Schedule of Events

SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 2014

12:00 - 8:00pm Registration

Center for Global Citizenship

MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014

7:30 - 10:00am Breakfast

Griesedieck Hall

8:00 - 5:00pm Registration

Center for Global Citizenship

8:30 - 10:00am Plenary Session

Robert Hillenbrand, University of Edinburgh
The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem: Piety and Politics across the Ages

Sinquefield Stateroom, DuBourg Hall

10:00 - 7:30pm Book Exhibit

Center for Global Citizenship

10:00 - 10:45am Coffee

Center for Global Citizenship

10:45 - 12:15pm Concurrent Sessions

M11 - Exploring Boethian Renaissances
Sponsor: The International Boethius Society
Organizer: Anthony Cirilla, Saint Louis University
Chair: Michael Elam, Regent University
Room: TBA

Chaucer, Boethius and Degrees of Fidelity
Charles Wuest, Southern Methodist University
Boethius and the Medieval Renaissance of Rhetoric
Anthony Cirilla, Saint Louis University
C. S. Lewis as Reviver of the Boethian Project
Chris Armstrong, Bethel University

M12 - ROUNDTABLE: Manifestations of Honor in the High and Late Middle Ages
Organizer: Sam Claussen, University of Rochester
Chair: Sam Claussen, University of Rochester
Room: TBA
Panelists

Craig M. Nakashian, Texas A&M University—Texarkana
Peter W. Sposato, Indiana University—Kokomo
Chris Guyol, University of Rochester
Paul Dingman, Alfred State College

M13 - Louis IX in Art
Organizer: Matthew E. Parker, Saint Louis University
Chair: Elizabeth Anne Weinfield, The Graduate Center (CUNY) / The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Room: TBA

Storyworlds in Capetian Art of the Thirteenth Century
Gerald Guest, John Carroll University
Philip VI of Valois and His Dedication to St. Louis
Maureen Quigley, University of Missouri—Saint Louis
Christ’s Crown and the King of France: Picturing Passion in the Age of Saint Louis
Emily Guerry, Merton College, University of Oxford

M14 - Expanding the Canon: Lesser Known Texts of Medieval Iberia
Organizer: Nancy Marino, Michigan State University
Chair: Nancy Marino, Michigan State University
Room: TBA

The Fueros de Aragón and the Vidal Mayor: Their Context, Differences, and Why They Matter
Jennifer Speed, University of Dayton
Classics of Castilian Conduct Literature: Hernando de Talavera’s Contra la demasía, Contra el maldezir, and Carta a la Condesa de Benavente
Mark Johnston, DePaul University
Ficciones penitenciales: La Regoneixença de Francesc Carrós Pardo de la Casta, La noche de Francesc Moner, y el Llibre de Fortuna i prudencia de Bernat Metge
Sol Miguel Prendes, Wake Forest University

M15 - Models: Building and Breaking
Chair: Shannon O. Ambrose, Saint Xavier University
Room: TBA

The Clerk’s School for Aristocratic Wives: Grisilde’s Failure as a Public Figure
Anne Breyer, University of Missouri—St. Louis
Robert le Diable: At the Edge of Humanity
Cassidy Thompson, Washington University
Codex Exoniensis, fols. 123b-124b: An Old English Poetic Stones of Venice?
Liam Purdon, Doane College

M16 - War and Diplomacy
Chair: TBA
Room: TBA

Mediating War and Peace: Three Examples of the Impact of Chivalry on War and Diplomacy (1503-1505)
Prisco Hernandez, US Army Command and General Staff College
A Tale of Two Kings: Pere III of Catalonia and David of Israel
Marrissa Cook, University of South Florida
Thomas Cromwell’s Scottish Diplomacy
Charles Hotle, Culver-Stockton College

12:15 - 2:15pm Lunch

Griesedieck Hall

2:15 - 3:45pm Concurrent Sessions

M21 - Methods of Allegorical Hermeneutics, I
Organizer: Anthony Cirilla, Saint Louis University
Chair: Colin Pajda, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

Revelatory Riddling: Deor and Wulf and Eadwacer as a Single, Unified Allegory for Worldly Suffering
Michael Elam, Regent University
“Al Conscience caste and craft”: the True Absolution of Meed
Seth Strickland, Independent Scholar
The Consolation of Conflict: Two Models of Personification Allegory from Late Antiquity to the Late Middle Ages
Anthony G. Cirilla, Saint Louis University
“If this be magic, let it be an art lawful as eating:” Covenantal Grace as Divine Art in The Winter’s Tale
Serena Howe, University of Dallas

