CCALL FOR PAPERS and Advance Information 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies May 9-12, 2013

    and Advance Information

           Congress on
         Medieval Studies

           May 9–12, 2013
     Phone: (269) 387-8745 FAX: (269) 387-8750
The Medieval Institute
                                                                       College of Arts and Sciences

Dear Colleague:

The very good news of 2012’s International Congress was that 3,067 medievalists came once
again to Kalamazoo marking the eighth consecutive year that our registration exceeded three
thousand. Once gathered, we collectively took part in 574 numbered sessions, two plenary
addresses, and dozens of receptions, lunches, and business meetings. We also celebrated the
fiftieth anniversary of the first “Conference” on Medieval Studies with a reception at the
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. And last, but by no means least, there were the hallway
conversations, the chance meetings with publishers, the brainstorming until dawn, the
Pseudo Society, which do so much to recharge and rededicate us to our disciplines.

Once again, there will be no place like Kalamazoo for medieval studies, May 9–12, 2013. But
it is time to set to work. This Call for Papers shows that planning for next year is already well
advanced, requiring your immediate attention if you plan to deliver a paper. Many session
organizers begin recruiting potential participants as early as the previous Congress, and as a
result sessions may become fully subscribed any time before the 15 September deadline for
paper proposals. Thus if you are interested in giving a paper, we encourage early submissions
addressed to the contact person for a Sponsored or Special Session or to the Congress Committee
for a General Session.

We are delighted that the Radisson Plaza Hotel has completed its recent renovations and remains
our downtown anchor this year. We have finalized our two plenary speakers for Friday and
Saturday; they are Peregrine Horden of All Souls College, Oxford, and Mary Carruthers of
New York University and All Souls College, Oxford University. The title of Professor Horden’s
address is “Poseidon’s Oar: Horizons of the Medieval Mediterranean;” that of Professor
Carruther’s is “Augustinian Intention and Medieval Aesthetic.” We are grateful to the Medieval
Academy of America and Boydell & Brewer for their continued sponsorship of the plenary
addresses. And to complete our year-long celebration of the founding of Western Michigan
University’s Medieval Institute and its Conference/Congress, we welcome Anonymous 4 who
will present a concert on Friday evening.

Please remember our travel awards, which include one supported by the Otto Gründler Memorial
Fund. Address any and all questions about the Congress to the Medieval Institute via voice, FAX,
snail mail, or email. The latest news and updates are to be found on the Congress website.

Spring will come again to Western Michigan and with it the 48th International Congress on
Medieval Studies. Please come and join us.

James M. Murray
Professor of History and Medieval Stduies
Director, The Medieval Institute

Paper presenter eligibility
All those working in the field of medieval studies, including graduate students and independent
scholars and artists, are eligible to give a paper, if accepted, in any session. Enrolled undergradu-
ate students, however, may give a paper, if accepted, only in the “Papers by Undergraduates”
Special Session(s).

Presider eligibility
No participant may preside and give a paper in the same session.

Respondent eligibility
No participant may give a paper and serve as a respondent in the same session.

Agreement to deliver papers in person
Submission of a paper proposal is considered agreement by the author to attend the Congress and
to deliver the paper in person if it is accepted. It is a matter of Congress policy that papers are not
read in absentia.

One paper per participant
The Congress Committee will schedule only one paper per participant, with the exception of
plenary lecturers and those giving papers in the Saturday evening Pseudo Society session, who
may give two papers.

Three appearances per participant
The Congress Committee will schedule each participant as paper presenter, panelist, discussant,
workshop leader, demonstration participant, poster presenter, presider, or respondent for a max-
imum of three sessions. Organizers may organize as many sessions as the committee approves.

Eight participants per session
With the exception of readers’ theater and other performances, the Congress Committee will
schedule a maximum of eight participants in a session, a presider (or presiders) and seven others
(with allowance made for co-authored contributions).

Multiple submissions
The Congress Committee strongly discourages multiple submissions and obliges participants to
inform organizers when they submit paper proposals to more than one session. The committee
reserves the right to disallow all participation to those who breach professional courtesy by
multiple submissions.

Rejected paper proposals
Organizers of Sponsored and Special Sessions are obliged to forward unused abstracts, together
with their Participant Information Forms, to the Medieval Institute by October 1 so that the
papers can be considered for General Sessions.

The academic program

The core of the Congress is the academic program, which exists in three broad types of sessions:

Sponsored Sessions are organized by learned societies, associations, or institutions. The
organizers set predetermined topics, often narrowly focused and reflecting the considered
aims and interests of the organizing group.

Special Sessions are organized by individual scholars or ad hoc groups. The organizers set
predetermined topics, which are often narrowly focused.

General Sessions are organized by the Congress Committee at the Medieval Institute. Papers
considered for inclusion in General Sessions comprise (A) those proposed directly to the
committee by the September 15 deadline and (B) paper proposals forwarded to the Medieval
Institute by organizers of Sponsored and Special Sessions who were unable to include the
papers in their sessions. Topics include all areas of medieval studies, with individual session
topics determined by the topics of abstracts submitted and accepted.

Your action

If you want to give a paper: Consult the Call for Papers and determine whether a
Sponsored or a Special Session may be hospitable to a proposal. Send a paper proposal
(a one-page abstract and a completed Participant Information Form) to the contact person
as soon as you can, but no later than September 15 OR submit your proposal directly to
the Congress Committee (The Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University, 1903
W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5432; for
consideration for inclusion in a General Session.

If you are organizing a session or sessions: By September 15, you should have received all
paper proposals for your session(s). By October 1 you must submit the session information
either online (preferred) or to the Medieval Institute using the Session Organizer Form by
email attachment (send date) or delivery service (send date) or snail mail (postmark). Any
scheduling request must be included in this submission.

Timing, efficiency, fairness

Planning for the following year’s sessions, including the lining up of potential contributors, is
often undertaken during the Congress as participants interact and exchange ideas. The efficient
organizer generally tries to line up speakers as soon as possible. The organizer or the person
proposing a paper who waits until the last minute may be very disappointed, failing to fill a
session or to place a paper, respectively.
48th International Congress on Medieval Studies
                                      May 9–12, 2013
                       Offer to Preside for General Sessions
                                         Deadline: October 1, 2012
  This form is available on the Congress website as a Microsoft Word form and as an interactive PDF file.
 The Congress Committee relies on volunteers to preside over General Sessions. If you are interested in
 presiding please fill out this form and return it by October 1 to the Medieval Institute. You do not have to
 be delivering a paper at the Congress in order to preside over a General Session.

