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Resounding Images: Medieval Intersections

Friday, May 3, 2013 (All day)
Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House

Resounding Images: Medieval Intersections of Art, Music, and Sound A Conference of the University Seminar on Medieval Studies Faculty House, Columbia University, May 3, 2013 Program

9:00am Welcome (Susan Boynton, Columbia University/Diane Reilly, Indiana University)

9:15-10:45 am (Chair: Holger Klein, Columbia University) Roland Betancourt, Yale University

Fulfillment and the Medium: The Image-Text in Byzantine Gospel Lectionaries of the Late Eleventh Century

Henry Schilb, Index of Christian Art, Princeton University Singing, Shouting, Crying, and Saying: Embroidered Veils and the Sounds of the Byzantine Rite

Nancy P. evčenko, Independent Scholar

Written Voices. The Spoken Word in Byzantine Monumental Painting

10:45-11:00 am break

11:00 am -12:30 pm (Chair: Vivian Mann, Jewish Theological Seminary) Elizabeth Valdez del lamo, Montclair State University Hearing the Image at Santo Domingo de Silos

Tom Nickson, Courtauld Institute of Art

Vox Domini Sonat: Conquest, Change and Continuity in Medieval Iberia

Matthew G. Shoaf, Ursinus College

The Voice in Relief: Sculpture and Vocal Surplus at the Rise of Naturalism

12:30-1:45 pm Lunch, Faculty House

1:45-3:45 pm (Chair: Kathryn Smith, New York University) Margot Fassler, University of Notre Dame, and Jeffrey Hamburger, Harvard University John the Baptist at Paradies bei Soest: A Newly-Discovered Office and Its Visual Program

Isabelle Marchesin, Universit de Poitiers The musica of the Jongleur in the Rhetorical Strategies of Medieval Texts and Images

Sbastien Biay, Universit de Poitiers

Building a Church with Music: The Plainchant Capitals at Cluny, c. 1100

3:45-4:00 pm break

4:00-5:15 pm (Chair: Nancy Wu, The Cloisters and The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Sheila Bonde, Brown University, and Clark Maines, Wesleyan University Performing Silence and Regulating Sound: The Soundscape of the Medieval Cloister of Saint-Jean-des-Vignes

Stephen Murray, Columbia University

The Voice of the Interlocutor in the Cathedral

5:15 pm: Discussion of all the papers

6 pm Dinner, Faculty House

Saturday, May 4, 3 pm, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary:

Concert of Byzantine and Latin Chant


This conference is sponsored by the University Seminar on Medieval Studies, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, the Department of Art History and Archeology, the Department of History, the Department of Music, and the Axion Estin Foundation.