2017 Schedule of Events

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SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017

12:00 - 8:00pm Registration

Center for Global Citizenship

MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017


8:00 - 5:00pm Registration

Center for Global Citizenship

8:30 - 10:00am Plenary Session

Cook Auditorium, Cook Hall

Unemployment, Leisure and Industriousness in Late-Medieval and Renaissance Europe
Bruce M. S. Campbell, The Queen's University of Belfast

10:00am - 7:30pm Book Exhibit

Center for Global Citizenship

10:00 - 10:45am Coffee

Center for Global Citizenship

10:45 - 12:15pm Concurrent Sessions

M11 - War, Chivalry and Literature
Chivalry and its Anxieties: 1000-1600
Organizer and Chair: Ilana Krug, York College of Pennsylvania
Room: Boileau Hall

Heraldry as Chivalric Literature: A Forensic Analysis of BL Harley MS 4205, Holme's Book of Arms
Daniel Franke, Richard Bland College of William and Mary

A Tale of Two Cids: Literature and Warfare in Late Medieval Castile
Sam Claussen, California Lutheran University

Treasonous and Dishonorable Conduct: The Private Dimension of Treason and Chivalric Reform in Late Medieval Florence
Peter W. Sposato, Indiana University Kokomo

M12 - Islamic Experiences in Medieval Iberia
Chair: Richard Allington, Saint Louis University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 240

Public Welfare in Medieval Muslim Law: A Study of Abu Ishaq Al-Shatibi
Gowhar Wani, Aligarh Muslim University

Anti-Islamism, Heresy and the ‘Morisco Question’: Heresiological Arguments in the Discussion About the Expulsion of the Moriscos from Spain
Constanza Cavallero, IMHICIHU-CONICET / Universidad de Buenos Aires

Why Identify as Indigenous? Insights from the Castilian-Mozarab and Latin-Greek Dual Judiciaries of post-Conquest Toledo and Messina (ca 1100-1400)
Aaron Moreno, St. Mary's University

M13 - Reformations: Catholic and Protestant
Chair: Nicholas Lewis, Saint Louis University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 236

“Repair and Restore the Christian Religion”: A Plan for Pope Leo X to Reform the Church
James Kroemer, Concordia University Wisconsin

Lutheran Canon Law: Care for the Poor in Lutheran Church Orders
Philip Fischaber, Concordia Theological Seminary

The Bronze Jubilee Medal of Cardinal Andrea Della Valle
Emilee Hendrickson, University of Alabama

M14 - Shakespeare
Chair: Kristina Sutherland, University of Georgia
Room: Davis-Shaugnessy Hall, Room 171

Shakespeare’s ‘Dark Backward’ Farther Knowing in The Tempest
Liam Purdon, Doane College

“Report Me and My Cause Aright”: Rhetoric, Reporting, and More on the Problem of Knowledge in Hamlet
Nicole Hagstrom-Schmidt

M15 - What is Boethian? Problems in Interpreting the Prisoner’s Philosophy
Sponsor: The International Boethius Society
Organizer and Chair: Anthony G. Cirilla, Niagara University
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy Hall, Room 173

“How Pythagoras Cured by Music”: Pythagorean Music in Boethius’s Consolation of Philosophy
Kimberly Heil, University of Dallas

“Right as He Come, the Way He Yede”: Poetic Realization of Boethian Admonition in Sir Orfeo
Michael David Elam, Regent University

“How Many Seconds in Eternity?”: The Act of Storytelling as an Instrument of Boethian Song in Doctor Who
Emily J. Wilkins, Independent Scholar

12:15 - 2:15pm Lunch

2:15 - 3:45pm Concurrent Sessions

M21 - Roundtable: Chivalry at the Movies
Chivalry and its Anxieties: 1000-1600
Organizer and Chair: Craig M. Nakashian, Texas A&M University, Texarkana
Room: Boileau Hall

Participants
Jeffrey Hass, Franciscan University
Kelly DeVries, Loyola University Maryland
Heather Alexis Smith, Pulitzer Arts Foundation
Ilana Krug, York College of Pennsylvania

