The Delaware Valley Medieval Association

Meetings

Please JOIN US in 2014-15 for another exciting series of programs!!  The DVMA Executive Committee is hard at work planning next year's four conferences, and as soon as information is available we will be sure to post the details here.  Stay tuned!!!  


2013-2014

April 5 @ Drew University
Organizers:  Louis Hamilton, Laura Morreale, and Dot Porter
Theme:  Communities of Italy:  New and Traditional Approaches

Speakers:    • 
Wayne Storey (Indiana University), “A Rich-Text Petrarch and the Expansion of Communities”

 • Isabella Magni (Indiana University), “
Petrarchive: a new digital frontier in the study of Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta


 • Samantha Kelly (Rutgers University), “The Black Africans of Italy”

• Laura Morreale (Fordham University), "The French of Italy: Rethinking Political Narratives" 

 • Matthew Shoaf (Ursinus College), “Bound by Sound: Trecento Art and Community”

 • Andrew Irving (The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church), “Quam inhonestum: Changes in Massbook Design at Montecassino in the Eleventh Century”

 • Richard Gyug (Fordham University), "Between East and West on the shores of the southern Adriatic: Dubrovnik and Kotor."



February 15 @ the RUC Campus Center Rutgers University-Camden

Organizers:  Aaron Hostetter and Adam Miyashiro 

Speakers:  • Gabrielle Parkin (University of Delaware), “’Clothed by God in fanciful costume’: White Clothes, Tears,
   and Livery in theBook of Margery Kempe” (Winner of the DVMA Paper Prize)

  • Adam Miyashiro (Stockton College), "Alexander Between Empires"

 • Cord Whitaker (Temple University), "Black, White, and in Between: Medieval Race, the Spirit, and Chaucer's Miller's Tale

• 
Carissa Harris, Assistant Professor of English, Temple University:  " 'All medons be ware, be rewe':
  Sexual Education in the Middle English Pastourelle"

  • 
Andrew Cole, Professor of English, Princeton University: “Chaucer’s Occupations”

 Lightning Talks on Chaucerian Manuscripts from Advanced Undergraduates and Graduate students:

  • Richard Milligan (Rutgers-Camden)

  • Cristina Chillem (Rutgers-Camden)

  • Nikolai Fomich (Rutgers-Camden)

  • Nate Hall (Rutgers-Camden)

  • Sarah Baginsky (Stockton College)

  • Mark-Allan Donaldson (Stockton College)

  • Lauren Bevins (Rutgers-New Brunswick)

November 23 @ the Index of Christian Art, Princeton University
Organizer:  Colum Hourihane
Speakers:                               • Helmut Reimitz (Princeton University), “History and Cultural Brokerage in Late Antiquity”
                                                 • Susan Mosher Stuard (Haverford College, Emerita), “Shopping as Consuming Acts in
                                                   Fourteenth Century Italian Towns”
                                                 • Markus Cruse (Arizona State University and Institute for Advanced Study) “What Marco   

Polo’s Travel Account Meant to its Earliest Readers”
Judith Golden (Princeton University), “Mahaut, Countess of Artois as Patron, Proclaiming  Wealth and Heritage through her Gardens and her Art”
Elizabeth Valdez del Álamo (Montclair State University), “Hearing the Image at Santo  Domingo de Silos”
Maureen McCormick (Prosopon School of Iconology and Princeton University Art Museum), “     From Image to Likeness: Musings of a Latter Day Iconographer”
Michael Curschmann (Princeton University, Emeritus), “Duo bellatores: The Changing    Contexts and Meanings of a Visual Paradigm”

September 23 @ the Special Collections Center, Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania

Organizer:  Dale Kinney

Speakers:                Dorothy Porter (University of Pennsylvania),  "What are we Presenting? Gauging medievalists' Use of Digital Resources through Major Conferences in the Field"

Elly Truitt (Bryn Mawr College), “Natural Philosophy in LJS 384: William of Conches, De   philosophia mundi”

Tom Izbicki (Rutgers University), “Analyzing a Legal Miscellany: Schoenberg MS 450”

“Lightning” talks:                  Nick Harris, LJS 441
Jackie Burek, LJS 477
Larissa Grollemond, LJS 19: Spanish Nobility and 16th-Century Manuscript Illumination
Regan Kladstrup, The Penn Provenance Project
Marie Turner, MS Roll 1066
Lynn Ransom, The Schoenberg database of manuscripts
Liza Strakhov, Codex 902
Alex Devine, MS Codex 236
Emily Steiner, LJS 266: The History of the World (according to the French) 
Dorothy Porter, The Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance
Will Noel, The Schoenberg Institute


