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AVISTA will sponsor sessions that focus on the long lives of three types of objects: buildings, manuscripts, and small-scale sculpture and metalwork. These sessions are organized in conjunction with two sessions dedicated to the long life of medieval art and architecture to be held at the 23rd International Medieval Congress, Leeds, 4-7 July 2016. We encourage papers that complement the interdisciplinary mission of AVISTA, bringing together studies of technology, science, and art.
The Kress Foundation is again generously supporting five research and publication grants, of $3000 each. Applicants must be members of the ICMA. The deadline for the 2015 grants is August 31, 2015.
This is the first major exhibition to examine the full history of Celtic art and identity, and is organised in partnership with National Museums Scotland. The story unfolds over 2,500 years, from the first recorded mention of ‘Celts’ to contemporary Celtic influences, exploring, how 'Celtic' identity has been revived and reinvented, across Britain, Europe and beyond
For this session we are interested in presentations that investigate the process of making medieval art and architecture and what these processes tell us about medieval artistic production.
On October 24, 2015, the Lamar Dodd School of Art of the University of Georgia will host six scholars of medieval architecture for a conference in memory of Professor Thomas E. Polk II. The theme of the conference addresses architecture “outside the lines” and, thereby, presents evidence for the wide intellectual, geographical, and chronological span of medievalism.
Corbels, stone brackets that support the edge of a roof were quite developped on Romanesque churches in France. Created for these obscure locations, the subjects carved on corbels seem to have been outside traditionnal religious themes. Despicted are animals, grotesques, male heads and geometric shapes. Nobody really knows their use and the meanings. So an local association, Ad'Vienne took them in large 3D photographies, a wonderful effect appreciated by the visitors. One of the contributors was Janetta Rebold Benton, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Art History Pace University NY
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The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residencies. Fellowship applicants must have a PhD or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career as well as senior scholars from all areas of the humanities are welcome; emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work are also encouraged to apply. Located in the progressive Triangle region of North Carolina, the Center affords access to the rich cultural and intellectual communities supported by the area’s research institutes and universities. Fellows have private studies; the library service delivers all research materials. Scholars from all parts of the globe are eligible; travel expenses in addition to a stipend are provided. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2015.
If you are interested in giving a paper addressing these issues, or if you would like to be a moderator or respondent, please send an email by 24 August toJ.E.Raaijmakers@uu.nl (Janneke Raaijmakers). Please include the following information if you would like to present a paper: 1) paper title; 2) an abstract indicating the topic of your paper (max. 250 words); 3) your contact details and affiliation; 4) Equipment needed? (Laptop, Beamer, etc.)
Call for Papers: The Long Lives of Medieval Objects, from Big to Small http://t.co/THpGOEpmCx
ICMA/KRESS RESEARCH GRANTS DUE 31 AUGUST 2015 http://t.co/F8xtLFAPzO
CFP: Material Processes and Making in Medieval Art and Architecture http://t.co/f1tcEQQKQn
UPCOMING ICMA DEADLINES - CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND PAPERS http://t.co/wuskTmsJlU
Medieval Architecture Outside the Lines http://t.co/KNxyilo9Sg
The corbels on the church of St Peter of Vienne en Bessin (France) http://t.co/mBbRuPKzBC