Conference: Choir stalls and their workshops (Greifswald, 23-26 June 2016)

Choir stalls were not only simple seating for the priests and monks. With their highly complex imaging systems they were also one of the most important and complex artistic tasks in medieval cathedrals, monastic churches, and even parishes. In recent years, research has focused primarily on iconographic research and formal and stylistic analysis, as hasContinue reading “Conference: Choir stalls and their workshops (Greifswald, 23-26 June 2016)”

Call for Papers: German Wood: Material and Metaphor from Forest to Fireside and beyond (Kansas City 2014)

Call for Papers: German Wood: Material and Metaphor from Forest to Fireside and Beyond German Studies Association Thirty-Eighth Annual Conference Kansas City, Missouri, 18-21 September 2014 Deadline:¬†February 7, 2014 “The German Forest has moved into the German living room,” wrote liberal politician Friedrich Naumann in response to a 1906 exhibition¬†of modern wooden furniture designed byContinue reading “Call for Papers: German Wood: Material and Metaphor from Forest to Fireside and beyond (Kansas City 2014)”