Session Title

Embodiment: Senses, Body, and Space in Medieval Art and Architecture

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Amanda R. Luyster

Organizer Affiliation

College of the Holy Cross

Presider Name

Amanda R. Luyster

Paper Title 1

Sensescapes and Sensation in the Twelfth-Century Church

Presenter 1 Name

Jennifer P. Kingsley

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Johns Hopkins Univ.

Paper Title 2

Physical Proximity, Emotions, and Gender in the Becket Miracle Windows at Trinity Chapel Ambulatory, Canterbury Cathedral

Presenter 2 Name

Eun Seon (Ludia) Bae

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 3

An Eye for an Eye? Violence against Sacred Images and Corporal Punishment in the Late Medieval City

Presenter 3 Name

Rebekah Perry

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Oregon State Univ.

Paper Title 4

The Sound of Silence: Private Devotion in Fifteenth-Century Italy beyond the Senses

Presenter 4 Name

Serenella Sessini, Laura Stefanescu

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Univ. of Sheffield, Univ. of Sheffield

Start Date

12-5-2016 3:30 PM

Session Location

Fetzer 1010

Description

This session explores the embodied nature of human experience as it inflects our relationship with medieval art and architecture. Papers address the role of the senses and the “sensescape” in liturgical experience, the depiction of bodies interacting in stained glass, physical contact between cult objects and their beholders, and the role of music in a book of hours.

Amanda R. Luyster

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May 12th, 3:30 PM

Embodiment: Senses, Body, and Space in Medieval Art and Architecture

Fetzer 1010

This session explores the embodied nature of human experience as it inflects our relationship with medieval art and architecture. Papers address the role of the senses and the “sensescape” in liturgical experience, the depiction of bodies interacting in stained glass, physical contact between cult objects and their beholders, and the role of music in a book of hours.

Amanda R. Luyster