You are cordially invited to attend Medieval Women Workshop III: Writers and Subjects
Dates & Times:
Friday, January 31st
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 1st
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Laurence K. Shook Common Room
Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies
59 Queen’s Park Crescent East
(Lunch & refreshments included)
Friday, 31st January
3:30 p.m. Refreshments
4:00 p.m. Welcome and Remarks
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Kenneth Duggan – Mellon Fellow, PIMS (2019-20)
“Writing Women Back into Legal History”
Jack McCart – MA candidate, Centre for Medieval Studies
“Roesia Burford (1286 – 1329) and her Mercantile Milieu: Finance, Family Strategy, and the Female Merchant in Late Medieval London”
5:30 p.m. Reception
Saturday, 1st February
9:30 a.m. Coffee, tea, etc.
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Sister Maria Parousia Clemens, SSVM – PhD candidate, Centre for Medieval Studies
“The Spouse of Christ: Marriage and Metaphor”
Robert Sweetman – H. Evan Runner Chair in the History of Philosophy, Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto; Centre for Medieval Studies
“Aemulatio as Pedagogical and Amatory Ethos in Abelard and Heloise’s Letter Exchange”
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. SHORT BREAK
11:45 a.m.. – 12:30 p.m.
USMC Medieval Studies Students – presentations moderated by Alison More
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Sandwich lunch at PIMS
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Lydia Walker – Mellon Fellow, PIMS (2018-19)
“Women and War: Critiquing Thirteenth-Century Crusade Initiatives through Portraits of Women in Pastoral Literature”
Laura Moncion – PhD candidate, Centre for MedievalStudies
“Workshopping Recluse Rules: the Admonitio ad Nonsuindam reclusam, the Regula solitariorum, and the Waldregel“
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. SHORT BREAK
3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m
Alison More – Assistant Professor, University of St Michael’s College
Schismatic Regularization and its Legacy: John XXIII, the Grey Sisters, and the Vita Apostolica
James Ginther – Professor of Medieval Theology and Sisters of St Joseph of Toronto Chair in Theology, Faculty of Theology, University of St Michael’s College
“Hidden figure? Hildegard’s community at Rupertsberg and her Life of St Rupert”
5:00 p.m. Conclusion and refreshments
Grateful acknowledgement for the support of the University of St Michael’s College, the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, and the Centre for Medieval Studies and for the kind assistance of Sheila Eaton and Cynthia Watson.