10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions in Summer 2018

The end of term is in sight and the days are getting longer. And that means we’re all daydreaming of summer. Whether your summer plans call for research or relaxation, take advantage of some stellar temporary exhibitions happening around the globe that are highlighting the production, context, and craftsmanship of medieval art. These exhibitions areContinue reading “10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions in Summer 2018”

CFP: The Door of the Sanctuary: A Place of Transition (Amsterdam, 27-29 May 2015)

Call for Papers: The Door of the Sanctuary: A Place of Transition International Conference, VU University, Amsterdam, 27-29 May 2015 Deadline: 15 October 2014 In sanctuaries, the boundaries between the profane and the sacred are marked by doors on different levels, either physical or symbolic: gateways in a precinct, the outer doors of a templeContinue reading “CFP: The Door of the Sanctuary: A Place of Transition (Amsterdam, 27-29 May 2015)”

Conference: Anti-Judaism and Its Implications, Waterville, ME

In Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition (Norton, 2013), David Nirenberg  seeks “to demonstrate how different people put old ideas about Judaism to new kinds of work in thinking about their world; to show how this work engaged the past and transformed it; and to ask how that work reshaped the possibilities of thought in the future.”Continue reading “Conference: Anti-Judaism and Its Implications, Waterville, ME”