M22 - Intersections of Art, Music, & Spectacle I: Uniting Sound and Image in Symbolic Representation
Organizer: Nicole N. Conti, University of Minnesota
Chair: Nicole N. Conti, University of Minnesota
Room: TBA

Music as Symbol, Practice, and Idea in Veronese’s Marriage at Cana for San Giorgio Maggiore
Brian D. Steele, Texas Tech University
Performing Power and Devotion: Portuguese Patronage and Artistic Spectacle in Arcadian Rome
Danielle Kuntz, University of Minnesota
Absolutism, Spectacle, and the Salzburg Säkularfeier of 1682
Kimberly Beck, University of British Columbia
Barocci’s Crucifixion with Saints and Music for a Sorrowful Mother
Peter S. Poulos, University of Cinncinati

M23 - Louis IX as Provider of Justice
Organizer: Matthew E. Parker, Saint Louis University
Chair: Jennifer Speed, University of Dayton
Room: TBA

Louis IX and Frederick III as the New Charlemagne: French and German Traditions
Thomas Renna, Saginaw Valley State University
Justice, the State, and the Law in St. Louis’s Parlement
Andrew Jones, Independent Scholar

M24 - Studies in Medieval Gender & Memory in Honor of Constance Brittain Bouchard
Organizer: S. Jay Lemanski, Missouri Western State University
Chair: Chris Bartone, University of Akron
Room: TBA

Willing Women: Female Authority in Anglo-Saxon England Found in Anglo-Saxon Wills and Charters
Tamara Rand, University of Akron
“Like that dragon about whom John the apostle wrote in the Apocalypse...”: Discourses on Anger in Twelfth-Century Chronicles
Jonathan Sapp, University of Akron
Asser-ting Masculinity: Literacy and Anglo-Saxon Kingship in Asser’s Aelfredi regis res gestae
S. Jay Lemanski, Missouri Western State University

M25 - Topics in Early Modern Iberia
Organizer: Roxana Recio, Creighton University
Chair: Ana Montero, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

El didactismo en la Vita Christi de sor Isabel de Villena
Roxana Recio, Creighton University
La construcción del “yo” en la Historia verdadera de la Nueva España
Enrique Rodrigo, Creighton University
“Quánta gloria y magnifiçençia”: An Ideology of Warfare against Christians in Late Medieval Castile
Sam Claussen, University of Rochester

M26 - Tristan Studies
Chair: TBA
Room: TBA

Adjudicating the Irish Tribute: Legal Mediation in Gottfried’s Tristan
Noah Goldblatt, University of Virginia
Foolish Heart: Emotions and Rationality in Medieval German Tristan Stories
Olga Trokhimenko, University of North Carolina—Wilmington

M27 - ALFONSO VIII CONFERENCE: The Church in the Kingdom of Castles
Sponsor: American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain
Chair: Kyle C. Lincoln, Webster University
Room: Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall

A Wall and Shield: Alfonso VIII and the Military Orders
Sam Z. Conedera, S.J., Santa Clara University
Nuestras Venerables Padres: A Tentative Prosopography of the Castilian Episcopate
Kyle C. Lincoln, Webster University

3:45 - 4:30pm Coffee

Center for Global Citizenship

4:30 - 6:00pm Concurrent Sessions

M31 - Methods of Allegorical Hermeneutics, II
Organizer: Anthony Cirilla, Saint Louis University
Chair: Anthony Cirilla, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

Allegorical Myth and the unio mystica: A Path to Heaven in Perilous Times
Fredericka Schmadel, Indiana University Bloomington
The Development of Allegory: the View from the History of Exegesis
David M. Barbee, University of Pennsylvania
The Word and the Text: Reflections on Allegorical Exegesis and the Christological Ontology of Scripture in the Middle Ages
T. Alexander Giltner, Saint Louis University

M32 - Intersections of Art, Music, & Spectacle II: Visualizing Texts
Organizer: Danielle Kuntz, University of Minnesota
Chair: Danielle Kuntz, University of Minnesota
Room: TBA

