CFP: Pilgrimage and the Senses, University of Oxford, 7 June 2019

Deadline for submissions: 20 January 2019  Keynote Speaker: Professor Kathryn Rudy (University of St. Andrews) With the release of its inaugural issue in 2006, The Senses and Society journal proclaimed a “sensual revolution” in the humanities and social sciences. The ensuing decade has seen a boom in sensory studies, resulting in research networks, museum exhibitions,Continue reading “CFP: Pilgrimage and the Senses, University of Oxford, 7 June 2019”

Conference: En route pour Compostelle, Montpellier/Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert, September 28-29, 2018

EN ROUTE POUR COMPOSTELLE : UN MOYEN ÂGE DE PÈLERINAGES Colloque international Dans le cadre des manifestations du 20e anniversaire de l’inscription du bien « chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France » sur la liste du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO Président d’honneur Xavier BARRAL I ALTET – Universités Rennes 2 et Ca’ Foscari de Venise PROGRAMMEContinue reading “Conference: En route pour Compostelle, Montpellier/Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert, September 28-29, 2018”

Conference: Gothic Arts: An Interdisciplinary Symposium (Philadelphia, 23-24/03/2018)

Gothic Arts: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion Van Pelt Library University of Pennsylvania March 23rd-24th, 2018 Organizers Mary Caldwell, Department of Music Sarah M. Guérin, Department of the History of Art Ada Kuskowski, Department of History In a passage from Thomas Aquinas’s treatise on good governance, a text written for the CypriotContinue reading “Conference: Gothic Arts: An Interdisciplinary Symposium (Philadelphia, 23-24/03/2018)”

Call for papers; Conference; Influence of the Arts in the Middle Ages Reflections on the Aquitanian Ms. Paris, BnF, Latin 1139 Paris / 19-21 March 2019 DEADLINE 31 May 2018

The manuscript Paris, BnF, lat. 1139 is a composite manuscript whose origins are not precisely known. It was preserved in the library of the abbey Saint-Martial de Limoges, one of the most prestigious book collections of the Middle Ages, since the mid-thirteenth century. The manuscript includes the first expressions of a new way of singingContinue reading “Call for papers; Conference; Influence of the Arts in the Middle Ages Reflections on the Aquitanian Ms. Paris, BnF, Latin 1139 Paris / 19-21 March 2019 DEADLINE 31 May 2018”

Conference: Paper and Parchment: Medieval Music, Architectural Drawings, and Illuminated Books

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”

Spectacular Songs and Private Performances: Images in Musical Books (Kalamazoo 2016 session)

51st International Congress on Medieval Studies May 12-15, 2016 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI DEADLINE: September 15, 2015 A wide variety of medieval manuscripts contain visual imagery that coexists with texts originally intended for oral or musical performance. From sacred Latin missals and choirbooks to the vernacular songbooks of the later Middle Ages, the interplay betweenContinue reading “Spectacular Songs and Private Performances: Images in Musical Books (Kalamazoo 2016 session)”

The Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science Lecture

Dr. Michael Fleming, of the University of Huddersfield, and Chairman of the Viola da Gamba Society will be giving a talk on “Musical Instrument Making in Early Modern England”.  The talk will be presented on Saturday, 8 March at 2:00 pm at The Warburg Institute (University of London), Woburn Square, London.  The venue is a convenient walkContinue reading “The Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science Lecture”

Second Annual Postgraduate Renaissance Symposium: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c 1400-1650

Second Annual Postgraduate Renaissance Symposium: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c 1400-1650 Saturday, 18 January 2014 9.30 – 17.30, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre We are delighted to announce that our keynote address will be given by Professor Iain Fenlon (King’s College, Cambridge) Speaker(s): Professor Iain Fenlon (University of Cambridge), Simon Jackson (University of Cambridge), BryanContinue reading “Second Annual Postgraduate Renaissance Symposium: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c 1400-1650”

CFP deadline: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c.1400-1650

Deadline 4 November 2013, for conference on Saturday 18 January 2014 at The Courtauld Institute of Art The study (and experience) of music and art has occurred largely separately, however. Hence, the wariness of students of Renaissance art and music to explore the relationship between their own discipline and their close yet unfamiliar counterpart hasContinue reading “CFP deadline: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c.1400-1650”