MEDIEVAL NEW YORK – The Annual Graduate Student Colloquium


MEDIEVAL NEW YORK – The Annual Graduate Student Colloquium, Friday, March 14, 2014 – 9:30 – 4:30

At Stony Brook Manhattan (101-113 East 27th Hosted by SUNY Stony Brook street at Park Avenue South)

9:15: Coffee and Danish

Welcome: Joel Rosenthal, Stony Brook, this year’s chair

9:45 – 11:15: Sessions I, Chair: Brigitte Bedos-Rezak, NYU

Katerina Robert Harris, NYU, “The Space of Death in the Late Middle Ages”

Hugo Marquez, Rutgers, “The Sodomies of Dante’s Comedia.”

Claire Wilson, CUNY Graduate Center, “Troubadours in War: Occitainia, the Levant, and Latin

Greece, 1095-1229”

11:00 – 11:15, coffee break

11:30 Faculty panel: “What’s New: Current Work and Current Interests.”

Chair: Joel Rosenthal, Stony Brook

Elizabeth A. R. Brown, Brooklyn College: French History: Marguerite Porete

Chris Given-Wilson, St Andrew’s: English History: Biography

Cynthia Hahn, Hunter and CUNY Graduate Center: Art and Art History: “Why Reliquaries Matter”

1:00 – 2:15 – Lunch

2:15 – 3:45: Session II, Chair: Maryanne Kowaleski, Fordham

Jennifer Jordon, Stony Brook, “Interactions among Christina, Muslim, and Jewish Women in Norman Sicily and Southern Italy”

Samantha Sagui, Fordham, “The Capital Pledges of Medieval Norwich”

John Lansdowne, Princeton, “Broken but Not Divided: The Mosaic Man of Sorrows between Rome and Byzantium”

Aled Roberts, Columbia, “Is Piers Present? The Problems of the Real Presence in Passus XV of the C-text”

4:00 Wrap Up and Reception



For flyer, please see here:  Medieval New York

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