2012-2013 


April 13 @ LGBT Carriage House, University of Pennsylvania

Symposium in Celebration of the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Delaware Valley Medieval Association

Organizer:  Martha Easton

Speakers: Edward Peters (University of Pennsylvania), "Just One More Foundation Myth: From the Lilly
     Pennsylvania Program to the DVMA"

Agnieszka E. Szymańska (Temple University),"Designing the Vault of Heaven at the Cappella
  Palatina, Palermo"
Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (George Washington University), "Medieval/Environmental Activism"
Participants in Roundtable Discussion of "The Future of Medeival Studies":
Celia Chazelle (The College of New Jersey)
Dallas G. Denery (Bowdoin College)
Darin Hayton (Haverford College)
E. Ann Matter (University of Pennsylvania)
Karen Overbey (Tufts University)
David Wallace (University of Pennsylvania)

March 16 @ University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Topic:  “Crossing Bridges”
Organizer:  Dale Kinney
Speakers:
Larry Nees (University of Delaware), “Arculf”
Louis Hamilton (Drew University), “Invisible Cities, Invented Histories: Jerusalem and Rome       in the Exegesis of Bruno of Segni”
Jesse Mann (Montclair State University), "Juan de Segovia & Islam: 
Opportunities, Obstacles and Contexts"
Renata Holod, University of Pennsylvania, Lecture and Gallery Visit


December 1 @ Princeton University
Organizer:  Colum Hourihane
Speakers: 
 Johanna Seasonwein (Princeton University Art Museum), "A Tale of Two Windows: the Gothic Revival at
     Princeton University"

Courtney Palmbush (Princeton Theological Seminary), "The Frontier and Patrick's 'Ministry of Slavery’ " Susan Auth (Curator Emerita, Newark Museum), "Birds and Their Symbolism in the Late Antique Art of Egypt" Danielle Oteri (International Center of Medieval Art, The Cloisters), "The Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters: Weaving a New Interpretation" Anna Zayaruznaya (Princeton University), "Cis chans veult boire! On the Anthropomorphisation of Late-Medieval Song" John Rassweiller (Independent Scholar), "A collection of seal matrices of the common People: Signatures and a Portal to Medieval Life" Mayke de Jong (Utrecht University), "Epitaph for an Era: Paschasius Radbertus and his Lament for Wala"


September 15 @ The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Topic:  Visions of Wonder, Thoughts of the Divine
Organizer:  Geoffrey W. Gust
Speakers:
 Rita Copeland (University of Pennsylvania), “Living with Uncertainty:  Reactions to Aristotle’s Rhetoric 
    in the Later Middle Ages" 
 Julia Verkholantsev (University of Pennsylvania), “The Two Bibles of St. Jerome:  The Question of the
    Vernacular and the Legend of St. Jerome’s Slavonic Rite and Letters
” 
 Robert Maxwell (University of Pennsylvania), "Fraud" 
 Dale Kinney (Bryn Mawr College), “Holy Popes” 


2011-2012 

April 28 @ Villanova University 
Organizers:  Rebecca Winer and Adriano Duque
Speakers:  
Cristina Guardiola-Griffiths (University of Delaware), “Beauty Matters. Towing the line between aiding the divine and enabling the demonic in the later Middle Ages" Adriano Duque (Villanova University), “Reading Gardens in the Spanish Frontier Ballad Tradition”   Jessica Goldberg (University of Pennsylvania), "The Language of Trust, Risk and Calculation in the Documents of Medieval Mediterranean Merchants"   

February 18 @ The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Organizer:  Adam Miyashiro
 
Speakers:  Marla Pagan-Mattos (Ph.D. Candidate, University of Pennsylvania), “The Erasure of a Saintly
  Genealogy: The Vida de San Millán de la Cogolla of Berceo and the Task of ‘tornar en
     romance’”

 Claire Taylor Jones (Ph.D. Candidate, University of Pennsylvania), “Meister Eckhart’s
          Daughter?”
 
