Session Title

Material Metamorphoses

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Rachel Danford, Chiara Valle

Organizer Affiliation

Johns Hopkins Univ., Johns Hopkins Univ.

Presider Name

Chiara Valle

Paper Title 1

Metamorphosis by Vision: The Transformative Effect of the Crucifixus Dolorosus

Presenter 1 Name

Meredith Raucher

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Johns Hopkins Univ.

Paper Title 2

An Infirmary of Curative Materials: Medical Practitioners and Miraculous Images amid the Canonization of Ignatius of Loyola

Presenter 2 Name

Jonathan E. Greenwood

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Johns Hopkins Univ.

Paper Title 3

From Rock to Canvas: A Fourteenth-Century Fresco Fragment in the Walters Art Museum

Presenter 3 Name

Pamela Betts

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Walters Art Museum

Start Date

11-5-2014 8:30 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1355

Description

This session takes an interdisciplinary approach to the theme of the transformation of matter from one state into another in the later Middle Ages, focusing especially on medieval visual and material culture. The papers explore intersections between art, science, medicine, and theology.

Rachel Danford, Chiara Valle

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May 11th, 8:30 AM

Material Metamorphoses

Schneider 1355

This session takes an interdisciplinary approach to the theme of the transformation of matter from one state into another in the later Middle Ages, focusing especially on medieval visual and material culture. The papers explore intersections between art, science, medicine, and theology.

Rachel Danford, Chiara Valle