7:45 - 8:45 Continental Breakfast (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
Sponsor: Medieval Academy of America's Committee on Centers and Regional Associations (CARA)
Organizer: Thomas Goodmann, Univ. of Miami & Director of Conference Programs, CARA
Chair: Gábor Klaniczay, Central European Univ. and Collegium Budapest
Nora Berend, Univ. of Cambridge, "Immigrants in Medieval Hungary: Ornament of the Royal Court or Enemy?"
David Mengel, Xavier Univ., "Plures linguas in Praga nescimus: Czechs and Germans in Fourteenth-Century Prague"
Maria Dobozy, Univ. of Utah, "Sebastian Tinodi's Poetic Mission: Shaping Hungary during the Turkish Wars"
Piotr Górecki, Univ. of California, Riverside, "Frontier of the Law in Medieval Poland: Polish and German Law Courts Compared"
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
Organizer: Barbara Rosenwein, Loyola Univ. Chicago
Chair: Thomas Greene, Loyola Univ. Chicago
Kevin Uhalde, Ohio Univ., "The Feeling of Regret, ca. 400-600"
Frederick S. Paxton, Connecticut College, "Vocabularies of Grief and Consolation in Ninth-Century Francia"
Andrew J. Romig, Harvard Univ., "Emotion in the Astronomer's Vita Hludovici imperatoris"
Organizer: Eric Stanley, Pembroke College, Oxford Univ.
Chair: Susanna Fein, Kent State Univ.
Eric Stanley, "Beginnings of Biblical Drama"
Elisabeth Dutton, Worcester College, Oxford Univ., "Eucharistic Liturgy Dramatized"
Tamara Atkin, Queen Mary, Univ. of London, "Dramatic Spirituality Polemicized"
Organizer and Chair: Jonathan Lyon, Univ. of Chicago
Sean J. Gilsdorf, Smith College, "Fraternity Row: Royal Brothers and the Imperial Episcopacy in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries"
John Eldevik, Pomona College, "The Manuscripts of the Vita Oudalrici and the Image of the Ottonian Bishop"
Brigitte Meijns, Catholic Univ. Leuven, "Episcopal Opposition to the Gregorian Celibacy Legislation in the North of France: Hubert of Thérouanne, 1078-1081, and His 'Wicked Disputations'"
Organizer and Chair: Dyan Elliott, Northwestern Univ.
Laura A. Smoller, Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock, "Vincent Ferrer, the Heretics of Valpute, and the Origins of the Witches' Sabbath"
Gábor Klaniczay, Central European Univ., "Angelic and Diabolic Visions in the Formicarius of Johannes Nider and the Concept of the Witches' Sabbath"
Michael D. Bailey, Iowa State Univ., "The Scientific Status of Late Medieval Demonology"
Organizer: Janet T. Marquardt, Eastern Illinois Univ.
Chair: Anne F. Harris, DePauw Univ.
Elizabeth Carson Pastan, Emory Univ., "Montfaucon as Reader of the Bayeux Tapestry"
Alyce A. Jordan, Northern Arizona Univ., "From Reliquary to Relic: The Nineteenth-Century Restoration of the Stained Glass Windows of the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris"
Janet T. Marquardt, "'Flying Off the Shelves': The Popularity of Zodiaque Books on Romanesque Art 1951-2001"
Organizer and Chair: Anne Clark Bartlett, DePaul Univ.
