CFP: Imagery in Medieval Herbals (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers Imagery in Medieval Herbals International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 14-17 May 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2014 Medieval herbals have attracted interesting investigations in the last decades, but are a still scarcely analyzed topic. However, investigations focused on printed herbals produced at the end of the 15th century and onwards (The interesting herbals catalogue by Minta Collins,Continue reading “CFP: Imagery in Medieval Herbals (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: Kalamazoo 2015: Slavery and the Slave Trade in Medieval Mediterranean Society

The Malta Study Center of the Hill Monastic Library will be sponsoring a session entitled “Slavery and the Slave Trade in Medieval Mediterranean Society” at the The 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies to take place on May 14-17, 2015. This session will focus on the role slavery as an economic force linking disparate religiousContinue reading “CFP: Kalamazoo 2015: Slavery and the Slave Trade in Medieval Mediterranean Society”

CFP: Figurations of Male Beauty in Medieval Culture (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers: Figurations of Male Beauty in Medieval Culture Special session, 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo, 14-17May 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2015 During the central and later Middle Ages, there existed a complex set of typologies for understanding male beauty.  Although often problematized, physical beauty could be seen as a positive trait inContinue reading “CFP: Figurations of Male Beauty in Medieval Culture (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)”

CFP: The Eye of the Dragon: Viewing a Medieval Iconography from the Other Side (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers: The Eye of the Dragon: Viewing a Medieval Iconography from the Other Side International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo 2015 Deadline: September 15 2014 From the iconic heroism of Saint George to the resolute piety of Margaret of Antioch; from the arrow-shooting Bahram Gur to anonymous spear-wielding riders, slayers of dragons have receivedContinue reading “CFP: The Eye of the Dragon: Viewing a Medieval Iconography from the Other Side (Kalamazoo 2015)”

Call for Papers: Moving Women, Moving Objects 300-1500 (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers: Moving Women, Moving Objects 300-1500  ICMA-sponsored session at the International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo, Michigan, 14-17 May 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2014 As we examine medieval works of art like manuscripts, reliquaries, and jewels, today anchored and spotlighted in their museum vitrines, it is easy to imagine these sumptuous objects atContinue reading “Call for Papers: Moving Women, Moving Objects 300-1500 (Kalamazoo 2015)”

Call for Papers: Epigrams on Art in Byzantium (Kalamazoo 2015)

Call for Papers: Epigrams on Art in Byzantium 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, 14-17 May 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2014 Organizer and presider: Dr. Ivan Drpić, University of Washington, Seattle Sponsor: Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture Papers are invited for Epigrams on Art in Byzantium, a Mary Jaharis CenterContinue reading “Call for Papers: Epigrams on Art in Byzantium (Kalamazoo 2015)”