Imagined Performances – The Descriptions of Music-Making in Florentine Prefaces c. 1600
Michaela Kaufmann, Humboldt-University—Berlin
Staging Roland’s Fury: Rhetorical Advantages of the Tragedie en Musique
Catherine Parent Beauregard, Université de Montréal
The Masaniello Myth and the Role of Seventeenth-Century Artist Salvator Rosa as a Revolutionary in Nineteenth-Century French Spectacle
Nicole N. Conti, University of Minnesota
Print Technology and its Effect on Visual and Musical Trends Between 1400-1800
Matthew Armbrust, Central Washington University

M33 - Late Antiquity
Chair: Gregor Kalas, University of Tennessee—Knoxville
Room: TBA

Corporeal Re-Incorporation among Penitents in Late Antiquity
Lisa Driver, Valparaiso University
Confronting Sexual Double Standards in Late Antiquity: Theodora’s Influence on Justinian Marital Legislation
Rebekah Sheldon, Saint Louis University
“O Christ grant us to see Persia Burning”: The Persian Campaign in Syro-Palestine, the Sack of Jerusalem (613-614), and the Transformation of a Conflict
J. Mark Nicovich, William Carey University

M34 - Modern Imaging and Imagining of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Chair: TBA
Room: TBA

Text and Image: Charles Callahan Perkins and Quincy Adams Shaw, Nineteenth-Century Boston Brahmin Collectors of Early Italian Renaissance Art
Deborah Stein, Boston University
The Robber Prince Stealing the Silver Screen: Robin Hood’s Portrayal in Late 20th Century American Films
Heather Matthews, SUNY College at Oneonta
Long May She Reign? Portrayals and Interpretations of Mary, Queen of Scots in Popular Media
Kenneth Culpepper, Dordt College

M35 - Crusades Studies
Chair: Jessalynn Bird, Independent Scholar
Room: TBA

The Historical Cycle of the Old French Crusade Cycle and Family Warfare
Stefan Vander Elst, University of San Diego
The Poor Emperor’s Poor Sisters: The Daughter-houses of Crusader Constantinople in the Low Countries
John Giebfried, Saint Louis University
Christ Will Return to His Heritage and House: Bernard of Clairvaux on Jerusalem
James Kroemer, Concordia University

M36 - Imaging Justice: Depicting the Rules in Manuscripts of Canon and Roman Law
Organizer: Susan L’Engle, Saint Louis University
Chair: Atria A. Larson, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

The Key and the Sword: A Bolognese Fourteenth-Century Cimasa and the Imagery for the Opening of the Decretum Gratiani
Gianluca del Monaco, University of Bologna
Function and Use of Images in Toulousan Manuscripts of the Decretum Gratiani (13th–14th centuries)
Maria Alessandra Bilotta, IEM, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Some Things Never Change: Student Graffiti in Twelfth-Century Textbooks of Law
Susan L’Engle, Saint Louis University

M37 - ALFONSO VIII CONFERENCE: Crusade and Reconquest in Medieval Castile
Sponsor: American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain
Chair: Kyle C. Lincoln, Webster University
Room: Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall

El Noble and the Challenge of Crusading: Alfonso VIII and the Transformation of Iberian Holy War
Miguel D. Gómez, University of Tennessee
The Grand Strategy(?) Of Alfonso VIII
Col. Dave McDaniel, Texas Tech University

6:00 - 7:30pm Wine Reception

Center for Global Citizenship
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University

6:30 - 8:30pm Dinner

Griesedieck Hall

8:00 - 11:00pm Graduate Student Pub Night

Location: TBA
Open bar and appetizer buffet for all graduate students from any university. Enjoy craft brews and excellent pub fare, all free of charge! Come mingle with your peers and meet your future colleagues. This is an event not to miss and will be a night to remember. Don’t forget to wear your name badge, as it is your entry ticket!

TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014

7:30 - 10:00am Breakfast

Griesedieck Hall

8:00 - 5:00pm Registration

Center for Global Citizenship

10:00 - 7:30pm Book Exhibit

Center for Global Citizenship

10:00 - 10:45am Coffee

Center for Global Citizenship

10:45 - 12:15pm Concurrent Sessions

T11 - Shaping Iberia
Chair: Rosa Maria Juarbe, Universidad de Puerto Rico
Room: TBA

Paulus Albarus and the Christian-Arabic Tradition in Islamic Cordoba
Jason Busic, Denison University
To Steal a Monastery: Political Conflict in the Rioja Region, 1160-1170
Nicholas Boysel, Saint Louis University
Doing Time: The Secret Lives of Morisco Prisoners of the Inquisition, 1605-1611
Patrick O’Banion, Lindenwood University

T12 - Female Saints
Chair: Joana Serrado, University of Oxford
Room: TBA

Un Grande Scandola e Vergogna: The Construction of Umiltà da Faenza’s Sainthood, 1226-1280
John Callebert, Marquette University
Open Access Relics, Marian Miracles, and the Prioress’s Clergeon
Adrianna Radosti, Purdue University
All Matter Matters: A New Materialist Approach to the Old English Lives of St. Margaret
Megan Gregory, Illinois State University

T13 - Distinct Influences, Diverse Trajectories: Early Modern Historical Approaches to Church, Scripture, and Law
Organizer: Kyle Schenkewitz, Saint Louis University
Chair: Elissa Cutter, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

Matthias Flacius Illyricus’ Revisioning of Catholicity
Ryan Marr, Saint Louis University
Richard Simon and the Tension between Scripture and Tradition
Alden Bass, Saint Louis University
Jean Bodin’s “Harmony of All Things”: History and Law
Kyle Schenkewitz, Saint Louis University

T14 - Medieval Mystics
Chair: Bennett Gilbert, Portland State University
Room: TBA

Divine Infinity and Divine Ignorance: God’s Knowledge in John Scottus Eriugena
T. Alexander Giltner, Saint Louis University
A New Eve, a New Eden: The Church in Bonaventure’s Tree of Life
Amy Alexander, Saint Louis University
Teresa de Ávila and Her Portuguese Reader Joana de Jesus (1617-1681)
Joana Serrado, University of Oxford

T15 - Vesalius and the New Anatomy
Organizer: Sara van den Berg, Saint Louis University
Chair: TBA
Room: TBA

“You May Yet Uncover Other Stars”: Edith Wharton’s Vesalius in Zante (1564) and the Moral Imagination in Dramatic Monologue
Mark R. Clark, University of Texas Medical Branch
Anatomy and the Vatican
Philip Gavitt, Saint Louis University
Pygmalion Reversed: The Statue on the Balcony
Sara van den Berg, Saint Louis University

T16 - Piers Plowman Studies
Chair: Rachel Kapelle, Case Western Reserve University
Room: TBA

“Alle kynnes thynges”: The Ecology of Piers Plowman
Justin Barker, Purdue University
“Ve vobis qui ridetis” (Luke 6:25): The Bivalency of Laughter in Piers Plowman
R. James Goldstein, Auburn University
“To-bollen for Wrathe”: Langland, Sin, and the Discourse of Disability
Dana Roders, Purdue University

12:15 - 2:15pm Lunch

Griesedieck Hall

2:15 - 3:45pm Concurrent Sessions

T21 - 800 Years after Bouvines
Organizer: Matthew E. Parker, Saint Louis University
Chair: John W. Baldwin, Johns Hopkins University
Room: TBA

Philip II as Commander at Bouvines
Laurence W. Marvin, Berry College
The Communes at Bouvines: A Study in Tactics and Culture
Steven Isaac, Longwood University

T22 - Manuscript Studies
Chair: TBA
Room: TBA

The Hiberno-Latin Milieu of the Text of the Canon in Ebraica Contained in London, British Library MS, Royal 5. E. XIII
Shannon Ambrose, Saint Xavier University
Erasing God: The Ashburnham Pentateuch in its 9th c. Context and Beyond
Jennifer Awes Freeman, Vanderbilt University
The Translation of De contemptu omnium vanitatum huius mundi into Nahuatl Sermones: an example of Renaissance Tradition in New Spain
Herendira Tellez, Complutense University of Madrid

T23 - Love, Virtue, and Violence: Women in Literature
Chair: TBA
Room: TBA

Feasts, Processions, and Swordfights: The Carnivalesque in La dama duende
Kristina Sutherland, University of Georgia
Making Space in Destiny: Gender and Prophecy in The Awntyrs off Arthure
Rachel Kapelle, Case Western Reserve University
Nor Hell a Fury: Female Vengeance in the Nibelungenlied and Volsungasaga
Rebecca Straple, Western Michigan University

