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Publié le mardi 01 mai 2007 par Corinne Cassé

Résumé

A research workshop of the Israel Science Foundation (ISF) and the Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and Diplomacy, with support from the President and Rector, Ben Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Beer Sheva, titled: “Art as Historical Text”, is organized by Avital Heyman, Department of the Arts, BGU. The workshop will be held in BGU on 14-16 May 2007. Topics to be discussed: Pilgrimage and cultic practices in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim societies; construction of cultic shrines; art and historical, social, and liturgical reality (East and West).

Annonce

Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation

 Department of the Arts, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

 In collaboration and with support from The Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and Diplomacy

 

 May 14-17, 2007

 To be held at The Marcus Family Campus

Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva

Conference Hall Rotem ("Ulam Rotem"), Student Building

 

 Monday, May 14, 2007

 

9:30-10:30

Opening

Greetings: Haim Finkelstein, Chair, Department of the Arts
Yoram Meital, Chair, The Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and Diplomacy

 

Introduction

Avital Heyman, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

  

11:00-12:30

Mapping the World

Chair: Mary Carruthers, New York University

 

Conrad Rudolph, University of California, Riverside

The Requirements for Salvation: Hugh of Saint-Victor, Abelard, and The Mystic Ark

Andreina Contessa, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

A Possible History: Exploring a Presumed Map of Theodulphe of Orleans

Corinna Bottiglieri, Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”

Texts Becoming Images: the carmina figurata between Christian Symbolism and Panegyrist Tradition in the Carolingian Empire

  

14:30-16:00

Shrines and Liturgy: East and West Chair and Correspondent: Erica Cruikshank Dodd, University of Victoria

Michele Bacci, Università di Siena

Some Remarks on "Mixed" Shrines in the Levant during the Late Middle Ages

Yiska Harani, Independent Scholar

The Holy Light Ceremony and the Easter Pilgrimage to Jerusalem: Reflecting and Molding of Identities

Sara Offenberg, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

The Deer Hunt in the Worms Mahzor: The Illustration of a Liturgical
Poem and Jewish-Christian Polemics

  

16:30-18:00

Art and History on the Crossroads

Chair: Paula Gerson, Florida State University

 

Simona Cohen, Tel Aviv University

Painted Chapels in the Mountains of Savoy: Artistic Documents on the Crossroads

Erica Cruikshank Dodd, University of Victoria

Crusader Painting in the Levant

Avraham Ronen, Tel Aviv University

An Attempt on the Life of King Ferrante I of Aragon: its Depiction on the Bronze Doors of the Castelnuovo [Naples] and its Meaning

 

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

 

9:30-11:00

Saints: Cult and History

Chair: Conrad Rudolph, University of California, Riverside

 

Nirit Ben-Aryeh Debby, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Saint Antoninus of Florence: Giambologna's San Salviati Reliefs

Daniel Unger, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

A Message to the King of France: A Political Interpretation of the St. Petronilla Altarpiece in St. Peter's

  

11:30-13:00

Muslim Imagery: Historical Overview

Chair: Yoram Meital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

 

Rachel Milstein, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Portrait of the Muslim Ruler as the Image of his Time

Housni Alkhateeb-Shehada, Levinsky College of Education

Illustrated Medieval Treatises on Islamic Veterinary Medicine

  

15:00-16:30

Jewish Imagery: Historical Overview

Chair: Katrin Kogman-Appel, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

 

Ephraim Shoham-Steiner, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

The Slaughter of the Innocents: Medieval Jewish Representations of Pharaoh's Blood Bath, Texts and illustrations

Simha Goldin, Tel Aviv University

Visible Language, Prose, Liturgical Poems and Illustrations: Means of Remembering and Commemoration in Medieval Jewish Communities

Ram Ben-Shalom, Open University, Ra'anana

Artistic Imagery in Jewish Medieval Exempla and Biblical Interpretations

  

17:00-18:30

Time and Liturgy

Chair: Michele Bacci, Università di Siena

 

Margo Strumza-Uzan, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

What has the Legend of the True Cross to do with Gender Issues?

Renana Bartal-Cohen, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Pepys Apocalypse: A Case of Visual Translation

Elizabeth Valdez del Alamo, Montclair State University, New Jersey

The Ascension from Head to Toe

  

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

 

8:30-10:00

The Pilgrimage Roads Revisited

Chair: Elizabeth Valdez del Alamo, Montclair State University, New Jersey

 

Paula Gerson, Florida State University

 Painting Romanesque Monumental Sculpture: Essential or Skeen-Deep?

Manuel Castiñeiras González, MNAC - Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona

Historical Context or Liturgical Background? The Making of Romanesque Portals

Stephen Lamia, Dowling College, Oakdale

Program or Pastiche: The Sculptural Enigma at the Tumba di Rotari

  

10:30-12:00

Heretics and Saints in the Christian Church

Chair: Simona Cohen, Tel Aviv University

 

Alessia Trivellone, Université de Nice

Heresy and the Iconography of Heretics in Medieval Europe (11th -13th Centuries)

Debra Higgs Strickland, University of Glasgow

Christus contrarius:  Antichrist, the Pope, and the Jews

Sharon Roubach, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Golden Twin Stars: Peter Damian and the Martyrs Pergentinus and Lauretinus

  

13:30-15:00

Mediterranean Convergences

Chair: Ora Limor, Open University, Ra'anana

 

Galit Noga-Banai, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Visual Contacts between Jewish Communities in the Diaspora and 
Palestine during the Fourth Century

Avriel Bar-Levav, Open University, Ra'anana

Scenes of Death: Christian Images and Jewish Texts

  

15:30-17:00

Art, Society, and Collective Memory

Chair: Avital Heyman, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

 

Sarit Shalev-Eyni, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Reality and Fantasy: Nobility in Jewish Context

Mary Carruthers, New York University

Thinking in Images: Invention, Memory, and Place   

 

17:30Beer Sheva – Jerusalem

 

19:30 Dinner in Jerusalem

  

Thursday, 17 May, 2007

 

Jerusalem: Mount of Olives

Attendance of all workshop's participants in the Catholic and Orthodox celebration of the Feast of the Ascension

 

 

Lieux

  • Ben Gurion University
    Beer-Sheva, Israël

Dates

  • lundi 14 mai 2007
  • jeudi 17 mai 2007

Fichiers attachés

Mots-clés

  • art, histoire, pèlerinage, hagiographie, mémoire

Contacts

  • Avital Heyman
    courriel : avital-h [at] zahav [dot] net [dot] il

Source de l'information

  • Alessia Trivellone
    courriel : alessiatrivellone [at] tin [dot] it

Pour citer cette annonce

« Art as Historical Text », Colloque, Calenda, Publié le mardi 01 mai 2007, http://calenda.org/193026