Friday, February 28: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CUNY Graduate Center, room 9207
11:00 Panel 1:
“The Uses of Rhetoric, Ritual and Wood in Chaucer’s Knight’s Tale” Jason Hoelzel (Brooklyn College)
“Medieval Festivals” Margaret Stella (University of Virginia)
12:00 Lunch Break
1:00 Roundtable: Medieval Celebrations
Richard Gyug (Fordham University, History)
Francesca Sautman (Graduate Center & Hunter College, French)
Maureen Tilley (Fordham University, Theology)
2:30 Panel 2:
“Aelred of Rievaulx and the Legitimizing Role of the Sacraments” Chad Turner (Graduate Center-CUNY)
“The Via Sacra as venue of negotiated power in Rome” Chris Petitt (Graduate Center-CUNY)
The Ninth Annual Pearl Kibre Medieval Study Interdisciplinary Student Conference
with the generous support of the Doctoral Students Council, Henri Peyre French Institute, Medieval Studies Certificate Program, and History, English, Music, Art History, Philosophy, and Theatre departments.