Presented here is the schedule of numbered sessions of the 55th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 7-10, 2020). Excluded are a variety of scheduled activities, including theatrical performances, the dance, receptions, and business meetings.

This listing eventually will incorporate the changes listed in the Corrigenda distributed to attendees as they arrived at the Congress but not last-minute changes effected after the Corrigenda is delivered to the printer.

Schedule

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2020
Thursday, May 7th
10:00 AM

A Mecca for Medievalists? Religion and Racialization in Medieval Studies (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2020

10:00 AM

Albert the Great, On Job: A Roundtable Discussion of a New Translation

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Eldridge 309

10:00 AM

Ambiguous Identities in Medieval Sources

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 213

10:00 AM

Bridging the Divide: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Medieval Iberian Studies

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1010

10:00 AM

Cave Architecture and Art in the Middle Ages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1245

10:00 AM

Chaucer and His Contemporaries: Approaches to Teaching Ricardian Poetry

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 211

10:00 AM

Dante I: Bodies, Senses, Spaces

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1350

10:00 AM

Describing Devotion (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

10:00 AM

Editing Early Latin-Old English Glossaries

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1730

10:00 AM

Expanded-Ac and the Medievalist (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2030

10:00 AM

Feminist Critical Methodologies for the Early Middle Ages (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2016

10:00 AM

Fictionality and Belief in Middle English Writing (A Panel Discussion)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1060

10:00 AM

From History to My-Story: Affirming the Self in Medieval Chronicles

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1325

10:00 AM

Inside the Walls: Analyzing Medieval Towns

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 205

10:00 AM

Irish Manuscripts in Anglo-Saxon England

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 158

10:00 AM

Magic, Miracles, and Medicine: Borders of Healing in the Iberian Middle Ages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1320

10:00 AM

Medieval Borders and Environments I: Changing Boundaries

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1720

10:00 AM

Medieval Ibero-Romance Languages: Language Use, Contact, Variation, or Change

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1340

10:00 AM

Medieval Representations of Scholarly Labor

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1355

10:00 AM

Nineteenth-/Twentieth-/Twenty-First-Century Medievalisms

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1360

10:00 AM

Object Lessons: Presenting History through Artifacts (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1910

10:00 AM

Ovid and His Heirs at Court

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1255

10:00 AM

Saint Gertrude the Great: Mystic, Writer, Theologian

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 2345

10:00 AM

The Many Faces of Lunete in the Arthurian Tradition (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 106

10:00 AM

The Medieval Tradition of Natural Law I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Stinson 306

10:00 AM

Thomistic Philosophy I: Human Appetites

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Stinson Lounge

10:00 AM

1:30 PM

Approaches to Hybridity in the Epic Genre (A Panel Discussion)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1235

1:30 PM

Biblical Storytelling in Verse: Poetic Traditions around Mary from East to West

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1325

1:30 PM

Centers, Peripheries, and Networks of Reform in the Fifteenth Century

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 210

1:30 PM

Changing the Narrative of Monastic History (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 2 LeFevre Lounge

1:30 PM

Dante II: Poetry, Philosophy, and Fabricated Meaning

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1350

1:30 PM

Fragments and the Digital Analysis of Chant Transmission (A Panel Discussion)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1710

1:30 PM

Gower's Spaces

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1255

1:30 PM

Historiographical Examination of Misogyny, Non-Heteronormativity, and Racism in Medieval Scholarship

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2016

1:30 PM

"I said of laughter, 'It is folly'": Humor and Laughter in Medieval Literature, Art, and Thought I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 208

1:30 PM

Location, Location, Location: In-Situ Iconography within the Medieval Built Environment I: Urban Cityscapes and Rural Landscapes

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1740

1:30 PM

Love on the Battlefield

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1345

1:30 PM

Medieval Becomings: Animal: Animals, Language, and Translation

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2040

1:30 PM

Medieval Borders and Environments II: Changing Climates

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1720

1:30 PM

Medieval Interdisciplinarity: Medical and Scientific Knowledge Transfer in Medieval Southern Italy

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1320

1:30 PM

Medievalist Collaborations of Tenured and Adjunct Faculty (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 204

1:30 PM

Money, Class, and Materiality in the Fourteenth Century I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 106

