CMS puts in a strong show at the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo

The Centre for Medieval Studies has thirty-two (!) speakers at the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo (May 9-12, 2013). The speakers – in this record-breaking year – are:

  • Leah Faibisoff (with Roisin Cossar): Notarial Families and Households in Trecento Venice
  • Robert Cutrer: I loðkápu ok stígr á skíð”: Liminality and Monstrosity in Ketils saga hængs
  • Chris Piuma: The Crossroads of Languages in Lluis d’Averço’s Torcimany
  • Adam S. Cohen: A Jew in the Cloister(s)
  • Markus Stock: Settings of Origin: Parzival, Tristan, Achilles
  • Christopher Miller: Grim Judgment: Decapitation as Vengeance and Correction in Middle High German Literature
  • Benjamin Wheaton: One Poet, Two Emperors and Three Chapters: Venantius Fortunatus as Agent of Reconciliation during the Triacapitoline Schism
  • Alice Hutton Sharp: In Principio (id est, in Christo): Christ in the Glossa Ordinaria on Creation
  • Anna Wilson: “The Medieval Fan?”: Using Analogy, Managing Anachronism
  • Eduardo Fabbro: When the Historian and His Source Disagree: Paul the Deacon and Roman History in the Eighth Century
  • Mirza Gluhic: And Thou Shalt Tell Thy Son in That Day: The Sequential Pictorial Narrative of the Sarajevo Haggadah
  • David Gugel: Moor or Mallorquín? The Ambiguous Identity of Anselm Turmeda in the Cobles de la divisió del regne de Mallorca
  • Caroline Smith: Conflict or Compromise? Identity and the Cathedral Chapter of Girona in the Fourteenth Century
  • Colleen Butler: Reading Gender in Hrotsvit through Donatus
  • David Townsend: If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Deny There’s a Kitchen: When Straight Boys Can’t Face Up To the Big Noise of Gandersheim
  • Annika Ekman: Scholastic versus Monastic Theology in Some Psalms-Commentaries of the Twelfth Century
  • Suzanne Conklin Akbari: Christine de Pizan’s Apocalyptic Vision of History
  • Stephen Pelle: An Eighth-Century Preacher’s Use of the Irish Reference Bible
  • John Haines: So You Found a Medieval Book or Fragment with Music: Now What? Helpful Hints for Non-specialists
  • Alexander Andrée, Pugnae uerborum: Reflections on Editing the Epistula Anselmi and Other Exegetical Texts from the School of Laon
  • Talia Zajac: Orthodox-Catholic Marriage Alliances in Thirteenth-Century Mazovia
  • Alexandra Bolintineau: Banished Visionaries: Pearl and the Middle English Visions of the Afterlife
  • Madeleine Elson: The Question of the Envoy: Chaucer, Deschamps, and Cross-Channel Exchange in the Fourteenth Century
  • Morris Tichenor: Before the Laudensis: Late Medieval Scholarship on Quantitative Latin Prose Rhythm
  • Michael Barbezat: Imaginary Encounters: Meeting Evil in the World of Images
  • Alla Babushkina: Mental Illness and Spirituality in the Leal Conselheiro of King Duarte of Portugal (1433–38)
  • Kristen Mills: Gender, Emotion, and the Body in Medieval Icelandic Texts
  • Christopher Berard: Once and Future History: Galfridian Borrowings in an Account of the First War of Scottish Independence
  • Cameron Laird: Appropriation and Invention in the Three Ox-Calf Riddles
  • Alexandra Gillespie: Matthew Parker’s Scribes
  • Alex Fleck: Textual Problems and Progress: Some Incidental Findings of the Dictionary of Old English, Digital Mappaemundi, and the Parker on the Web Project
  • Patrick Meusel: The Alliterative Style and Structure of Blickling Homilies VIII and X

Other students and faculty are involved in workshops, round-table discussions, and as presiders: David Klausner, Giselle Gos, Elizabeth Watkins, and Noelle Phillips.

Don’t miss the CMS/UTP reception on Thursday evening (May 9)!