M22 - Beyond the Ornament: Abstraction in Medieval Art
Sponsor: International Center for Medieval Art
Organizer and Chair: Elina Gertsman, Case Western Reserve University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 240

Seeing the Emptiness of a Field: The Challenge of Abstraction and Seriality in Byzantine Icons
Roland Betancourt, University of California, Irvine / Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

Material Abstractions: Engaging Matter and Medium in Early Medieval Manuscript Illumination
Joshua O'Driscoll, The Morgan Library and Museum

Romanesque Abstraction and the “Unconditionally Two-Dimensional Surface”
Megan McNamee, CASVA, The National Gallery of Art

Response: Withdrawal and Presence
Elina Gertsman, Case Western Reserve University

M23 - The Byzantine World
Chair: Philip Mazero, Saint Louis University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 236

The Chronicles of George Hamartolos
Tamar Melikidze, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Isaac II Angelos and the Crusaders of Frederick Barbarossa
Petros Plakogiannis, Independent Scholar

M24 - Thomist Epistemology
Chair: Nicole Koopman, Saint Louis University
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy Hall, Room 171

Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas: Anthropotheism and Immortality
Jack Marler, Saint Louis University

Intellectually Voluntary or Voluntarily Intellectual? Aquinas and the Necessity of Thoughtful Decision
Matthew Advent, Florida State University

How Shall They Believe? Aquinas on Faith before Christ
Amy Alexander Carmichael, Saint Louis University

M25 - Women in Power
Chair: Arica Roberts, University of Utah
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy Hall, Room 173

The Evolution of Female Agency in Castile: 1033-1351
Kimberley Casey, Northwest Missouri State University

Women and their Coats of Arms in Early Modern Rome: Power and Identity
Cynthia Stollhans, Saint Louis University

Eleanor of Aquitaine, By Grace of God, Queen of England
Melissa Akeroyd, Southeastern Louisiana State University

3:45 - 4:30pm Coffee

Center for Global Citizenship

4:30 - 6:00pm Concurrent Sessions

M31 - What is Chivalry?
Chivalry and its Anxieties: 1000-1600
Organizer and Chair: Craig M. Nakashian, Texas A&M University, Texarkana
Room: Boileau Hall


An open roundtable discussion on the nature of “chivalry”.

M32 - Heresy and Orthodoxy in the Early Medieval World
Chair: Luis Pinto de Sa, Saint Louis University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 236

Overlapping or Distinct? The Four Stages of the Filioque Controversy during the Ninth Century
Brian Matz, Fontbonne University

Synods and the Episcopate in the Lombard Kingdom of Italy
Michael Heil, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

M33 - Medicine and Magic
Chair: Matthew Parker, Saint Louis University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 240

Late Medieval Plague Doctors
Ann Carmichael, Indiana University

The Boke of Marchalsi and Magic Spells in Equine Veterinary Treatments
Cynthia Jeney, Missouri Western State University

Gendered Womb-Healing: Black Magic and Spiritual Medicine in Early Medieval Ireland
Arica Roberts, University of Utah

M34 - Authority and Negotiation in France
Chair: Kimberly Casey, Northwest Missouri State University
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy Hall, Room 171

Proscribing the Pot-de-Vin: Anti-Corruption Policy and its Consequences in Thirteenth-Century France
Andrew Collings, Princeton University

Wise Words or Wasted Breath? Preaching to Women in Early Modern France
Kathleen Llewellyn, Saint Louis University

M35 - Vernacular English Literature (I): Mysticism and Mythology
Chair: Melissa Ridley Elmes, Lindenwood University
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy Hall, Room 173

Home Court Advantage: Narrative Structure, Fairy Tests, and Honor in Thomas Chestre’s Launfal
Arielle McKee, Purdue University

“I shcalle taste at they teching”: The Fall as Satanic Dramaturgy in the York Cycle
Serena Howe, University of Dallas

Hybrids, Monsters, and Shapeshifters in Gower's “Confessio Amantis”
Rosanne Gasse, Brandon University

M36 - Plenary Lecture
Lineage, Loyalty, and Legitimacy in Iberia and North Africa (600-1600)
Room: Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall

Conversion, Lineage, and Legitimacy in Medieval and Early Modern Spain
David Nirenberg, University of Chicago

6:00 - 7:30pm Wine Reception

Center for Global Citizenship
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University

8:00 - 11:00pm Graduate Student Pub Night


Open bar and appetizer buffet for all graduate students from any university. Enjoy complementary drinks and excellent pub fare at Field House (510 N. Theresa Ave), all free of charge! Come mingle with your peers and meet your future colleagues. This is an event not to miss and will be a night to remember. Don't forget to wear your name badge, as it is your entry ticket!

TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017


8:00am - 5:00pm Registration

Center for Global Citizenship

10:00am - 7:30pm Book Exhibit

Center for Global Citizenship

10:00 - 10:45am Coffee

Center for Global Citizenship

10:15am - 12:30pm Tour of Downtown St. Louis

Departs from the street side of Pius XII Memorial Library at 10:15am

10:45 - 12:15pm Concurrent Sessions

T11 - Knighthood and Literature
Chivalry and its Anxieties: 1000-1600
Chair: Jeffrey Hass, Franciscan University
Room: Boileau Hall

The Chivalric context of Archbishop Turpin
Craig M. Nakashian, Texas A&M University, Texarkana

Breaking the Mold: Identity Challenges of the Young Generation of Knights in the Cantar de Mio Cid
Marija Blaskovic, University of Vienna

Giovanni Boccaccio’s Understanding of Chivalry and Gender in the Regno (1335-1341)
Tucker Million, University of Rochester

T12 - Authority and the Law
Lineage, Loyalty, and Legitimacy in Iberia and North Africa (600-1600)
Chair: Miguel Martínez, University of Chicago
Room: Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall

Apostasy, Infamy, and Authority in the Thirteenth-Century Conquest of Majorca
Ariana Myers, Princeton University

Contending Views of Law, Authority, and Legitimacy in Medieval Aragon
Belen Vicens, University of Notre Dame

The Jurist, the Pope, and the Chronicler: Spanish Pretensions to Empire in Africa (15th and 16th Centuries)
Andrew Devereux, Loyola Marymount University

T13 - The Second Annual Loomis Lecture
Sponsor: International Arthurian Society, North American Branch
Chair: Kevin Whetter, Acadia University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 240

Arthurian Mothers
Elizabeth Archibald, Durham University

T14 - Renaissance Imagery
Chair: Cynthia Stollhans, Saint Louis University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 236

Exploring Tinctoris’s Expression Suavitudinem Redolent
Yiyi Gao, University of North Texas

The Light, the Shadow and the Sun: Analysis and Comparison Between Metaphysical Symbols, 1400-1500, Through the Confrontation Between Marsilio Ficino, Giordano Bruno and Wang Yangming
Zhang Wang, Instituto Nazionale di Studi sul Rinascimento

T15 - Tirones Mediaevales: Undergraduate Papers at the Symposium
Organizer: S. Jay Lemanski, Missouri Western State University
Chair: Tamara Rand, Baldwin Wallce College
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy, Room 171

Crafting Authority and Exemption: The Forged Battle Abbey Charters in the Court of Henry II
Paula Hayward, Missouri Western State University

A Penny for Your Thoughts: Coinage as a Primary Source
Jennifer Plain, Baldwin Wallace College

The Past Menagerie: The Importance of Animal Symbolism in Celtic Society
Victoria Casper, Baldwin Wallace College

12:15 - 2:15pm Lunch

2:15 - 3:45pm Concurrent Sessions

T21 - Chivalry and Reform
Chivalry and its Anxieties: 1000-1600
Chair: Anne Romine, Saint Louis University
Room: Boileau Hall

The Peculiar Knighting of Miguel Lucas de Iranzo
Thomas Devaney, University of Rochester

A Chivalric Ethos of the Seas in the 16th Century
Paul Dingman, Folger Shakespeare Library

Knights and the Shape of Chivalric Reform in the 14th Century
Stefan Vander Elst, University of San Diego