1:30 PM

Philosophical Themes and Issues in Malory's World

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Eldridge 309

1:30 PM

Remembering Robert Mark and Andrew Tallon I: Personal Perspectives (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1910

1:30 PM

Representing Medieval Iberia: Fiction and Non-Fiction beyond the Monograph (A Panel Discussion)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1010

1:30 PM

Shakespeare and Science Fiction/Fantasy

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1355

1:30 PM

Spain As Egypt's Alternative: Impacts and Influences of Translated Magical Texts

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1060

1:30 PM

The Breath of All That Lives: New Research in Medieval Jewish Art I: Confronting Images

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1220

1:30 PM

The Status of Medievalist Film Studies (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1045

1:30 PM

Thomistic Philosophy II: Mind and Understanding

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Stinson Lounge

1:30 PM

Universally Shared Themes, Topics, and Motifs in Eastern and Western Medieval Literature I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

1:30 PM

Voice in Medieval Occitania

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 209

1:30 PM

Women's Networks in the Early Medieval North Atlantic

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2030

1:30 PM

3:30 PM

Bodies that Transform: Visual, Material, and Conceptual Transitions

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1010

3:30 PM

Chaucerian Artifacts and Material Culture

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1275

3:30 PM

Child King, Fat King, Adulterous King, Powerful King? New Thoughts on King Philip I of Francia

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 158

3:30 PM

Christian-Muslim Exchange in the Medieval Mediterranean in Art and Science

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1325

3:30 PM

Dante III: Historical Contexts, Hybrid Forms

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1350

3:30 PM

King Lear: Texts, Pre-Texts, and Aftertexts

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1355

3:30 PM

Embodied Ecocriticisms (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1280

3:30 PM

Embodied Scholarship: Personal Narrative and Critical Methodology (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1005

3:30 PM

Gender and the Law: In Honor of Sally Livingston

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2016

3:30 PM

Gower's French, French Gower

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1255

3:30 PM

"I said of laughter, 'It is folly'": Humor and Laughter in Medieval Literature, Art, and Thought II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 208

3:30 PM

Impropriety and Notoriety in Courtly Society (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1345

3:30 PM

Malory for Moderns

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Eldridge 309

3:30 PM

Medieval Religious Cultures

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 204

3:30 PM

Money, Class, and Materiality in the Fourteenth Century II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 106

3:30 PM

New Approaches to Old English Glosses and Glossaries

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1750

3:30 PM

Old Occitan Language and Literature in Modern Media (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 209

3:30 PM

Paranormal Encounters in the Medieval North

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1245

3:30 PM

Podcasting about the Middle Ages (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1720

3:30 PM

Remembering Robert Mark and Andrew Tallon II: Interdisciplinarity in Studying Gothic

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1910

3:30 PM

Reproductive Cultures: New Approaches to the Facsimile

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 2355

3:30 PM

Saints Online: Using Digital Methods to Investigate the Cults of Saints

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1225

3:30 PM

Seal the Real: Documentary Records, Seals, and Authentications II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2040

3:30 PM

Teaching the History of the English Language: Curricular Pressures and Interdisciplinary Solutions (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1320

3:30 PM

The Breath of All That Lives: New Research in Medieval Jewish Art II: Crossing Cultures

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1220

3:30 PM

The Politically-Varied Medievalisms of Separatist/Statehood/Independence Movements

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1045

3:30 PM

The Theology of Medieval Women Mystics

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1335

3:30 PM

Thomistic Philosophy III: Law and Justice

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Stinson Lounge

3:30 PM

Universally Shared Themes, Topics, and Motifs in Eastern and Western Medieval Literature II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

3:30 PM

Violating Sacred Space

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1145

3:30 PM

Women in Learned Circles and Communities (1400-1650)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 2335

3:30 PM

7:30 PM

Shakespeare and Fan Authorship (A Performance)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 204

7:30 PM

Friday, May 8th
10:00 AM

Anglo-Norman Texts and Manuscripts

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1225

10:00 AM

Archaizing Form: Rolls and Beyond

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 212

10:00 AM

Astrology in Practice: Perspectives from the History of Visual and Material Culture

