President: Leah Shopkow, Indiana University
Noon-6:00 pm Registration, Conference Lounge
1:00-2:45 pm Session I: Religion,
Crusades and Cultural Norms
Jennifer Wyka, St. Louis University,
"Beyond Holy Harlots: The
Prostitute in Late Antique Byzantium"
Theodore D. Petro, University of
Cincinnati, "Unchivalrous Crusaders:
Returning from the Holy Land with Unfulfilled Vows and Failed
*Kari Staros, Southern Illinois
University, "The Need
for New Lenses in Medieval Mediterranean History:
the Case of the Fondaco Dei Persiani"
Horace Houston, University of
Memphis, "Savonarola Revisited:
Exploring New Dimensions of Meaning in the Bonfire of the
Refreshments, Conference Lounge
3:00-4:00 pm Session II:
Historiography, Hagiography, and Antiquarianism
Maria Krebs, Indiana University,
"Odio et Amo: Hippolyte
Delahaye's Dissatisfaction with Hagiography"
Katie Lyn Peebles, Indiana
University, "One Man's
Middle Ages: John Aubrey
and Early Antiquarianism"
4:00-4:15 Refreshments, Conference Lounge
4:15-5:45 pm Session III: Revisiting
Women and Families, Part I
Ryan Crisp, Ohio State University,
"The Frankish-Burgundian 'Marriage Alliance' of Clovis I?"
Whitney Huey, University of Memphis,
"Dhuoda as Mother: Reevaluating Modern Categorizations of
Jonathan Lyon, University of Notre Dame, "Beyond 'Family
Relationships in the House of Andechs
6:00-7:00 pm Opening Reception,
Lilly Rare Book Library
Registration, Conference Lounge
7:45-8:45 am Continental
Breakfast, Conference Lounge
Welcome to Indiana University
9:00-10:45 am Session IV: Historiography
*Jace Crouch, Oakland University,
"A Reply of Gaunilo on Behalf of the Dark Ages: A Re- Re- Re-Visitation of the Chronica Minora, Hydatius,
Sidonius, Ruricius, etc."
Patricia Cossard, University of
Maryland, "The Problem with Feudalism"
Christine Caldwell, St. Louis
University, "Belief, Persecution, and the Field of Religious
*Steve Morillo, Wabash College,
"Medieval Military History: An Historiographical Survey"
Refreshments, Conference Lounge
William Chester Jordan, Princeton
University, "To Honor the Weapons of War:
12:15-2:00 pm Lunch and
Business Meeting (all registrants), Georgian Room
2:15-3:45 pm Session V:
Interpretation and Reinterpretation of Texts and Images, Part I
Natalia Lozovsky, Indiana
University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, "Roman Geography an
Roman History in Carolingian Manuscript Collections"
Shana Worthen, University of
Toronto, "The Purpose of Boats in the Mechanical Arts"
Carol Symes, University of
Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, "Performance and the Public Sphere:
the Historical Study of Medieval Theatre"
3:45-4:00 pm Refreshments,
4:00-5:30 pm Session VI:
Interpretation and Reinterpretation of Texts and Images, Part II
Cynthia Resor, University of
Kentucky/Eastern Kentucky University, "King Richard I as an
Arthurian Last World Emperor: The
Creation of the Public Image of a Crusading King"
James Powell, Syracuse University "The New Political History:
Thirteenth‑Century Frescoes in the Aula Diocesana in Bergamo"
6:00-7:00 pm Reception,
Federal Room Parlor
7:00-9:00 pm Banquet
(ticketed), Federal Room
9:00-12:00 am Presidentís Reception,
9:00-10:00 am Coffee Service
Session VII: Revisiting Women and Families, Part II
Michael Lower, University of
Minnesota, "Preaching Crusades to Women in the Thirteenth
Sean Field, Marquette University, "Revisiting Writing,
Women, and Religious Experience: the
Evidence of Agnes of Harcourt's Vie d'Isabelle de France"
Douglas Biggs, Waldorf College, "Patronage, Preference, and Survival: The Career of Lady Margaret Sarnesfield, 1381-1444"