         Name ________________________________________________________________________

     Affiliation ________________________________________________________________________

       Address ________________________________________________________________________




         Phone ________________________________________________________________________

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 List areas of interest/specialization (e.g., Spanish literature, art history, theology, late medieval England):



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                                             Congress Committee

                                            The Medieval Institute
                                         Western Michigan University
                                          1903 W. Michigan Avenue

                                         Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5432
                                              fax: 269-387-8750
48th International Congress on Medieval Studies
                                      May 9–12, 2013
                             Participant Information Form
                                       Deadline: September 15, 2012
  This form is available on the Congress website as a Microsoft Word form and as an interactive PDF file.
 The Participant Information Form is submitted, together with a one-page abstract, to the contact person
 listed in the Call for Papers if the paper is to be considered for inclusion in a Sponsored or Special

 Session or to the Medieval Institute for General Sessions.

      Paper Title ________________________________________________________________
  (if applicable)

            Name ________________________________________________________________
       Affiliation ________________________________________________________________

 Postal Address		 ________________________________________________________________


           Email ________________________________________________________________


            o I confirm that I will deliver this paper in person within the 20-minute time limit.
                       o I confirm that I am submitting only one abstract to only one session.
 Currently enrolled undergraduates may propose a paper only for the “Papers by Undergraduates” Special Session(s).

                                       Audio-Visual Equipment

 o I do not need any AV equipment.

 o data projector for use with speaker’s laptop 		 o DVD player
 o whiteboard						o VHS player (Note: PAL tapes must be

 o overhead projector						                               transferred to NTSC VHS)
 o one slide projector (35 mm)				                 o audio CD player

 o two slide projectors (35 mm)				                o speakers for laptop

 Other AV request: _____________________

Audio-visual equipment for Congress sessions is requested on the Participant Information
Form at the time a paper abstract is submitted for consideration or one agrees to participate in a
panel discussion, roundtable, workshop, demonstration, or performance (on or before September
15). Late equipment requests can rarely be accommodated. The form is available on the
Congress website in two formats­, both of which make it easy to type the required information.

Data projectors. The data projectors used in Congress meeting rooms, when requested, have
VGA connections and XGA (1024 x 768 pixels) resolution. We encourage you to test your
laptop using a projector with these specifications before coming to the Congress. If a data projec-
tor is requested, a screen will be provided.

Most Mac users will need to bring an adaptor for the VGA connection. All laptop users will need
to bring power cords. Most of those coming from outside North America will need a plug
adaptor (although probably not a converter, since most laptops are designed to work with a wide
range of voltage and frequency). Electrical current in the United States is 120 volts/60 Hz.

Please note that computers are not provided for Congress presentations. Speakers who wish to
make presentations involving a computer are expected to bring their own laptops or to arrange
with the session’s organizer or another colleague for the use of a computer.

Internet access. Access to the internet during the Congress, including in meeting rooms, is
through WMU’s wireless network. Those planning to use the internet during their presentations
will need to establish a User ID in WMU’s wireless system in advance of the session by follow-
ing the instructions contained in their Congress registration packets.

Other equipment. Slide projectors (35 mm), overhead projectors, DVD players, VHS players,
audio CD and cassette players, and whiteboards are also available.

                           CATERING ON CAMPUS

Catered events on the WMU campus during the Congress can be arranged by completing the
Meeting/Reception Reservation Form, which is available on the Congress website
beginning in July. The deadline is October 1.

Food and beverages (including, but not limited to, alcoholic beverages) consumed at Congress
events on the WMU campus must be provided by WMU Catering, Fetzer Center Catering, or the
Medieval Institute. Food and beverages purchased from outside vendors may not be brought into
Congress meeting rooms in the Goldsworth Valley dormitories, the Bernhard Center, or the
Fetzer Center at any time. Should food or drink purchased outside of the Fetzer Center be
brought into the Fetzer Center, it will be confiscated and left at the front desk for pick up upon
departure from the building.

Gründler Travel Award
The Gründler Travel Award is available to participants in Sponsored and Special Sessions at the
International Congress on Medieval Studies. Preference is given to Congress participants from
Central European nations. Scholars from any field are eligible, with some preference towards
emerging scholars. Those writing doctoral dissertations are also eligible. Award recipients are
ineligible for another award until the fourth year after a successful application. There will be one
award of $500, which will be presented at the Congress, plus waiver of registration and room and
board fees.

Congress Travel Awards
The intention of the Congress Travel Awards is to draw scholars from regions of the world under-
represented at past Congresses. These include countries of the former Eastern Bloc, Latin Amer-
ica, Asia, and Africa. Scholars presenting papers in Sponsored or Special Sessions from any field
are eligible, with some preference towards emerging scholars. Those writing doctoral disserta-
tions are also eligible. Award recipients are ineligible for another award until the fourth year after
a successful application. There will be three awards: one award of $500, which will be presented
at the Congress, plus waiver of registration and room and board fees, and two awards that waive
registration and room and board fees.

Tashjian Travel Awards
The Richard Rawlinson Center offers the David R. Tashjian Travel Awards to participants giving
papers on topics in Anglo-Saxon studies in Sponsored and Special Sessions. Eligibility is limited
to scholars from outside North America, with preference towards emerging scholars not more
than three years beyond their doctoral degree. Doctoral candidates writing their dissertations are
also eligible. Award recipients are ineligible for another award until the fourth year after a suc-
cessful application. There will be two awards: one award of $500, which will be presented at the
Congress, plus waiver of registration and room and board fees, and one award that waives regis-
tration and room and board fees.

The deadline for travel award applications is November 1 (receipt deadline). Applicants must
submit the following:

  •   a one-page abstract of the paper to be presented at the following May Congress
  •   a complete copy of the paper to be presented, which may not exceed 12 pages, double-
		    spaced (A4 or 8.5 x 11 in. paper)
  •   a one-page curriculum vitae, including current employment status
  •   two letters of reference (Dissertation writers must have a letter from the supervisor; all
		    applicants must have a letter of support from the Sponsored or Special Session organizer.)

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On-Campus Housing
On-campus housing is provided in the co-ed residence halls of the Goldsworth Valley I, II, and III
complexes. Registration for on-campus housing is a part of the Congress registration process. The
on-campus housing rates for the 2012 Congress were $35.50 per night for a single room and $30.00
per person per night for a double. The rates for the 48th Congress will be published in February.

Smoking is prohibited in on-campus housing.

Off-Campus Accommodations
Congress attendees may choose to stay in local hotels. Online Centralized Hotel Booking will
be available in September. For the 48th Congress, the Medieval Institute has arranged for blocks
of rooms at conference rates at the following hotels:

                                       Hotel     Room Rate(s)

                       Radisson Plaza Hotel      $145.00–$175.00

                               Baymont Inn       $90.00
                        Best Western Suites      $119.99
                      Comfort Inn at WMU         $89.99
                         Fairfield Inn–West      $104.00
                    Four Points by Sheraton      $114.00
                        Hampton Inn–West         $124.00
                         Holiday Inn–West        $119.00–$149.00
                        Red Roof Inn–West        $89.99
                          Staybridge Suites      $119.95–$139.95
                                     Super 8     $69.99
                         Towneplace Suites       $114.00

Room rates do not include 11% state and local taxes.

