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AFJ 4.1 (Fall 1989)

Table of Contents Page From the Editor: Catastrophe and Technology 1 Call for Papers – AVISTA Sessions at Kalamazoo, May 1991 3 Program – AVISTA Sessions May 1990 3 Villardiana 4 Basement Ballistics 5 Notes and Queries 10 Reply to Of Quarks and Chisels 11 Reviews of Articles Astronomy and Mathematics 11 Medieval Stonecutting and Continue Reading

AFJ 3.2 (Spring 1989)

Table of Contents  Page From the Editor: Of Quarks and Chisels 1 Message from the President 2 Call for Papers – AVISTA Sessions at Kalamazoo, May 1990 3 Program – AVISTA Sessions May 1989 4 Notes and Queries 4 Book Review – Vida y TÈcnica en el Renacimiento: Manuscrito de Francisco Lobato, vecino de Medina Continue Reading

AFJ 3.1 (Fall 1988)

Table of Contents  Page Message from the President 1 Call for Papers – AVISTA Sessions at Kalamazoo, May 1990 2 Program – AVISTA Sessions May 1989 3 Notes and Queries 4 Reviews of Articles Marjorie N. Boyer on Wheels in History 5 Constance H. Berman on Medieval Misogyny 6 George Saliba on Islamic Mathematics and Continue Reading

AFJ 2.2 (Spring 1988)

Table of Contents On the Invisible City 1 Kalamazoo 1988, AVISTA Schedule 2 Call for Topics 2 From the Ground Up: Building Technology in the Middle Ages (Kalamazoo Sessions) 3 Reviews of Articles 6 Art and Politics 10 Notes and Queries 13 Notes from Members and Affiliated Associations 14 Recent and Forthcoming Papers 17 Activities…Past, Continue Reading

AFJ 2.1 (Fall 1987)

Table of Contents  Page In Memoriam: Lynn White, Jr. 1 Nominations for Officers and Board Members 2 AVISTA Sessions at Kalamazoo 2 Call for Topics 2 Notes and Queries 3 Reviews of Articles 5 Work in Progress 6 Robert Mark: A Review of John Fitchen’s Building Construction Before Mechanization 9 News and Notes from AVISTA Continue Reading

AFJ 1.2 (Spring 1987)

Table of Contents  Page Why Join AVISTA Now? 1 AVISTA Sessions at Kalamazoo 1 Call for Papers 2 Reviews of Articles 3 Notes and Queries 5 News and Notes from AVISTA Members 6 Affiliated Societies 13 Activities…Past, Present, Future 11 Recent and Forthcoming Papers 14 Bibliography of AVISTA Library 16 Notes from the Editor 18 Continue Reading

AFJ 1.1 (Fall 1986) – Inaugural Issue

Villard de Honnecourt: Dilettante or Architect?

This was the very first AFJ. Table of Contents  Page Beginning and Interdisciplinary Dialogue 1 Why AVISTA? 1 Abstracts: AVISTA Papers on the Technical Revolution 4 Recent and Forthcoming Papers 8 Activities…Past, Present, Future 10 Report from the Association Villard de Honnecourt in France 11 Works in Progress 11 Minutes of the Meeting of the Continue Reading

Kalamazoo 2013

AVISTA will sponsor the following sessions and papers at the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies in May 2013: I. New Studies of the North Transept of Reims I: Archeology, Architecture, and Stained Glass Session 530 Fetzer
1010, Sunday 8:30am Presiders: Nancy Wu, The Metropolitan Museum of Art William W. Clark, Queens College and the Graduate Center Continue Reading

Purchase AFJ special issue on Medieval Brewing

A Special Topic Issue: Medieval Brewing Buy your individual copy now for yourself or other brewer historians! This issue of the AVISTA Forum Journal brings together nine scholars of medieval brewing in eight articles (and one recipe!) to investigate the process, role, and meaning of brewing and beer drinking in the middle ages.  The table Continue Reading

AFJ 21.1/2: Medieval Brewing

The next issue of the AVSITA Forum Journal should be mailing this week or next, so check your mailboxes soon.  It is a special topic issue on Medieval Brewing.  For the table of contents, see below, and for ordering individual copies, click here. A Special Topic Issue: Medieval Brewing Contents “Introduction: An Epistemology of Medieval Brewing: Continue Reading