CFP: Litany in the Arts and Culture, An Edited Volume

Scholars representing various disciplines are kindly encouraged to submit paper proposals focusing on litanies and their forms and representations in different spheres of culture, including liturgy, literature, music, the visual arts, spirituality, and philosophy. The book Litany in the Arts and Culture edited by Witold Sadowski (University of Warsaw) and Francesco Marsciani (University of Bologna)Continue reading “CFP: Litany in the Arts and Culture, An Edited Volume”

Conference: “Bells and Smells: Sensory Experiences of the Medieval Liturgy”, Senate House, University of London, 24/02/2018

The five senses occupied an ambiguous place in medieval religious life. For generations of theologians and pastoral writers, the senses were gateways for sin to enter body and soul. And yet, in the rarefied environment of liturgical performance, they became the means by which mortals could apprehend the Almighty. Imagery, music, incense, touch and evenContinue reading “Conference: “Bells and Smells: Sensory Experiences of the Medieval Liturgy”, Senate House, University of London, 24/02/2018″

CFP: Early Career Workshop in Medieval Intellectual History, All Soul’s College, Oxford, 22 March 2018

CfP: Early Career Workshop in Medieval Intellectual History, All Soul’s College, Oxford, 22 March 2018 Deadline: 30 November 2017 Early career scholars, including current and recent PhD students, are warmly invited to submit a proposal for a brief presentation on their research of 10-15 minutes. The workshop will be held in the Old Library at All Soul’sContinue reading “CFP: Early Career Workshop in Medieval Intellectual History, All Soul’s College, Oxford, 22 March 2018”

CFP: Leo Steinberg’s Sexuality of Christ Revisited (New Orleans, 22-24 Mar 18)

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, March 22 – 24, 2018 Deadline: May 10, 2017 Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 22 (Thursday) -24 (Saturday) March  ’18 Leo Steinberg’s Sexuality of Christ Revisited Despite the controversy that it provoked more than thirty years ago, Leo Steinberg’s insight about ostentatio genitalium has become almost a commonplace.  Through that motif, SteinbergContinue reading “CFP: Leo Steinberg’s Sexuality of Christ Revisited (New Orleans, 22-24 Mar 18)”

New Publications: The Epiphany of Hieronymus Bosch

The Epiphany of Hieronymus Bosch: Imagining Antichrist and Others from the Middle Ages to the Reformation Author: D.H. Strickland Brepols Publishers This study examines medieval Christian views of non-Christians and their changing political and theological significance as revealed in late-medieval and early-modern visual culture. Taking as her point of departure Hieronymus Bosch’s famous Epiphany triptych housedContinue reading “New Publications: The Epiphany of Hieronymus Bosch”

New Publications: Body-Worlds: Opicinus de Canistris and the Medieval Cartographic Imagination

Body-Worlds:  Opicinus de Canistris and the Medieval Cartographic Imagination  Author: K. Whittington Brepols Publishers In 1334, an Italian priest named Opicinus de Canistris fell ill and experienced a divine vision of continents and oceans transformed into human figures, a vision which inspired numerous drawings. While they relate closely to contemporary maps and seacharts, religious iconography,Continue reading “New Publications: Body-Worlds: Opicinus de Canistris and the Medieval Cartographic Imagination”

CFP: Marian Iconography East and West (Rijeka, 2-4 June 2016)

Deadline: Mar 30, 2016 Tenth International Conference of Iconographic Studies Center for Iconographic Studies – University of Rijeka (Croatia) in collaboration with: Study of Theology in Rijeka, University of Zagreb (Croatia) University of Thessaly (Greece) University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) Gregorian Pontifical University Rome (Italy) The conference seeks to explore and discuss recent development in the dialogue betweenContinue reading “CFP: Marian Iconography East and West (Rijeka, 2-4 June 2016)”

The Bishop Otter Scholarship (Chichester and King’s College London, Deadline 22 May 2015)

The trustees of the Bishop Otter Trust seek to appoint a person of proven academic ability to a new scholarship for exploration of theology and the arts, based in Chichester, working in partnership with the Centre for Arts and the Sacred at King’s (ASK), London. The scholarship will be for two years. The successful candidateContinue reading “The Bishop Otter Scholarship (Chichester and King’s College London, Deadline 22 May 2015)”