Author Archives: Jennifer Feltman

Kalamazoo Sessions 2018

*note: abstracts for Enchanted Environs I and II may be found here. Learning in Action: Geometry and Cathedral Design (A Demonstration) Thursday 3:30 PM Intramural Fields Near Valley Apartments Organizer: Jennifer M. Feltman, University of Alabama We will layout the floor plan of a medieval cathedral using stakes, strings, and geometric principles. All are welcome Continue Reading

Call for Papers: Kalamazoo 2018

The AVISTA CFP is now live! Our sponsored sessions for the 53rd Annual International Congress on Medieval Studies include 1. Architecture, Automata, and the Art of Mechanical Performance (paper session) 2. Experimental Archaeology (paper session, co-sponsored with ExArc) 3. Experiential Pedagogy (roundtable, co-sponsored with TEAMS) and 4. Learning in Action: Geometry and Cathedral Design (demonstration). Continue Reading

Kalamazoo Sessions 2017

Note, 5/17: Abstracts for Buildings, Planning, and Networks of Medieval Cities may be found here Medieval Tools (A Roundtable) Thursday 10:00 AM Sangren 1710 Sponsored by AVISTA and DISTAFF (Discussion, Interpretation, and Study of Textile Arts, Fabrics, and Fashion); EXARC; Medica: The Society for the Study of Healing in the Middle Ages; Research Group on Manuscript Continue Reading

Kalamazoo Sessions 2016

AVISTA is pleased to announce its sessions for the ICMS at Kalamazoo, 2016. Edit, 5/31/2016: Abstracts for the presentations are available here. The Long Lives of Medieval Objects, from Big to Small I: Restoration Saturday 10:00 AM Schneider 1220 Organizers: Jennifer M. Feltman, Univ. of West Florida; Sarah Thompson, Rochester Institute of Technology “Ottocento Interventions at San Francesco, Continue Reading