The students of Cornell University's Medieval Studies program are pleased to invite all interested to their annual graduate student colloquium. Please find below the program for the 2017 event, 'Devotional Bodies.'
Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
25 February 2017
A.D. White House (Guerlac Room)
Breakfast & coffee (8:30- 9:00am)
Session 1 (9:00 - 10:30am)
Richard Gibbs (FSU), 'Women in the Image of God: the Androgynes of Christine de Pizan'
Laura Godfrey (UConn), 'Allegory of the Yoked Senses in Book to a Mother'
Timothy Glover (UCLA), 'Discovering Monstrosity in Demonic and Anchoritic Bodies'
Session 2 (10:45am - 12:15pm)
Grace Catherine Greiner (Cornell), 'Legible Bodies: Reading the Textualised Martyr in Prudentius' Peristephanon'
Carolyn Cargile (Fordham), 'Fresh Scars at Fulda and the Body as Text'
Max McComb (Cornell), '"For Priests are Found to be Insipid": Hildemar of Corbie and the Corporal Punishment of Monastic Priests'
Lunch (12:15 - 1:15pm)
Keynote Address by Professor Albrecht Diem (Syracuse University), 'The Dangers of Purity: New Approaches to the Carolingian Monastic Reforms' (1:15 - 2:45)
Coffee (2:45 - 3:00pm)
Session 3 (3:00 - 4:30pm)
Sophia D'Ignazio (Cornell), 'Satan's Rhetoric and embodiment in Christ and Satan'
Ryan Lawrence (Cornell), 'Sound and Judgment in Old English Literature'
Seth Strickland (Cornell), 'Why Are You Sleeping? Soma and Soporation in Piers Plowman'
Reception (4:30 - 5:30pm)