EMA Newsletter: 28 September 2018

28 September 2018

EMA NEWS

EMA Book Reviews:  September 2018

The September EMA list of open-access book reviews is now available here and under “Research.”

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Faking It:  Forgery and Fabrication in Late Medieval and Early Modern Culture

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Faking It:  Forgery and Fabrication in Late Medieval and Early Modern Culture” (due 30 Jan, Gothenburg, Sweden) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Seventh St. Louis University Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies 

The call for papers and sessions for the Seventh St. Louis University Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies (due 31 Dec, St. Louis, Missouri, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

The Secret Lives of Architectural Drawings and Models:  From Translating to Archiving, Collecting, and Displaying

The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Secret Lives of Architectural Drawings and Models:  From Translating to Archiving, Collecting, and Displaying” (due 11 Oct, London, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

LECTURES

Nicholas Hawksmoor & Castle Howard Gardens

Information on the lecture entitled “Nicholas Hawksmoor & Castle Howard Gardens” (6 Mar, London, UK) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

16th-Century House Restored in Mexico City

A 16th-century Mexican home, the oldest in Mexico City and one of the oldest on the North American continent, has recently been restored.  For more details, click here.

Guarini’s Cappella della Sindone in Turin Now Open

The late seventeenth-century Cappella della Sindone by Guarino Guarini in Turin has been fully restored and has reopened after its destruction in a 1997 fire.  For more details, click here.

Wooden Dragons Return to William Chambers’s Chinese Pagoda at Kew

As originally designed, the late eighteenth-century Chinese Pagoda designed by William Chambers for Kew Gardens in London had roofs encircled by wooden dragons; after 234 years and with the help of 3D technology, most of those dragons have now been recreated at Kew.  For more details, click here.

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