ONLINE TALK: The Maius Masterclass with Prof. Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras, 10 July 2020, 4pm on Zoom

The second Maius Masterclass will take place on 10 July 2020, 4–5pm on Zoom. We will welcome Professor Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela), who will explore the theme of visual genres as one of the recurring threads of her academic career. Please click here to join (you will be asked to registerContinue reading “ONLINE TALK: The Maius Masterclass with Prof. Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras, 10 July 2020, 4pm on Zoom”

The Maius Masterclass: Inaugural Event with Dr Hilary Macartney, 26 June 2020, 4pm on Zoom

Click here for more information, the schedule, and registration This series of masterclasses encourages creative dialogue between early-career and established scholars. We have invited historians of art and culture who have challenged established classifications, chronologies and geographies. Discussing texts and objects from their research, they will share experiences of investigating the Iberian and Latin AmericanContinue reading “The Maius Masterclass: Inaugural Event with Dr Hilary Macartney, 26 June 2020, 4pm on Zoom”

Maius Workshop Meeting: ‘Nature’, 15 June, 6pm (online workshop and call for work-in-progress presentations)

From the Maius Workshop: Join us on Zoom at 6:00 pm (London) on 15 June 2020 for the Maius Workshop’s second online event. Please click here to join (please note you will be asked to register and download Zoom, so we recommend you sign up in advance). You can use your PC, Mac, iPad, iPhoneContinue reading “Maius Workshop Meeting: ‘Nature’, 15 June, 6pm (online workshop and call for work-in-progress presentations)”

Maius Workshop Welcome Meeting: Gordon House, London, 10 October 2019, 6:00pm

The Maius Workshop returns for the 2019–20 academic year! Please join us for an informal welcome meeting, which will take place on Thursday 10 October, 2019, at 6:00pm in Room 209 in Gordon House, 29 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0PP (at UCL, but just outside the main campus: click here for directions) This eventContinue reading “Maius Workshop Welcome Meeting: Gordon House, London, 10 October 2019, 6:00pm”

Maius Workshop Meeting: Emily Floyd, ‘The Word as Object in Colonial South America’, QMUL, 3 June 2018, 4:30pm–5:30pm

The Maius Workshop’s next event will take place at 4:30–5:30 pm on 3 June 2019 at QMUL (Arts Two, room 2.18). We are delighted to welcome Emily Floyd, Lecturer in Visual Culture and Art before 1700 at UCL, for a conversation on her forthcoming article, ‘The Word as Object in Colonial South America’. A draft ofContinue reading “Maius Workshop Meeting: Emily Floyd, ‘The Word as Object in Colonial South America’, QMUL, 3 June 2018, 4:30pm–5:30pm”

INSCRIBING COLONIALISM IN FIFTEENTH-CENTURY PORTUGAL, 26 MARCH 2019, QMUL

The next meeting of the Maius Workshop will take place tomorrow,26 March, 4:30–5:30pm, in room Law G3 at QMUL (335 Mile End Rd, London E1 4FQ). Click here for a map of the Campus. Jessica Barker, Lecturer in Medieval History at the Courtauld Institute of Art, will lead a seminar entitled Inscribing Colonialism in Fifteenth-Century Portugal. The session will consider inscriptions,Continue reading “INSCRIBING COLONIALISM IN FIFTEENTH-CENTURY PORTUGAL, 26 MARCH 2019, QMUL”

Maius Workshop Meeting: Alex Letvin, ‘Baroque Rivals? Zurbarán and Murillo Between Seville and Madrid’

The next meeting of the Maius Workshop will take place on 18 February, 5–6pm, in the Research Forum, Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square, Penton Rise, Kings Cross, London WC1X 9EW (*Please note the change of address). Alex Letvin, Andrew W. Mellon and Maude de Schauensee Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow in the Department of European Painting and Sculpture at the Philadelphia MuseumContinue reading “Maius Workshop Meeting: Alex Letvin, ‘Baroque Rivals? Zurbarán and Murillo Between Seville and Madrid’”

Lecture, ‘Images, devotion and emotion in 13th- and 14th-century Castile’. 5pm, Wednesday 18th April, 2018. Courtauld Institute of Art

Fernando Gutiérrez Baños (University of Valladolid), ‘Images, devotion and emotion in 13th- and 14th-century Castile’. 5pm, Wednesday 18th April 2018. Courtauld Institute of Art What was the role of images in the religious experience of Castilian people of the 13th and 14th centuries? There is no clear answer, and the scarcity of written evidence has prompted muchContinue reading “Lecture, ‘Images, devotion and emotion in 13th- and 14th-century Castile’. 5pm, Wednesday 18th April, 2018. Courtauld Institute of Art”

Third meeting of the Maius Workshop: ‘Inside and Outside Geographical Boundaries,’ March 13, 6–7:30, Room G21A, Senate House, London

Third Meeting of The Maius Workshop: “Inside and Outside Geographical Boundaries,” Senate House (Room G21A), 13/3/2018 from 6 pm to 7.30 pm