47th International Congress on Medieval Studies (2012)

Session Title

Active Objects I: Optics and Transparency

Sponsoring Organization(s)

International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA)

Organizer Name

Karen Overbey

Organizer Affiliation

Tufts Univ.

Presider Name

Maggie M. Williams

Presider Affiliation

William Paterson Univ.

Paper Title 1

Active Optics: Carolingian Rock Crystal on Later Medieval Reliquaries

Presenter 1 Name

Genevra Kornbluth

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Kornbluth Photography

Paper Title 2

Copper-Alloy Substrates in Precious Metal Treasury Objects: Concealed and Yet Excessive

Presenter 2 Name

Joseph Salvatore Ackley

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Institute of Fine Arts, New York Univ.

Paper Title 3

Crystal Words: Transparent Objects in Medieval German Literature

Presenter 3 Name

Bettina Bildhauer

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of St. Andrews

Paper Title 4

Between Optics and Preaching: Pacino di Bonaguida and the Artistic Mediation of Vision

Presenter 4 Name

Christopher R. Lakey

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Johns Hopkins Univ.

Start Date

11-5-2012 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1130

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May 11th, 10:00 AM

Active Objects I: Optics and Transparency

Schneider 1130