 Aaron Hostetter (Rutgers University, Camden), “Feeding Aristocratic Identity in Sir Gowther”
 David King (The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey), “Judicial Duels and Moral Anomie in
      La Mort le Roi Artu”

 Teofilo Ruiz (University of California, Los Angeles), “Writing Festivals in Late Medieval Spain” 

December 3 @ Princeton University 

Organizer:  Colum Hourihane (Princeton University)
Speakers:       
Andrea Worm (University of Augsburg), “Sancta Mater Ecclesia. A Catechetic Rendering of
                        the Heavenly Jerusalem”
                     
Mailan Doquang (Princeton University), “Architectural Thresholds in Thirteenth Century
                        France” 
                     Martha Easton (Seton Hall University), “Memory, Mysticism, and Medieval Architecture:
                       Hammond Castle and American Medievalism”

                     Mildred Budny (Research Group on Manuscript Evidence), “The Holistic Approach is Greater
                       Than the Sum of the Parts:  The Added Mark Frontispiece in the Ninth-Century Royal Bible
                       Revisited”

                     Nino Zchomelidse (Princeton University), “Allegory and Remembrance: Lay Patronage in the
                       Angevin Kingdom”

                     Beatrice Radden Keefe (Princeton University), “A Pictograph of Terence”  

                     Annemarie Weyl Carr (Southern Methodist University, emeritus), “Naming Images,
                       Venerating Icons in Sylvester Syropoulos' World”

October 1 @ Glencairn Museum
Organizer:  Martha Easton (Seton Hall University)
Speakers:  • Sandy Bardsley (Moravian College),  “Gender, Health, and the Archaeological Record”
                 • Heather Flaherty (Gettysburg College), “Theological Summa or Liber Laicorum? Classifying the 
                                                                            Speculum Humanae Salvationis”

2010-2011 

April 9 @ Temple University
Topic:  
Performing Medieval Women
Organizer:  Montserrat Piera (Temple University)
Speakers:
                •  Margaret Schaus (Haverford College), "When Adam Delved and Eve Span": Taking Account of 
               Women and Gender”
            • 
Jessica Van Oort (Temple University),
“The Wound of the Left Foot”: Agnes Blannbekin’s Theory 
                and Practice of Sacred Performance and Dance”
            
•  Ruth Mazo Karras (University of Minnesota), “Why did Medieval Women Want to Get Married?”
            • 
Geoffrey Gust (Temple University),
"Performing the Middle Ages:  Cinematic Frames, Gender 
                Games, and the Theater of Medieval Studies"

Feb. 26 @ Rutgers University
Topic:  From England to Byzantium: Geography, Manuscripts and Architecture in the Middle Ages
Organizer: Erik Thuno
Speakers:
            •  Matthew Goldie (Rider University), “England’s Insularity in the Late Middle Ages: Theoretical 
                   and Material Geographies” 
            •  Robert Maxwell (University of Pennsylvania), "Illuminating Absence: Signatures and Signs on 
                   Romanesque Charters"
            •  Jeanette Patterson (Johns Hopkins University), "Stolen Scriptures: The Wartime Politics of 
                   Owning the Bible Historiale" (Winner of the Graduate Student Paper Award)
            •  Jelena Trkulja (Princeton University), “Hidden Revelations: Semiotics of Byzantine
                   Architecture”

December 11 @ Princeton University
Topic:  Contemplation, Image and History in the Middle Ages 
Organizer: Colum P. Hourihane, Princeton University
Speakers:
        •  Lynn Ransom (Lawrence J. Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts), "The Stein Quadriptych and the 
            Pictorial Vita Christi Tradition in the Late Middle  Ages"
        •  Don C. Skemer (Princeton University), "English Genealogical Chronicle Rolls and their Readers"
        •  Constance Bouchard (University of Akron), "The Twelfth Century Contemplates Its Merovingian Past"
        •  Karl Morrison (Rutgers University), " ‘The image of God is one thing; what is contemplated in the
            image is another':  Paradoxes of Art and the Self"
        •  Katrin Kogman-Appel (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev), "Women with Books in Medieval Jewish
            Art: Female Education and (Il)literacy from Cairo to Worms" 
        •  Michael Curschmann (Princeton University), 
"Integrating Anselm: Pictures, Inscriptions and Music in
            a 12th-Century Manuscript of His Prayers and Meditations"

September 11 @ Free Library of Philadelphia
Topic:  Transmedieval Techne
Organizer: Kathleen Biddick, Temple University
Speakers:

  • Larry Scanlon (English-Rutgers), "The Premodern Real"
  • Kathleen E. Kennedy (English- PSU Brandywine), "Transmedieval IT: The Law"
  • Margaret Mullett (Director of Byzantine Studies-Dumbarton Oaks), "A Life of Bliss: Positioning Byzantine Studies in the 21st Century"
  • Catherine Conybeare (Classics-Bryn Mawr), "Postmodern Positivism: On Techne & Text Editing"

2009-2010
September  26 @ University of Pennsylvania
Organizer:  Lynn Ransom, University of Pennsylvania
Speakers:

  • Erik Knibbs (University of Pennsylvania), "The First Seven Miracles Performed by Aldhelm of Malmesbury"
  • Martin Foys (Drew University), "The Digital Mappaemundi Project: Making the World more than Word"
  • Round-table Discussion with Kathleen E. Kennedy (Penn State University-Brandywine) & Paul Patterson (St. Joseph's University) on "Reforming the Reformation of the Book: A Report on the recent NEH Seminar 'Reformation of the Book'"
December 12 @ Princeton University
Organizer: Matt Shoaf, Ursinus College
Speakers:
  • Colum Hourihane (Index of Christian Art), "The Irish High Crosses - A New Interpretation"
  • Emily Zazulia (University of Pennsylvania), "Corps contre corps, voix contre voix: Conflicting Codes of Discourse in the Late Fifteenth-Century Combinative Chanson" WINNER OF THE GRADUATE STUDENT PAPER PRIZE
  • Robert Hollander (Princeton University), "Dante's Problematic Cato the Younger: Purgatory I& II"
February 21 @ Bryn Mawr College
Topic:  Translatio and Translation in Medieval Europe

Organizer:  Ellie Truit, Bryn Mawr College
Speakers:
  • Maud McInerney (Haverford College), "Hector in the Alabaster Chamber: Translating History in the Medieval Troy Story"
  • Jennifer Borland (Oklahoma State University and Penn Humanities Forum), "Accessing Health in the Regime du corps"
  • Jamie Taylor (Bryn Mawr College), "From Mouth to Page: William Langland's Testimonial Book"
  • Nicholas Watson (Harvard University), "Work in Progress: The Thirteenth-Century Pastoral Revolution and the Making of Lay Identity"
April 17 @ Temple University
Organizer: Montserrat Piera, Temple University
Speakers:
  • Susan Einbinder (Hebrew College), "Seeing the Blind: On Misreadings of the Medieval Jewish Past"
  • Ronald Surtz (Princeton University), "The Perils of Female Writing in Late Medieval Valencia"
  • Kathleen Biddick (Temple University), "Dead Neighbors: The Sovereignty of Miracles"
2008-2009
September 27 @ University of Pennsylvania, University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Organizer: Lawrence Nees, University of Delaware
Speakers:

  • Richard Hodges (Williams Director, University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania), "Rethinking S. Vincenzo al Volturno and the Plan of St. Gall”
  • Alan Gaylord (Winkley Professor of English, emeritus, Dartmouth College; Senior Scholar, English, Princeton University; Visiting Scholar, University of Pennsylvania), "Medieval Literature and Medieval Readers: Performed Out Loud or Imagined by Single Readers?"
December 13  @ Princeton University
Organizer:  Lawrence Nees, University of Delaware
Speakers:

  • Julia Smith (University of Glasgow; visiting member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton), "Rulers and Relics in the Early Middle Ages"
  • Erik Thun? (Rutgers University), "The Early Medieval Apse: Observations on Liturgy and Reception"
  • Mary Morse (Rider University), "Julitta and Quiricus: Childbirth Protectors in Medieval English Manuscripts and Devotional Traditions"
February 11 @ Rider University
Topic: The Hidden and Revealed in Medieval and Early Modern Culture
Speakers:

  • Linda Carreiro (University of Calgary), "Revealing the Anatomical Body: Inscriptions within Early Modern Dissection Culture"
  • Timothy McCall (Villanova University), "The Signore Hidden and Revealed: the Coretto of Pier Maria Rossi of Parma"
  • Joseph Salvatore Ackley (New York University), "Increasingly Improper: 13th and 14th Century Manuscript Illuminations of Biblical Sodomite"
  • Matthew Boyd Goldie (Rider University), "The Global South of Medieval Maps"
  • Dominick Finello (Rider University), Cultural Landscapes and Esthetic Norms in the Quijote"
  • Geoffrey Shamos ( University of Pennsylvania), "A Crucial Divide: Visions of Zechariah in the Hortus Deliciarum, fols. 64v. and 65r"
  • Nick Welding (Georgia State University), "Unmasking the World: Galileo and Authorship"
  • Laura Levine (New York University), "Magic and Counter-magic: Spectacles of Visibility"
  • Robert J. Dobie (LaSalle University), "The Hidden and the Revealed in Medieval Philosophy"
  • Keynote Ingrid Rowland (Notre Dame's School of Architecture in Rome), "The Secret World of Athanasius Kircher"

