Great Room, First Floor Auditorium, 19 University Place, New York, NY
9.15 - 9.45AM Registration and Breakfast
Karl Appuhn (History, NYU)
Brigitte M. Bedos-Rezak (History, NYU)
10.00-11.30AM Session I. Finding New Paths
Chair: Stephen Krueger (CUNY)
Jennifer Lynn Jordan (History, Stony Brook), "'The daughter forsakes the father': Women and Marriage in the Chronicles of Norman Sicily and Southern Italy"
Ethan Leong Yee (History, Columbia) “Privilege, Leniency and Indulgence: Franciscan Ideals and Action in the Penitential Forum in the Thirteenth Century”
Danielle Sottosanti (English, Fordham) “The Romance of Crossover: Why Now is the Time for Broader Study of Late-Medieval Religious Conversion”
Respondent: Kate Travers (Italian, NYU)
11.30-11.45AM Pause Café
11.45AM-12.45PM Session II. Chivalry. A Meaningful Currency
Chair: Norman Underwood, NYU
Caroline Gruenbaum (Hebrew and Judaic Studies, NYU) “King Arthur’s Jewish Knights: Hebrew Literary Borrowing in Medieval France”
Valerie J. Piro (History, Princeton) "From Price to Prowess: The Character of the English Tournament from the 12th-13th Centuries."
Respondent: Joel Rosenthal (History, Stony Brook)
1.45-3.15PM Round Table: Elephants in the Classroom
Chair: Brigitte M. Bedos-Rezak
Panelists: Chris Baswell (English, Columbia), Will Cerbone (Fordham University Press), Carolyn Dinshaw (English, NYU), Marya Green-Mercado (History, Rutgers), Sara Lipton (History, Stony Brook), Lauren Mancia (History, CUNY), Sarah J. Pearce (Spanish and Portuguese, NYU), Christopher Richards (IFA, NYU), Laura Weigert (Art History, Rutgers
3.15-3.30PM Pause Café
3.30-5.00PM Session III. Space, Sign, and the Senses
Chair: Andrew Roming (History, NYU)
Alice Lynn McMichael (Art History, CUNY) “Glimpses of Salvation in a Cappadocian Tomb”
Paolo Scartoni (Italian, Rutgers) "Songs of Earthly Sweetness: Remembrance in Dante's Purgatory"
Hannah Hunter-Parker (German, Princeton) "Lessing, Laokoon, and the 'Mooncalf' Manuscript"