Welcome: Barbara Newman, Northwestern Univ.
Introduction: Rachel Fulton, Univ. of Chicago
Opening address: Jaroslav Folda, Univ. of North Carolina, "Chrysography in Thirteenth-Century Painting East and West"
2:45 - 3:15 Coffee (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
Organizer and Chair: Willemien Otten, Univ. of Chicago
Giselle de Nie, Univ. of Utrecht, "Miracles as Visible Theology in the Fifth Century"
Jamie Kreiner, Princeton Univ., "Martyrs in the Making: The Good Death in Seventh-Century Francia"
Adrian Guiu, Univ. of Chicago, "Maximus the Confessor and Eriugena on the Division and Return of Beings"
Organizer and Chair: Dorsey Armstrong, Purdue Univ.
Martin B. Shichtman, Eastern Michigan Univ., and Laurie A. Finke, Kenyon College, "Geographies of Death: Monuments, Mourning, and Imagining the English Nation in Malory"
Kenneth Hodges, Univ. of Oklahoma, "Gawain and the New British History"
Joy Santee, Purdue Univ., "Beards and Battlefields: Economies of Power in the Alliterative Morte Arthure"
Comment: Patricia Clare Ingham, Indiana Univ.
Organizer: Manu Radhakrishnan, Princeton Univ.
Chair: Robert Lerner, Northwestern Univ.
Richard Newhauser, Arizona State Univ., "The Transmission of William Peraldus's Summa de vitiis: Some Preliminary Findings"
Robert Sweetman, Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto, "Pascal's Wager in the Thirteenth Century: The Case of Peraldus's Summa de virtutibus"
Manu Radhakrishnan, "Sins of the Tongue in Peraldus and Domenico Cavalca's Pungilingua"
Organizer and Chair: Carin Ruff, Cornell Univ.
Scott Gwara, Univ. of South Carolina, "Understanding the Bilingual Glosses to Aldhelm's Prose Treatise on Virginity through Concepts of Second Language Learning"
Rebecca Stephenson, Univ. of Louisiana at Monroe, "Musing on Aldhelm: Rethinking Byrhtferth's 'Hermeneutic English'"
Emily Thornbury, Univ. of California at Berkeley, "William of Malmesbury Constructs Aldhelm's Personality"
Comment: Philip Rusche, Univ. of Nevada at Las Vegas
Organizer and Chair: Takashi Shogimen, Univ. of Otago, New Zealand
Frank Godthardt, Univ. of Hamburg, "Realizing a New Ecclesiology: Marsilius of Padua and Emperor Ludwig the Bavarian"
Lora Walsh, Northwestern Univ., "Church and Synagogue in the Genealogy of Christ: A Late Medieval English Commentary on Matthew's Gospel"
Thomas M. Izbicki, Rutgers Univ., "The Pope and the Natural Order: Juan de Torquemada and c. In apibus [C.7, q.1 c. 41]"
Organizer: Program Committee
Chair: Olivia Remie Constable, Univ. of Notre Dame
Stefan Stantchev, Univ. of Michigan, "Mapping Religious Space: The Papal Bans on Trade and the Making of Latin Christendom (ca. 1150-ca. 1250)"
Joshua C. Birk, Eastern Illinois Univ., "Saracen Princes: Rulers of Medieval Sicily and the Anti-Islamic Critique"
Michael Lower, Univ. of Minnesota, "Ibn al-Lihyani: Sultan of Tunis (1311-1318) and Would-be Christian Convert"
Organizer: Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane, Univ. of Minnesota at Morris
Chair: Elizabeth Makowski, Texas State Univ.
Sean L. Field, Univ. of Vermont, "Beguine or Not Beguine? Douceline of Digne, Marguerite Porete, and Modern Historians"
Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane, "Coming to Terms with 'Beguines': Naming Lay Religious Women in Medieval Würzburg"
Tanya Stabler, Purdue Univ. Calumet, "Robert of Sorbon at the Beguinage of Paris: Male/Female Collaboration or Imitation?"
5:30 - 7:00 Opening Reception - Newberry Library
7:30 Graduate Student Pub Night Social
Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant, 100 W. Grand Ave.