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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

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IMEMS/CVAC Workshop: Pilgrimage, Miracle and Art

12th February 2020, 09:30 to 11:30, Senate Suite, Robert Maniura

This workshop will follow on from the lecture which explored the relationships between pilgrimage, miracles and the visual arts, focussing on the role of the arts in the generation and maintenance of holy place.

The passages/chapters from the following texts have been recommended by our speaker, Robert Maniura, these are not obligatory and will not affect your participation in the workshop but if you are able to access them you may wish to look at them in advance:

Richard Trexler, 'Florentine Religious Experience: The Sacred Image', Studies in the Renaissance, 19 (1972), 7-41.

Frank Graziano, Miraculous Images and Votive Offerings in Mexico (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), ‘Seeing Through Faith’, 113-44, especially the section on ‘Miracle Attribution’, 127-35.

Christopher S. Wood, ‘Public and Private Dimensions of the Votive Offering’ in Ittai Weinryb (ed.), Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018), 67-87, especially the concluding passage on 83-4.

This event is free but booking is essential as numbers are limited.

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