IAS at Kalamazoo

Each year, the IAS sponsors three linked sessions at the annual meeting of the International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS). The Congress is an annual gathering of more than 3,000 scholars interested in medieval studies, broadly defined. The IAS seeks session proposals that cover Italian art from the fourth through the fifteenth centuries. The annual deadline is April 15See our submission guidelines for eligibility requirements to propose a session for IAS at Kalamazoo.

See below for more information on currentupcoming, and past IAS participation at the International Congress on Medieval Studies.

Current Conference

2015 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 14-17
The IAS will host three linked sessions at the 2015 International Congress on Medieval Studies.

Civic Foundation Legends in Italian Art I-III
Organizer: Max Grossman, University of Texas at El Paso Read abstract

I: Rome and the City-Republics
Chair: Judith Steinhoff, University of Houston

A City Divided: Geographic Hierarchy and Civic Identity in Late Medieval Rome
Catherine R. Carver, University of Michigan Read abstract

The Ponte Vecchio in Giovanni Villani’s History of Florence
Theresa Flanigan, The College of Saint Rose Read abstract

Janus, John the Baptist, and Neptune: Foundation Myths in Medieval and Renaissance Genoa
George Gorse, Pomona College Read abstract

II.  The Southern Kingdom
Chair: Nino Zchomelidse, Johns Hopkins University

A Phoenician Past for Norman Palermo
Evanthia Baboula, University of Victoria, Canada Read abstract

Angevin Cult or Cult of the Angevins? The Procession of the Santa Maria Patrona Statue in Lucera
Alexander Harper, Bryn Mawr College Read abstract

Imperial Fabrications: The Habsburgs in Messina and Palermo
Tamara Morgenstern, Independent Scholar  Read abstract

III. Roundtable Discussion
Chair: Carrie Beneš, New College of Florida

Max Grossman, University of Texas at El Paso
Judith Steinhoff, University of Houston
Nino Zchomelidse, Johns Hopkins University

Upcoming Conferences

2016 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15 
The Programs Committee is accepting session ideas and proposals in any stage of development. Members interested in putting together a panel or linked panels should send a one-page CV, a brief abstract (250 words max), session title, a short list of potential or desired speakers (they need not be confirmed), the name the name of potential chair(s) with email addresses, affiliation, and one-page CV to the IAS Program Committee Chair. Please adhere to our submission guidelines and note that organizers may not link other, non-IAS sponsored sessions to IAS-sponsored sessions. Deadline 
15 April 2015.

IAS Travel Grants
Presenters at ICMS may be eligible for an IAS Travel Grant. Graduate students and scholars within 10 years of receipt of the PhD who do not hold a tenured position may apply, even if the paper is not presented in an IAS-sponsored session. Deadline 1 November.

Other Kalamazoo Travel Grants
Deadline: November 1.
The Archibald Cason Edwards, Senior, and Sarah Stanley Gordon Edwards Memorial Travel Awards are available to female emerging scholars who are presenting papers on European medieval art in Sponsored and Special Sessions. Read more

Congress Travel Awards for scholars from regions of the world underrepresented at past Congresses. Read more

Otto Gründler Travel Award with preference for Congress participants from central European nations. Read more

Kathryn M. Karrer Travel Awards for graduate students. The Kathryn M. Karrer Travel Awards are available to students enrolled in a graduate program in any field at the time of application who are presenting papers in Sponsored and Special Sessions. Read more

Past IAS Sessions at Kalamazoo

49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 2014
48th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 2013
47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 2012
46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 2011
45th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 2010

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