Melusine of Cyprus: Studies in Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture in Honor of Annemarie Weyl Carr

CAARI is very happy to announce the program for next weekend’s conference in honor of the work of Annemarie Weyl Carr on Cyprus:

Melusine of Cyprus:
Studies in Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture in Honor of Annemarie Weyl Carr

Friday 19 May 2017

09:00
Introduction
Dr. Andrew McCarthy, CAARI Director

Paintings, Murals and Illumination 

09:20
Charles Anthony Stewart
(University of St. Thomas)
Cyprus and the Development of Early Byzantine Fresco Painting

09:40
Maria G. Parani
(University of Cyprus)
On the Fringe: The Painted Ornament of the Holy Trinity Parekklesion at the Monastery of St. John Chrysostom, Koutsovendis 

10:00
Andreas Nicolaïdès
(Aix Marseille Université)
Le cycle sanctoral de la Panagia Phorbiotissa à Asinou en 1105-1106 

10:20
Athanasios Semoglou
(Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Sainte Thècle dans l’église de la Panagia Phorviotissa d’Asinou

10:40
Discussion
 

11:00
Coffee break
 

11:20
Rebecca W. Corrie
(Bates College)
Coppo, Chrysography, and Cyprus: “Networks and Interconnection”

11:40
Maria Paschali
(Independent Scholar)
The Late Medieval Wall Paintings of the Armenian Church in Famagusta and Cultural Identity in its Urban Setting

12:00
Ioannis Eliades
(Byzantine Museum, Archbishop Makarios III Foundation)
Panagia Podithou: An Important Monument for dating ‘Cypro-Renaissance’ Art 

12:20
Barbara McNulty
(Lebanon Valley College)
Ambiguous Identities: The Portrait of Maria and Her Family in the Church of Panagia Theotokos, Kakopetria 

12:40
Discussion                  

13:00
Lunch break

14:20
Maria Constantoudaki-Kitromilides  
(National and Kapodistrian University of  Athens)
The Wall Paintings in the Katholikon of St. Neophytos Monastery: Iconography, Taste and Artistic Identity 

14:40
Lina Fakhoury
(University of Balamand, Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts) and Anne-Marie Guérin (Queen’s University, Canada)
Le Site Médiéval de Sainte Marina d’El Qalamoun, Liban Nord: Recherche pluridisciplinaire

15:00
Ioanna Rapti
(École Pratique des Hautes Études)
Cilicia and the Decorative Style: A 12th– Century Armenian Gospel Book at Venice San Lazzaro 

15:20
Discussion      

 

Archaeology, Landscape and Architecture

15:40
Andrew McCarthy
(CAARI and University of Edinburgh)
The ‘Prehistory’ of a Cypriot Monastery: Prasteio-Mesorotsos Archaeological Expedition and the Agios Savvas tis Karonos Monastery

16:00
Michalis Olympios
(University of Cyprus)
L’art roman en Chypre: Some Thoughts on Romanesque Sculpture in Early Lusignan Cyprus

16:20
Thomas Kaffenberger 
(Université de Fribourg)
Appropriation of New Habits and Architectural Fashion: Belfries and Bell Cotes in Late Medieval Cypriot Church Architecture 

16:40
Panos Leventis
(Drury University)
Revisiting Multiplicity: Famagusta and Late Medieval Urban Models in the Eastern Mediterranean

17:00
Nicholas Coureas
(Cyprus Research Centre)
The Churches of Famagusta and their Secular Congregations (1448-1474)

17:20
Discussion

20:00
Open Reception at CAARI

 

Saturday 20 May 2017

Icons and Objects

09:00
David Jacoby
(Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Textile Production in Cyprus in the Lusignan Period

09:20
James Rodriguez
(Yale University)
Bilateral Icons of Cyprus: Their Chronology, Functions, and Origins 

09:40
Ourania Perdiki
(Holy Bishopric of Tamassos and Oreini)
Δύο άγνωστες φορητές εικόνες της Παναγίας από τις συλλογές του Μουσείου της Ιεράς Μονής Κύκκου 

10:00
Stylianos Perdikis
(Museum of the Holy Monastery of Kykkos)
Εικόνα Βρεφοκρατούσας Παναγίας «Κυκκώτισσας» από τον ναό της Παναγίας Γαλόκτιστης

10:20
Sophia Kalopissi-Verti
(National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
Palaiologan Trends in Icon Painting in Fourteenth-Century Cyprus: Style and Context 

10:40
Discussion
 

11:00
Coffee break

11:20
Geoffrey Meyer-Fernandez (Aix Marseille Université)
Between Byzantium and the Mamluk Middle East: The funerary icon of Maria Xeros (1356)

11:40
Jenny Albani (Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and Hellenic Open University)
Grace and Punishment in a Sixteenth-Century Cypriot Icon

12:00
Stella Frigerio-Zeniou (Independent Scholar)
Iconostases à Chypre: de part et d’autre de la barrière

12:20
Tassos Papacostas (King’s College London)
Suspended in Time and Space: A Carved Heraldic Panel from Nicosia  

12:40
Discussion

13:00
Lunch Break
 

14:20
Amy Papalexandrou
(Stockton University)
Charon’s Bowls: Burial and Ritual in Late Medieval Polis-Chrysochou 

14:40
Cristina Stancioiu
(College of William and Mary)
The Pleasures of Sight, Taste, and Touch in Byzantium: A Case Study in Cypriot Ceramics           

15:00
Discussion

 

Historical Approaches to Art

15:20
Marina Toumpouri
(Independent Scholar)
The Scribe and his Stuff: On the Potential of Iconographic Evidence as a Source for the Technological Reconstruction of Byzantine Manuscript Production  

15:40
Anthi Andronikou
(University of Saint Andrews)
Thomas Aquinas, the Dominicans and Artistic Patronage in Trecento Cyprus 

16:00
Nassa Patapiou
(Cyprus Research Centre)
Οι φεουδάρχες της Αθηένου και τα οικόσημά τους στο ναό της Παναγίας της Ελεούσας και στην εικόνα του Τιμίου Προδρόμου.

16:20
Georgios E. Markou (University of Cambridge)
The Franciscan with the Turban: Works and Days of a Renegade in Venetian Cyprus

16:40
Christodoulos
Hadjichristodoulou (Historical Archive of the Bank of Cyprus)
Η τιμή της Ισαποστόλου και Πρωτομάρτυρος Θέκλας στην Κύπρο: Ναοδομία και εικονογραφία

17:00
Justine Andrews
(University of New Mexico) and Ioanna Christoforaki (Academy of Athens)
Concluding Remarks

17:20
Remarks from Annemarie Weyl Carr

20:00
Optional Dinner (‘Dutch Treat’) at Restaurant (TBA)

 

Sunday 21 May 2017

09:00
Excursion to Old Nicosia
 

13:00
Farewell Lunch

 

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