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1235

10:00 AM

CONGRESS CANCELED Imagining Jerusalem

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1145

10:00 AM

CONGRESS CANCELED Imagining Travel and Pilgrimage

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1255

10:00 AM

Considering Race in the Classroom: Complicating the Narratives of Medieval Art History (A Workshop)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2016

10:00 AM

Desire and Disease: The Medicalization of Sex in the Middle Ages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1125

10:00 AM

Dress and Textiles I: Rank and Signifiers

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1320

10:00 AM

Early Medieval Europe I: Interpreting the World through Texts

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1730

10:00 AM

Piers Plowman's Influences: Genre, Authors, and Beyond

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1335

10:00 AM

Glossing the Unexpectedly Medieval: Contexts and Concepts in Modern Medievalism

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1045

10:00 AM

Homosocial Communities and Seclusion

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1350

10:00 AM

Intangible Cultural Heritage and the Global Middle Ages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1340

10:00 AM

Lost in Translation: Women and Beowulf (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1360

10:00 AM

Medicine and Medical Practice in the Arthurian World

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 209

10:00 AM

Medieval Jewish-Christian Studies

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2040

10:00 AM

Medieval/Digital Reading Environments and Practices

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1005

10:00 AM

Orientalizing the Occident?: The East as a Method

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 205

10:00 AM

Persuasive Voices: Gender, Disputes, and Communities in Medieval France in Honor of Sharon Farmer

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1280

10:00 AM

Preaching by Bishops and Secular Clergy

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1720

10:00 AM

Pryds's Enduring Presence: Diversity and Authenticity among the First Generations of Franciscan Laity (A Panel Discussion)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 2 LeFevre Lounge

10:00 AM

Quo vadis? Medieval Italian Sculpture Studies in the New Millennium: In Honor of Dorothy F. Glass I: Liturgical Furnishings

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 204

10:00 AM

Race and Its Historiography in Medieval Iberian Studies

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1010

10:00 AM

Reassessing the Matter of the Greenwood

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1135

10:00 AM

Rediscovering Hoccleve

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1130

10:00 AM

Reformation I: Voice Persona and Witnessing in the Reformation

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1320

10:00 AM

Saving the Day for Medievalists: Accessing Medieval-Themed Comics in the Twenty-First Century I: Comics and the Classroom (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1740

10:00 AM

Spenser at Kalamazoo I: Systems Analysis

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 208

10:00 AM

The Latin Classics in the Medieval Classroom I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1330

10:00 AM

The Medieval Tradition of Natural Law II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Stinson 306

10:00 AM

Thomas Aquinas I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 211

10:00 AM

To Better Conjure the Dead: Toward a Historical Anthropology of Islamic Magic (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1710

10:00 AM

Vernacular Apocrypha I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1040

10:00 AM

Xenophobia and Border Walls: Monstrous Foreigners and Polities

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2030

10:00 AM

1:30 PM

Arthurian Inheritances

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1740

1:30 PM

Bending the Knee: Proskynesis, Genuflection, and Bowing Rituals in the Medieval World I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1275

1:30 PM

Constructing Communities through Storytelling I: Retelling and Reception

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 106

1:30 PM

Crises and Continuity: Teaching the End of the Middle Ages (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

1:30 PM

De-Colonizing Medieval Disability Studies (A Workshop)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1335

1:30 PM

Deadscapes: Wastelands, Necropoli, and Other Tolkien-Inspired Places of Death, Decay, and Corruption (A Panel Discussion)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 209

1:30 PM

Dress and Textiles II: Curious Examples

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1320

1:30 PM

Early Medieval Europe II: Images and Audiences

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1730

1:30 PM

Emblem Studies

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1345

1:30 PM

Environment and Apocalypse: Medieval and Modern Ecologies (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1120

1:30 PM

Franciscan Women and the Saints They Loved

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2040

1:30 PM

From the Sanctuary to the Museum: Displaying the Sacred

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1750

1:30 PM

Healing and the Healer in Popular Culture

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2016

1:30 PM

Humility among Medieval Benedictines: What Was It and Was It Good for Them?

