The University of York’s Stained Glass Research School will be hosting its annual PhD conference on 26th and 27th May 2016. From the early medieval period stained glass design and manufacture has evolved and reacted to changing tastes, styles and technological advances.
The rood – understood as the cross itself, and/or the image of Christ crucified – was central to the visual and devotional culture of medieval Christianity. By the late middle ages, a rood was present in monumental form, either painted or sculpted, at the east end of the nave of every church.
The Stained Glass Research School at the University of York warmly invite postgraduate students to attend their two-day PhD Summer Symposium. The Symposium will take place Thursday 21st – Friday 22nd May, encompassing a day of research papers at King’s Manor with a set site visits, in York and the surrounding area, to stimulate furtherContinue reading “Stained Glass PhD Summer Symposium 2015 (University of York, United Kingdom, May 21-22, 2015)”
Call for Papers: The Politics of Visual Translations of Jerusalem University of York, 20-21 March 2015 Deadline: 10 October 2014 An international conference hosted by the Department of History of Art and the Humanities Research Centre at the University of York. Organised by Laura Slater and Hanna Vorholt. Access to and sovereignty over the holy places ofContinue reading “CFP: The Politics of Visual Translations of Jerusalem (University of York, 20-21 March 2015)”
Beguiling Structures Architecture in European Painting 1300-1550 19th September 2014, National Gallery, London “Is it not true that painting is the mistress of all the arts or their principal ornament? If I am not mistaken, the architect took from the painter architraves, capitals, bases, columns and pediments, and all the other fine features of buildings.Continue reading “Call for Papers: Beguiling Structures Architecture in European Painting 1300-1550”