47th International Congress on Medieval Studies (2012)

Session Title

Female Agency in Reaching God

Sponsoring Organization(s)

General Session

Presider Name

Vickie Larsen

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of Michigan-Flint

Paper Title 1

Knowing God through the Senses of the Mouth: Tasting and Speaking Goodness in Clemence of Barking's The Life of Saint Catherine

Presenter 1 Name

Sarah W. Townsend

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Fordham Univ.

Paper Title 2

Female Fertility in Hildegard von Bingen's Causae et curae and Scivias

Presenter 2 Name

Victoria Woolley

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Bristol

Paper Title 3

Navigating “That Narrow Space”: Mystical Midwifery and Bridget of Sweden

Presenter 3 Name

Alaya Swann (ACMRS Graduate Student Prize Winner)

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Arizona State Univ.

Paper Title 4

Domesticity Meets Spirituality: Margery Kempe's Authorizing Strategy in The Book of Margery Kempe

Presenter 4 Name

Hwanhee Park (Winner of the Thomas Ohlgren Award for Best Graduate Student Essay in Medieval and Renaissance Studies)

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Start Date

10-5-2012 1:30 PM

Session Location

Valley II 201

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May 10th, 1:30 PM

Female Agency in Reaching God

Valley II 201