T24 - Arts & Entertainment in Byzantium
Organizer: Jason Fossella, Saint Louis University
Chair: Jason Fossella, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

Latin Influence on Byzantine Games and Byzantine Influence on Latin Games: a Cultural Exchange during the Komnenian Period
Nicolas Bergamo, EHESS (CEB) Paris
Croesus, Solon, and Tzetzes’ Historiae
Patrick Paul Hogan, Independent Scholar
King, Sage, and Magician: Tracing the Provenance and Development of King Solomon in Byzantium
Jonathan M. Reck, Independent Scholar

T25 - Medieval Approaches to Scripture
Chair: T. Alexander Giltner, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

Thomas Aquinas “Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth”: The Historical and Theological Contours of Thomas’s Principia
Joseph Gordon, Marquette University
Moses’ Role in Writing the Torah: Medieval Jewish Scholars’ Positions on a Fundamental Issue
Eran Viezel, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva

T26 - Lordship, Power, and Authority
Sponsor: Seigneurie: Society for the Study of the Nobility, Lordship, and Chivalry
Organizer: Katrin E. Sjursen, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Chair: Katrin E. Sjursen, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Room: TBA

The Law of Maintenance and the Obligations of Lordship: A Case Study
Jonathan Rose, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Lordship, Power and Authority during the Reign of Edward I (r. 1272-1307): Or, How to Legally/Illegally Seize/Re-seize a Church in the Diocese of Lincoln
Andrew G. Miller, DePaul University
Queen or Puppet Lady?: Æthelflaed’s role in the Politics, Power and Identity of Mercia
Melanie C. Maddox, The Citadel

T27 - ALFONSO VIII CONFERENCE: The Almohads and the Muslim South
Sponsor: American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain
Chair: Miguel D. Gómez, University of Tennessee
Room: Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall

Convocantes ergo clerum et populum universum: Innocent III and the Victor of Las Navas
Damian J. Smith, Saint Louis University
Ibn-Tumart and the School of Toledo
Thomas Burman, MARCO Center, University of Tennnessee

3:45 - 4:30pm Coffee

Center for Global Citizenship

4:30 - 6:00pm Concurrent Sessions

T31 - Medieval Intersex: Language and Hermaphroditism
Organizer: Ruth Evans, Saint Louis University
Chair: Ruth Evans, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

Hermaphroditus and Pygmalion in the Roman de la Rose
David I. Rollo, University of Southern California
Jews, Hermaphrodites, and Other Animals: On the Boundaries of the Human in the Middle Ages
Leah DeVun, Rutgers University
Polyglot Allegory: Translingual, Transgendered
Jonathan Hsy, George Washington University

T32 - Byzantium
Chair: John Giebfried, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

King, Sage, and Magician: Tracing the Provenance and Development of King Solomon in Byzantium
Jonathan Reck, Dallas Theological Seminary
Byzantine Monastic Ideals in the Twelfth Century: A Political Perspective
Hannah Ewing, The Ohio State University
The Euripus Channel at Negropont during the Middle Ages
Pierre MacKay, University of Washington

T33 - Preaching and the Clerical Life
Chair: Kathleen Walkowiak, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

The Gentle Hissing that Calms a Horse but Excites a Puppy: The Application of the Social Distinctions of Gregory the Great’s Regula Pastoralis
Richard Allington, Saint Louis University
Beyond the Vita Apostolica: Old Testament Models and Continuity in Early Premonstratensian Writings
Shannon Turner, Ohio State University
John the Teuton, Abbot of Saint Victor: A Reconsideration
Jessalynn Bird, Independent Scholar

T34 - The World Material
Organizer: Irene Backus, Oklahoma State University
Chair: Irene Backus, Oklahoma State University
Room: TBA

Durable Matter: Roman Precious Metals and the Medieval World
Ashley Jones, University of Florida
Mineral Blue Pigment and Differentiation: The Paintings of Qiu Ying
Quincy Nagn, University of Chicago
Ephemeral Imports: Chinese Remedies in Renaissance Florence
Irene Backus, Oklahoma State University

T35 - Deception in Literature
Chair: Julie Singer, Washington University in St. Louis
Room: TBA

