material remains, the papers in this panel will highlight the dynamic ways in which JerusalemContinue reading “CFP: Jerusalem: The Holy City as Interreligious Experience (International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo 2021), deadline 15 September 2020”
DISTAFF are hosting three sponsored sessions at the International Congress on Medieval Studies (13-15 May 2021).
In addition to written sources like letters, Byzantine material culture provides evidence for identity and status. Coins and seals, textiles and jewelry, and inscriptions and art objects — these objects provide a window on the ways in which individuals and groups at all levels understood and presented themselves and their place in society. Although focusing on objects from Byzantium this panel welcomes speakers working on materials from a comparative perspective.
This panel challenges Eurocentric progress models of stylistic change that presuppose a nascent, fully- realized, and late style in architecture. The panel aims to (re)situate the eclectic visual vocabularies of secular and religious buildings from the thirteenth to the seventeenth centuries that are indebted to medieval building practices and designs within the larger and more established narratives of art and architectural history.
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)”