T22 - Iberian Kingship
Lineage, Loyalty, and Legitimacy in Iberia and North Africa (600-1600)
Chair: David Cantor-Echols, University of Chicago
Room: Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall

Loyalty, Lineage, and Legitimacy in the Iberian Missa pro Rege
Edward Holt, Saint Louis University

Constructing Narratives of Legitimacy: A Study of the Historia novelada de Alejandro Magno
Priya Ananth, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dynastic Affairs in the Decorative Program of Miraflores
Jessica Weiss, Metropolitan State University of Denver

T23 - Medieval Pedagogy
Chair: Kevin Dumke, Saint Louis University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 240

“Bounding over Laptop-Laden Learners, the Crossing was not Quick”: Generating Sustained Alliterative Oral Poetry in the University Classroom
Stephen Yandell, Xavier University

“Soelt Ich All die Suend Puessen”: Masculine Identity and Risk-Taking in a Late Medieval Student Notebook
Elizabeth Wade-Sirabian, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

T24 - The Poetry of Edmund Spenser
Chair: Russell McConnell, University of Alabama
Room: Cook Hall, Room 236

Spenser’s “Mutabilitie Cantos” and Boethius’s Consolation of Philosophy
Amy Gamez, University of Dallas

Poetry and Perfect Vision in Spenser’s “Fowre Hymnes”
Stephen Gregg, University of Dallas

T25 - Writing, History, and Narrative Violence in Arthurian Literature
Sponsor: International Arthurian Society - North American Branch Organizer and Chair: Kevin Whetter, Acadia University
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy, Room 171

“Feþeren he nom mid fingeren”: The Writing of Romance within Arthurian History
Daniel Helbert, University of Virginia’s College at Wise

Writing the More Difficult ‘Gawain’: The Romancer of Mont Saint-Michel Takes Part
Thomas H. Crofts, East Tennessee State University

Malory’s ‘Tristram’, or The Varieties of Feudal Experience
Stephen Atkinson, Park University

3:45 - 4:30pm Coffee

Center for Global Citizenship

4:30 - 6:00pm Concurrent Sessions

T31 - Keynote
Chivalry and its Anxieties: 1000-1600
Room: Boileau Hall

Three Knights in the Autumn of Chivalry
Richard W. Kaeuper, Professor, University of Rochester

T32 - Bonaventure
Chair: Amy Alexander Carmichael, Saint Louis University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 240

The Significance of Supposition: Abelard and Bonaventure on the Question of God Begetting God
Br. Thomas Piolata, OFM Cap., Catholic University of America

To Know is to Know Being: Epistemology and Metaphysics in Bonaventure’s Collationes in Hexaëmeron
Daniel Bennett, Catholic University of America

T33 - Kingship in Medieval Naples and Sicily
Chair: Aaron Moreno, St. Mary's University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 236

Art and the Promotion of Robert I of Naples as Symbolic King of Jerusalem in the Fourteenth Century
Cathleen Fleck, Saint Louis University

The Kaiserische Wanderbilden: Probative Elements Regarding the Image of Royal Journeys in the Mediterranean
Antonio Di Cosmo, Universidad de Cordoba

After Tunis: Crusading Direction and Leadership after the Death of Louis IX of France
Samantha Cloud, Saint Louis University

T34 - Writing within Le Morte Darthur and other Arthurian Narratives
Sponsor: International Arthurian Society - North American Branch Organizer: David Rollo, University of Southern California
Chair: Evelyn Meyer, Saint Louis University
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy, Room 171

Merlin Dictates, Blaise Records: Writing Maskeroen into Jacob van Maerlant’s Merlijn-Graal
David F. Johnson, Florida State University

Inscribed Letters and Rubricated Tombs in Malory’s Morte Darthur
Kevin S. Whetter, Acadia University

The Narrative Voice of Divine Imperative in Le Morte Darthur
David Rollo, University of Southern California

6:00 - 7:30pm Wine Reception

Center for Global Citizenship
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017


8:00 - 5:00pm Registration

Center for Global Citizenship

8:30 - 10:00am Plenary Session

Cook Auditorium, Cook Hall


Why Won't the King Walk? Aristocratic Disability in Arthurian Tradition
Christopher Baswell, Barnard College / Columbia University

