President: Gregory G. Guzman, Bradley University
Vice-president: John E. Dotson, Southern Illinois University
Secretary: Richard R. Ring, University of Kansas
Treasurer: Martin Arbagi, Wright State University
Councilors: Thomas Amos, Western Michigan University; Amy Livingstone, Maryville College.
Program Chair: Olivia R. Constable, University of Notre Dame
All sessions meet in Baker Hall, Room B51.
Friday, September 26, 1997
2:00 p.m. Registration.
3:00 - 4:45 Graduate Student Session I
Chair: Pongracz Sennyey, Bradley University
The Solvency of Reading Abbey and the Case of False Jewish Bonds
Susan J. Hubert, Western Michigan University
All in the Family: The Relationship between the Archbishop of Cologne and the Premonstratensian Monasteries of the Lower Rhineland, 1120-1220
Shelley Wolbrink, University of Cincinnati
Imagining the Bishop: Episcopal Portraits from Medieval Denmark
Anthony M. Perron, University of Chicago
Nothing Other than that which the Authority of Law Discerned: Written Law and Frontier Custom in Eleventh-Century Catalonia
Marie A Kelleher, University of Kansas
4:45 - 5:00 Coffee Break
5:00 - 6:30 Graduate Student Session II
Chair: John B. Freed, Illinois State University
Women of the Book: New Insights into Female Carolingian Literary Culture from a Ninth-Century Schoolbook
Steven A. Sofferahn, Purdue University
Offering an Alternative Framework: Carolingian Biblical Studies and the Ninth-Century Family Model
Christopher R. Corley, Purdue University
Serviens deo nocte ac die: St. Elizabeth and Holy Widowhood in the High and Later Middle Ages
Katherine Clark, Indiana University
9:00 - 11:00 Cocktail Reception. Guzman Home.
Saturday, September 27, 1997
8:30 - 9:00 Registration. Coffee and Donuts.
9:00 a.m. Welcome
Claire Etaugh, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Bradley University
9:15 - 10:30 Session I
Chair: Amy Livingstone, Maryville College
Confirmation in Early Anglo-Saxon History
Joseph Lynch, Ohio State University
Perpetual Prayer at Agaune
Barbara Rosenwein, Loyola University, Chicago
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break.
10:45 - 12:15 Haskins' Renaissance Seventy Years Later
Chair: Rachel L. Fulton, University of Chicago
Haskins and the Law: The Ius commune and the 12th-Century Renaissance
James Brundage, University of Kansas
Haskins, d'Alverny, and Current Scholarship on Arabic to Latin Translation
Thomas Burman, University of Tennessee
Marcia Colish, Oberlin College
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch and Business Meeting
Student Center Alumni Dining Room
2:00 - 3:00 Plenary Address
Chair: Gregory G. Guzman, Bradley University
Cross-Cultural Interaction and Hemispheric Integration in the Post-Classical World, 500-1500 C.E.
Jerry Bentley, University of Hawaii
3:00 - 3:15 Coffee Break
3:15 - 5:15 Session II
Chair: Kathryn L. Reyerson, University of Minnesota
Secular and Spiritual Fatherhood in the Eleventh Century
Megan McLaughlin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Continuity and Discontinuity in the Cult of the Saints: The Case of Apulia and Lotharingia
Thomas Head, Washington University, St. Louis
Sex and the University of Paris in 1329: The Rape of Symonette
William Courtenay, University of Wisconsin, Madison
7:00 Banquet. Student Center Alumni Dining Room.