Smoking is prohibited in hotels with inside corridors in the state of Michigan. Red Roof Inn–
West is the only hotel on this list that offers smoking rooms.

Shuttle Service
The Radisson Plaza Hotel, the main off-campus site, Four Points by Sheraton, and the Holiday
Inn–West provide shuttle service to and from the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport.

The Medieval Institute provides shuttle service to campus and back from the Radisson Plaza
Hotel on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and on Sunday until
midday. Less frequent shuttle service is offered during the Congress to and from the Baymont
Inn, Best Western Suites, Holiday Inn–West, Red Roof Inn–West, and Staybridge Suites.

                   Full details at
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                                                 halfway between Chicago and Detroit.
                                                 It is a 2.5 hour drive or 30 minute flight
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                                                 The Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International
                                                 Airport (AZO) is served by major airlines
                                                 with direct connections to major hubs
                                                 throughout the country. The airport offers
                                                 six car rental agencies on site and friendly
                                                 Discover Kalamazoo volunteers to assist you.

The historic, downtown train station offers transportation to and from major cities, with
Amtrak trains traveling east from Chicago and west from Detroit. Greyhound and Indian
Trails’ bus lines are also based at the train station.

Once you arrive in Kalamazoo, efficient public transportation is available from the Metro
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                 Poseidon’s Oar
      Horizons of the Medieval Mediterranean
                 Peregrine Horden
                  Univ. of Oxford
                     Friday, May 10
                        8:30 a.m.
            East Ballroom, Bernhard Center
     sponsored by the Medieval Academy of America

Augustinian Intention and Medieval Aesthetic
                  Mary Carruthers
                  New York Univ.
                   Saturday, May 11
                       8:30 a.m.
            East Ballroom, Bernhard Center
            sponsored by Boydell & Brewer

                    Publications of the Richard Rawlinson Center
                     Anonymous Interpolations in Ælfric’s Lives of Saints
                                      edited by Robin Norris
                               Old English Newsletter Subsidia 35
                  Copyright 2011 . ISBN 978-1-58044-163-6 (paperback) $15.00

                                Studies in Medieval Culture
               Beowulf at Kalamazoo: Essays on Translation and Performance
                         edited by Jana K. Schulman and Paul E. Szarmach
                                              SMC L
                  Copyright 2012 . ISBN 978-1-58044-152-0 (clothbound) $65.00

                                     Non-Series Volumes
                    Comparative Perspectives on History and Historians:
                      Essays in Memory of Bryce Lyon (1920–2007)
                 edited by David Nicholas, Bernard S. Bachrach, and James M. Murray
                  Copyright 2012 . ISBN 978-1-58044-168-1 (clothbound) $60.00

                                     Studies in Iconography
                                     33 (2012) . ISSN 0148-1029
    Form: Heather Pulliam, “Color”; Stephen Perkinson, “Likeness”; Kathryn A. Smith, “Margin”;
Experience: Anne F. Harris, “Narrative”; Laura Weigert, “Performance”; David S. Areford, “Reception”;
  Alexa Sand, “Visuality”; Identity: Martha Easton, “Feminism”; Sherry C. M. Lindquist, “Gender”;
       Nina Rowe, “Other”; Karen Eileen Overbey, “Postcolonial”; Karl Whittington, “Queer”;
      Society: Cecily J. Hilsdale, “Gift”; Alicia Walker, “Globalism”; Kirk Ambrose, “Influence”;
  Holly Flora, “Patronage”; Gerald B. Guest; “Space”; Categorization: Matthew M. Reeve, “Gothic”;
                  William J. Diebold, “Medievalism”; Marian Bleeke, “Romanesque”
                                    Medieval Prosopography
                                     27 (2012) . ISSN 0198-9405
         David Alan Parnell, “A Prosopographical Approach to Justinian’s Army”; Greg Halfond,
 “All the King’s Men: Episcopal Political Loyalties in the Merovingian Kingdoms”; Courtney DeMayo,
     “The Students of Gerbert of Aurillac’s Cathedral School at Reims: An Intellectual Genealogy”;
       Geneviève Ribordy, “Women’s Names, Women’s Lives: The Designation of Women in Late
           Medieval France”; A. Compton Reeves, “Cathedral Deans and Lancastrian Kings”

                                Western Michigan University
                     1903 W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5432
                         Phone (269) 387-8755 FAX (269) 387-8750
                TEAMS PUBLICATIONS

                              Commentary Series
                       The Glossa Ordinaria on Romans
         translated with an introduction and notes by Michael Scott Woodward
          Copyright 2011 . ISBN 978-1-58044-109-4 (paperback) $18.00

       Medieval German Texts in Bilingual Editions Series
 Ladies, Whores, and Holy Women: A Sourcebook in Courtly, Religious,
            and Urban Cultures of Late Medieval Germany
introductions, translations, and notes by Ann Marie Rasmussen and Sarah Westphal-Wihl
           Copyright 2010 . ISBN 978-1-58044-151-3 (paperback) $15.00

                        Middle English Texts Series
      The Middle English Metrical Paraphrase of the Old Testament
                            edited by Michael Livingston
          Copyright 2011 . ISBN 978-1-58044-150-6 (paperback) $40.00

                                Prik of Conscience
                             edited by James H. Morey
          Copyright 2012 . ISBN 978-1-58044-172-8 (paperback) $20.00

                         The York Corpus Christi Plays
                          edited by Clifford Davidson
          Copyright 2011 ISBN 978-1-58044-162-9 (paperback) $35.00

                                   Ars musice
                              Johannes de Grocheio
    edited and translated by Constant J. Mews, John N. Crossley, Catherine Jeffreys,
                        Leigh McKinnon, and Carol J. Williams
         Copyright 2011 . ISBN 978-1-58044-164-3 (clothbound) $40.00
                   ISBN 978-1-58044-165-0 (paperback) $20.00

                       Western Michigan University
            1903 W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5432
                Phone (269) 387-8755 FAX (269) 387-8750

Western Michigan University announces the seventeenth Otto Gründler Book Prize to be
awarded in May 2013 at the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies. It consists of an
award of $1,000.00 to the author of a book or monograph in any area of medieval studies that is
judged by the selection committee to be an outstanding contribution to its field.

The Prize was instituted by Dr. Diether H. Haenicke, then President of Western Michigan
University, to honor Professor Gründler for his distinguished service to Western and his lifelong
dedication to the international community of medievalists, and the first award was made in 1997.


Authors from any country are eligible. The book or monograph may be in any of the standard
scholarly languages. To be eligible for the 2013 prize the book or monograph must have been
published in 2011.


Readers or publishers may nominate books. Letters of nomination, 2–4 pages in length, should
include sufficient detail and rationale so as to assist the committee in its deliberations. Supporting
materials should make the case for the award. Readers’ reports, if appropriate, and other letters
attesting to the significance of the work would be helpful.