The Conceptualization of Treason in the Sendebar (The Book of Wiles of Women)
Ivette A Villalba, Independent Scholar
Proverbial Wisdom or Pithy Variance: The Case of the Concluding Proverbs in Some Old French Fabliaux
Natalie Muñoz, California State University—Fresno
Be Careful What You Wish for: Wish Granting and Deception in Three Medieval Texts
Rosa Maria Juarbe, Universidad de Puerto Rico

T36 - Medieval Hibernian Warfare
Chair: Prisco Hernandez, US Army Command and General Staff College
Room: TBA

The Irish Tower House Castle as Settlement Center in the Late Medieval World
Vicky McAlister, Southeast Missouri State University
Medieval Gaelic Ireland: A War on Constitutional Monarchy
Donal Hegarty, Saint Louis University
Lending a Helping Hand: Emir Ibn-al-Thumna and King Dermot MacMurrough in the Norman Invasions of the 11th and 12th Centuries, a Comparison and Contrast in Medieval Identity
Nicholas Wallace, Texas Tech University

T37 - ALFONSO VIII CONFERENCE: First Plenary Address
Sponsor: American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain
Chair: Damian J. Smith, Saint Louis University
Room: Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall

Leonor Plantagenet and the Art of Medieval Queenship
José Manuel Cerda, Universidad Gabriela Mistral

6:00 - 7:30pm Wine Reception

Center for Global Citizenship
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University

6:30 - 8:30pm Dinner

Griesedieck Hall

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014

7:30 - 10:00am Breakfast

Griesedieck Hall

8:00 - 5:00pm Registration

Center for Global Citizenship

8:30 - 10:00am Plenary Session

John W. Baldwin, Johns Hopkins University
The Consequences of Bouvines

Sinquefield Stateroom, DuBourg Hall

10:00 - 7:30pm Book Exhibit

Center for Global Citizenship

10:00 - 10:45am Coffee

Center for Global Citizenship

10:30 - 12:00pm Concurrent Sessions

W11 - Blanche of Castile: Queen, Regent, Kingmaker
Organizer: Matthew E. Parker, Saint Louis University
Chair: Janna Bianchini, University of Maryland
Room: TBA

The Seal of Blanche of Castile and the Vocabulary of Reginal Authority
Kathleen Nolan, Hollins University
Kingmaker: Blanche of Castile and the Kingship of Afonso III of Portugal
Miriam Shadis, Ohio University
The Role of the Queen in the Governance of the Realm: Blanche of Castile
Lindy Grant, University of Reading

W12 - Medieval Islamic Perspectives
Chair: Carole Hillenbrand, University of Edinburgh
Room: TBA

From “kalimah” to “the logos” – Transformation of Knowledge Exemplified at the Byzantine Translation of the Quran (8th/9th Century CE)
Manolis Ulbricht, Free University Berlin
Al-Sulami, al-Ghazali and Jihad al-nafs
Kenneth Goudie, St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of St Andrews
Development of the Yemeni Architecture of the Late 12th – Mid-15th Centuries in the Context of the Sunni Revival
Ekaterina Yakushkina, Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Art of the Russian Academy of Arts

W13 - Global Contact and the Bridging of Identity in the Seventeenth Century
Organizer: Jonathan E. Lux, Saint Louis University
Chair: Austin McIntire, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

“Learning to Hate in the South China Sea”: Edmund Scott’s Exacting Discourse and Early Journeys of the East India Company
Jonathan E. Lux, Saint Louis University
Seeking Redemption through Text: Wang Zheng and Chongyitang Riji Suibi
Xu Yunjing, Washington University in Saint Louis
The Taming of the Tigress: Women and Shakespeare in the Arabic World
David Moberly, University of Minnesota
Saving Souls and Observing Customs: Patterns of Calvinist Perception in the Dutch Asian Empire
Charles Parker, Saint Louis University

W14 - Dispensing Mercy
Sponsor: ICMAC (Iuris Canonici Medii Aevi Consociatio/ International Society of Medieval Canon Law) Organizer: Atria Larson & Steven Schoenig, S.J., Saint Louis University
Chair: Steven Schoenig, S.J., Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

The Problem of “Unjust Mercy” in Medieval Canon Law
Bruce Brasington, West Texas A&M University
Urban II and the Collectio Britannica, Again
Robert Somerville, Columbia University
Innocent III Dispensing Mercy on the Not-so-Innocent?
Atria A. Larson, Saint Louis University

