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International Medieval Congress, Leeds

Posted By ltempest On February 17, 2013 @ 9:57 pm In Issue 66,News | Comments Disabled

Fig. 1. Canterbury Cathedral, nIII 40: the cure of Godwin, a leper from Boxgrove Priory.

Fig. 1. Canterbury Cathedral, nIII 40: the cure of Godwin, a leper from Boxgrove Priory.

This year’s International Medieval Congress in Leeds (1–4 July) includes a number of sessions relating to medieval stained glass.

Monday 1 July 2013, 16.30–18.00
‘Medieval Stained Glass in Wales after the Middle Ages: Survival, Loss, and Reinvention’, by Martin Crampin, Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth University

Wednesday 3 July 2013, 09.00–10.30
‘Leprosy in the “Miracle Windows” of Canterbury Cathedral’ by Rachel M. Koopmans, Department of History, York University, Ontario

Thursday 4 July 2013, 09.00–10.30
‘Constantine and Charlemagne: An Apologia for the Fourth Crusade in the Windows at Chartres Cathedral’, by Christopher Timm, Department of Art History, Florida State University

Thursday 4 July 2013, 11.15–12.45
‘Beyond the Physicality of Prayer in Medieval Stained Glass’, by Ileana Vesa, Emanuel University, Oradea

Two related sessions will also appeal to readers.

Thursday 4 July 2013, 09.00–10.30
‘St Eligius and the Miracle of the Horseshoe: A 15th-Century Wall Painting at Highworth Church, Wiltshire’, by Ellie Pridgeon, Department of the History of Art & Film, University of Leicester / Science Museum, London

Thursday 4 July 2013, 11.15–12.45
‘Painting Passion: Violence and Imagination in the Wall Paintings of the Sainte-Chapelle’, by Emily Davenport Guerry, Merton College, University of Oxford

For more information, visit the website.


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