Past Event

Interuniversity Doctoral Consortium Medieval Studies Conference

April 8, 2022
10:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Session 1: 10AM-11:30AM Chair: Sarah Novacich Rutgers 

Alexis Wang Columbia "Mirrors, Rainbows, and the Aesthetics of  Reflection in the Arena Chapel in Padua”

Julie Gafney, Executive Director, the Center for  Community Engaged Learning, Fordham  University

Katerina Harris NYU “Medieval Love via Portraits and Vernon Lee”

Session 2: 11:45AM-1:15PM  Chair: Brigitte Miriam Bedos-Rezak NYU

Kelsey Boor Fordham “Two Puzzles and a Story: Thomas Aquinas on  Conscience”

Mary Alcaro Rutgers "Facing a Faceless Threat: Plague, Death &  Allegory in Fourteenth Century English Poetry"? 

Lunch: 1:15-2:00PM

Session 3: 2PM-3:30PM Chair: Nicholas Paul Fordham

Abigail Sargent Princeton “Building Fences, Guarding Grain: Balancing  Autonomy and Authority in Late Medieval  Normandy and Kent”

Brooke Franks Stony Brook “George Heriot’s Hospital: Education and Work in  Eighteenth-Century Edinburgh” 

Roundtable: 3:45-5PM Medievalists, Collaborations, and the  Future of the Humanities

Claire Dillon, Medievalists Toolkit and Columbia University

Katherina Fostano, Digital & Visual Resources  Curator, Department of Art History and Music  and The Center For Medieval Studies, Fordham  University

Sara McDougall, Associate Professor of History,  John Jay College and the CUNY Graduate Center 

Roger S. Wieck, Melvin R. Seiden Curator and Department Head, Morgan Library and Museum