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1040

1:30 PM

Listening Harder: A Workshop on Race and Racism

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1030

1:30 PM

Manuscript Fragments in Small Collections (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 213

1:30 PM

Medieval Military History I: Battlefields

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 158

1:30 PM

Medieval Sermon Studies I: Medieval Sermons in the Modern Classroom (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 211

1:30 PM

New Voices on Early Medieval England I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1225

1:30 PM

Northumbrian Connections, ca. 720 I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1330

1:30 PM

Old English Studies in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1235

1:30 PM

Outlaw Epistemologies

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1135

1:30 PM

Papers by Undergraduates I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1140

1:30 PM

Psychoactive Ingredients and Intoxication in Medieval Magic

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1730

1:30 PM

Quo vadis? Medieval Italian Sculpture Studies in the New Millennium: In Honor of Dorothy F. Glass II: Pavements and Microhistories

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 204

1:30 PM

Reading Aloud the French of England (A Workshop)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Stinson 306

1:30 PM

Reception of the Church Fathers in Medieval Exegesis

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Eldridge 309

1:30 PM

Reformation II: History, Biography, and Resistance in the Reformation

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1320

1:30 PM

Remembering Robert Mark and Andrew Tallon III: Gothic Structure

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1910

1:30 PM

Sensorial Experience of Anchoritic Life (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1350

1:30 PM

Spenser at Kalamazoo II: Love Lore and Lorn

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 208

1:30 PM

Sword in Hand: Tools to Contextualize Medieval Material Culture in the Classroom and Public Events with the Oakeshott Institute's 3D Models, Historical Reproductions, and Edged Weapons (A Workshop)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 210

1:30 PM

Taking Shape: Sculpting Monsters

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2030

1:30 PM

The Breath of All That Lives: New Research in Medieval Jewish Art III: Illuminating Liturgy

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1220

1:30 PM

The Canon Walks into a Bar: Humor in Medieval Iberian Literature

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1060

1:30 PM

The Digital Middle Ages in Ireland and Beyond (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1005

1:30 PM

The Latin Classics in the Medieval Classroom II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 2 LeFevre Lounge

1:30 PM

Thomas Aquinas II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Stinson Lounge

1:30 PM

Translation Strategies for Capturing Feeling and Style (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1280

1:30 PM

Treasured Objects from Archive to Altar: The Documentation and Display of Transcultural Networks I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1360

1:30 PM

Vernacular Apocrypha II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1340

1:30 PM

3:30 PM

Academic Labor Justice in Medieval Studies (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1005

3:30 PM

Aelred and After: In Honor of Marsha Dutton

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1040

3:30 PM

Bending the Knee: Proskynesis, Genuflection, and Bowing Rituals in the Medieval World II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1275

3:30 PM

Beyond Guenevere and Morgan: Other Arthurian Queens

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1740

3:30 PM

Chaucer and Trauma I: Social and Historical

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1280

3:30 PM

Constructing Communities through Storytelling II: Constructing Located Communities

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 106

3:30 PM

Deconstructing the Archpriest: Subversion, Parody, Irony, Humor, and Satire

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Stinson 306

3:30 PM

Early Medieval Europe III: Discourses about Government and Kingship

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1730

3:30 PM

Piers Plowman's Manuscripts

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2030

3:30 PM

Form and Structure in MS Cotton Nero A.x. (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 209

3:30 PM

Franciscans in a Global Middle Ages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 205

3:30 PM

Identity and Status in Byzantine Material Culture

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1130

3:30 PM

Medieval Military History II: Military Movements

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 158

3:30 PM

Medieval Sermon Studies II: Preaching and the Crusades

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 211

3:30 PM

Murders, Mishaps, and Martyrs in Medieval Ireland (A Panel Discussion)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1710

3:30 PM

New Perspectives on Gender and Difference in Honor of Sharon Farmer (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1045

3:30 PM

New Voices on Early Medieval England II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1225

3:30 PM

New Ways to Teach Medieval Medicine (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2016

3:30 PM

Northumbrian Connections, ca. 720 II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1330

3:30 PM

Old English Studies in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1235

3:30 PM

Papers by Undergraduates II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1140

3:30 PM

Pictorial Hagiography: East and West

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1345

3:30 PM

Quo vadis? Medieval Italian Sculpture Studies in the New Millennium: In Honor of Dorothy F. Glass III: The Afterlives of Italian Romanesque Sculpture

