Conversations in Honour of Jane Hawkes

Saturday 20 June 2015, 10.45AM21 June 5.00pm

Jane Hawkes

Dr Jane Hawkes’s contribution to the scholarship of early medieval art has been particularly noteworthy: addressing Old English Literature, Art History, Archaeology, iconography, stone sculpture, exegesis, the institutional & cultural identities of Rome and Stone, cultural transfer between East & West, eschatology, the role of imagery and Medievalisms, to give a selection of her interests.

This interdisciplinary symposium presents new voices who have been influenced by Jane’s contribution to scholarship, bringing together new research on a range of textual & visual material. Papers address the Insular world, the inheritance from late antique traditions & the wider medieval world in terms of material & cultural output; addressing how scholars  & artists interpreted & (re)imagined Christian culture  in Anglo-Saxon England – particularly though iconographic and exegetical milieu – in how these were viewed in their contemporary contexts & how they continued to spark intellectual engagement highlighting her invaluable contributions to the field as it stands & in creating new voices to continue the conversations around the Medieval.

Please see the conference website for full details, or contact Meg Boulton or Heidi Stoner.

Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building