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Midwest Medieval History Conference

Twenty-Seventh Annual


Illinois State University


President: Steven W. Rowan, University of Missouri - St. Louis
Vice-president: John B. Freed, Illinois State University
Secretary-Treasurer: Michael Altschul, Case Western Reserve University
Councilors: John W. Barker, University of Wisconsin; Katharine Tachau, University of Iowa.
Program Chair: Joseph H. Lynch, Ohio State University
Local Arrangements: John B. Freed, Illinois State University


Sessions will be held in Bone Student Center on the ISU Campus.

  Friday, October 7, 1988

2:30 p.m.         Registration.

3:00 - 5:00        Afternoon Session

Presiding: Gregory Guzman, Bradley University

The Adolescence of the Parish: Ecclesiastical Politics and the Bodies of the Dead in Medieval Angers
Megan McLaughlin, University of Illinois

Religious Vows and the World in the High Middle Ages
John Van Engen, University
of Notre Dame

Christian Attitudes Toward the Jewish Law
Thomas Renna, Saginaw Valley State University

8:00 - 10:00     Reception
                          Ewing Manor

Saturday, October 8, 1988

8:30 a.m   Registration.

9:00 - 11:30     Morning Session

Presiding: Franklin J. Pegues, Ohio State University

Fathers, Sons, Brothers and Others: Family Solidarity in the Thought-World of the Sagas
Dean A. Miller, University of Rochester

The Medieval Economy: The Positive and Negative Impacts of Metrological Diversity
Ronald E. Zupko, Marquette University

The Pseudo-Condemnation of Pseudo-Ingulf
R. Dean Ware, University of Massachusetts

12:00 - 1:30     Lunch.  Business Meeting. 1857 Room.

2:00 - 4:30 Afternoon Session

Presiding: Marcia Colish, Oberlin College

Clerical Recruitment in the Late Medieval Church: A New Look at the English Bishop' Registers
William J. Dohar, University
of Notre Dame

The First Century of Legal Science at Bologna
Charles Radding, Michigan State University

The Display of War Trophies in Medieval Italy
John W. Barker, University of Wisconsin

 6:15                            Cash Bar.  

7:00                              ConferenceBanquet.

8:45                                         Banquet Speaker: 

William Rufus, Henry I, and the Anglo-Norman Church

C. Warren Hollister, University of California - Santa Barbara

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