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Midwest Medieval History Conference

Thirty-Third Annual


Wright State University


President: James Brundage, University of Kansas
Vice-president: David Wagner, Northern Illinois University
Secretary-Treasurer: Martin Arbagi, Wright State University
Councilors: John Lomax, Ohio Northern University; Thomas Madden, Saint Louis University; Katherine Workman, Wright State University
Program and Local Arrangements Committee: Katherine Workman and Martin Arbagi



Friday, October 14, 1994

3:30 - 4:45         Graduate Student Session, Holiday Inn, I-675

Geography, Arab Internal Warfare, and Monarchy: the Development of the Kingdom of Asturias During the Early Middle Ages
Nicolás Agrait, Fordham University

The Making of a Crusade: the Genoese Campaigns in Muslim Spain, 1146-1148
John Bryan Williams, University
of Chicago

5:00 - 6:15      Graduate Student Session, Holiday Inn, I-675

Locus est Terribilis: Consecrating Christendom
Brian Repsher, University of North Carolina

Notions of Authority in Wyclif and Chaucer: Theory into Practice
Judith Petrou, Ohio State University

8:30 - 10:00    Reception, Holiday Inn, I-675 (Cash bar)


Saturday, October 15, 1994

9:30                 Welcome: Perry Moore, Dean, College of Liberal Arts

9:45 - 11:45     Session I, Holiday Inn, I-675

The Magyar Invasions Reconsidered
Charles Bowlus, University of Arkansas, Little Rock

Religious Drama and Reform in the Tenth Century
James Forse,
Bowling Green State University  

Style and Content: History and Historiography in the Norman History of Dudo of St. Quentin
Leah Shopkow, Indiana University

Noon - 1:30    Luncheon and Business Meeting, Holiday Inn, I-675

2:00 - 3:15   Session II, WSU Student Union, W168, 169, 170

Libraries and Books Used by Cathedral Clergy in Castile During the Thirteenth Century
Susan Guijarro, University of Michigan

Albertanus of Brescia and his Audience: a Study in the Transformation of Meaning
James Powell, Syracuse University

3:30 - 4:45 Session III

Apocalyptic Reforms and the Papacy
E. Randolph Daniel, University of Kentucky  

Interior Life, Exterior Acts: Indulgences and Medieval Saints
Robert Shaffern, University
of Notre Dame

5:00 - 6:00       Featured Speaker:

The Power of Word and Symbol: Conflict and Resolution in Late Medieval London

Barbara Hanawalt, University of Minnesota

6:15 - 7:00        Reception, WSU Student Union, Petit Atrium

7:00 - 9:00       Banquet.  WSU Student Union, Suite 2

Dinner Address: Gibbon the Historian: a Bicentenary Reappraisal
R. Dean Ware, University of Massachusetts

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