Session Title

Saints and Their Makers: (re)Writing Hagiography in the Long Twelfth Century I: (re)Negotiating the Past in Twelfth-Century Saints' Lives

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Dept. of History, Univ. of Southern California

Organizer Name

Justin Haar

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Southern California

Presider Name

Justin Haar

Paper Title 1

William of Malmesbury, Faricius, and Aldhelm: Revising the Life of an Anglo-Saxon Saint

Presenter 1 Name

Michael Moises Garcia

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 2

Validating Doubt: the Vita Wulfstani's Answer to Norman Questions

Presenter 2 Name

Sarah Joy Adams

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Azusa Pacific Univ.

Paper Title 3

The Cistercian Saint Ninian

Presenter 3 Name

Chad Turner

Presenter 3 Affiliation

St. Joseph's College

Start Date

15-5-2016 8:30 AM

Session Location

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

Description

The first of two panels exploring the rewriting of hagiographic literature as revision of communal memory, emendation of saint and sanctity, or renegotiation of supernatural patronage. The authors in this panel will discuss issues surrounding recasting contentious and contested pasts in twelfth-century saint’s Lives. (Justin Haar)

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May 15th, 8:30 AM

Saints and Their Makers: (re)Writing Hagiography in the Long Twelfth Century I: (re)Negotiating the Past in Twelfth-Century Saints' Lives

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

The first of two panels exploring the rewriting of hagiographic literature as revision of communal memory, emendation of saint and sanctity, or renegotiation of supernatural patronage. The authors in this panel will discuss issues surrounding recasting contentious and contested pasts in twelfth-century saint’s Lives. (Justin Haar)