49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 2014

2014 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 8-11
The IAS hosted its annual business meeting and a reception and sponsored three linked sessions at the 2014 meeting of the ICMS. Click on paper titles to read full abstracts.

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

Medieval Art and Architecture in Southern Italy I: Mobility and Materiality
Organizers: Nicola Camerlenghi, Dartmouth College and Nino Zchomelidse, Johns Hopkins University
Friday, May 9, 10:00-11:30 AM, Bernhard 209
Presider: Dorothy F. Glass, University at Buffalo

The Cult of Saints and Artistic Patronage in Early Christian Campania: Some Observations on the Funerary Areas of Nola, Capua, and Naples
Chiara Croci, University of Lausanne / University of Münster Read abstract

Between Divine and Human: Veneration of Saints in the Cripta Santa Margherita in Melfi
Danijela Zutic, McGill University Read abstract

A Syncretic Model and its Success: The Liturgical Installations at Salerno
Elisabetta Scirocco, University of Naples Federico II / Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte Read abstract

Gifts for St. Nick: Charles II and San Nicola in Bari
Jill Caskey, University of Toronto Read abstract

Medieval Art and Architecture in Southern Italy II: Multiethnic and Multi-Religious Environments
Friday, May 9, 1:30-3:00 PM, Bernhard 209
Organizers: Nicola Camerlenghi, Dartmouth College and Nino Zchomelidse, Johns Hopkins University
Presider: Linda Safran, Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies

Remarks
Nicola Camerlenghi, Dartmouth College and Nino Zchomelidse, Johns Hopkins University

The Church of Santa Barbara, Matera: Cultural mixing in a tool shed
Rebecca Raynor, University of Sussex Read abstract

Medieval Sicily’s Arab-Christian Art-in-Flux? Mutable Crosses and Christian Imagery in the Islamicate Ceilings of the Cappella Palatina
Lev Arie Kaipitakin, Tel Aviv University Read abstract

TABIMUROLLI MUIDEM REP: Pseudo-Kufic, Retrograde Latin, and the Crusades Remembered on the Chiaramonte-Steri Ceiling
Kristen Streahle, Cornell University Read abstract

Medieval Art and Architecture in Southern Italy III: Learning, Production and Exchange in Schools, Monasteries, and Courts
Organizers: Nicola Camerlenghi, Dartmouth College and Nino Zchomelidse, Johns Hopkins University
Friday, May 9, 3:30-5:00 PM, Bernhard 209
Presider: Cathleen Fleck, Saint Louis University

The Salerno School of Medicine, the Heritage of Archbishop Alphanus and the Narrative Program of the Salerno Ivories
Francesca Dell’Acqua, Università di Salerno [speaker unable to attend] Read abstract

Two Abbeys between Frontiers. Casamari and Fossanova and their Key Function in Theology, Politics and Architecture in the Times of Henry VI of Hohenstaufen
Reinhard Rupert Metzner, Independent Scholar Read abstract

Thirteenth-Century Angevin Lighthouses in Puglia
Maria Rosaria Rinaldi, La Sapienza Rome Read abstract

Apulia: Patrons, Panels and Frinta’s ‘Adriatic’ Workshop
Rebecca Corrie, Bates College Read abstract

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

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