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 204

3:30 PM

Reformation III: Politics, Science, and Polemics in the Reformation

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1320

3:30 PM

Reimagining "the Middle Ages"

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1010

3:30 PM

Remembering Robert Mark and Andrew Tallon IV: Notre-Dame in Paris

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Sangren 1910

3:30 PM

Sacred and Profane, Clerical and Courtly: The Worlds of Love in the Age of Jean Gerson and Alain Chartier

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 212

3:30 PM

Smaragdus of Saint-Mihiel and the Carolingian Reform Project

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1325

3:30 PM

Spenser at Kalamazoo III: The Kathleen Williams Lecture

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 208

3:30 PM

Storytelling the Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles (A Performance)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 2 LeFevre Lounge

3:30 PM

The Breath of All That Lives: New Research in Medieval Jewish Art IV: The State of the Field (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1220

3:30 PM

The Ludic Outlaw: Medievalism, Games, Sport, and Play (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1135

3:30 PM

The Materiality of Knowledge in the Middle Ages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 210

3:30 PM

Thomas Aquinas III

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Stinson Lounge

3:30 PM

Treasured Objects from Archive to Altar: The Documentation and Display of Transcultural Networks II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2040

3:30 PM

Using Digital Tools for Research and Analysis (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1160

3:30 PM

9:30 PM

Using Astrolabes and Astronomical Tables to Compute Lunar and Planetary Positions: A Hands-on Workshop

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Eldridge 309

9:30 PM

Saturday, May 9th
10:00 AM

Adam J. Davis, The Medieval Economy of Salvation: Charity, Commerce, and the Rise of the Hospital (Cornell Univ. Press) (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Eldridge 309

10:00 AM

Ain't Misbehaving: Medieval English Women Doing Good Work by Nefarious Means

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 210

10:00 AM

Becket at 850 I: The Politics of Martyrdom

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 209

10:00 AM

Chaucer and Trauma II: Female and Personal

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1280

10:00 AM

Early Medieval Europe IV: Approaches to Gender

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 204

10:00 AM

La Corónica International Book Award in Honor of S. J. Pearce (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

10:00 AM

Emotions in Medieval Literature

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1355

10:00 AM

Encounters during the Period of Crusades: History through Objects (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1005

10:00 AM

Mary on the Move: Marian Iconography in Late Medieval France

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1145

10:00 AM

Medieval Military History III: Clerics and Mercenaries

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 158

10:00 AM

Medieval Philosophy I: Metaphysics and Historiography

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 211

10:00 AM

Medieval Proverbs I: Afterlives

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1325

10:00 AM

Medieval Sermon Studies III: Preaching Gender

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Stinson Lounge

10:00 AM

New Research in Medieval Parish Church Art and Architecture I: Pilgrimage and Movement in the Medieval Parish Church

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1160

10:00 AM

Outer Limits of Identity: The Monstrous in the Iberian World

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 213

10:00 AM

Perceptions of Environmental Change in the Medieval World

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1220

10:00 AM

Peripheral Texts in Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 205

10:00 AM

Questioning Mysticism

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1275

10:00 AM

Romance and the Animal Turn I: Romance and Ecofeminism

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1340

10:00 AM

Saving the Day for Medievalists: Accessing Medieval-Themed Comics in the Twenty-First Century II: Comics Scholarship (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1120

10:00 AM

Sidney at Kalamazoo: The Sidneys and Their Circles I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1255

10:00 AM

Studies in The Hêliand

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 2335

10:00 AM

Studies on Isaac of Stella

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1040

10:00 AM

The Global North: Medieval Scandinavia on the Borders of Europe

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1155

10:00 AM

Tolkien and Se Wyrm

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 208

10:00 AM

Trust, Authenticity, and Imitation in Trade Coinages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1125

10:00 AM

Whatever Happened to Baby Cain? Ambiguous Childhood in Medieval Literature I: Childhood Unbound

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1345

10:00 AM

Witnessing the Canonization Process

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 212

10:00 AM

Workshop on Ibero-Romance Paleography

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 2345

10:00 AM

1:30 PM

Annual Journal of Medieval Military History Lecture

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 158

1:30 PM

Art Historical Approaches to Medieval Environments I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1155

