Special Slade Lecture - The Materiality of the Divine: Aniconism, Iconoclasm, Iconography

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
October 31, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Classical Studies, Archaeology

Special Slade Lecture

31 October 2017

Examination Schools (East School)
High Street, Oxford

16:00-18:00, followed by a drinks reception

Professor Salvatore Settis
The Materiality of the Divine: Aniconism, Iconoclasm, Iconography

“Il n’est guère de matière si vaste que celle des monumens de l’Antiquité”. The Reception of Roman Antiquity in the Eighteenth Century : Crossed Perspectives

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 6, 2017
Location: 
Belgium
Subject Fields: 
Intellectual History, French History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Archaeology, Classical Studies

Argument

Queer Loves in Jewish History: From Ancient Israel to Europe before the Shoah

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Classical Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

We seek chapters of between approximately 5,500-8,000 words for an edited volume called Queer Loves in Jewish History: From Ancient Israel to Europe Before the Shoah to be published by University of Wisconsin Press in their prestigious Judaic Studies series.

Call for Papers: Wilderness, Frontiers, and New Worlds in Antiquity Graduate Student Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 31, 2017
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Classical Studies, Ancient History, Archaeology, Geography

Call for Papers:

Wilderness, Frontiers, and New Worlds in Antiquity

Biennial Classics Graduate Student Conference

New York University

November 4, 2017

Deadline EXTENDED to August 31, 2017

The Tableau Vivant: Across Media, History, and Culture

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 30, 2017 to December 2, 2017
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Classical Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

The Tableau Vivant – Across Media, History, and Culture

 

Deadline for submissions: 30 July 2017

Place: Columbia University, New York

Date: 30 November – 2 December 2017

Contact: Vito Adriaensens (va2329@columbia.edu)

 

Call for Submissions: Živa Antika / Antiquité Vivante 66

Type: 
Journal
Date: 
June 14, 2017 to October 1, 2017
Location: 
Macedonia
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Archaeology, Classical Studies, Linguistics, Literature

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the editorial board of the journal “Živa Antika / Antiquité Vivante”, I am pleased to invite you to send your submissions for the 66th Volume of the Journal, which is expected to be published at the end of 2017.

1) Shakespeare's Source Materials, and 2) New Views In Critical Theory -- NeMLA 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2017
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Classical Studies, Humanities, Literature

1) One way to delve into Shakespeare's creative plotting is by examining what at first glance appears to indicate lack of creativity—his inveterate unabashed "borrowing" of plots.  How he altered his sources provides insight into his stagecraft.  This seminar seeks papers that shed light on his creative processes by analyzing the effects of the additions, deletions, or modifications between Shakespeare's product and his sources, as well as differing versions of a play, new sources, or historical events (e.g., the death of Hamnet).

and

Law and Empire in the Longue Durée

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 23, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Classical Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies

This is a general call for papers in anticipation of an intimate two-day seminar to be held at the University of Cambridge on Friday 23rd March and Saturday 24th March, 2018. This will be an advanced workshop, with drafts circulated in advance. The event will showcase a number of rare and searching attempts to identify continuities and differences across ancient, medieval, and modern legal and imperial contexts.

Istanbul: The Story of a City from Roman times to the Ottoman Conquest

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
June 12, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Arabic History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Classical Studies

"Istanbul: The Story of a City from Roman times to the Ottoman Conquest"

With Roberta Marin (Nasser Khalili Collection & SOAS)

on Monday 12th June 2017

at The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York (UK)

from 6:30pm – 7:30pm

 

Attendance by free ticket only available at http://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2017/talks/instanbul-story-of-a-city/ 

 

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