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Placing Sacrality in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

Placing Sacrality in Medieval and Early Modern Culture
170 St. George St. room 100a
Time: Apr 11th, 9:30 am End: Apr 11th, 2:30 pm
Interest Categories: Spanish & Portuguese (FAS), Religion, Study of (FAS), Music, Faculty of , Medieval Studies (FAS), Italian Studies (FAS), History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), German (FAS), French and Linguistics (UTSC), French (FAS), English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Drama, Theatre, Performance Studies (FAS), Classics (FAS), Book History/Print Culture, Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC), Art (FAS), Architecture, Landscape, Design, 400-1200, 1500-1800, 1200-1500
One-day workshop about sacrality and place.

The Jackman Humanities Institute's Working Group on Sacrality and Space is pleased to present

Placing Sacrality in Medieval and Early Modern Culture


ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to serious illness, Thomas Lentes has had to cancel his travel plans.  Therefore, his lecture on April 10 from 3-5 pm is cancelled.  The workshop will go ahead as planned on April 11, 2013.  The program below has been altered to reflect these circumstances, and it is our hope that Professor Lentes will be able to visit Toronto to present his lecture next year.

An Interdisciplinary Workshop

April 10, 2013, 3pm-5pm: Keynote Lecture -- CANCELLED
Thomas Lentes (University of Münster): Constructing Sacred Space: Medieval Rituals of Church Dedication
April 11, 2013
9:30 -- 10:45 am

Markus Stock (University of Toronto): Placing Sacrality: Some Introductory Remarks
Suzanne Akbari (University of Toronto): Locating the Sacred: The Holy Sites of Jerusalem in Crusader Maps and Itineraries
11:00 – 11:45 pm
Matt Kavaler (University of Toronto): Mapping the Netherlandish Carved Altarpiece in Space and Time
Lunch Break 11:45 -- 1:00 pm
1:00 -- 2:30 pm
Beatrice Trinca (Free University of Berlin): Spaces of Inspiration and Christine de Pizan's Livre de la Cité des Dames
Nicola Vöhringer (University of Toronto): Ad elevationem: Sacred Space, Mise-en-Scène, and Imagination


This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.  For further information, please contact Working Group leader Professor Markus Stock at (416) 946-2327.

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