10:00am - 7:30pm Book Exhibit

Center for Global Citizenship

10:00 - 10:45am Coffee

Center for Global Citizenship

10:15am - 12:30pm Tour of the Historic Anheuser-Busch Brewery

Departs from the street side of Pius XII Memorial Library at 10:15am


10:45am - 12:15pm Concurrent Sessions

W11 - Taifa Periods
Lineage, Loyalty, and Legitimacy in Iberia and North Africa (600-1600)
Chair: Mohammed Ballan, University of Chicago
Room: Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall

Identity and Legitimacy in Eleventh-Century al-Andalus: the Case of ‘Ali b. Mujahid and the Taifa of Denia
Travis Bruce, McGill University

Genealogies of Power in 12th Century Al-Andalus
Abigail Krasner Balbale, Bard Graduate Center

The Once and Future Amir: The Banu Hud, Murcia, and the Struggle for Legitimacy in the Third Taifa Period (1228-1243)
Anthony Minnema, Samford University

W12 - The British Isles in the Tudor-Stuart Period
Chair: Thomas Finan, Saint Louis University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 240

The Abjection and Rebirth of the English Body (Politic) in Dekker’s The Wonderfull Yeare
Lauren Coker, Delta State University

Aiglets: Medieval, Post Medieval, and Modern
Gerald Livings, Independent Scholar

The Murder of John Burrows: War and Memory in 17th Century Ireland
Margaret Smith, Saint Louis University

W13 - New Perspectives on the First Crusade
Sponsor: Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East
Chair: Thomas Madden, Saint Louis University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 236

The Crusaders through Muslim eyes on the Eve of the Crusades: A Fresh Analysis
Muhammad Gada, Aligarh Muslim University

God Helps It: God's Active and Tactical Role on the Battlefield During the First Crusade
Louis Haas, Middle Tennessee State University

Ghost Riders of the First Crusade: The Prehistory of a Military Miracle
Burnam Reynolds, Asbury University

W14 - Representations of Popular Piety: Music and Art
Chair: Kathleen Walkowiak, Saint Louis University
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy Hall, Room 171

Songs for Devotion: Compiling Music in the Devotio Moderna
Lillian Blotkamp, Washington University in St. Louis

Frescos, Sculptures and the Experience of Reality and Devotion at the End of the Thirteenth Century
Daniele Di Lodovico, Eastern Washington University

Saint James the Greater and Saint Michael Archangel: Historical, Anthropological and Artistic Features in Their Routes
Antonella Palumbo, University "G. D'Annunzio" of Chieti Pescara

12:15 - 2:15pm Lunch

2:15 - 3:45pm Concurrent Sessions

W21 - Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Contexts
Lineage, Loyalty, and Legitimacy in Iberia and North Africa (600-1600)
Chair: Edward Holt, Saint Louis University
Room: Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall

Three-and-a-Half Saints: Memorialization of Twelth and Thirteenth Century Bishops in Their Dioceses in the Kingdom of Castile
Kyle Lincoln, Kalamazoo College

Murder and Host Desecration: The Battle for Political Dominance in Fourteenth-Century Barcelona
Alana Lord, University of Florida

The Marinid Madrasas: Symbols of Faith and Power
Mohamed Lakhdar Oulmi, University of Guelma

W22 - Vernacular English Literature: The Fourteenth Century
Chair: Rosanne Gasse, Brandon University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 240

Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales as Remembrance of the Dead: Language and Form
Ruth Evans, Saint Louis University

Angus McIntosh’s Concept of Scribal Profiles and Abbreviations in Seven MSS of Piers Plowman B
Eugene Lyman, Independent Scholar

Putting Chaucer into Print: Editions of The Canterbury Tales in the Early Modern Period
Brian Shetler, Drew University

W23 - Renaissance Humanism
Chair: Emma Wilson, University of Alabama
Room: Cook Hall, Room 236

La Pazzia: The Presence of Erasmus’ Praise of Folly in Sixteenth Century Italy
Antonio Donato, Queen's College, CUNY