1:30 PM

Arthurian Literature between Malory and Tennyson

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1145

1:30 PM

Becket at 850 II: Pilgrims, Pilgrimages and Artifacts

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 209

1:30 PM

Chaucer and Trauma III: Psychological and Textual

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1280

1:30 PM

CONGRESS CANCELED The Ethical Dilemma of Collecting Manuscript Fragments: Loss, Gain, Opportunity, and Cost (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1060

1:30 PM

Demythologizing Celtic Whiteness (A Workshop)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1030

1:30 PM

Emotional Iberia: Varieties of Affective Experience in Medieval Iberian Cultures

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 210

1:30 PM

Environments of Change: Late Medieval Landscapes, Communities, and Health

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1220

1:30 PM

Law and Legal Culture in Early Medieval England I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 106

1:30 PM

Lordship in Latin Christian Societies to 1520

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1350

1:30 PM

Medieval Commentaries on Ovid

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 213

1:30 PM

Medieval Exhibitions in the Era of Global Art History I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1360

1:30 PM

Medieval Philosophy II: Climate Theory and Individuation

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Stinson Lounge

1:30 PM

Medieval Proverbs II: Exchanges, Clashes, and Transactions (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Eldridge 309

1:30 PM

Medieval Sermon Studies IV: Index, Impact, and Interpretation

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1355

1:30 PM

MedievAltAc: Thriving as a Non-Traditional/Contingent/Independent Scholar (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

1:30 PM

Mind the Gap: Bridging Divides in Digital Humanities (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1325

1:30 PM

Nasty Boys: Troublemakers and Rabble-Rousers in Medieval Literature (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1005

1:30 PM

New Research in Medieval Parish Church Art and Architecture II: Wall Paintings and Worship in Medieval English Parish Churches

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1160

1:30 PM

New Voices in Medieval History

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 205

1:30 PM

Old Norse-Icelandic Studies

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1120

1:30 PM

Reimagining the Bible in the Middle Ages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1125

1:30 PM

Romance and the Animal Turn II: Romance and Queer Ecology

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1340

1:30 PM

Sacred Relics: From Byzantium to the West

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1130

1:30 PM

Sidney at Kalamazoo: The Sidneys and Their Circles II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1255

1:30 PM

Teaching the Saints (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 212

1:30 PM

The Final Frontier: Embodied Space in the Works of the Pearl-Poet

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1235

1:30 PM

The Interplay of Text and Image in German Manuscripts

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2016

1:30 PM

The Monstrous Woman and the Norms of Civility (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1010

1:30 PM

The Social Dynamics of Religious Dissent I: Gender, Family, and Friendship

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 2335

1:30 PM

The State of Medieval History in Texas Colleges and Universities (A Panel Discussion)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2040

1:30 PM

Theories on Monasticism in the Twelfth Century

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1040

1:30 PM

Tolkien's Paratexts, Appendices, Annals, and Marginalia (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 208

1:30 PM

Whatever Happened to Baby Cain? Ambiguous Childhood in Medieval Literature II: Childhood Tamed

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1345

1:30 PM

3:30 PM

Art Historical Approaches to Medieval Environments II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1155

3:30 PM

Arthurian Wastelands (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1275

3:30 PM

Becket at 850 III (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 209

3:30 PM

Brevia on Bishops and the Secular Clergy (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 204

3:30 PM

Chaucer and Trauma IV: Bodies and Capacity

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1280

3:30 PM

ColLABoration

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1220

3:30 PM

Disability as Language: Rethinking Communication in the Middle Ages (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1005

3:30 PM

Inventing the Text: Fictitious Narratives of Composition and Transmission

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1130

3:30 PM

Law and Legal Culture in Early Medieval England II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 106

3:30 PM

Linguistic Approaches to Medieval Languages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1335

3:30 PM

Literature, Language, and Identity during the House of Aviz

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1060

3:30 PM

Magical Matchmaking: Love Magic in the Middle Ages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1120

3:30 PM

Medieval Eco-Migrations

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 158

3:30 PM

Medieval Exhibitions in the Era of Global Art History II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1360

3:30 PM

Medieval Speech Acts

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1355

3:30 PM

Medievalist as Auctor: Creative Readings (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2016

