Call for Papers

46th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12–15, 2011)

The Congress is an annual gathering of over 3,000 scholars interested in Medieval Studies. It features over 600 sessions of papers, panel discussions, roundtables, workshops, and performances. The full call for papers can be downloaded from the congress website here. Below are some sessions of interest to art historians. The congress website advises that anyone interested in contributing a paper should contact the session convenor as soon as possible.

American Society of Irish Medieval Studies (ASIMS) (3):

I. Art and Architecture in the Era of the Book of Kells
Maggie M. Williams
William Paterson Univ.
Art Dept., Ben Shahn Hall
300 Pompton Rd.
Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone: 646-342-1962, Fax: 973-720-3273,

AVISTA: The Association Villard de Honnecourt for the Interdisciplinary Study of Medieval Technology, Science, and Art: IV. Two Decades of Glory: Major Findings from Minor Sculpture in the Ile-de-France, 1125–1145.
Steven A. Walton
Pennsylvania State Univ.
130A Willard Building
201 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-863-9526, Fax: 814-865-3047,

International Society for the Study of Pilgrimage Art (2): I. In, Out, Up, Down, and Through: Innovative and Participatory Physical Architecture in the High and Late Middle Ages (1200–1600); II. Innovative and Participatory Fictive Architecture in the High and Late Middle Ages (1200–1600)
Sarah Blick
P.O. Box 619
Gambier, OH 43022
Phone: 740-392-2507, Fax: 740-427-5673,

Italian Art Society (4): The Study of the Art and Architecture of Italy: A Reassessment of the Discipline I–IV: I. Seminal Figures; II. Geographic Limits; III. The Temporal Element; IV. Urbanism
Felicity Ratté
Marlboro College
PO Box A
Marlboro, VT 05344
Phone: 802-258-9234, Fax: 802-257-4154,

Art and Reality in the Ninth Century: East and West (1)
Thalia Anagnostopoulos
1200 N. Herndon St. Apt. 445
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 510-469-5297,

Representations of the Secular in Medieval Art (1)
Nicole E. Ford
62B Church St.
Lebanon, NH 03766
Phone: 603-667-0540,