 

April 19 @ The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore
Organizer:  Lynn Ransom, University of Pennsylvania
Speakers:

  • David Reynolds (Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University), The Roman de la Rose Digital Library
  • Stephen Nichols (Johns Hopkins University), Digital Humanities: New Challenges
  • Giles Constable (Institute for Advanced Study), Cluny and Rome
  • Martha Easton (Bryn Mawr College), Nudity and Dress in the Belles Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry
2007-2008

October 6 @ University of Pennsylvania

Speakers:

- Kathleen Andersen-Weyman (Barzoport College), “Andreas Capellanus and Medieval Concepts of Self”

- Edward Peters (University of Pennsylvania), “The Lady Vanishes: Gervaise of Tilbury on Heresy and Wonders’

December 8 @ Princeton University

Organizers:  Elaine Beretz, Bryn Mawr College, and Gregory Moule

Speakers:

- David Peterson (Washington and Lee University0, “Religion and the Church in Renaissance Italy”

- Thomas Izbicki (Rutgers University), “Defending a Conservative View on Witches: Cardinal Juan de Torquemada OP on the canon Episcopi [C. 26 q. 5 c. 12]”

- Caroline Walker Bynum (Institute for Advanced Studies), “Matter and Miracles”

February 16 @ Lutheran Theological Seminary at Phildelphia

Organizers: Donald Duclow, Gwynedd-Mercy College, and Elaine Beretz, Bryn Mawr College

Speakers:

                - David Wallace (University of Pennsylvania), “Discovering Margery Kempe”

- Ljubomir Milanovic (Rutgers University), “Advertising the Body: Translatio of St. Stephen and the Fresco Cycle in the Church of San Lorenzo fuori le mura in Rome”

- Marcia Colish (Yale University), “The Book of the Gentile and the Three Sages: Ramon Llull as Anselm of Canterbury Redevivus?”



April 26 @ University of Delaware: Joint meeting of the DVMA and the University of Delaware Medieval-Renaissance Colloquium
Topic:  Papers on English Medieval Literature, History and Art in Honor of Mary P. Richards
Organizer:  Lawrence Nees, University of Delaware
Speakers:

  • Laura Cochrane (University of Delaware), "'Where There Is No Time:'  The Quadrivium and Images of Eternity"
  • Lisa Letau (University of Delaware), The Cloud of Unknowing: The Individual Reaching for God"
  • Kathleen David (Princeton University), "How English Law Has Been Written: Collection, Translation, and Tailoring in the 11th- and 12th Centuries"
  • Dorothy Shepherd (Pratt Institute), "Anglo-Norman Manuscript Production in Canterbury"

2006-2007

September 23 @ University of Pennsylvania
Topic: Instruments of War
Organizer:  Alison Williams Lewin, St. Joseph's University

Speakers: 

- William Caffaro (Vanderbilt University), “Warfare and the Economy of Late Medieval Italy”

- Ida Sinkevic (Lafayette University), “ Art and Armor in Post-Medieval Europe”


December 2 @ Princeton University

Topic: Celebrating Newcomers

Organizers:  Elaine Beretz, Bryn Mawr College and Sally Poor, Princeton University

Speakers:

- Jessica Goldberg (University of Pennsylvania), “Whose Mediterranean? The Merchants of Cairo and the Coming of the Romans”

- Nino Zchomelidse (Princeton University), “Materiality versus Mimesis? The Medieval Image and Conceepts of Authenticity”

- Jamie Taylor (Bryn Mawr College), “Curiositas, Travel, and the Book of Margery Kempe

February 24 @ St. Joseph’s University
Topic:  Seeing and Hearing
Organizer:  Elaine Beretz, Bryn Mawr College

Speakers:

- Robert Ousterout (University of Pennsylvania), “Icons in Space: The Art of Kariye Camii”