Send letters of nomination and any supporting material by November 1, 2012, to:

       Secretary, Gründler Prize Committee
       The Medieval Institute
       Western Michigan University
       1903 W. Michigan Avenue
       Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5432

Recent winners of the Otto Gründler Book Prize

2012 Margot E. Fassler, The Virgin of Chartres: Making History through Liturgy and the Arts
(Yale Univ. Press, 2010)

2011 Thomas F. X. Noble, Images, Iconoclasm, and the Carolingians (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press,

              Full details at
48th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 9–12, 2013)

                                              Sponsored Sessions

  Sponsored Sessions are organized by learned societies, associations, or institutions. Planning for these sessions
  may be well underway. If you wish to submit a paper proposal, you should do so as soon as possible. Submit
  your proposal directly to the organization’s contact person listed here.

Academy of Jewish-Christian Studies (2): I.                    American Boccaccio Association (3): Boccaccio
Jewish-Christian Studies I; II. Jewish-Christian               Studies: In Celebration of the Seven-Hundredth
Studies II: Paul on Jews: Medieval Perspectives                Anniversary of His Birth I–III
    Lawrence E. Frizzell                                           Michael Papio
    Seton Hall Univ.                                               14 Salem Rd.
    Jewish-Christian Studies                                       Holden, MA 01520
    400 S. Orange Ave.                                         Phone: 508-210-3127
    South Orange, NJ 07079                                     Fax: 413-545-4778
Phone: 973-761-9751                                            Email:
Fax: 973-761-9596
Email:                               American Cusanus Society (3): I. The Philosophy
                                                               and Theology of Nicholas of Cusa; II. Cusanus’s
Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the                  Political Thought: Medieval or Modern? (A
Villains of the Matter of Britain (1): Arthurian               Roundtable); III. The 2013 Morimichi Watanabe
Monster Quest: Investigating the Monsters of the               Lecture
Arthurian Tradition, Medieval through Modern                        Donald F. Duclow
     Michael A. Torregrossa                                         1914 Nectarine St.
     34 2nd St.                                                     Philadelphia, PA 19130
     Smithfield, RI 02917-3627                                 Phone: 215-988-0996
Email:                     Email:

American Academy of Research Historians                        American Society of Irish Medieval Studies
of Medieval Spain (AARHMS) (2): I. The                         (ASIMS) (3): I. Iron Age Ceremonial Centers and
Battle of Muret, 1213: Its Political and Cultural              the Foundations of the Middle Ages (The Robert T.
Impact; II. Crusade and Commerce in the Western                Farrell Lecture); II. Castles and Landscapes; III.
Mediterranean, ca. 1113–1200                                   Religious Landscapes in Medieval Ireland
    James J. Todesca                                                James Lyttleton
    Armstrong Atlantic State Univ.                                  c/o Margie Hatfield, Heritage Officer
    Dept. of History                                                Town of Placentia PO Box 99
    Savannah, GA 31419                                              Placentia, NL A0B 2Y0
Phone: 912-344-2850                                                 Canada
Email:                             Phone: 709-227-2151
American Benedictine Academy (1): The
Contribution of Adalbert de Vogüé to Monastic                  Anglo-Saxon Hagiography Society (ASHS) (1):
Studies                                                        Anonymous Anglo-Saxon Prose Saints’ Lives
    Hugh Bernard Feiss, OSB                                        Johanna Kramer
    Monastery of the Ascension                                     Univ. of Missouri–Columbia
    541 East 100 South                                             Dept. of English
    Jerome, ID 83338                                               114 Tate Hall
Phone: 208-761-9389                                                Columbia, MO 65211
Fax: 208-324-2377                                              Phone: 573-673-3561
Email:                                    Fax: 573-882-5785
Sponsored Sessions                                          48th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Antiphonaria: Inventories of Antiphoners in                AVISTA: The Association Villard de Honnecourt
Flemish Collections, Alamire Foundation (1):               for the Interdisciplinary Study of Medieval
Adventures in Archives: Newly Discovered Liturgical        Technology, Science, and Art (5): I–II. New Studies
and Musical Manuscripts in Flanders                        of the North Transept of Reims I–II: I. Archaeology
    Kate Helsen                                            and Architecture; II. Sculpture; III. Iron Smelting
    16 Lansdowne Park Crescent                             Demonstration (A Workshop); IV. Metal Production
    PO Box 271                                             and Design; V. Metals in Architecture
    Komoka, ON N0L 1R0                                          Steven A. Walton
    Canada                                                      Michigan Tech Univ.
Phone: 519-471-9292                                             Dept. of Social Sciences, 209 AOB
Email:                                          Houghton, MI 49931
                                                           Phone: 814-880-9956
Art-Hist “A Virtual Symposium on History and               Fax: 906-487-2468
Theory of Artistic Creation from Antiquity to              Email:
Modern Times” (2): I. Honoring Ilene Forsyth:
Letter-Play, Word-Play, and Medieval Visual Art; II.       BABEL Working Group (2): I. Blunder (A
Written Culture, Visual Culture in Medieval Works          Roundtable); II. Plunder (A Roundtable)
of Art                                                         Eileen A. Joy
    Vincent Debiais                                            Southern Illinois Univ.–Edwardsville
    194 Grand Rue                                              Dept. of English Language and Literature
    Poitiers 86000                                             Peck Hall, Rm. 3206
    France                                                     Edwardsville, IL 62026-1431
Phone: +33-609691760                                       Phone: 513-827-5888
Fax: +33-549454573                                         Fax: 618-650-3509
Email:                    Email:

Arthurian Literature (1): Feeling the Pain in              Baptisteria Sacra Index (1): Non-Christians and
Arthurian Literature: Wounds, Sickness, and Emotion        Baptism in the Middle Ages
    David F. Johnson                                           Harriet Sonne de Torrens
    Florida State Univ.                                        B-209 Parkside Dr.
    Dept. of English                                           Toronto, ON M6R 2Z4
    Tallahassee, FL 32306-1580                                 Canada
Phone: 850-459-4993                                        Phone: 416-972-9827
Email:                                    Email:

Arthuriana (1): Rowley’s Birth of Merlin (A                Brill Academic Publishers (1): Publish, Don’t
Performance)                                               Perish: What Editors Want Authors to Know (A
    J. Case Tompkins                                       Roundtable)
    Purdue Univ.                                               Christopher Bellitto
    500 Oval Dr.                                               1606 Wagon Wheel Ct.
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2034                              Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone: 765-742-2490                                        Phone: 914-584-3961
Email:                                 Email:

Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical          Byzantine Studies Association of North America
Studies (1): Natural Philosophy and the Desire for         (BSANA) (2): I. Ritual, History, and Identity: Social
God: Science and the Spirit in Later Medieval Iberia       Dimensions of Byzantine Liturgy; II. The Language
[co-sponsored with the North American Catalan              of Reform in Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century
Society]                                                   Monasticism: East and West
    Jessica A. Boon                                            Greg Peters
    Univ. of North Carolina–Chapel Hill                        Biola University
    Dept. of Religious Studies                                 13800 Biola Ave.
    Campus Box 3225, Saunders Hall 125                         La Mirada, CA 90638
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3225                             Phone: 562-944-0351 x3262
Phone: 919-843-3094                                        Fax: 562-906-4589
Email:                                 Email:

