Session Title

Franciscan Women and Material Culture

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Women in the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition (WIFIT)

Organizer Name

Diane V. Tomkinson, OSF

Organizer Affiliation

Neumann Univ.

Presider Name

Darleen Pryds

Presider Affiliation

Franciscan School of Theology

Paper Title 1

Sancia and the Holy Places: Conflicts between Politics and Personal Spirituality in the Late Medieval Mediterranean

Presenter 1 Name

Jon Paul Heyne

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Catholic Univ. of America

Paper Title 2

Lay Women in Franciscan Churches: Outcasts or Equals?

Presenter 2 Name

Erik Gustafson

Presenter 2 Affiliation

George Mason Univ.

Paper Title 3

Donning Penance: The Authority of the Franciscan Habit in the Lives of Rose of Viterbo, Margaret of Cortona, and Robert of Naples

Presenter 3 Name

Asher Marron

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Start Date

11-5-2017 1:30 PM

Session Location

Bernhard 213

Description

This panel brings together scholars examining the material culture of female Franciscans, ranging from the religious habit to the role of Franciscan women as patrons of sacred art and architecture. The papers in this session will explore how both lay and professed Franciscan women interacted with physical objects and created religious spaces to further their lives of devotion, service, and/or philanthropy.

Diane V. Tomkinson

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May 11th, 1:30 PM

Franciscan Women and Material Culture

Bernhard 213

This panel brings together scholars examining the material culture of female Franciscans, ranging from the religious habit to the role of Franciscan women as patrons of sacred art and architecture. The papers in this session will explore how both lay and professed Franciscan women interacted with physical objects and created religious spaces to further their lives of devotion, service, and/or philanthropy.

Diane V. Tomkinson