Conferences & Lectures - ICMS

2014 International Congress on Medieval Studies

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Location: Kalamazoo, MI,

The IAS hosted its annual business meeting and a reception, and sponsored three linked sessions at the 2014 meeting of the ICMS.

Business Meeting
Thursday, May 8, 5:30PM, Valley II, Garneau Lounge

Reception
Friday, May 9, 5:00 PM, Bernhard 209. Cash bar.

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Sessions Sponsored by the Italian Art Society

Session Title: Medieval Art and Architecture in Southern Italy I: Mobility and Materiality
Bernhard 209
Friday, May 9, 2014, 10:00-11:30am
Organizers: Nicola Camerlenghi, Dartmouth College, and Nino Zchomelidse, Johns Hopkins University
Presider: Dorothy F. Glass, University at Buffalo
Speakers/Papers:
Chiara Croci, University of Lausanne / University of Münster, "The Cult of Saints and Artistic Patronage in Early Christian Campania: Some Observations on the Funerary Areas of Nola, Capua, and Naples"
Danijela Zutic, McGill University, "Between Divine and Human: Veneration of Saints in the Cripta Santa Margherita in Melfi"
Elisabetta Scirocco, University of Naples Federico II / Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, "A Syncretic Model and its Success: The Liturgical Installations at Salerno"
Jill Caskey, University of Toronto, "Gifts for St. Nick: Charles II and San Nicola in Bari"

Session Title: Medieval Art and Architecture in Southern Italy II: Multiethnic and Multi-Religious Environments
Bernhard 209
Friday, May 9, 2014, 1:30-3:00pm
Organizers and Respondents: Nicola Camerlenghi, Dartmouth College, and Nino Zchomelidse, Johns Hopkins University
Presider: Linda Safran, Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies
Speakers/Papers:
Rebecca Raynor, University of Sussex, "The Church of Santa Barbara, Matera: Cultural mixing in a tool shed"
Lev Arie Kaipitakin, Tel Aviv University, "Medieval Sicily’s Arab-Christian Art-in-Flux? Mutable Crosses and Christian Imagery in the Islamicate Ceilings of the Cappella Palatina"
Kristen Streahle, Cornell University, "TABIMUROLLI MUIDEM REP: Pseudo-Kufic, Retrograde Latin, and the Crusades Remembered on the Chiaramonte-Steri Ceiling"

Session Title: Medieval Art and Architecture in Southern Italy III: Learning, Production and Exchange in Schools, Monasteries, and Courts
Bernhard 209
Friday, May 9, 2014, 3:30-5:00pm
Organizers: Nicola Camerlenghi, Dartmouth College, and Nino Zchomelidse, Johns Hopkins University
Presider: Cathleen Fleck, Saint Louis University
Speakers/Papers:
Francesca Dell’Acqua, Università di Salerno [speaker unable to attend], "The Salerno School of Medicine, the Heritage of Archbishop Alphanus and the Narrative Program of the Salerno Ivories"
Reinhard Rupert Metzner, Independent Scholar, "Two Abbeys between Frontiers. Casamari and Fossanova and their Key Function in Theology, Politics and Architecture in the Times of Henry VI of Hohenstaufen"
Maria Rosaria Rinaldi, La Sapienza Rome, "Thirteenth-Century Angevin Lighthouses in Puglia"
Rebecca Corrie, Bates College, "Apulia: Patrons, Panels and Frinta’s ‘Adriatic’ Workshop"


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