CFP: ‘Medieval Liturgy: Text and Performance,’ 53nd International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 10-13, 2018) in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Call for Papers: ‘Medieval Liturgy: Text and Performance,’ 53nd International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 10-13, 2018) in Kalamazoo, Michigan Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Interdisciplinary Graduate Medieval Colloquium at the University of Virginia invites graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars to submit papers for a session entitled “Medieval Liturgy: Text and Performance” at theContinue reading “CFP: ‘Medieval Liturgy: Text and Performance,’ 53nd International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 10-13, 2018) in Kalamazoo, Michigan”

CfP: New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture, Leeds, 16-17 Mar 2018

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, March 16 – 17, 2018 Deadline: Sep 30, 2017 New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture Focusing on the materiality of medieval sculpture has proven crucial to its study and has expanded our historical understanding of sculpture itself. Whether monumental relief sculpture in stone, wooden sculptures in the round, sculpted altarpieces, ivoryContinue reading “CfP: New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture, Leeds, 16-17 Mar 2018”

CFP: Medieval Materialities: Encountering the Material Medieval, St Andrews, School of Art History/St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies, January 19 – 20, 2017

Call for Papers: Medieval Materialities: Encountering the Material Medieval, St Andrews, School of Art History/St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies, January 19 – 20, 2017 Deadline: November 15, 2016 The University of St Andrews School of Art History in collaboration with the St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies (SAIMS) present Encountering the Material Medieval, theContinue reading “CFP: Medieval Materialities: Encountering the Material Medieval, St Andrews, School of Art History/St Andrews Institute of Medieval Studies, January 19 – 20, 2017”

Medieval Materials Matter Research Day at University of Warwick (18 July 2016)

This one-day interdisciplinary research day aims to cultivate research links between medievalist postgraduate communities, and the conference will be a free public event. The theme of the event – Medieval Material Matters – has been chosen as a means of focusing discussion. A plenary lecture by an international established academic working on questions of materiality, willContinue reading “Medieval Materials Matter Research Day at University of Warwick (18 July 2016)”

‘The Matter of Objects’: Medieval and Renaissance Materiality in Contemporary Conversation (26th May 2016)

‘The Matter of Objects’: Medieval and Renaissance Materiality in Contemporary Conversation  Queen Mary University of London 26th May 2016 Deadline for Proposals: 15th February 2016.  Following the ‘Material Turn(s)’ of the last few decades the place of objects and their materiality has received invigorated attention within humanities research. Yet, approaches to the material often remain stifled by theContinue reading “‘The Matter of Objects’: Medieval and Renaissance Materiality in Contemporary Conversation (26th May 2016)”

Late Romanesque Sculpture in European Cathedrals: Stages, Narratives and Materiality (18-20 Nov 2015, Tarragona)

The TEMPLA research group has convened a conference to discuss the usefulness of traditional stylistic terminology, and consider the questions posed by the categorisation of medieval European artistic production, specifically as this affects our understanding of work from the second half of the 12th century. Nowadays it is still difficult to grasp with any subtletyContinue reading “Late Romanesque Sculpture in European Cathedrals: Stages, Narratives and Materiality (18-20 Nov 2015, Tarragona)”

Book roundup: Spring 2015

Here’s just five books we’ve seen have come out in 2015 that might be of interest to our readers. We’d always welcome a review of one if you have opinions: email us! Britain’s Medieval Episcopal Thrones by Charles Tracy with Andrew Budge (Oxbow Books) This book is the first major investigation of a subject ofContinue reading “Book roundup: Spring 2015”

CFP: 5e Festival d’histoire de l’art (Fontainebleau, 29-31 May 2015)

Call for Papers: 5e Festival d’histoire de l’art (Fontainebleau, 29-31 May 2015) Deadline: 16 November 2014 Le ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, l’Institut national d’histoire de l’art et le château de Fontainebleau s’associent, avec le concours du ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la recherche, pour proposer la 5e édition du Festival deContinue reading “CFP: 5e Festival d’histoire de l’art (Fontainebleau, 29-31 May 2015)”