- Stephen Wright (Catholic University of America), “Picturing Performance: The Chatsworth Manuscript and Practical Stagecraft”

- Peter Jeffery (Princeton University), “’To Thee be Silent Praise’: The Ears of the Heart, the Affections of the Spirit”

April 21 @ Glencairn Museum

Organizer:  Donald Duclow, Gwynedd-Mercy College

Speakers:

- Susan L. Ward (Rhode Island School of Design), “The Glencairn Queen from Provins: Defining Romanesque and Gothic”

- Thomas Waldman (University of Pennsylvania), “ Suger’s Additions to the Altar Charles the Bald Gave to Saint-Denis”

- Tour of Glemcairn’s medieval collections with Michael Cothren (Swarthmore College) and Robert Maxwell (University of Pennsylvania)


2005-2006

October 1 @ University of Pennsylvania

Topic: “Navigating Seas and Sanctuary”

Organizer: Ann Matter, University of Pennsylvania

Speakers:

- Martin Connell (Saint John’s University, Minnesota),  “The Liturgy of Aquileia”

- Alan Stahl (Princeton University), "The Codex of Michael of Rhodes, a Fifteenth-century Mariner in Service to Venice"

December 10 @ Princeton Theological Seminary

Topic: Language and Literature

Organizer: Paul Rorem, Princeton Theological Seminary  

Speakers:

-Nadia R. Altschul (Johns Hopkins University), "Editing the Vernaculars: A 'Fourth Way' for Medieval

 Editorial Philology?"

- Israel Burshatin (Haverford College), "'Will the Real Heretic Please Stand Up': Voice and Presence in

 Inquisition Sources"

- Evelyn (Timmie) Birge Vitz (New York University),"A Medieval 'Rasa-esque' Performance Esthetics:

 Hommage to Richard Schechner"

February 18 @ Bryn Mawr College

Organizer: Elaine Beretz, Bryn Mawr College

Speakers:

- Larry Nees (University of Delaware) “Weaving Garnets: Thoughts about Two “Excessively Rare” Belt

 Mounts from Sutton Hoo”

- Cristina Maria Cervone (Villanova University), "Lilies, Charters, and Incarnational Poetics"

- Kathleen Biddick (Temple University), “The Cut of the Archive: The King's Second Jewish Body”

April 22 @ Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department

Topic:  Turning Over a New Leaf: Current Research Related to the Medieval Collections of the Free Library of Philadelphia

Speakers:

- Anna Russakoff (Free Library of Philadelphia), “The Allure of the Leaf: The Artistic Taste of Illuminated Manuscript Collector John Frederick Lewis (1860-1932)”

- Nadezhda Karvus-Hoffmann (Independent Scholar), “An Epic Translation: Selections from the Free Library’s Portion of a ca. 1598-99 Mughal Razmnama

 - Aedlaide Bennett (Princeton University), “The Artistic-historical Context of a Thirteenth-century North French Psalter: Widener Ms 9”

- Gerald B. Guest (John Carroll University), “Praying the Psalms in the Lewis Psalter: The Rubrics, the Initials, and the Work of Decoration”

- William G. Noel (The Walters Art Museum), “Master of the Miniature: William de Brailes and the Illustration of Biblical History”

- Consuelo W. Dutschke (Columbia University), “The Choirbook Redevivus: New Evidence in the Free Library of Philadelphia”



2004-2005

 October 9 @ University of Pennsylvania

Topic: Performance
Speakers:
Rob Barrett (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Emma Dillon (University of Pennsylvania), Chara Armon

December 11 @ Princeton Theological Seminary
Topic:
Manuscripts
Speakers:
Keith Busby (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Sally Poor (Princeton University), Theresa K. Nevins (University of Delaware)

February 26 at the University of Pennsylvania (Van Pelt Library)

Topic: The Medieval Bible

Speakers: Theresa Gross-Diaz (Loyola University-Chicago), Dorothy Shepard (Pratt Institute), plus a visit to Penn's Rare Book and Manuscript Library

April 16 @ St. Joseph's University

Topic: The Future of the Past: Graduate Student Papers

Speakers:Benjamin Anderson, Bryn Mawr College; Jeanne-Marie Musto, Bryn Mawr College; Alex Novikoff, University of Pennsylvania; Manu Radhakrishnan, Princeton University; Jonathan Hsy, University of Pennsylvania


A List of Speakers and Topics from 1979-2004 can be downloaded here 









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