Kay Slocum, Capital Univ., "Tria candelabra lucentia: Ceremonies for the Holy Women of Barking Abbey"
Rosalynn Voaden, Arizona State Univ., "Ubi Sunt? Women Visionaries in Late-Medieval Britain"
Jacqueline Jenkins, Univ. of Calgary, "'mych was the holy dalyawns'?: Reconstructing Medieval Responses to the Works of Julian of Norwich"
Organizers: Carolyn Muessig, Univ. of Bristol, and Cordelia Warr, Univ. of Manchester
Chair: Rachel Fulton, Univ. of Chicago
Tamar Herzig, Tel Aviv Univ., "Popes, Friars, and Holy Women: The Politics of Female Stigmatization"
Carolyn Muessig, "The Stigmata in Late Medieval Sermon Literature"
Cordelia Warr, "Alternative Stigmatics: Dominican Promotion of Stigmatics in the Visual Arts during the Fifteenth Century"
Organizer: John Dagenais, UCLA
Chair: Richard Kieckhefer, Northwestern University
John Dagenais, "The Romanesque Cathedral and Town of Santiago de Compostela: Research and Reconstruction"
John Williams, Univ. of Pittsburgh, "Recovering the Architecture of Santiago: From Mausoleum to Mateo"
Corinna Rohn and Klaus Rheidt, Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus, "Searching for the Romanesque Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela: New Methods in Archaeology of Buildings and Their Critical Evaluation"
Fernando López Alsina, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, "Principales fuentes escritas para la historia de la ciudad y la sede compostelanas en los siglos VIII al XIII"
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch (Grand Ballroom)
Presider: Patrick J. Geary, UCLA
Presentation of reports; election of officers; awarding of prizes
Organizer: Barbara Rosenwein, Loyola Univ. Chicago
Chair: Barbara Newman, Northwestern Univ.
Brian Patrick McGuire, Roskilde Univ., "Emotions and Biography in Bernard of Clairvaux"
Babette Hellemans, Univ. of Utrecht, "Isolation and Emotion: On the Historia calamitatum of Abelard"
Jessica Rosenfeld, Washington Univ., "Invidious Pleasures: Envy and the Form of Late Medieval Ethics"
Organizer and Chair: Edward Wheatley, Loyola Univ. Chicago
Maren L. Donley, Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, "Re-imagining the Divine Gift: Trade and Christian History in the Chester Mercers' Magi Play"
Jesse Njus, Northwestern Univ., "Processions and Plateae: Staging Christ's Passion in the Middle Ages"
Lofton L. Durham III, Univ. of Pittsburgh, "Beyond Binaries: Synthesizing Tradition and Innovation in Jacques Milet's Destruction de Troie le Grant"
Organizer and Chair: Ronald Surtz, Princeton Univ.
Emily C. Francomano, Georgetown Univ., "The Penetrating Voices of Ill-Fated Lovers: Cárcel de Amor and Grisel y Mirabella"
Denise K. Filios, Univ. of Iowa, "Defining Iberia through Rape Narratives: Pedro de Corral's Crónica sarracina"
Rita Costa-Gomes, Towson Univ., "Microspatial Knowledge and Perceptions of the Landscape in the Medieval Iberian Literature about Hunting"
Organizer: Joel T. Rosenthal, SUNY-Stony Brook
Chair: Sherry Reames, Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison
Caroline M. Barron, Royal Holloway, Univ. of London, "St. Zita of Lucca and England"
Catherine Sanok, Univ. of Michigan-Ann Arbor, "Sources of Sanctity: St. Winifred and Holywell in the Fifteenth Century"
Joel T. Rosenthal, "A Laywoman's Saints and Saints' Days: Margaret Paston's Year"
Organizer and Chair: Alfred Thomas, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
David M. Perry, Dominican Univ., "'Ubi est audacia vestra, si viri estis?' Masculinity, Brotherhood, and Citizenship among the Relic Thieves of Venice"
Carrie Benes, New College of Florida, "Adopting a New Aeneas: Civic Identity in Perugia, 1255-1301"
Jenna Soleo-Shanks, CUNY Graduate Center, "Montaperti, Myth, and Performance: The Function of Legend and the Performance of Civic Identity in Medieval Siena"
Organizer and Chair: Anne Robertson, Univ. of Chicago
Robert C. Lagueux, Columbia College Chicago, "Mystical Knowledge on the Feast of St. John the Evangelist at Laon"
Margot Fassler, Yale Univ., "Music and the Mystical in Hildegard's Eucharistic Theology"
Toni J. Morris, Univ. of Indianapolis, "The Master Leads the Apprentice in the Contemplative Way: Walter Hilton's 'Of Angels' Song'"
Organizer and Chair: Lori J. Walters, Florida State Univ.
