CMS well represented at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies

The Centre for Medieval Studies will be represented by twenty-nine speakers at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo (May 8-11, 2014). The speakers are:

  • Susannah Brower: Baudri of Bourgueil and Loire Valley Ovidianism
  • Peter Johnsson: A monk in the king, a cloister in the court”: Examining Aelred of Rievaulx’s Notions of Affect in His Work on the Lives of Kings
  • Sean M. Winslow: The Gospels of Ǝnda Abba Gärima and the Contexts of Early Christian Manuscript Production in Ethiopia
  • Amanda Wetmore: Interruptum est opus: Queering Loss in Aelred’s Speculum caritatis
  • Adam Giancola: Appel Comme D’Abus: Tracing Its Origins in the Medieval Canon Law
  • Daniel Price: Fitting a Square Saint into a Round Vita: Eugippius and the Writing of the Sixth-Century Vita Severini
  • Caroline Smith: “You will receive so many stab wounds here”: The Role of the Cathedral Chapter in the 1331 Girona Holy Week Riot
  • Christopher Berard: When the Sword Is Mightier than the Pen: The Role of Caliburn in the Marriage Alliance of Richard I of England and Tancred of Sicily
  • John A. Geck: The Hagiographical Vita Amici et Amelii and the Exemplary Romance Amis and Amiloun
  • Annika Ekman: Textual Relationships between the Scholastic Psalms Commentaries of the Early Twelfth Century
  • Lochin Brouillard: The Obazine Experiment: Women, Children, and Their Father in the Vita sancti Stephani Obazinensis
  • Daniel Jamison: Nuisance and Necessity: Supervising the Leather Industry in Late Medieval Lucca
  • Jill Caskey: Gifts for Saint Nick: Charles II and San Nicola in Bari
  • Fabienne Michelet: The Old English Juliana and the Economy of Debt
  • John Haines: The Musical Hand of Knowledge
  • Tomas Flecker: Christian Typology and Medieval Bestiaries
  • Matthew Sergi: Amateurs and Compensation in Medieval Performance and Revival
  • Jill Ross: Language, Translation, and Conversion among Jews in the Crown of Aragon in the Early Fifteenth Century
  • Bridget Riley: “Sanctum Ythamarum huc dirige”: The Cult of Saint Ithamar and the Search for Identity
  • Chris Piuma: Seeing Spaces
  • Morris Tichenor: “Versus non ratione cognitus”: Ciceronian Distinctions between Poetry and Prose in Medieval Rhetoric
  • Peter Buchanan: Given by the Flesh: The Subjectivity of the Medieval Book
  • Suzanne Conklin Akbari: Imagining Medieval Futures
  • Colleen Butler: Female Homoeroticism in Hrotsvit of Gandersheim and Elizabeth of Schönau
  • Emily Blakelock: Loving Men Then and Now: Reading Juvenal in the Twelfth-Century Classroom
  • Kyla Turner: Whose Law Is It Anyway? Authority over Work in Post-Pestilence England
  • Christopher Liebtag Miller: Feeling Generous: The Perils of Giving and the Necessities of Taking in Middle High German Epic
  • Noelle Phillips: King and Country: MS Royal 18.D.ii and the Percys’ Royal Anxieties
  • Chris Piuma: How to Read Fake Hebrew: The Serra Altarpieces

Other CMS students and faculty are involved in workshops, round-table discussions, and as organizers & presiders: Alla Babushkina, Antonette diPaolo Healey, David N. Klausner, Joseph Goering, Robert A. Taylor, Elizabeth Watkins, Alexandra Johnston, David Townsend.