48th International Congress on Medieval Studies                                            Sponsored Sessions
C. S. Lewis Society, Purdue Univ.; Center for the         Celtic Studies Association of North America (2):
Study of C. S. Lewis and Friends, Taylor Univ.            I. New Work by Young Celtic Studies Scholars; II.
(4): Lewis and the Last Things I–IV: I. Death; II.        Anglo-Saxon England and the Celtic World
Judgment/Purgatory; III. Hell; IV. Heaven                     Frederick Suppe
     Joe Ricke                                                Ball State Univ.
     Taylor Univ.                                             Dept. of History
     Dept. of English                                         Muncie, IN 47306
     Upland, IN 46989                                     Phone: 765-285-8783
Phone: 765-998-4842                                       Fax: 765-285-5612
Fax: 765-998-4930                                         Email:
                                                          Center for Cistercian and Monastic Studies,
Canadian Society of Medievalists/La Société               Western Michigan Univ. (11): Cistercian Studies
canadienne des médiévistes (1): Bilingual England:        I–XI
French and English Interactions in Later Medieval             E. Rozanne Elder
England                                                       Western Michigan Univ.
    Giselle Gos                                               Center for Cistercian and Monastic Studies
    Harvard Univ.                                             1903 W. Michigan Ave.
    Dept. of English                                          Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5432
    12 Quincy St.                                         Phone: 269-387-8921
    Cambridge, MA 02138                                   Email:
                                                          Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies,
Cantus: A Database for Latin Ecclesiastical Chant         Univ. of Florida (3): I. The Archaeology of Early
(1): Chant from Scratch: A Pentecost Lauds from           Medieval Europe; II. Medieval Serbia; III. Late
Original Sources (A Workshop)                             Medieval Urban Identities in Southern and Eastern
     Debra Lacoste                                        Europe
     2 Hearthbridge St.                                       Florin Curta
     Kitchener, ON N2R 1L5                                    Univ. of Florida
     Canada                                                   Dept. of History
Phone: 519-893-9638                                           202 Flint Hall, PO Box 117320
Email:                                  Gainesville, FL 32611-7320
                                                          Phone: 352-273-3367
CARA (Committee on Centers and Regional                   Fax: 352-392-6927
Associations, Medieval Academy of America)                Email:
(2): I. Taking it Public: Programming, Pedagogy,
and Outreach (A Roundtable) [co-sponsored with            Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, St.
TEAMS: The Consortium for the Teaching of the             Louis Univ. (8): I. Human-Animal Transformations;
Middle Ages]; II. Teaching and Learning in Multiple       II. Acts of Mentorship in the Middle Ages; III. The
Languages, Media, and Disciplines (A Poster               Works and the Times of Don Pedro, Constable of
Session)                                                  Portugal; IV. Old Norse Literature and Culture; V.
     Thomas A. Goodmann                                   Rabanus Maurus’s Homilies for Lent and Easter
     Univ. of Miami                                       from the Haistulf Homiliary (A Roundtable); VI.
     English Dept.                                        Irish Roots: Celtic Sources of Continental Texts; VII.
     Ashe Bldg. Rm. 321                                   Theological Texts and Contexts in Medieval Ireland
     1252 Memorial Dr.                                    (A Roundtable); VIII. Games and Ludic Texts
     Coral Gables, FL 33146                                    Thomas F. Madden
Phone: 786-390-2509                                            St. Louis Univ.
Fax: 305-284-5635                                              Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Email:                                     3800 Lindell Blvd.
                                                               St. Louis, MO 63108
                                                          Phone: 314-977-7180
                                                          Fax: 314-977-3884

Sponsored Sessions                                          48th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Center for Medieval Philosophy, Georgetown                     Kimberly A. LoPrete
Univ. (1): Medieval Philosophers on the Ultimate               National Univ. of Ireland–Galway
End                                                            History/Humanities
    Robert Joseph Matava                                       University Rd.
    Notre Dame Graduate School                                 Galway
    4407 Sano St.                                              Ireland
    Alexandria, VA 22312                                   Phone: +353-91-493547
Phone: 703-658-4304                                        Fax: +353-91-494556
Fax: 703-658-2318                                          Email:
                                                           Centre for Catholic Studies, Durham Univ. (1):
Center for Medieval Studies, Fordham Univ.                 Communal Contexts for Monastic Thought
(1): “I just don’t want to die without a few scars”:          Jay Diehl
Medieval Fight Clubs, Masculine Identity, and Public          44 Butler Pl., Apt. 1H
(Dis)order                                                    Brooklyn, NY 11238
     Allison Adair Alberts                                 Phone: 630-841-0199
     Fordham Univ.                                         Email:
     Dealy Hall 543
     441 East Fordham Rd.                                  Centre for Medieval Studies, Univ. of Bristol (1):
     Bronx, NY 10458                                       Late Medieval Soundscapes
Phone: 954-303-6008                                            Pamela King
Fax: 718-817-4010                                              Univ. of Bristol
Email:                                       School of Humanities
                                                               3-5 Woodland Rd.
Center for Medieval Studies, Univ. of Minnesota–               Bristol BS8 1TB
Twin Cities (2): I. Heroic Penitent: The Variously             United Kingdom
Constituted Exemplarity of King David; II. Anglo-          Phone: +44(0)117-928-8909
Saxon Emotions                                             Fax: +44(0)117-331-7933
    Jessica Namakkal                                       Email:
    Univ. of Minnesota
    Center for Medieval Studies                            Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture,
    1020 Heller Hall, 271 19th Ave. S.                     Univ. of York (3): I. Ecclesiastical Inventions and
    Minneapolis, MN 55455                                  Interventions: Exploring the Legacy of Antiquarian
Phone: 612-626-0805                                        Scholarship, Early Conservation and Restoration
Fax: 612-624-9813                                          Practice in Church Buildings, and Concepts of
Email:                                      Authenticity from the Medieval Period Onwards;
                                                           II. “If a Brother Is Set Impossible Tasks”: Teaching
Center for Thomistic Studies, Univ. of St. Thomas,         Monasticism Today (A Panel Discussion) [co-
Houston (3): Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas I–III        sponsored with the Center for Cistercian and
    R. E. Houser                                           Monastic Studies, Western Michigan Univ.]; III.
    Univ. of St. Thomas, Houston                           Exploring Medieval Pilgrimage Today
    Center for Thomistic Studies                                Dee Dyas
    3800 Montrose Blvd.                                         Univ. of York
    Houston, TX 77006                                           Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture
Phone: 713-525-3596                                             Berrick Saul 119
Fax: 713-942-3464                                               Heslington, York YO10 5DD
Email:                                        England
                                                           Phone: +44-1904-32-8094
Centre for Antique, Medieval and Pre-Modern                Email:
Studies (CAMPS), National Univ. of Ireland–
Galway (1): Counts and Countship in France, ca.            Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages (CeSMA),
1050–1250                                                  Univ. of Birmingham (2): I. Reflecting Local
                                                           Communities and Their Experiences; II. What Was
                                                           Global in the Middle Ages? (A Roundtable)

