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Fall Schedule 2014

Oct 3: David Orsbon (PhD Student, Comparative Literature)

“The Concept of Integumentum in Bernard Silvestris’s Cosmographia: A Reevaluation of the Interplay between Nature, Creation, Humanity, and Text in Twelfth-Century Poetry”

Wieboldt 207

 

Oct 17: Julie Orlemanski (Assistant Professor, English)

“Symptomatic Subjects: Bodies, Signs, and Narratives in Late Medieval England”

CWAC 153

Potluck in the evening at Prof. Delogu’s, details to be announced

 

Oct 31: Cameron Cross (PhD Candidate, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations)

“Too much a man, or not enough? A lover-king’s dilemma in the medieval romance of Vis and Rāmin”

Wieboldt 207

 

Nov 14: Jonathan Morton (Visiting Assistant Professor in French, Columbia University)

“Ingenious Genius: invention, creation, reproduction in the High Middle Ages”

Wieboldt 207

 

Dec 5: David Cantor-Echols (PhD Candidate, History)

“Sovereignty in Crisis: Kingship, Administration, and Historiography in Late Medieval Castile”

Wieboldt 207

Spring Schedule 2014

Friday, April 11: Torsten Edstam, PhD candidate, Department of History

“Beyond the Didascalicon: Hugh of St Victor and Reading Culture in the Low Countries”

Respondent: Jenna Timmons, PhD student, Department of History

Wieboldt 207

 

*SPECIAL EVENT*

Friday, April 25: Frits van Ostroom, University Professor for the Humanities, Utrecht University

“After Huizinga: The Low Countries as Cradle of Spiritual Innovation in the Late Middle Ages.”

Co-sponsored by the Lumen Christi Institute, 3 pm, Swift Lecture Hall

(This paper will not be pre-circulated)

 

*SPECIAL EVENT*
Friday, May 2nd: David Ganz, Visiting Professor of Paleography at Notre Dame

“Charlemagne in the Margins: The Saint Amand Glossed Virgil”

Co-sponsored by Late Antiquity and Byzantium

CWAC 156

(This paper will not be pre-circulated)

 

*SPECIAL EVENT*

Tuesday, May 6 (noon): Babette Hellemans, Assistant Professor of History, University of Groningen

“The letter collection of Abelard and Heloise: Do they mean what they say?”

Wieboldt 111 (NOTE CHANGE IN ROOM!)

 

Friday, May 16th: Michelle Urberg, PhD candidate, Department of Music

“What’s in a note?: The theological functions of musical literacy among the sisters at Vadstena abbey”

CWAC 156

 

Friday, May 23: Jessica Andruss, PhD candidate, Divinity School

Historical Thought in Salmon ben Yerūḥīm’s Commentary on Lamentations.”

Respondent: Mohammed Ballan, PhD student, Department of History

Wieboldt 207

 

*SPECIAL EVENT*

Friday, May 30: BA Thesis Presentations (Speakers TBA)

Wieboldt 207

 

 

Friday, June 6: Dan Yingst, PhD Candidate, Divinity School

“The Biblical Commentaries of Honorius Augustodunensis”

Respondent: David Orsbon, PhD student in Comparative Literature

CWAC 156