The Ohio State University
President: Adam Davis, Denison University
Vice-president: Linda Mitchell, University of Missouri, Kansas City
Secretary: Steven Stofferahn, Indiana State University
Treasurer: Martin Arbagi, Wright State University
CARA Representative: Amy Livingstone, Wittenberg University
Councilors: Christian Raffensperger, Wittenberg University; Abigail Firey, University of Kentucky
Program Chair: Phil Adamo, Augusburg College; R. J. Stansbury, Roberts Wesleyan College
Medieval Church and Society: A Tribute to Joseph H. Lynch
Registration and Program Information Now Available Below
The forty-ninth annual meetng of the Midwest Medieval History Conference will be held on
the campus of the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio on 1-2 October 2010.
This year's meeting is centered around the theme of "Medieval Church and Society," in honor of Joseph H. Lynch, Distinguished University Professor, Joe R. Engle Professor of the History of Christianity at The Ohio State University, and longtime member of the MMHC, who died unexpectedly in December of 2008 at the age of 65.
The conference will commence on Friday afternoon with graduate student papers. Saturday will feature scholarly papers on a range of topics, as well as a keynote address.
Professor John Van Engenwill give this year's keynote. Professor Van Engen is the Andrew V. Tackes Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, where he also served as Director of the Medieval Ins1tute. Over the course of his career, he has been a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, a fellow of the Medieval Academy of America, and a corresponding member of the Monumenta Germaniae Historica. His publications include Rupert of Deutz (1983), Devotio Moderna (1988), Religion in the History of the Medieval
West (2004), and Sisters and Brothers in Common Life: The Modern Devotion and the World
of the Later Middle Ages (2008).