Ancient Abbeys of Brittany Project Colloquium: May 1-2, 2014

Cistercians and Canons Regular in Medieval Brittany, Normandy, England and Wales

Thursday May 1, 2014
York University, FOUNDERS SENIOR COMMON ROOM (FOUNDERS COLLEGE ROOM 305)

8:30-9:00 am: Light Breakfast

9:00-9:15 am: Welcome and Introduction
Christian Marjollet, Master of New College, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University

9:15-10:15 am: Keynote: “The Cistercians in Wales and on the Welsh Border: a reappraisal.
Janet Burton, Trinity Saint David, University of Wales

10:15-10:45 am: Break

10:45-12:15 pm: Session 1: “Cistercian Saints”
Ann Hutchison, Glendon College, York University and Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Chair
Emilia Jamroziak, University of Leeds, “The cult of saints in medieval Cistercian English houses: a forgotten phenomenon?”
Ralf Lützelchwab, Freie Universität, Berlin, “Vos de coelis originem ducitis – Aelred of Rievaulx as preacher on synods.”
Ronald Greenwald, University of Liverpool, “Aelred of Rievaulx, Cistercian Investigator.”

12:15-1:30 pm: Lunch

1:30-2:45 pm: Session 2: “Cistercian Architecture I”
Candice Bogdanski, York University, Chair
Christian Forster, Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum Geschichte und Kultur Ostmitteleuropas, Leipzig, “Walkenried and Magdeburg: Burgundian Gothic as the appropriate style.”
Jean-Baptiste Vincent, CRAHAM, GRHIS, Université de Rouen, “Les cisterciens en Normandie : un juste équilibre entre milieu et architecture.”

2:45-3:15 pm: Break

3:15-4:30 pm: Session 2 Continued: “Cistercian Architecture II”
Candice Bogdanski, York University, Chair
Gerrit Vermeer, University of Amsterdam, “The Cistercians in Friesland: The First Use of Brick and Gothic Architecture.”
Malcolm Thurlby, York University, “Were Cistercians missionaries of the Gothic in England?”

Dinner

Friday May 2, 2014
University of Toronto, Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100

8:30-9:00 am: Light breakfast

9:00-9:15 am: Welcome and Introduction
Domenico Pietropaolo, Principal & Vice-President (Academic), University of St Michael’s College

9:15-10:15 am: Keynote: “Chanoines réguliers et Cisterciens ou la réforme de l’Église par le retour aux origines.”
Bernard Ardura, Conseil pontifical des Sciences historiques

10:15-10:45 am: Break

10:45-12:15 pm: Session 3: “Chanoines et Cisterciens dans le Grand Ouest”
Isabelle Cochelin, University of Toronto, Chair
Georges Pon, Université de Poitiers, “Un siècle de vie canoniale en Poitou (1050-1150).”
Cédric Jeanneau, CRBC, Université de Brest, “Les Chanoines réguliers en Bretagne.”
Christophe Mauduit, CRAHAM, Université de Caen, “ L’expansion des Cisterciens et des Chanoines réguliers en Normandie au XIIe siècle.”

12:30-1:30 pm: Lunch

2:00-3:15 pm: Session 4: “Méthodes et Symboles de Communication/ Communications: Means and Symbols.”
Harriet Sonne de Torrens, University of Toronto Mississauga, Chair
Martine Fabre, CRBC, Brest, “Sceaux cisterciens, augustins, prémontrés.Le témoignage des abbayes bretonnes dans l’Ouest européen.”
Michael Hohlstein and Anne Diekjobst, Universität Konstanz, “Communication facilitated: individual and group addresses in late medieval English Cistercian monasteries and nunneries”

3:15-3:30 pm: Closing RemarksPaul Evans and Claude Evans

4:00-6:00 pm: Robarts and PIMS Library Exhibit
“Medieval Brittany” Blackburn Room (RL 4036)

Dinner

 

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The Colloquium takes place at York University and the University of Toronto