Call for Papers: Movement & Activation: Social Sculpture in the Global Middle Ages (Deadline: 15 September 2022)

This special session will take place at the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies (11-13 May, 2023). Organizers: Ariela Algaze (NYU Institute of Fine Arts), Kris Racaniello (CUNY Graduate Center) Drawing performance studies into the larger field of medieval art history, this session seeks to address the methodological unity between materiality, sensory experience, and activationContinue reading “Call for Papers: Movement & Activation: Social Sculpture in the Global Middle Ages (Deadline: 15 September 2022)”

Lecture: ‘Dead Reckoning: The Material Legacy of Eudes of Nevers (d.1266)’, Anne Lester, UCL and Online, 17th March 2022, 17:30-19:00 (GMT)

IHR European History 1100-1550 Lecture Series: Hybrid Meeting – UCL, Cruciform Lecture Theatre 2 & Online via zoom  On 7 August 1266 the crusading Count Eudes of Nevers died in Acre.  Eudes had come to Outremer in 1265 to aid the permanent French garrison maintained in the city, known as the stependarii.  At the time of his death andContinue reading “Lecture: ‘Dead Reckoning: The Material Legacy of Eudes of Nevers (d.1266)’, Anne Lester, UCL and Online, 17th March 2022, 17:30-19:00 (GMT)”

Online Lecture: Materiality and Anachronism in the Medieval Church, Dr Karl Kinsella, Zoom, 4th April 2022, 18:00-19:30 BST

The past looks very much like the present to medieval audiences, filled with recognisable buildings, objects and the things of everyday life. This chronological mash-up has little to do with medieval ignorance of the past; instead, it expresses a flexible approach to authenticity and the very real material links between past and present within objects.Continue reading “Online Lecture: Materiality and Anachronism in the Medieval Church, Dr Karl Kinsella, Zoom, 4th April 2022, 18:00-19:30 BST”

Workshop: 16th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop, 5-6 February, 2021

The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites you to join their annual manuscript workshop. The 2021 workshop will take place online via Zoom. This year’s workshop will consider some of the recent challenges that researchers have faced with the suspension of travel, the closing of libraries andContinue reading “Workshop: 16th Annual Marco Manuscript Workshop, 5-6 February, 2021”

CFP: Materiality and Conversion

Materiality and Conversion: The Role of Material and Visual Cultures in the Christianization of the Latin West November 30 – December 1, 2020 The Center for Early Medieval Studies at Masaryk University invites you to submit to their call for papers on material and visual culture in the early medieval Mediterranean. Please submit your proposalsContinue reading “CFP: Materiality and Conversion”

CFP: (In)materiality in Medieval Art, Deadline: 15 May 2020

Ovid’s aphorism “Materiam superabat opus”, evoked throughout the Middle Ages and beyond, reveals the special consideration given to skill, technique and craft in the artistic creation processes. Thus, ingenuity and mastery have been privileged qualities in our approach to works of art, according to a restricted vision assumed by Art History as a discipline. However,Continue reading “CFP: (In)materiality in Medieval Art, Deadline: 15 May 2020”

CFP: On Materiality and the Virtual (a virtual symposium), NYU University, deadline April 15, 2020

Following on last year’s theme Out of Place / Out of Time, the Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Network (MARGIN) is proud to announce the theme of our 2020 MARGIN Symposium: Materiality and the Virtual. The Symposium will take place virtually via Zoom on May 1. A link for the symposium will be sentContinue reading “CFP: On Materiality and the Virtual (a virtual symposium), NYU University, deadline April 15, 2020”

CFP: ‘Moving Materials: Medium, Meanings, & Technique in Transit’, ICMA sponsored session, Leeds International Medieval Congress (1–4 July 2019), deadline 21 September 2018

This panel aims to engage with materials and techniques in transit, as well as the (trans)regionality of their meanings and significations, by asking: are we still able to trace the ‘origin’ and ‘originality’ of certain materials, techniques, and their meanings?

Conference: New Dialogues in Art History, The Warburg Institute, London, September 26, 2018

This one day conference brings together the next generation of art history scholars to present and discuss their ongoing research. Papers will predominately focus on Italian and Northern Renaissance Art (c. 1400–1600) and will encompass diverse media including tapestry, painting, engraving and stained glass. The conference will comprise five sessions. In the first four, twoContinue reading “Conference: New Dialogues in Art History, The Warburg Institute, London, September 26, 2018”