W15 - Renaissance Art
Chair: TBA
Room: TBA

The Kiss of the Holy Spirit: The Bedchamber as Site and Symbol of the Incarnation in Northern Renaissance Painting
Brenda Edgar, Jefferson Community and Technical College
La Madonna della Scala: Dating, Function, and Michelangelo’s Madonna Lactans
Christine Zappella, University of Chicago
Isabella d’Este: Patronage, Performance, and the Viola da Gamba
Elizabeth Weinfield, The Graduate Center (CUNY) / The Metropolitan Museum of Art

W16 - ROUNDTABLE: Illuminating the Margins: Questions of Loss, Salvage and Rediscovery in Digital Medieval Projects
Organizer: Tamsyn Rose-Steel, Johns Hopkins University
Chair: Tamsyn Rose-Steel, Johns Hopkins University
Room: TBA
Panelists:

Alexandra Bolintineanu, University of Toronto
Bridget Whearty, Stanford University
Ece Turnator, University of Texas—Austin
Matthew Davis, North Carolina State University
Tamsyn Rose-Steel, Johns Hopkins University

12:15 - 2:15pm Lunch

Griesedieck Hall

2:15 - 3:45pm Concurrent Sessions

W21 - Crossing Borders
Chair: Nicole Gomez, University of Tennessee
Room: TBA

What Happened to the Jutes of Hampshire?
Kent Pettit, Saint Louis University
Odorico da Pordenone’s Travel to China and Pierre Bersuire’s Moralized Interpretation of It: Two Different Ways of Connecting the West to the Far East in the 14th Century
Annalia Marchisio, Harvard University

W22 - Clergy and Authority in the Twelfth Century
Chair: TBA
Room: TBA

“An Excessive and Unaccustomed Burden:” The Council of Reims and Papal Authority in the Mid-Twelfth Century
Kathleen Walkowiak, Saint Louis University
Nepotism, Paternity Tests, and Pride: The Lingering Questions Surrounding the Legacy of John of Salisbury
Matthew Brinkman, Independent Scholar

W23 - The Sunni Shift in Eastern and Central Islamicate Lands (5th-7th / 11th-13th c.)
Organizer: Luke Yarbrough, Saint Louis University
Chair: G. John Renard, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

From Occasionalism to Illuminationism: Islamic Domes of the 12th and 16th Centuries in Light of Shifting Theologies
Yasser Tabbaa, University of Memphis
Articulating Caliphal Legitimacy in Ibn al-Jawzi’s al-Misbah al-mudi’ fi khilafat al-Mustadi’
Han Hsien Liew, Harvard University
Yemen - The Sunni Renaissance & Hebrew Illuminated Bibles: The Immanent Connection
Ora Berger, Independent Scholar

W24 - Material Culture across the Centuries
Chair: Matthew Davis, North Carolina State University
Room: TBA

Infinite Time in Medieval Veneration of Relics
Bennett Gilbert, Portland State University
The Lancaster Sword and the Legitimization of Henry IV’s Kingship
Rebecca Favorito, The Ohio State University
The True Identity of the Rose Mosque: Results of an Archaeological Field Study
Brendan McGuire, Christendom College

W25 - Elizabethan Playwrights
Chair: Kristina Sutherland, University of Georgia
Room: TBA

Spenser’s Dragon Fight and the English Queen: The Struggle over the Elizabethan Settlement
Donald Stump, Saint Louis University
“Let the frame of things disjoint, both the worlds suffer”: Anglo-Saxon Ideals and Social Change in Macbeth
Natalie Whitaker, Missouri State University
The King’s Face: Medieval and Early Modern Theories of Government in Shakespeare’s Henriad
Sophia Mason, The Catholic University of America

W26 - Digital Editing in Medieval Studies
Organiser: James Ginther, Saint Louis University
Chair: Donal Hegarty, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

The Sentences Commentary Text Archive and LombardPress: Publishing Critical Editions from a Digital Text Archive
Jeffrey C. Witt, Loyola University Maryland
The John Buridan Project Work Flow
Peter Hartman, University of Toronto
Editing as Annotation: the Tradamus Project
James Ginther, Saint Louis University

W27 - ALFONSO VIII CONFERENCE: Money and Property in the Kingdom of Castile
Sponsor: American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain
Chair: Kyle C. Lincoln, Webster University
Room: Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall

