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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

Abstracts: The Long Lives of Medieval Objects, from Big to Small

The Long Lives of Medieval Objects, from Big to Small I: Restoration Saturday, May 14, 2016 Session 358 Presiding: Jennifer M. Feltman, University of Alabama Ottocento Interventions at San Francesco, Siena: The Afterlives of the Lorenzetti Frescos Imogen Tedbury, Courtauld Institute of Art Scholarly interest in Siena’s San Francesco has long privileged the early history 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

Call for Papers: Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought

Call for Papers Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, April 7-9, 2016 Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas Plenary speaker: Dr. Caroline Bruzelius, Professor of Art History, Duke University Deadline to propose a Special Session:       Aug. 15, 2015 Deadline for abstracts:                                   Nov. 15, 2015 Notification of acceptance:                            Dec. 15, 2015 Continue Reading

welcome to the new site

Please pardon some confusion here — we are reloading the site to a WordPress architecture and this may take a few days. Meanwhile, the old site is available at Chris Henige’s old site at UW-Whitewater.  We thank Chris for his work on the site over the years.