CFP: ‘Excess,’ 34th Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art and Architecture, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2-3 March 2018

Call for Papers: Excess, 34th Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art and Architecture, Boston University, 2-3 March 2018 Deadline: December 1, 2017 Excess conjures the idea of the extractable, left over, too much, or “extra.” Looking closely at perceptions of the extraneous reveals excess to be a historically constructed category that marks shifting notions ofContinue reading “CFP: ‘Excess,’ 34th Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art and Architecture, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2-3 March 2018”

CFP: The Idea of Luxury and the Role of the Object, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017

Call for Papers: The Idea of Luxury and the Role of the Object International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Organizers: Andrew Sears, University of California, Berkeley; Laura Tillery, University of Pennsylvania As Christopher Berry has shown in The Idea of Luxury, the concept of luxury is determined by countless factors: it is situatedContinue reading “CFP: The Idea of Luxury and the Role of the Object, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”

CFP: The Economy of Dress and Textiles: Avenues of Trade, Production and Consumption in the Early Modern Period

Call for Papers: The Economy of Dress and Textiles:  Avenues of Trade, Production and Consumption in the Early Modern Period University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Storia Culture e Civiltà, San Giovanni in Monte, Bologna, Italy, September 15, 2016 Deadline: Apr 30, 2016 The cloth and textile market is of central importance to the late medievalContinue reading “CFP: The Economy of Dress and Textiles: Avenues of Trade, Production and Consumption in the Early Modern Period”