The Eleventh Annual Medieval Guild Conference
THE MEDIEVAL ARTISTIC COMMUNITY: TEXTUAL EXCHANGES IN THE
Saturday, October 14, 2000
Keynote Address: Christopher Baswell, UCLA
"Aeneas in 1381"
Schedule of Events
9:00 - 10:00 Registration and Coffee
10:00 - 11:15 Roundtable Panel: Methodology
Sandra Pierson Prior, English and Comparative
Patricia Grieve, Spanish and Portuguese
Teodolinda Barolini, Italian
Robert Hanning, English and Comparative Literature
Carmela Franklin, Classics
Consuelo Dutschke, Manuscripts
11:30 - 12:45 Concurrent Sessions
1. Music, Image, Inter-text
Kathleen Ruffo: "Playing Games: Textual Invective and
Pictorial Commentary Disguised in the Montpellier
Rachel Carlson: "Biblical Marian Motifs in the Acquitanian
Asifa Malik: "Apocalyptic Unpleasantries: Margery Kemp's
Mirror of Humanity and the Shame of Riches in the York
2. Handling Auctoritas
Karl Steel: "Burning His Laurels: Jean de Meun as Auctor in
La Querelle de la Rose"
Jamie Fumo: "Heroides 5 and Its Ovidian Contexts in Chaucer's
Troilus and Criseyde"
Gila Aloni: "'Myn entent is in English to declare many a story as
authors seyn': Chaucer's Conscious Textual Interplay in The
Legend of Good Women"
3. Adaptation and Discord
Jennifer Brown: "Richard Rolle, The Song of Songs, and the
Jennifer Edwards: "Gendered Notions of Morality: The Writings of
Dhuoda of Septimania and Jonas of Orleans"
Dorina Iancu: "'Ful merily than wolde he singe and crye': The
Repressed Intertext of Chaucer's 'Prioress's Tale'"
12:45 - 2:15 Lunch Break
2:15 - 3:30 Keynote Address: "Aeneas in 1381"
University of California, Los Angeles
3:45 - 5:00 Concurrent Sessions
4. Medievals Read Medievals
Susan Small: "Deconstructing the Honeysuckle Metaphor"
Sister Lucia Treanor: "Marie de France and the Wolf of
Gubbio: A Re-examination of 'The Lay of Bisclavret'"
Andrew Majesky: "Textual Interplay in Chaucer's Troilus:
Criseyde's Roman de Thebes and Pandarus' Thebiad and the
Spectre of Dante"
5. Mystical Image, Spiritual Text
Asa Mittman: "Crossing Boundaries"
Shamma Boyarin: "Text as Decoration: Micrography and Other
Decorative Texts in the Rylands Haggadah"
Annika Fisher: "In the Embrace of the Crucifix: The Textual,
Visual, and Performative Expressions of Angela of
6. Medieval Knowledge and Learning
Geoff Rector: Rhetoric and Historiography in Twelfth-Century
Christopher Bey: "Heloise and Abelard: Tragic Woe and the
Lori Garner: "Architecture and Oral Tradition in Old English
5:15 - 6:00 Play: The Building of the Ark and the
Flood, from the York Cycle
6:00 - 7:00 Reception
Early Registration for the conference is $10 ($15 at the door).
Checks payable to "Columbia University, English Department"
should be sent to:
Columbia University Medieval Guild
Department of English and Comparative Literature
602 Philosophy Hall – MC 4927
New York, NY 10027-4927