אירוע // כנס: כנס אימגו מס' 14 - בחולי ובבריאות: מגפות, מחלות ורפואה באמנות ימי הבינים והעת החדשה המוקדמת [חיפה, מקוון] 12-13.1.21

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Imago – The Israeli Association of Visual Culture in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period, and the Department of Art History, University of Haifa are thrilled to publish the program of the 14th Annual Imago conference:

“In Sickness and in Health: Pestilence, Disease, and Healing in Medieval and Early Modern Art”.

The two-day international conference will be held online, January 12-13, 2021.

We invite you to join us for a rich event that will explore a diverse variety of fascinating subjects, such as “Healing, Humor and Pleasure”, “The Sick and Disabled Body”, and “Gendering Disease”.

Participation is free and there are no registration fees. To attend, please fill out the online registration form (below)

Program:

Day 1 – Tuesday, 12 January 2021

09:00–09:30 Greetings and Opening Remarks

Efraim Lev, Dean – Faculty of Humanities, University of Haifa

Emma Maayan-Fanar, Chairperson – Department of Art History, University of Haifa

Gil Fishhof, Chairperson – Imago, The Israeli Association for Visual Culture in the Middle Ages

09:30–11:00 Session 1. Plague and the Artistic Process: Continuity, Change and Opportunity

Chair: Gil Fishhof, University of Haifa

Daniel Unger, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Carlo Borromeo’s Plague in Bolognese Painting

Cyprien Fuchs, Neuchâtel University

Picturing the Black Death as an Opportunity. The Case of Taddeo Gaddi’s San Giovanni Fuorcivitas Polyptych

Rita Yates, Warburg Institute, University of London

The Sacred Heart of Jesus: Image, Rhetoric, and Practice during the Great Plague of Marseille (1720-22)

11:00–11:30 Coffee Break

11:30–13:00 Session 2. Images and the Codification of Medical Knowledge

Chair: Daniel Unger, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Sivan Gottlieb, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Art of Healing: The Case of a Hebrew Herbal

Elena Berger, Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Science

From Prophecy to Medical Treatises: “Monsters” in Medical Illustrations of Early Modern France

Kathleen Walker-Meikle, King's College, London

The Zodiac Horse: Animals in Astrological-Medical Diagrams in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Periods

13:00–14:30 Lunch Break

14:30–16:00 Session 3. Healing, Humor and Pleasure

Chair: Gili Shalom, Tel-Aviv University

Dafna Nissim, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Pleasures vs. Plague Fear – Court Scenes in Two Manuscripts of The Decameron Made for Philip the Good

Anne Williams, University of Richmond

Healing Laughter: Death and Humor in Medieval Art

Fabienne Gallaire, Independent Scholar

Looking through the Glass: The Uroscopist Figure as Visual Satire

16:00–16:30 Coffee Break

16:30–18:00 Session 4. The Sick and Disabled Body

Chair: Emma Maayan-Fanar, University of Haifa

Gili Shalom, Tel-Aviv University

Healing of the Disabled in St. Honorius Portal at Amiens Cathedral and Its Reception

Jennifer M. Feltman, The University of Alabama

The Afflicted Body and the Aesthetic of Wholeness in Gothic Sculpture

Sharon Strocchia and Ryan Kelly, Emory University

Picturing the Pox in Italian Popular Prints, 1550-1650

Day 2 – Wednesday, 13 January 2021

09:30–11:30 Session 1. Gendering Disease and Healing

Chair: Jochai Rosen, University of Haifa

Nirit Ben Aryeh Debby, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Female Saints and the Plague in Italy: St. Clare of Assisi and St. Catherine of Siena

Sara Benninga, Tel-Aviv University

Lovesickness and Stone Operations: Gendered Disease and its Artistic Representation

Anastasija Ropa, Latvian Academy of Sport Education

Depicting Disease and Healing in the Early Modern Rus: The Story of St. Pyotr and St. Fevronia

Sharon Khalifa-Gueta, University of Haifa

The Image of St. Margaret Emerging from the Dragon as an Emotional Director for Coping with Childbirth

11:30–12:00 Coffee Break

12:00–13:30 Session 2. The Power of Images: Healing and Apotropaic Functions

Chair: Sharon Khalifa-Gueta, University of Haifa

Giuditta Gentile, Independent Scholar

Sacred Images to Ward off the Plague: The Case of an Early Sixteenth-Century Italian Print

Shir Blum, Tel-Aviv University

Assisting in Childbirth: The Material Variety of Amulets as Obstetrical Aides

Rebekkah C. Hart, University of California, Riverside

‘Against All Unknown Afflictions’: Medicine and Healing in English Alabaster ‘St. John’s Heads’ (c. 1417-1550)

13:30-15:00 Lunch Break

15:00–17:00 Session 3. Sites of Healing: Space, Identity and Trauma

Chair: Assaf Pinkus, Tel-Aviv University

Brittany Forniotis, Duke University

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Italian Lazzaretti and Collective Trauma in Fourteenth and Fifteenth-Century Italian Cities

Joana Balsa de Pinho, University of Lisbon,

Renaissance Hospitals in Portugal: Art and Architecture Regarding Sickness and Health

Anđela Gavrilović, University of Belgrade

The Scenes of Christ’s Miraculous Healings in the Church of Hagia Sophia in Trebizond: The Meaning and the Reasons of Their Depiction

Emily Jay, Texas Tech University

Hollow, Hallowed Body: Santa Rosalia and the Reconstruction of Identities in Palermo during the 1624 Plague

The conference will be held online via Zoom. For registration and a link to the meetings please register at the link below, or contact gfishhof@staff.haifa.ac.il

The conference is held according to Israel local time (GMT+2).

Organizing committee: Gil Fishhof, Mazi Kuzi, Jochai Rosen, Margo Stroumsa-Uzan

https://www.imago-israel.com/

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