6th Cologne–Toronto Graduate Student Colloquium – 1-3 November 2018

The 6th Cologne–Toronto Graduate Student Colloquium takes place Centre for Medieval Studies, 3rd Floor, 125 Queen’s Park, from Thursday, 1 November to Saturday, 3 November 2018. All are welcome to attend.

Thursday November 1

14:00: Welcome

14:30–15:45: Session 1
Chair: Shami Ghosh.
Alexandra Atiya: ‘The depiction of agricultural labour in Mankind’.
Commentator: Irina Dumitrescu.

16:00–17:15: Session 2
Chair: Jill Caskey.
Jared Johnson: ‘Alcuin’s Vita Richarii: linguistic renovation as a mechanism of control’.
Commentator: Dominik Waßenhoven.

17:30–18:45: Session 3
Chair: Susanne Wittekind.
Hannes Fahrnbauer: ‘Gloves in ritual actions: objects, texts, and images in normative configurations of the Latin Church (11th–13th centuries)’.
Commentator: Jill Caskey.

Friday November 2

9:00–10:15: Session 4
Chair: Bert Roest.
Kamil Majcherek: ‘William of Ockham on Artifacts’.
Commentator: Andreas Speer.

10:30–11:45: Session 5
Chair: Andreas Speer.
Christoph Burdich: ‘The end of ignorance? Some observations concerning the transformation of ‘heresiological knowledge’ in late-medieval Austria’.
Commentator: Bert Roest.

12:00–13:15: Session 6
Chair: Dominik Waßenhoven.
Pavla Ralcheva: ‘Implementation of kinetic images as a mode of presentation and preservation of relics in the later middle ages’.
Commentator: Matt Kavaler.

14:30–15:45: Session 7
Chair: Matt Kavaler.
Ariana Ellis: ‘“It was a graveyard smash”: Humour and the Dance of Death in the fifteenth-century Danse macabre des femmes and the Bergamo Oratorio dei disciplini’
Commentator: Susanne Wittekind.

Saturday November 3

9:00–10:15: Session 8
Chair: Udo Friedrich.
Antje Strauch: ‘ich lass in disem walde alles mein künigreich: Not lost, but found: the meaning of wandering in the Middle High German heroic epic’.
Commentator: Markus Stock.

10:30–11:45: Session 9
Chair: Markus Stock.
André Flicker: ‘Running into the woods: nonsense and non-sense in Middle High German Mären on the three cunning women’.
Commentator: Udo Friedrich.

12:00–13:15: Session 10
Chair: Irina Dumitrescu.
Adrian Meyer: ‘Fair trade: economic equivalence as de-escalation strategy in medieval German narratives’.
Commentator: Shami Ghosh

14:30–15:45: Session 11
Chair: Sabine von Heusinger.
Eva-Maria Cersovsky: ‘Compassionate hearts and thaumaturgic bodies: feminising care and healing during the 13th to 16th centuries’.
Commentator: Isabelle Cochelin.

16:00–17:30: Session 12
Chair: Shami Ghosh.
Emma Gabe: ‘Patrimony, gender, and pious strategies in fifteenth-century Besançon’.
Commentator: Sabine von Heusinger.

7th Annual CMS Alumni Lecture: Oren Falk – 8 November 2018

The Centre for Medieval Studies cordially invites you to a lecture by CMS alumnus

Oren Falk (CMS 2001) Professor of History and Medieval Studies, Cornell University  

Hayden White Doing Headstands in Saga Iceland: Telling the Truth about History

 

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 4:10 p.m.

Centre for Medieval Studies, Room 310
Lillian Massey Building
125 Queen’s Park

 

Reception to follow

SMC-PIMS Symposium 2018 – 19-20 October 2018

SMC-PIMS SYMPOSIUM 2018

Mediaeval Studies at the University of St. Michael’s College:

Past, Present, and Future

 

PROGRAM

Unless otherwise stated, all events will take place in the Laurence K. Shook Common Room, PIMS.

 

Friday 19 October

9:30                     Coffee

10:00                   Opening remarks: Ann Hutchison, PIMS, and David Sylvester, USMC

10:20-12:30       First Sitting: Origins and Development

Presenters: Fr. James Farge, Giulio Silano

Motivator: Alison More

12:30-2:00         Lunch

2:00-4:00           Second sitting: Curriculum

Presenters: Joe Goering, Michèle Mulchahey, Bob Sweetman

Motivator: Greti Dinkova-Bruun

4:00-4:30           Coffee

4:30                     Theme speaker: Paul Dutton. Introduction by John Magee

6:00                     Reception

 

Saturday 20 October

9:30                     Coffee

10:00-12:00       Third sitting: Projects and Teachers

Tom Burman, Richard Gyug

Motivator: Isabelle Cochelin

12:00-1:00         Summary and Conclusions: Alexander Andrée