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CfP: Reframing King James VI and I - Yale University

"The open access journal, British Art Studies, invites proposals for articles and features on Jacobean visual and material culture for a special themed issue publishing in 2025."

Scholarly treatment all too often addresses the Jacobean arts as an extension of, or coda to, Elizabethan aesthetics, rather than as the product of a period of its own profound historical change.

This special issue, marking the four-hundred-year anniversary of James’s death, seeks to counter traditional narratives, analysing the rich visual world of James’s reign as a product of distinct and complex political, religious, social and cultural networks.

We welcome proposals from cultural critics, curators, scholars and students that offer new perspectives and approaches to topics including, but not limited to, artisans and artificers, architecture, clothing, colonialism, courts, display, dynasty, identity politics, patronage, religion, ritual, social order, self-fashioning and sexual politics in connection to any or all of James’s kingdoms."

  • Until 2 April 2024

Further Reading

Source: Paul Mellon Centre, Yale University

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