48th International Congress on Medieval Studies                                         Sponsored Sessions
   Naomi Standen                                       Christine de Pizan Society (2): I. Law, Ethics,
   Univ. of Birmingham                                 and Politics; II. Christine de Pizan: Images and
   School of History and Cultures                      Iconography
   Birmingham B15 2TT                                      Benjamin M. Semple
   United Kingdom                                          Gonzaga Univ.
Phone: +44-121-414-6881                                    Dept. of Modern Languages, AD Box 44
Email:                                502 E. Boone Ave.
                                                           Spokane, WA 99258
Centre for the Study of the Viking Age, Univ. of       Phone: 509-313-6721
Nottingham; Institute for Medieval Research,           Fax: 509-313-5718
Univ. of Nottingham (1): The Coming of Knut            Email:
    Christina Lee
    Univ. of Nottingham                                Claremont Consortium for Medieval and Early
    School of English                                  Modern Studies (3): I. Byzantium and the Latin
    Nottingham NG7 2RD                                 West: Comparisons, Dialogues, and Analogies; II.
    United Kingdom                                     Medieval Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories; III.
Phone: +44-(0)155-8467194                              Constantine’s Conversion and Its Afterlife
Email:                      Nancy van Deusen
                                                           Claremont Graduate Univ. Dept. of Music
Charles Homer Haskins Society (2): Rethinking              925 N. Dartmouth Ave.
Rulers and Regions I–II                                    Claremont, CA 91711
    Robert Berkhofer                                   Phone: 949-472-1135
    Western Michigan Univ.                             Fax: 949-472-1135
    Dept. of History, 4424 Friedmann Hall              Email:
    1903 W. Michigan Ave.
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5334                           Classics, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Univ.
Phone: 269-387-5352                                    of Saskatchewan (1): Word-Play: Proverbs in the
Fax: 269-387-4651                                      Middle Ages
Email:                          Richard L. Harris
                                                           Univ. of Saskatchewan Dept. of English
Chaucer Review (3): Text and Image I–III                   Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A5
    David Raybin                                           Canada
    725 Grove Ave.                                     Phone: 306-966-5502
    Kent, OH 44240                                     Fax: 306-966-5951
Phone: 330-678-2628                                    Email:
Fax: 217-581-7209 Attn: David Raybin
Email:                                 Comitatus (A Purdue Medieval Studies Student
                                                       Organization) (1): Medieval Communities: Bound
Chaucer Studio (1): Chaucer Aloud in Honor of          by Blood, Bound by Oath
Alan T. Gaylord (A Workshop)                               Erin Kissick
    Alan Baragona                                          Purdue Univ., Heavilon Hall
    11 Frazier St.                                         500 Oval Dr.
    Staunton, VA 24401                                     West Lafayette, IN 47907-2038
Phone: 540-290-1918                                    Phone: 317-460-5427
Fax: 540-464-7779                                      Email:
                                                       Communis: Consortium for Medieval Monastic
Christendom Graduate School (1): Theological           Studies (2): Defining the Boundaries of Religious
Exegesis of Scripture in the Middle Ages               Communities I–II
   Robert Joseph Matava                                    Scott Wells
   Notre Dame Graduate School                              California State Univ.–Los Angeles
   4407 Sano St.                                           Dept. of History
   Alexandria, VA 22312-1555                               5151 State University Dr.
Phone: 703-658-4304                                        Los Angeles, CA 90032
Email:                         Phone: 323-343-2025
                                                       Fax: 323-343-6431
Sponsored Sessions                                         48th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Conventus: Problems of Religious Communal Life            Dept. of Celtic Languages and Literatures,
in the Central Middle Ages (1): Issues in Monastic        Harvard Univ. (1): Wales and Middle English
Reform: How Religious Groups Experienced                  Literature
Institutional and Spiritual Change                             Georgia Henley
     Steven Vanderputten                                       Harvard Univ.
     Ghent Univ.                                               Dept. of Celtic Languages and Literatures
     Dept. of History                                          Barker Center, 12 Quincy St.
     Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 35                                Cambridge, MA 02138
     Gent 9000                                            Phone: 857-756-5428
     Belgium                                              Fax: 617-495-1010
Email:                       Email:

La corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic               Dept. of English Studies, Durham Univ. (1): From
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (2): I. La           Anglo-Norman to English Knight: Romance and
corónica International Book Award: Noel Fallows:          Reality
Jousting in Medieval and Renaissance Iberia (A                Meghan Glass
Panel Discussion); II. How to Get Published: Advice           32 Donnini Pl.
from Editors and Insiders                                     Durham DH1 1ES
    Sol Miguel-Prendes                                        United Kingdom
    Wake Forest Univ.                                     Phone: +44-774-914-6517
    Dept. of Romance Languages                            Email:
    PO Box 7566
    Winston-Salem, NC 27109                               Dept. of History, Durham Univ. (1): Orderic Vitalis:
Phone: 336-758-4403                                       New Interpretations
Fax: 336-758-4432                                            Charlie Rozier
Email:                                         Hatfield College
                                                             North Bailey
Dante Society of America (5): Dante I–V                      Durham DH1 3RQ
    Christopher Kleinhenz                                    United Kingdom
    2247 Fox Ave.                                         Phone: +44-7807-405141
    Madison, WI 53711                                     Email:
Phone: 608-257-0515
Fax: 608-257-6731                                         Dept. of History, Univ. of Southern California
Email:                                  (1): The Sciences and Medieval Studies: New
                                                          Approaches, New Questions
De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military              Justin Haar
History (4): I. The Annual Journal of Medieval                 Univ. of Southern California
Military History Lecture [co-sponsored with Boydell            Dept. of History
& Brewer]; II–III. Medieval Military History I–II;             Los Angeles, CA 90089-0034
IV. Medieval Military Technology                          Phone: 213-375-4686
    Kelly DeVries                                         Fax: 213-740-6999
    Loyola Univ. Maryland                                 Email:
    Dept. of History
    4501 N. Charles St.                                   Dept. of Medieval Studies, Central European
    Baltimore, MD 21210-2699                              Univ. (1): Silens and Clamans: A Virtue versus a
Phone: 410-446-0958                                       Vice?
Fax: 410-617-2832                                             Gerhard Jaritz
Email:                                    Gentzgasse 166/5
                                                              Wien 1180
                                                          Phone: +43-14709871
                                                          Fax: +43-2732847931