Translatio Imperii et Studii: How the Humanists Transferred the Roman Empire to Germany
Thomas Renna, Saginaw Valley State University

Chivalry, Humanism and “The Great Captain”: Reading the Portrait of Gonzalo Hernández de Córdoba by Hernán Pérez del Pulgar
Prisco Hernandez, US Army Command & General Staff College

W24 - Seneca and the Stoic Approach to Sadness
Sponsor: The Society for the Appreciation and Study of Seneca the Younger
Organizer: Anthony G. Cirilla, Niagara University
Chair: Michael David Elam, Regent University
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy Hall, Room 171

Seneca and the Art of Forgetting
Luca D'Anselmi, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

Novae Consolationes: Seneca’s “Ad Helviam” and Boethius’s “Consolatione” as Paradigmatic Departures
Anthony G. Cirilla, Niagara University

W25 - Interacting with Saints and Shrines: Text, Image and Material Culture
Sponsor: Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages, University of Birmingham
Organizer: Ian Styler, University of Birmingham
Chair: Damian Smith, Saint Louis University
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy Hall, Room 173

Communicating by Other Means: Material Culture as a Mechanism for Cult Promotion
Ian Styler, University of Birmingham

Cistercians and Sacred Matter: Engagement with the Cult of Saints in the Twelfth Century
Georgina Fitzgibbon, University of Birmingham

The Image of the Sufferer in the Healing Miracles of Southern Italy
Amy Devenney, University of Huddersfield

3:45 - 4:30pm Coffee

Center for Global Citizenship

4:30 - 6:00pm Concurrent Sessions

W31 - Plenary Lecture
Lineage, Loyalty, and Legitimacy in Iberia and North Africa (600-1600)
Room: Pere Marquette Gallery, DuBourg Hall

The Legitimacy of James I in Montpellier and its Literary Consequences
Damian Smith, Saint Louis University

W32 - High Medieval Philosophy
Chair: Daniel Bennett, Catholic University of America
Room: Cook Hall, Room 240

The 13th-Century Problem of Self-Sacrifice and Marguerite Porete’s Mirror of Simple Souls
Milo Crimi, University of California, Los Angeles

Do Non-Existents Establish the Reliability of Ockham’s Intuitive Cognition?
Luis Pinto de Sa, Saint Louis University

Robert Holcot on Belief Control and the Ethics of Belief
Mark Boespflug, University of Colorado at Boulder

W33 - Medieval Scandinavia
Chair: Margaret Smith, Saint Louis University
Room: Cook Hall, Room 236

Syncretic Serpents: Snakes as a Bridge Between Medieval Christian and Norse Cultures
Sharon Wofford, University of Mississippi

Socio-Historical Implications of Eschatological Elements in the Scandinavian Myths, the Nibelungenlied, and Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle
Lucian Lopez, St. John's Abbey & University

W34 - Vernacular English Literature (III): The Early Modern Period
Chair: Amy Nelson, Saint Louis University
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy Hall, Room 171

The Divine Grammar and Space and Time in Milton’s Paradise Lost
Russell McConnell, University of Alabama

Milton and the Logic of the Devil’s Party in Paradise Lost
Emma Wilson, University of Alabama

“As of a Holy Fury, Not a Frenzy”: Melancholic Creativity in George Chapman’s An Humorous Day’s Mirth
Kristina Sutherland, University of Georgia

W35 - Chivalric Themes in Context
Chair: Arielle McKee, Purdue University
Room: Davis-Shaughnessy Hall, Room 173

A Knight’s Prowess under a Lady’s Gaze: a Chivalric Theme in Crusader Context
Elizabeth Lapina, University of Wisconsin

Reading Trauma in the “Deranged” Discourse of the Perlesvaus: What Severed Heads Have to Say about the Albigensian Crusade
Adrian McClure, Purdue University

Testing Anxieties and Challenging Kingship: Violence at the Feast in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Melissa Ridley Elmes, Lindenwood University

6:00 - 7:30pm Wine Reception

Center for Global Citizenship
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University

THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017

8:00 - 12:00pm Check-out

All guests must return room keys to the Center for Global Citizenship by noon.