Conferences & Lectures - ICMS

2018 International Congress on Medieval Studies

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Location: Western Michigan University

Sessions Sponsored by the Italian Art Society

Session Title: Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World I
Schneider 1140
Saturday May 12, 2018, 1:30-3:00pm
Organizer and Presider: Brad Hostetler, Kenyon College
Organizer and Presider: Joseph Kopta, Pratt Institute
Speakers/Papers:
Ana Munk, University of Zagreb, “Sacer Lapis in Andrea Dandolo’s Program for the Baptistery of San Marco”
Danai Thomaidis, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, “Byzantine Icons in Venetian Piety: Medium – Message – Fruition from the East to the West”
Mark H. Summers, University of Wisconsin-Madison, “Material Meanings: Islamic Rock Crystal from Constantinople to Venice”

Session Title: Venice, Materiality, and the Byzantine World II
Schneider 1140
Saturday May 12, 2018, 3:30-5:00pm
Organizer and Presider: Brad Hostetler, Kenyon College
Organizer and Presider: Joseph Kopta, Pratt Institute
Speakers/Papers:
Justin Greenlee, University of Virginia, “The Staurotheke of Basilios Bessarion as a Weapon for Crusade”
Galina Tirnanic, Oakland University, “The Triumphal Gateway of Venice: Columns on the Piazzetta di San Marco”
John Witty, Emory University, “The Santa Chiara Polyptych: A Trecento Translation of a Hybrid Luxury Aesthetic”


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