48th International Congress on Medieval Studies                                              Sponsored Sessions
Dept. of Theology and Religion, Durham Univ. (1):            Early Drama, Art, and Music (2): Performativity I–
Piers Plowman and Vernacular Theology                        II: I. Emotion, Mind, Body; II. Color, Sound, Gesture
    Giles E. M. Gasper                                             Patricia Hollahan
    Durham Univ.                                                   Western Michigan Univ.
    World Heritage Site Visitor Centre                             Medieval Institute Publications
    7 Owensgate                                                    1903 W. Michigan Ave.
    Durham DH1 3HB                                                 Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5432
    United Kingdom                                           Phone: 269-387-8754
Phone: +44-191-334-6570                                      Fax: 269-387-8750
Email:                             Email:

Deutsches Historisches Institut Warschau (1):                Early Medieval Europe (3): Early Medieval Europe
Cultural and Religious Encounters in East Central            I–III
Europe: Poland and Neighboring Regions in the High                Paul Edward Dutton
and Late Middle Ages                                              Simon Fraser Univ.
    Eduard Mühle                                                  Dept. of Humanities
    Deutsches Historisches Institut                               Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
    Palac Karnickich                                              Canada
    Aleje Ujazdowskie 39                                     Phone: 604-941-8752
    Warszawa PL-00-540                                       Fax: 604-941-5672
    Poland                                                   Email:
Phone: +48-22-5258301
Fax: +48-22-5258337                                          Early Middle English Society (2): I. Rereading
Email:                                     the Ormulum (Bodleian Library MS Junius 1); II.
                                                             Multilingual Early Middle English
DISTAFF (Discussion, Interpretation, and Study                   Dorothy Kim
of Textile Arts, Fabrics, and Fashion) (4): Dress                Vassar College
and Textiles I–IV: I. Looking North; II. Speaking                124 Raymond Ave. Ste. 123
of Clothing and Textiles; III. Interpreting Surviving            Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
Artifacts; IV. How Shall a Man Be Armed?                     Phone: 213-503-0352
     Robin Netherton                                         Email:
     715 Aramis Dr.
     St. Louis, MO 63141                                     Early Music America (1): The Modes of Medieval
Phone: 314-439-1222                                          Chant (A Workshop)
Fax: 314-439-1222                                                David N. Klausner
Email:                                       Univ. of Toronto
                                                                 Centre for Medieval Studies
Early Book Society (5): I. French Humanism [co-                  125 Queen’s Park, 3rd floor
sponsored with the Institut de recherche et d’histoire           Toronto, ON M5S 2C7
des textes]; II. Collaboration: Scribes with Scribes,            Canada
Scribes with Artists; III. The Impact of the Book:           Phone: 416-946-7379
Manuscripts, Books, and Cultural Change; IV. Late            Fax: 416-978-8294
Medieval Collections: Manuscripts and/or Books               Email:
Bound Together; V. Robert Thornton and His Books
     Martha W. Driver                                        Early Music Michigan (1): Musica Instrumentalis
     Pace Univ.                                              (A Performance)
     Dept. of English                                            Sara Miller Schulte
     41 Park Row                                                 Western Michigan Univ.
     New York, NY 10006                                          Medieval Institute
Phone: 212-346-1676                                              1903 W. Michigan Ave.
Fax: 212-346-1754                                                Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5432
Email:                                      Phone: 281-639-6902                             Email:

Sponsored Sessions                                            48th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Episcopus: Society for the Study of Bishops                 14th Century Society (4): I. Penance and
and Secular Clergy in the Middle Ages (3): I–II             Punishment in the Fourteenth Century; II.
Rethinking Reform I–II: I. Textual Perspectives; II.        Commerce, Credit, and Finance in the Fourteenth
Liturgies of Reform; III. Living in a Material World:       Century; III. Fourteenth-Century Health Care; IV.
The “Stuff” of Bishops and the Secular Clergy               Revolts and Rebellions in the Fourteenth Century
    John S. Ott                                                 James Byrne
    Portland State Univ.                                        211 W. 56th St. Apt. 25J
    Dept. of History                                            New York, NY 10019
    PO Box 751                                              Phone: 609-937-6695
    Portland, OR 97207-0751                                 Email:
Phone: 503-725-3013
Fax: 503-725-3953                                           Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure Univ.
Email:                                          (5): I–III. Franciscan Spirituality I–III: I. Identity
                                                            and Principles; II. Mission and Program; III.
EuroCORECODE Project Symbols That Bind                      Embodiment and Practice; IV-V. In Memory of
and Break Communities, European Science                     Paul Lachance I–II: I. Mystics and Mysticism; II.
Foundation (1): Saints, Region, and Community               Eremitism and Poverty
    Nils Holger Petersen                                         Michael F. Cusato, OFM
    Univ. of Copenhagen                                          Franciscans of the Holy Land
    Dept. of Church History                                      1400 Quincy St. NE
    Köbmagergade 46                                              Washington DC, DC 20017
    Copenhagen K DK-1150                                    Phone: 716-207-9777
    Denmark                                                 Fax: 202-539-9889
Phone: +45-35-32-36-21                                      Email:
Fax: +45-35-32-36-39
Email:                                       Georg-August-Univ. Göttingen (1): Anglo-Saxon
                                                            Childhood, Adolescence, and Education
Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and                 Winfried Rudolf
Renaissance Studies (1): Critical Imperatives and               Univ. of Göttingen
Declarations                                                    Seminar für Englische Philologie
    Elizabeth Scala                                             Käte-Hamburger-Weg 3
    Univ. of Texas–Austin                                       Göttingen 37073
    Dept. of English                                            Germany
    Austin, TX 78712-1040                                   Phone: +49-551-39571
Phone: 512-471-8375                                         Email:
Fax: 512-471-4909
Email:                              Gower Project (2): Gower and Gender;
                                                            Historiographical Gower
Fifteenth-Century Studies (5): I. The British Isles:            Lynn Arner
Languages and Literatures of the Fifteenth and                  Brock Univ.
Sixteenth Centuries; II. The Dawn of the Modern                 Dept. of English/Centre for Women’s Studies
Era: Humanism, Early Renaissance, and Religious                 St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
Reform in Northern Europe; III-IV. Spanish                  Phone: 905-688-5550 x4330
Language and Literature in the Late Middle Ages             Fax: 905-688-4461
(including Catalan) I–II; V. Late Medieval French           Email:
Language and Literature
     Elizabeth Wade-Sirabian                                Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley; Medievalisms
     Univ. of Wisconsin–Oshkosh                             Working Group, Univ. of California–Berkeley (1):
     Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures             Medieval Medievalisms
     Oshkosh, WI 54901-8693                                    Marcos Garcia
Phone: 715-256-1261                                            2992 Newbury St.
Fax: 920-424-7289                                              Berkeley, CA 94703
Email:                                       Phone: 510-316-5218