Michelle Bolduc, Univ. of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, "Jean de Meun as Apparition: Writing between History and Poetry"
Gabriella Baika, Auburn Univ., "Jean Gerson's Pour qu'on refrène sa langue and the Attack against Jean de Meun"
Christine McWebb, Univ. of Waterloo, "The Discourse of Alchemy and the Alchemy of Discourse in Jean de Meun's Roman de la Rose"
Anne F. Harris, DePauw Univ., "The Textual and Visual Interpolations of MS. Douce 195: Refashioning the Roman de la Rose within a 15th-century Manuscript Collection"
3:45 - 4:15 Coffee (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
Organizer: Barbara Rosenwein, Loyola Univ. Chicago
Chair: Thomas Bestul, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
Mickey Sweeney, Dominican Univ., "Breaking Out of Romance: The Use of Emotional Histories in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight"
Travis W. Johnson, Univ. of Iowa, "Weeping Like a Widow: Breaking the Boundaries of Emotional Community in the Alliterative Morte Arthure"
Emily Rebekah Huber, Duke University, "Margery Kempe's Institutional Sorrow"
Organizer: International Boethius Society
Chair: Krista Sue-Lo Twu, Univ. of Minnesota, Duluth
Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr., Troy Univ., "The English Tradition of Vernacular Translations of Boethius's Consolatio"
Christopher Cannon, New York Univ., and Carolyn Dinshaw, New York Univ., "A Dialogue on the Consolatio philosophiae"
Organizer and Chair: Ray Wakefield, Univ. of Minnesota
Ruth Nissé, Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln, "Midrash Va-Yissau and the Rebirth of Epic in Early Medieval Europe"
Joshua Byron Smith, Northwestern Univ., "The Romance of Fouke le Fitz Waryn and Its Marcher Milieu"
Marianne Kalinke, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "The Arthurian Legend in Breta sögur: Historiography on the Cusp of Romance"
Organizer: Katharine Breen, Northwestern Univ.
Chair: Elina Gertsman, Southern Illinois Univ.
Alexa Sand, Utah State Univ., "Moral Space in Early Manuscripts of La Somme le Roi"
Katharine Breen, "Where Virtue Dwells: Cognitive Maps In and Around Piers Plowman"
Asa S. Mittman, California State University at Chico, and Susan Kim, Illinois State University, "Framing the World: Monstrosity, Identity and the Wonders of the East"
Organizer and Chair: Charles Bowlus, Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock
Gregory Halfond, Framingham State College, "By Land or By Sea: Traveling to Church Councils in Merovingian Gaul"
Valerie Allen, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, "Road Builders and Medieval York"
Jennifer M. Lee, Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ. at Indianapolis, "Three Coins in the Fountain? An Analysis of the Evidence for the Deposition of Pilgrims' Souvenirs"
Comment: Charles Bowlus
Organizer: Program Committee
Chair: Carla Arnell, Lake Forest College
Richard F. Johnson, Harper College, "The Continental Diffusion of the Cult of St. Michael in the Early Middle Ages: The Irish Evidence Reconsidered"
Dale Disney, independent scholar, "War Reliquaries: Images of the Battle between St. Michael and Satan in the Missa L'homme armé of Johannes Regis"
Edina Eszenyi, Univ. of Kent, "St. Michael and the Devil in Late Medieval Central European Manuscripts"
Organizer and Chair: Christina von Nolcken, Univ. of Chicago
Simon Horobin, Magdalen College, Oxford, "Chaucer's Scribes and the Text of the Canterbury Tales"
Kellie Robertson, Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison, "Chaucerian Editing and the Idea of the New"
Henry Ansgar Kelly, UCLA, "The Invisible Gorilla: Vance Ramsey's 700-Page Book on Manly-Rickert"
6:00 - 7:00 Reception (Grand Ballroom)
7:00 - 9:00 Banquet (Grand Ballroom)