Northern Illinois University
President: David Wagner, Northern Illinois University
Vice-president: Thomas Amos, Houghton Library, Harvard University
Secretary-Treasurer: Martin Arbagi, Wright State University
Councilors: Leah Shopkow, Indiana University; Bruce Flood, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Program Chair: John Lomax, Ohio Northern University
Friday, October 13, 1995
3:00 - 3:30 Registration, Heritage Room, HSC.
3:30 - 4:30 Graduate Student Session I
Chair: Laura English, Northern Illinois University
Crusade as a Christian Response to the Fall of Constantinople: New Manuscript Evidence on Burgundian Proposals for the Crusade of Pius II
Timothy Baldwin, University of Chicago
The Limits of Lordship in Late-Medieval Castile: Friars and Villagers in Guadalupe
Gretchen Starr-LeBeau, University of Michigan
4:45 - 6:00 Graduate Student Session II
Chair: Jean Burke, Northern Illinois University
How Christian, How Orthodox? A Reassessment of Early Medieval Christian Missionaries
Ellen Emerick, University of Kentucky
Marital Ideology in England's Central Middle Ages: The Principle of Monogamy and English Literary Writings, 1100-1350
Kenneth Bryer, Northern Illinois University
The Role of the Bishop in Czech Society of the 11th and 12th Centuries
Lisa Wolverton, University of Notre Dame
8:00 - 10:00 Cocktail Reception. Sky Room, HSC.
Saturday, October 14, 1995
8:00 - 9:00 Registration and coffee. Heritage Room, HSC.
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome
Frederick Kitterle, Dean, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Northern Illinois University
9:15 - 10:30 Session I
Chair: Thomas Blomquist, Northern Illinois University
Perception of the East in 14th Century Italian Merchants' Manuals
John Dotson, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
The Other Enrico Dandolo: The Patriarch of Grado between Venice and Byzantium in the Mid-12th Century
Thomas Madden, Saint Louis University
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break.
10:45 - 12:00 Plenary Address
The Possibility of an Eternal World: A Medieval Solution to a Medieval Dilemma
John Murdoch, Harvard University
12:15 - 1:15 Business Lunch. Sky Room, HSC.
1:30 - 3:00 Session II
Chair: Gregory Guzman, Bradley University
Early Medieval Chronological Uncertainty: Translating the Relics of St. Augustine of Hippo from Sardinia to Pavia
Jan Hallenbeck, Ohio Wesleyan University
Rethinking the Crusades
William Urban, Monmouth College
3:00 - 3:15 Coffee Break
3:15 - 4:45 Session III
Chair: John Lomax, Ohio Northern University
Regensburg's Anti-Jewish Politics, 1470-1519
Norman Wilson, Xavier University
Recontextualizing Dante's Monarchia
Richard Kay, University of Kansas
6:00 Cocktails. Sky Room, HSC.
7:00 - 9:00 Banquet. Sky Room, HSC.
Dinner Address: Findelkinder or Fusskrank? The Mysterious Case of Bavarian Origins
Charles Bowlus, University of Arkansas - Little Rock
At the business lunch several of the assembled solemnly remembered Donald E. Queller of the University of Illinois, a long time participant and past president of the MMHC, who had recently passed away.