We are happy to announce that the College of Visual Arts and Design of the University of North Texas will be sponsoring our 7th Annual Medieval Graduate Student Symposium on Thursday and Friday April 11th and 12th, 2013. Details can be found on the UNT symposium website—http://www.art.unt.edu/medieval-symposium/.
Theme: "To Move and Be Moved: Physical and Psychological Transportation and Transformations in the Middle Ages.”
Dr. Janet Snyder, Professor of Art History at the West Virginia University, author of Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France: Appearance, Materials, and Significance (Ashgate 2011).
Dr. Susan Boynton, Professor of Musicology at Columbia University, author of Shaping a Monastic Identity: Liturgy and History at the Imperial Abbey of Farfa, 1000-1125 (Cornell University Press, 2006).
Call for Papers
While we will entertain papers on any topic from any discipline of Medieval Studies—Art History, Religion, Philosophy, English, History, Foreign Languages, Music, we particularly welcome those that engage the multifaceted topic of "To Move and Be Moved: Physical and Psychological Transportation and Transformations in the Middle Ages.” We encourage submission of papers that have been submitted and/or delivered elsewhere. Travel subvention of $300 will be awarded to the best paper. Deadline for submission of a 300 word abstract is December 1, 2012. Selected full papers will be due March 30th.
Paper Abstracts of 300 words should be sent to: Mickey.Abel@unt.edu orDr. Mickey Abel
Associate Professor, Medieval Art History
University of North Texas
1155 Union Station #305100
Denton, TX 76203-5017