48th International Congress on Medieval Studies                                              Sponsored Sessions
Hagiography Society (5): I. Multidisciplinary Saint         Hispanic Seminary of Medieval Studies (HSMS)
Nicholas; II. Digitizing Saintly Space: Barking             (2): I–II. Linguistic Contact(s) in Medieval Iberia
Abbey; III. One Cult, Many Cultures: Comparative            I–II
Geographies of Devotion; IV. Naked Saints; V. Saints             Pablo Pastrana-Pérez
and Sensibility                                                  Western Michigan Univ.
    Alison Frazier                                               Dept. of Spanish
    Univ. of Texas–Austin                                        1903 W. Michigan Ave.
    History Dept.                                                Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5338
    104 Inner Campus Dr. B7000                              Phone: 269-387-2955
    Austin, TX 78712-1739                                   Fax: 269-387-3103
Phone: 512-475-6375                                         Email:
                                                            Historians of Islamic Art Association (1):
Heroic Age: A Journal of Early Medieval                     Architecture in Islamic Jerusalem
Northwestern Europe (1): E-publishing and                       Lawrence Nees
Medieval Studies (A Roundtable Discussion) [co-                 Univ. of Delaware
sponsored with Witan Publishing]                                Dept. of Art History
    Michel Aaij                                                 Newark, DE 19716
    Auburn Univ.–Montgomery                                 Phone: 610-955-5029
    Dept. of English and Philosophy                         Fax: 302-831-8243
    PO Box 344023                                           Email:
    Montgomery, AL 36124
Phone: 334-244-3280                                         Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of
Email:                                  Medieval Studies (1): Wounds, Torture, and the
                                                            Grotesque in the Middle Ages
Higgins Armory Museum (2): I-II. “Can these                     Melissa Ridley Elmes
bones come to life?” I–II: I. Insights from Re-                 1324 Shepherd St.
construction, Re-enactment, and Re-creation; II.                South Boston, VA 24592
Equines and Equestrianism in Medieval Culture               Phone: 434-446-2592
    Kenneth Mondschein                                      Email:
    119 West St.
    Hadley, MA 01035                                        Ibero-Medieval Association of North
Phone: 917-763-2653                                         America (IMANA) (6): I. British and Irish
Email:                                Hispanomedievalisms: Past, Present, and Future;
                                                            II. Somatic Identities in Medieval Iberia: The Body
Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML)                     as a Locus of Meaning; III. Medicine in Medieval
(3): I–II. The Nine-Hundredth Anniversary of the            Iberia; IV. Medieval Iberia in the Mediterranean
Order of the Hospital: Hospitaller Rules and Statutes       [co-sponsored with the Association for Spanish and
I–II; III. New Developments in Digital Resources            Portuguese Historical Studies]; V. Sex, Marriage,
on Medieval Austria, Germany, and Switzerland [co-          and Monarchy in Medieval Iberia; VI. Self-Styled:
sponsored with the Society for Medieval German              Fashioning Identity in Iberia and the Mediterranean
Studies]                                                    World in the Later Middle Ages [co-sponsored with
     Matthew Z. Heintzelman                                 the North American Catalan Society]
     Saint John’s Univ.                                          Nancy F. Marino
     Hill Museum & Manuscript Library                            Michigan State Univ.
     PO Box 7300                                                 Romance and Classical Studies
     Collegeville, MN 56321-7300                                 East Lansing, MI 48824-1112
Phone: 320-363-2795                                         Phone: 517-884-6352
Fax: 320-363-3222                                           Fax: 517-432-3844
Email:                               Email:

Sponsored Sessions                                           48th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Institute for Medieval Studies, Univ. of New                International Anchoritic Society (1): Guthlac,
Mexico (3): I. The Benedictine Reform in Anglo-             Enclosure, and English Monasticism
Saxon England; II. Saints on the Move in the Early              Susannah Mary Chewning
Modern World; III. Representing Romanies in Early               Union County College
Vernacular Texts                                                Dept. of English
    Timothy C. Graham                                           1033 Springfield Ave.
    Univ. of New Mexico                                         Cranford, NJ 07016
    Institute for Medieval Studies, MSC 06 3620             Phone: 908-709-7182
    Albuquerque, NM 87131                                   Email:
Phone: 505-277-1191
Fax: 505-277-1183                                           International Arthurian Society, North American
Email:                                      Branch (IAS/NAB) (4): I. Richard Blank and
                                                            German Medievalisms; II. Marginal Arthurian
Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies,              Figures; III. Monstrous Arthuriana; IV. Theorizing
Durham Univ. (2): I. John of Salisbury and His              Arthur
World; II. New Perspectives on John of Salisbury                Joan Tasker Grimbert
    John D. Hosler                                              Catholic Univ. of America
    Morgan State Univ.                                          Modern Languages and Literatures
    Dept. of History and Geography                              Washington, DC 20064
    325 Holmes Hall                                         Phone: 202-319-5240
    Baltimore, MD 21251                                     Fax: 202-319-6077
Phone: 410-350-4052                                         Email:
Fax: 443-885-8227
Email:                               International Association for Robin Hood Studies
                                                            (IARHS) (1): Robin Hood and the Outlaw Canon:
Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Colloquium,              Medieval Texts and Contexts
Univ. of Virginia (1): Interdisciplinarity Now                  Alexander L. Kaufman
    Elizabeth Voss                                              Auburn Univ.–Montgomery
    105 Greenwich Ct.                                           Dept. of English and Philosophy
    Charlottesville, VA 22902                                   PO Box 244023
Phone: 949-300-3106                                             Montgomery, AL 36124
Email:                                   Phone: 334-244-3228
                                                            Fax: 334-244-3740
Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Mittelalter-Studien          Email:
(IZMS), Univ. Salzburg (2): I. Orality, Manuscripts,
Old Popular Prints: Development and Changes of              International Association of Word and Image
Media throughout the Middle Ages; II. The Middle            Studies (IAWIS) (1): Seeing Double: Texts and
High German Database and Cooperating Projects (A            Images Shaping the Past
Demonstration)                                                  Véronique Plesch
    Siegrid Schmidt                                             Colby College
    Erzabt-Klotz-Str. 1/Uni-Park                                Dept. of Art
    Salzburg 5020                                               5634 Mayflower Hill
    Austria                                                     Waterville, ME 04901
Phone: +43-662-8044-4393                                    Phone: 207-453-9130
Email:                            Fax: 207-859-5635
International Alain Chartier Society (1): Politics
and Poetics in Late Medieval France                         International Boethius Society (2): Boethius’s
    Daisy Delogu                                            Consolation of Philosophy in the Vernacular; II.
    Univ. of Chicago                                        Boethius and Order
    Dept. of Romance Languages and Literatures,                 Philip Edward Phillips
    Wb 205                                                      Middle Tennessee State Univ.
    1050 E. 59th St.                                            Univ. Honors College
    Chicago, IL 60637                                           Box 267
Phone: 773-702-4115                                             Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Fax: 773-834-1095
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