Programs for meetings since 1979 are archived here.
Bryn Mawr College, 9 April 2016
Temple University, 20 February 2016.
Princeton, Institute for Advanced Study, 5 December 2015.
1) University of Pennsylvania, 12 September 2015. The video of the program can be seen here.
3) Bryn Mawr, 9 April 2016
DVMA Meetings 2014-2015
Meetings held in 2013-2014
April 5 @ Drew University Organizers: Louis Hamilton, Laura Morreale, and Dot Porter Theme: Communities of Italy: New and Traditional Approaches Speakers: • Wayne Storey (Indiana University), “A Rich-Text Petrarch and the Expansion of Communities” • Isabella Magni (Indiana University), “Petrarchive: a new digital frontier in the study of Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta”
• Samantha Kelly (Rutgers University), “The Black Africans of Italy”
• Laura Morreale (Fordham University), "The French of Italy: Rethinking Political Narratives"
• Matthew Shoaf (Ursinus College), “Bound by Sound: Trecento Art and Community”
• Andrew Irving (The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church), “Quam inhonestum: Changes in Massbook Design at Montecassino in the Eleventh Century”
• Richard Gyug (Fordham University), "Between East and West on the shores of the southern Adriatic: Dubrovnik and Kotor."
February 15 @ the RUC Campus Center Rutgers University-Camden
Organizers: Aaron Hostetter and Adam Miyashiro
• Gabrielle Parkin (University of Delaware), “’Clothed by God in fanciful costume’: White Clothes, Tears, and Livery in the Book of Margery Kempe” (Winner of the DVMA Paper Prize)
• Adam Miyashiro (Stockton College), "Alexander Between Empires"
• Cord Whitaker (Temple University), "Black, White, and in Between: Medieval Race, the Spirit, and Chaucer's Miller's Tale
• Carissa Harris, Assistant Professor of English, Temple University: " 'All medons be ware, be rewe': Sexual Education in the Middle English Pastourelle"
• Andrew Cole, Professor of English, Princeton University: “Chaucer’s Occupations”
Lightning Talks on Chaucerian Manuscripts from Advanced Undergraduates and Graduate students:
• Richard Milligan (Rutgers-Camden)
• Cristina Chillem (Rutgers-Camden) • Nikolai Fomich (Rutgers-Camden) • Nate Hall (Rutgers-Camden) • Sarah Baginsky (Stockton College)
• Mark-Allan Donaldson (Stockton College)
• Lauren Bevins (Rutgers-New Brunswick)
November 23 @ the Index of Christian Art, Princeton University
Organizer: Colum Hourihane Speakers:
• Helmut Reimitz (Princeton University), “History and Cultural Brokerage in Late Antiquity”
• Susan Mosher Stuard (Haverford College, Emerita), “Shopping as Consuming Acts in Fourteenth Century Italian Towns”
• Markus Cruse (Arizona State University and Institute for Advanced Study) “What Marco Polo’s Travel Account Meant to its Earliest Readers”
• Judith Golden (Princeton University), “Mahaut, Countess of Artois as Patron, Proclaiming Wealth and Heritage through her Gardens and her Art”
• Elizabeth Valdez del Álamo (Montclair State University), “Hearing the Image at Santo Domingo de Silos”
• Maureen McCormick (Prosopon School of Iconology and Princeton University Art Museum), “ From Image to Likeness: Musings of a Latter Day Iconographer”
• Michael Curschmann (Princeton University, Emeritus), “Duo bellatores: The Changing Contexts and Meanings of a Visual Paradigm”
September 23 @ the Special Collections Center, Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania
Organizer: Dale Kinney
• Dorothy Porter (University of Pennsylvania), "What are we Presenting? Gauging medievalists' Use of Digital Resources through Major Conferences in the Field"
• Elly Truitt (Bryn Mawr College), “Natural Philosophy in LJS 384: William of Conches, De philosophia mundi”
• Tom Izbicki (Rutgers University), “Analyzing a Legal Miscellany: Schoenberg MS 450”
“Lightning” talks: • Nick Harris, LJS 441 • Jackie Burek, LJS 477 • Larissa Grollemond, LJS 19: Spanish Nobility and 16th-Century Manuscript Illumination • Regan Kladstrup, The Penn Provenance Project • Marie Turner, MS Roll 1066 • Lynn Ransom, The Schoenberg database of manuscripts • Liza Strakhov, Codex 902 • Alex Devine, MS Codex 236 • Emily Steiner, LJS 266: The History of the World (according to the French) • Dorothy Porter, The Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance • Will Noel, The Schoenberg Institute
Meetings held in 2012-2013
April 13 @ LGBT Carriage House, University of Pennsylvania Symposium in Celebration of the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Delaware Valley Medieval Association
Organizer: Martha Easton Speakers:
• Edward Peters (University of Pennsylvania), "Just One More Foundation Myth: From the Lilly Pennsylvania Program to the DVMA"
• Agnieszka E. Szymańska (Temple University),"Designing the Vault of Heaven at the Cappella Palatina, Palermo"
• Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (George Washington University), "Medieval/Environmental Activism"
Participants in Roundtable Discussion of "The Future of Medeival Studies":
• Celia Chazelle (The College of New Jersey)
• Dallas G. Denery (Bowdoin College)
• Darin Hayton (Haverford College)
• E. Ann Matter (University of Pennsylvania)
• Karen Overbey (Tufts University)
• David Wallace (University of Pennsylvania)
March 16 @ University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Topic: “Crossing Bridges”
Organizer: Dale Kinney
• Larry Nees (University of Delaware), “Arculf”
• Louis Hamilton (Drew University), “Invisible Cities, Invented Histories: Jerusalem and Rome in the Exegesis of Bruno of Segni”
• Jesse Mann (Montclair State University), "Juan de Segovia & Islam:
Opportunities, Obstacles and Contexts"
• Renata Holod, University of Pennsylvania, Lecture and Gallery Visit
December 1 @ Princeton University
Organizer: Colum Hourihane Speakers:
• Johanna Seasonwein (Princeton University Art Museum), "A Tale of Two Windows: the Gothic Revival at Princeton University"
• Courtney Palmbush (Princeton Theological Seminary), "The Frontier and Patrick's 'Ministry of Slavery’ "
• Susan Auth (Curator Emerita, Newark Museum), "Birds and Their Symbolism in the Late Antique Art of Egypt"
• Danielle Oteri (International Center of Medieval Art, The Cloisters), "The Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters: Weaving a New Interpretation"
• Anna Zayaruznaya (Princeton University), "Cis chans veult boire! On the Anthropomorphisation of Late-Medieval Song"
• John Rassweiller (Independent Scholar), "A collection of seal matrices of the common People: Signatures and a Portal to Medieval Life"
• Mayke de Jong (Utrecht University), "Epitaph for an Era: Paschasius Radbertus and his Lament for Wala"
September 15 @ The Philadelphia Museum of Art Topic: Visions of Wonder, Thoughts of the Divine
Organizer: Geoffrey W. Gust
• Rita Copeland (University of Pennsylvania), “Living with Uncertainty: Reactions to Aristotle’s Rhetoric in the Later Middle Ages"
• Julia Verkholantsev (University of Pennsylvania), “The Two Bibles of St. Jerome: The Question of the
Vernacular and the Legend of St. Jerome’s Slavonic Rite and Letters”
• Robert Maxwell (University of Pennsylvania), "Fraud"
• Dale Kinney (Bryn Mawr College), “Holy Popes”