CFP: Ars et Scientia (Cleveland, 27 Oct 17)

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, October 27, 2017 Deadline: Jul 16, 2017 Ars et Scientia: Intersections of Science and the Visual Arts October 27th, 2017 Despite the semantic divide that seems to separate art and science in modern culture, the boundaries between the two disciplines have always been fluid and permeable. From the earliest recorded botanical illustrations,Continue reading “CFP: Ars et Scientia (Cleveland, 27 Oct 17)”

CFP: Trecento Art beyond Italy Deadline 28th May 2016

Panel Session at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Chicago, 30 March – 1 April, 2017 Trecento Art beyond Italy (session sponsored by the IAS at the Chicago RSA): There is a great corpus of scholarship regarding the debts of Trecento visual culture to Byzantine, Gothic, and Islamic art or architecture. There remainsContinue reading “CFP: Trecento Art beyond Italy Deadline 28th May 2016”

Call for Papers: A Companion to Seals in the Middle Ages (Brill’s Companions to Medieval Sources)

Decoding Medieval Sources (Brill’s Companions to Medieval Sources) A Companion to Seals in the Middle Ages Medieval seals were material and visual statements of identity, power, agency, and legitimacy that could operate locally or traverse great geographic expanses to assert individual or corporate authority. The importance of the seal in medieval culture cannot be underestimated.Continue reading “Call for Papers: A Companion to Seals in the Middle Ages (Brill’s Companions to Medieval Sources)”

CFP: Meanings of Erasure (Kalamazoo, 14-17 May 2015)

CFP: Meanings of Erasure Session at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo, 14-17 May 2015 Deadline: 15 September 2015 Recent scholarly interest in whiteness, emptiness, and material destruction that pervade medieval visual culture demonstrate a shift in focus: where art historians have historically focused on figuration, they now turn to the instances ofContinue reading “CFP: Meanings of Erasure (Kalamazoo, 14-17 May 2015)”