This virtual event celebrating the digitization of the Giant Bible of Mainz will present new research about the context and significance of one of the Library’s greatest treasures.
Tonights online lecture marks the first of the History of Liturgy seminar cycle hosted by the Institute of Historical Research.
CFP for International Medieval Congress 2019 at the University of Leeds, July 1-4 2019 The session proposes a fresh look at carpet pages in manuscript books across the medieval world including examples from Jewish, Muslim, and Christian contexts. We seek papers examining the sources for and functions of particular carpet pages as well as papersContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Rethinking the Carpet Page: Meaning, Materiality, and Historiography’, IMC 2019 (Deadline: 10 September 2018)”
Mary of Guelders’ richly illuminated prayer book, written by Helmich die Lewe and completed in 1415, is extraordinary for several reasons: it originally consisted of more than 600 folia, it is richly illuminated, it was written in the Lower Rhine vernacular, and it contains an unusual compilation of prayers, hours and components of a breviary.Continue reading “Call for Papers: Mary of Guelders – Her Life and Prayer Book (ca. 1400) – Nijmegen, 23-24/11/2018 (Deadline 30/03/2018)”
Historians of Western medieval, Byzantine, and Islamic art are invited to contribute essays to a volume on the representation of precious metalwork in medieval manuscripts.
Call for Papers: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies Sponsored Session at the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018 Deadline: 20 September 2017 The multimedia fluidity of artists and artisans in the later Middle Ages is an area ripe for investigation. Across diverse regions inContinue reading “CFP: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018”
Call for Papers: Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference, Philadelphia, October 12-15, 2017 Deadline: October 25, 2016 For more information on panels, round-tables, short presentations and working groups, and for submission guidelines, see: http://rarebookschool.org/bibliography-conference-2017/ Bibliography Among the Disciplines, a four-day international conference to be held in Philadelphia from 12 to 15 October 2017, will bring togetherContinue reading “CFPs: Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference, Philadelphia, October 12-15, 2017”
Call for Contributions: edited volume After the Carolingians: Manuscript Illumination in the Tenth–Eleventh Centuries Deadline: Jun 1, 2016 A great deal of research remains to be done on the substantial and wide-ranging corpus of illuminated manuscripts produced in continental Europe between the late ninth and late eleventh centuries. Whether tucked away in footnotes or relegatedContinue reading “Call for Contributions: Edited Volume ‘After the Carolingians: Manuscript Illumination in the Tenth–Eleventh Centuries’”
Call for papers: Illuminating Metalwork: Representations of Precious-Metal Objects in Medieval Manuscript Illumination (Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies), Vatican Film Library, Saint Louis University, St. Louis MO, October 14 – 15, 2016 Deadline: May 1, 2016 The Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies is the longest running annual conference in North America devoted exclusively to medievalContinue reading “Call for Papers: Illuminating Metalwork: Representations of Precious-Metal Objects in Medieval Manuscript Illumination (Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies)”
Conference: Paper and Parchment: Medieval Music, Architectural Drawings, and Illuminated Books, Kyle Morrow Room, 3rd Floor, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, Texas, April 6, 2016 Co-sponsored by the Minter Chair and the Department of Art History. Free and open to the public. Schedule: 9:30–9:45 a.m. Welcome 9:45–11:45 a.m. Session No. 1: New Directions inContinue reading “Conference: Paper and Parchment: Medieval Music, Architectural Drawings, and Illuminated Books”