3:30 PM

New Research in Medieval Parish Church Art and Architecture III: Placement and Mapping in Medieval Parish Churches

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1160

3:30 PM

Object and Affect in Anglo-Saxon Texts

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1320

3:30 PM

Ovid's Transformations in the Middle Ages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 210

3:30 PM

Queens, Kings, and Royals in Late Medieval France

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1145

3:30 PM

Race and the Medieval Academy of America (A Workshop)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1030

3:30 PM

Reading Aloud in Old French and Middle French (A Workshop)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Valley 3 Stinson 306

3:30 PM

Responding to Bernard McGinn's The Great Cistercian Mystics: A History (A Panel Discussion)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1040

3:30 PM

Romance and the Animal Turn III: Romance and Posthumanism

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1340

3:30 PM

Scandinavian Studies

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2020

3:30 PM

Scottish Voices, Scottish Borders

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1245

3:30 PM

Sidney at Kalamazoo: The Sidneys and Their Circles III

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1255

3:30 PM

Source Study and Undergraduate Research (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1225

3:30 PM

The Pearl-Poet: Modern Connections, Adaptations, and Evolutions

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1235

3:30 PM

The Long Anthropocene: Doing Climate History in Medieval Studies

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 2355

3:30 PM

The Lordly Status and Function of Women in the Upper and Lower Nobilities of Latin Christendom, ca. 1190-1550

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1350

3:30 PM

The Social Dynamics of Religious Dissent II: The Social Impact of Inquisitions and Anti-Inquisitorial Resistance

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 2335

3:30 PM

Tolkien's Chaucer

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 208

3:30 PM

Whatever Happened to Baby Cain? Ambiguous Childhood in Medieval Literature III: Childhood Eternal

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1345

3:30 PM

Sunday, May 10th
8:30 AM

Acceptance and Resistance: Emotional Tension in the Pearl-Poet

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 208

8:30 AM

Courting Disaster: Precarious Limits at the Courts of Medieval Iberia

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 212

8:30 AM

Epistemic Limits: Rethinking Syntheses in Medieval Thought

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2040

8:30 AM

Gender, Race, and Violence in the Middle English Roland Romances

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2030

8:30 AM

Law as Culture: Canon Law and Medieval Society

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 106

8:30 AM

Machaut: The Next Generation

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1275

8:30 AM

Medieval Urbanism: New Archaeological Research I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 209

8:30 AM

Medievalism and Anti-Semitism

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1045

8:30 AM

Race before Raza in Medieval Iberian Studies I: Within and Before

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2020

8:30 AM

Saint Thomas Becket in Visual Culture: Past, Present, Future I

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1010

8:30 AM

Saintly Wounds

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 205

8:30 AM

The Heart of Cistercian Spirituality

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1040

8:30 AM

The Literary and Philosophical Influence of Boethius in the Middle Ages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1005

8:30 AM

Tolkien and Manuscript Studies

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 158

8:30 AM

10:30 AM

Anglo-Saxon Kingship in the Eleventh Century: Wulfstan and His Contemporaries

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1280

10:30 AM

Antisemitism, Race, and Performance

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2016

10:30 AM

Disability and Sanctity in the Middle Ages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 205

10:30 AM

Hiberno-Latin Studies

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 106

10:30 AM

“In aventure þer mervayles meven”: The Mystical Tradition in the Pearl-Poet and Analogues

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 208

10:30 AM

Medieval Urbanism: New Archaeological Research II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 209

10:30 AM

New Directions in Plague Studies

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1060

10:30 AM

Queer Medieval Ecologies (A Roundtable)

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Bernhard 210

10:30 AM

Race before Raza in Medieval Iberian Studies II: Without and Beyond

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2020

10:30 AM

Saint Thomas Becket in Visual Culture: Past, Present, Future II

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1010

10:30 AM

Subjects of Violence: Women, Resistance, and Consent in Medieval Literature

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2040

10:30 AM

The Cistercians in Scandinavia

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 1040

10:30 AM

Treating Animals: Veterinary Science in the Middle Ages

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Fetzer 2030

10:30 AM

Women Making Noise

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Schneider 1275

10:30 AM