CFP: Worked in Stone, deadline 30th June 2020

Worked in Stone: Early Medieval Sculpture in its International ContextSaturday 11th Sept to Wednesday 15th Sept 2021Durham University, UK Early medieval stone sculptures that survive across Europe at the wayside, in architectural settings, in churches and graveyards, are an exceptional source for understanding the aesthetics and beliefs of early medieval communities. Standing crosses, inscribed stones,Continue reading “CFP: Worked in Stone, deadline 30th June 2020”

New Publication: Stone Fidelity: Marriage and Emotion in Medieval Tomb Sculpture, by Jessica Barker

With 33 colour and 63 black & white illustrations, it’s a beautiful study of “double tomb” effigies in the Middle Ages. Pioneering investigation of the popular “double tomb” effigies in the Middle Ages. Medieval tombs often depict husband and wife lying side-by-side, and hand in hand, immortalised in elegantly carved stone: what Phiilip Larkin’s poem An ArundelContinue reading “New Publication: Stone Fidelity: Marriage and Emotion in Medieval Tomb Sculpture, by Jessica Barker”

CFP: ‘Scaling the Middle Ages: Size and Scale in Medieval Art’, Courtauld Institute of Art’s Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium, deadline 16 November 2018

The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 24th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium (London, Friday 8 February 2019) invites speakers to consider issues and opportunities encountered by medieval artists and viewers in relation to size and scale. Deadline: 16 November 2018 From micro-architectural reliquaries and minute boxwood prayer beads to colossal sculpture and the built spaces of grandContinue reading “CFP: ‘Scaling the Middle Ages: Size and Scale in Medieval Art’, Courtauld Institute of Art’s Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium, deadline 16 November 2018”

CFP: The Saint Enshrined: European Tabernacle-altarpieces, c.1150-1400, Valladolid, June 7–8, 2019

Almost every Medieval church had one or more sculptures of saints, many of which were placed on altars, in wall niches or in so-called tabernacle-altarpieces. This last category refers to three-dimensional, canopied structures, embellished with bright colours and equipped with movable wings that housed cult images of the Virgin and Child or saints. This early type of altarpieceContinue reading “CFP: The Saint Enshrined: European Tabernacle-altarpieces, c.1150-1400, Valladolid, June 7–8, 2019”

Lecture: Annual Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain & Ireland lecture (Courtauld Institute, 24/04/18, 5:30pm)

Lecture:  ‘English Romanesque Sculpture in its Architectural Context’, by Professor Malcolm Thurlby FSA Annual Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain & Ireland lecture Where: Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Courtauld Institute Date: 24th April 2018, 5:30pm This year’s CRSBI annual public lecture, delivered by Professor Malcolm Thurlby of York University, Toronto, Canada, will consider English RomanesqueContinue reading “Lecture: Annual Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain & Ireland lecture (Courtauld Institute, 24/04/18, 5:30pm)”

CFP: (Re-)Forming Sculpture (Leeds, 26-27 Jun 18)

University of Leeds and The Hepworth Wakefield, June 26 – 27, 2018 Deadline: Mar 16, 2018 Call for Papers for the Association for Art History’s 2-day Summer Symposium organised by the Doctoral and Early Career Research Network. Keynote Speakers: Martina Droth, Deputy Director of Research, Exhibitions, and Publications | Curator of Sculpture, Yale Center for British Art Dr RebeccaContinue reading “CFP: (Re-)Forming Sculpture (Leeds, 26-27 Jun 18)”

CONF: New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture (Leeds, 16-17 Mar 18)

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK, March 16 – 17, 2018 NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE STUDY OF MEDIEVAL SCULPTURE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN The focus 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, ivory plaques or enamelledContinue reading “CONF: New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture (Leeds, 16-17 Mar 18)”

CRSBI lecture at Cardiff Archaeological Society, 19 October 2017 | CRSBI Training Session, Llandlaff Cathedral, 20 October 2017

Lecture: The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland: Achievements and Aspirations, Dr Ron Baxter FSA and Dr David Robinson FSA, Main Building, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AT, Thursday 19 October 2017, 7.15pm This lecture will review CRSBI’s achievements to date, and outline aspirations for Wales, looking at Romanesque sculpture from across the country. TrainingContinue reading “CRSBI lecture at Cardiff Archaeological Society, 19 October 2017 | CRSBI Training Session, Llandlaff Cathedral, 20 October 2017”

6 CfP for ICMS Kalamazoo 2018

[1] Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World [2] De-Centering the Romanesque [3] Creative Modes of Activating the Early Medieval Manuscript [4] Creative Strategies of Intellectual Engagement with Tradition and the Auctores [5] “Manuscripts in the Curriculum”: New Perspectives on Using Medieval Manuscripts in the Undergraduate Classroom from Special Collection Librarians, Faculty, and Booksellers (A Roundtable)Continue reading “6 CfP for ICMS Kalamazoo 2018”

CFP: Louvre Study Day: Collecting Medieval Sculpture (23-24 November 2017), deadline 15 August 2017

Musée du Louvre, Paris, November 23 – 24, 2017 Deadline: Aug 15, 2017 Ards Study Day 2017 Collecting Medieval Sculpture Ards, M-Museum Leuven (B) is launching a Call for papers for the 4th annual colloquium ‘Current research in medieval and renaissance sculpture’, which will be held in the Musée du Louvre in Paris (FR) on November 24th Continue reading “CFP: Louvre Study Day: Collecting Medieval Sculpture (23-24 November 2017), deadline 15 August 2017”