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


• 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


•  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” 


Our Thanks

The DVMA would like to offer its sincere gratitude to the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries and the Princeton Index of Christian Art for their continued support of our programs.

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