Call for Book Manuscripts: Maps, Spaces, Cultures (Brill)

Call for Book Manuscripts: Maps, Spaces, Cultures (Brill) Edited by Surekha Davies (Western Connecticut State University) and Asa Simon Mittman (California State University, Chico). Editorial board: Michiel van Groesen (University of Amsterdam), Ricardo Padrón (University of Virginia), Ayesha Ramachandran (Yale University) and Dan Terkla (Illinois Wesleyan University). This innovative series seeks monographs and essay collections that investigate how notionsContinue reading “Call for Book Manuscripts: Maps, Spaces, Cultures (Brill)”

Job: Assistant Professor of Renaissance/Early Modern Visual Culture in the Mediterranean world (University of California at Berkeley)

Job: Assistant Professor of Renaissance/Early Modern Visual Culture in the Mediterranean world (tenure track), The University of California at Berkeley Deadline: 15 September 2014 The University of California at Berkeley announces the following job search: Assistant Professor of Renaissance/Early Modern Visual Culture in the Mediterranean world (tenure-track). Appointment effective July 1, 2015; candidates must have Ph.D. dissertation or equivalentContinue reading “Job: Assistant Professor of Renaissance/Early Modern Visual Culture in the Mediterranean world (University of California at Berkeley)”

CFP: Meanings of Erasure (Kalamazoo, 14-17 May 2015)

CFP: Meanings of Erasure Session at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo, 14-17 May 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2015 Recent scholarly interest in whiteness, emptiness, and material destruction that pervade medieval visual culture demonstrate a shift in focus: where art historians have historically focused on figuration, they now turn to the instances ofContinue reading “CFP: Meanings of Erasure (Kalamazoo, 14-17 May 2015)”

Call for papers: Material culture and diplomatic relations between the Latin West, Byzantium, and the Islamic East, Liege

Material culture and diplomatic relations between the Latin West, Byzantium, and the Islamic East (11th-16th c.) / Culture matérielle et contacts diplomatiques entre l’Occident latin, Byzance et l’Orient islamique (XIe-XVIe siècle). Submissions are invited for this international conference to be held at the University of Liege (Belgium) on 27-28 April 2015. The deadline for submissions isContinue reading “Call for papers: Material culture and diplomatic relations between the Latin West, Byzantium, and the Islamic East, Liege”

Summer program at the University of Groningen

A summer program entitled, “Things that Matter,” is being organized by the University of Groningen, Netherlands, in collaboration with the universities of Bremen and Oldenburg, addressing the relationship between History and Material Culture Studies. This summer school aims to map out the vastly growing research field of Material Culture Studies and its methodological and theoreticalContinue reading “Summer program at the University of Groningen”

Job: Assistant Professor ‘Visual and Material Culture of the Mediterranean (Auburn University)

Job: Full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor Department of Art, The College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University Review of applications will begin February 12, 2014 The Department of Art in The College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor with a primary research specialty in the visual andContinue reading “Job: Assistant Professor ‘Visual and Material Culture of the Mediterranean (Auburn University)”

Call for Papers: Twelfth Annual Material Culture Symposium

Winterthur Museum and Garden, Wilmington, Delaware, April 12, 2014 Deadline: Dec 2, 2013 The Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware invites submissions for papers to be given at the Twelfth Annual Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars. Focus: “Consuming” is a multivalent word, fraught with provocative denotations and connotations. Whether we buy them,Continue reading “Call for Papers: Twelfth Annual Material Culture Symposium”