Conferences & Lectures - ICMS

Location: Kalamazoo, MI (Hybrid Format)


Sessions Sponsored by the Italian Art Society

Session Title: Italian Art for a Persecuting Society
Organizer: Theresa Flanigan, Texas Tech University
Chair: Shane Harless, Rice University
Rebecca A. H. Ruppar, Loyola University, Chicago, Alter Christus vs. Cathar Perfecti: Early Franciscan Visual Fortifications against Heresy
Ariela Algaze, The Johns Hopkins University, Persecution and Popular History: Crucifixes Wrapped in Parchment on the Italian Stage
Theresa Flanigan, Texas Tech University, The Torturer's Complexion: Medical Science and the Art of Othering in Late Medieval Italy

Session Title: Spatial Confinement and Virtual Peregrinations of Women in Late Medieval Italy
Organizer & Chair: Shane Harless, Rice University
Renana Bartal, Tel Aviv University, Israel, Contemplation and Assumption: Reading the Meditationes Vitae Christi in Perugia
Michaela Zöschg, The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, ‘Totum parietem [...] ad corum eiusdem ubi sorores [...] dicunt horas’: Visual Journeys in Enclosure
Christopher Platts, University of Cincinnati, Images of the Vocation, Devotion, and Salvation of Poor Clare Nuns in Paolo Veneziano’s Clarissan Altarpieces for Venice and Trieste

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