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