Workshop Meeting: Andrea Tarnowski (Dartmouth), May 20

Please join the Medieval Studies Workshop for our  final presentation of the year.

Prof. Andrea Tarnowski (Dartmouth, French/Comparative Literature)

“Alain Chartier’s Singularity”

Respondent: Torsten Edstam

12:00-1:30pm on Friday May 20 in Wieboldt 207.

The pre-circulated paper is available here: Alain Chartier’s Singularity

Coffee and tea will be provided, and we invite you to bring your lunch.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Torsten Edstam at tedstam@uchicago.edu

Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact Torsten Edstam in advance at tedstam@uchicago.edu.

A full schedule of the year’s workshop presentations may be found under the program tab.

End of Year Party, Friday June 3

Dear Medievalists!

Please save Friday June 3rd, ca 7pm for a potluck supper celebration of the end of another great year of medievalia at the U of C!

The Medieval Workshop will supply libations and we invite you to bring the non-liquid provisions.

Place: TBA

Time: 7:00 PM

RSVP to Torsten Edstam so we can plan our beverage purchasing properly: tedstam@uchicago.edu

Hoping to see you all there and to toast a year of great conversations and the prospect of  summer!

MSW at Kalamazoo

The Medieval Studies Workshop is sponsoring two sessions at Kalamazoo this year.

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1.) Devotion and Reform in the Middle Ages (Session 545, Bernhard 212, Sunday 8:30 AM)

Organizer: Torsten K. Edstam, University of Chicago

Presider: Torsten K. Edstam

Soldiers in Battle and Monks in Convent: Devotional Language in Late Twelfth- and Early Thirteenth-Century Crusade Sermons

Monika Collins, Independent Scholar

Devotion and Reform in the Medieval Letter: The Case of Hildegard of Bingen

Christopher Fletcher, University of Chicago

Mental Prayer, Reform, and Anti-clericalism in the Anonymous De oracione mental (Biblioteca del Palacio Real MS II/795)

Daniel K. Gullo, Columbus State University

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2.) Images of Medieval Kingship (Session 578, Bernhard 212, Sunday 10:30 AM)

Organizer: Torsten K. Edstam, University of Chicago

Presider: Jonathan R. Lyon, University of Chicago

Kings of Beggars: Royal Almsgiving in Medieval Europe

Ellie E. Fullerton, University of Chicago

Representing Kings and Queens in the Iberian Cartulary: The Liber feudorum maior

Shannon L. Wearing, New York University