Revisiting the Infantazgo in the Reign of Alfonso VIII
Janna Bianchini, University of Maryland
Selling Castile: Coinage as Propaganda in the Age of Alfonso VIII
Jim Todesca, Armstrong Atlantic State University

3:45 - 4:30pm Coffee

Center for Global Citizenship

4:30 - 6:00pm Concurrent Sessions

W31 - Distinctions and Boundaries Across Medieval Islam
Organizer: Luke Yarbrough, Saint Louis University
Chair: Luke Yarbrough, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

Dress and Identity of the Christians in Early Islamic Egypt (7th-9th Century)
Alexandra Plesa, Leiden University
Dress Under Stress: Muslims and Christians in Mamluk Egypt (13th-15th Century)
J.E. Kindinger, Leiden University
Knowledge Trails: Travel, Geography, and Boundaries in Ibn Maryam’s al-Bustan
Sabahat Adil, University of Chicago
Islam, the Coptic Church and 7th Century Aksum in Medieval Coptic, Ethiopian, Syriac and Arabic Historiographies
Myriam Wissa, School of Oriental and African Studies—London

W32 - Early Modern Approaches to Science
Chair: TBA
Room: TBA

The Emblematic World View Reconsidered
Hans Broedel, University of North Dakota
Towards the Land of Gold: Alchemy and Utopia in Augustan England
Matthew Schweizer, Saint Louis University

W33 - Reformers and Reform
Chair: Thomas Renna, Saginaw Valley State University
Room: TBA

Monk and Microcosm: The Ecclesiology of Peter Damian in Light of the 11th Century Reform
T. Alexander Giltner, Saint Louis University
Nicholas of Cusa’s Reformatio Generalis and Fifteenth-Century Curial Reform
Richard Serina, Concordia Seminary
The Poor You Will Always Have with You: Luther and the Public Chest
Phillip Fischaber, Concordia Theological Seminary

W34 - Medieval Art in Rome: Pagan Past and Apostolic Present
Organizer: Cathleen A. Fleck, Saint Louis University
Chair: Cathleen A. Fleck, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA

The Temple of Peace and the Adornments of Rome in the Sixth Century CE
Gregor Kalas, University of Tennessee—Knoxville
Visual Diplomacy on the Apsidal Arch of Santa Maria Antiqua, Rome
Ann van Dijk, Northern Illinois University
Rome, City of Saint Peter and of the Papacy: the Medieval Visual Tradition
Cristiana Filippini, American University Programs in Italy

W35 - Querulous Querelles
Chair: TBA
Room: TBA

Pricked by the Rose: The Significance of Le Roman de la Rose Imagery in Christine de Pizan’s Querelle du Roman de la Rose
Roshi Ahmadian, Case Western Reserve University
La segunda Celestina de Salazar y Torres, Vera Tassis y Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: un desengaño crítico sobre la astrología y los engaños con la verdad
Nicole Gomez, University of Tennessee
Penal and Palliative Discourses in the Debate of the Belle Dame Sans Mercy
Julie Singer, Washington University in St. Louis

W36 - ROUNDTABLE: Digital Repositories for Medieval Studies: Challenges and Opportunities
Organizer: James Ginther, Saint Louis University
Chair: James Ginther, Saint Louis University
Room: TBA
Panelists:

Benjamin Albritton, Stanford University
Raymond Clemens, Yale University
Christoph Flüeler, University of Fribourg
Matthew Heintzelman, St. John’s University
Scott Gwara, University of South Carolina
William Stoneman, Harvard University
Eric Johnson, The Ohio State University

W37 - ALFONSO VIII CONFERENCE: Third Plenary Address
Sponsor: American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain
Chair: Damian J. Smith, Saint Louis University
Room: Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall

Si possides amicum, in temptatione posside illum: Alfonso VIII and Peter the Catholic
Martin Alvira Cabrer, Universidad Complutense, Madrid

6:00 - 7:30pm Wine Reception

Center for Global Citizenship
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University

6:30 - 8:30pm Dinner

Griesedieck Hall

THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014

7:30 - 10:00am Breakfast

Griesedieck Hall

8:00 - 12:00pm Check-out

All guests must return room keys to the Marchetti Tower lobby by noon.