2007-1980 Fora

  • 2007: 28th Medieval and Renaissance Forum

    April 27th & 28th
    Theme(s):
    The Social Spectacle
    Keynote Speaker:
    Thomas Forrest Kelly, Harvard University: “Identifying Medieval Composers: From the Anonymous and Humble to the Proud”

  • 2006: 27th Medieval and Renaissance Forum

    April 28th & 29th
    Theme(s): Friends, Foes and Lovers
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Debra Higgs Strickland, Columbia University: “Exotics in the middle Ages: Friends or Foes?”

  • 2005: 26th Medieval and Renaissance Forum

    April 15th & 16th
    Theme(s): The Secular World of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Malcolm Jones, University of Sheffield, England: “Bridging the Great Divide – the Continuity of Secular Imagery from the late Medieval to Early Modern Era”

  • 2004: 25th Medieval and Renaissance Forum

    April 16th & 17th
    Theme(s): Narrative For the Eye and Ear
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Brian Levy, University of Hull, England: “Humor in the Bayeux Tapestry”

  • 2003: 24th Medieval Forum

    April 11th & 12th
    Theme(s): Education in the Middle Ages, Learning for a Lifetime
    Keynote Speakers: Dr. Edward Wheatley, Hamilton College: “Thus taughte me my dame’: Early Education In and Out of the Classroom”

  • 2002: 23rd Medieval Forum

    April 19th & 20th
    Theme(s): Travel and Tourism in the Middle Ages
    Keynote Speaker: Drs. David Martin Gitlitz, Harvard University, and Lina Kay Davidson, Indiana University: “The Road to Santiago: Rebirth of a Medieval Pilgrimage”

  • 2001: 22nd Medieval Forum

    April 6th & 7th
    Theme(s): Plants and the Medieval World
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. John M. Riddle, University of North Carolina: “Medieval Medicine: Why What They Knew Is Important to Us”

  • 2000: 21st Medieval Forum

    April 14th & 15th
    Theme(s): Millennium Studies
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Thomas F. Head, Harvard University: “Tradition, Translation, and Invention Around the Year 1000”

  • 1999: 20th Medieval Forum

    April 16th & 17th
    Theme(s): The World of Entertainers in the Middle Ages: Troubadours, Juglares, Minnesingers, etc.
    Keynote Speaker: Professor F.R.P. Akehurst, University of Colorado: “High-end Entertainment: The Troubadours”

  • 1998: 19th Medieval Forum

    April 17th & 18th
    Theme(s): Unknown
    Keynote Speaker: Luke Wenger, Medieval Academy of America: “Looking Backward”

  • 1997: 18th Medieval Forum

    April 18th & 19th
    Theme(s): Town and Gown relationships in the Middle Ages
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Barbara Nolan, University of Wisconisn: “Turne over the Leef: Medieval Bawdy Stories in Their Manuscript Context”

  • 1996: 17th Medieval Forum

    April 19th & 20th
    Theme(s): The Seven Deadly Sins
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Norman Cantor, University of New York: “The Seven Deadly Sins of Writing and Publishing about the Middle Ages”

  • 1995: 16th Medieval Forum

    April 21st & 22nd
    Theme(s): Transmission of Learning: Manuscripts; Books
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Philip N. Cronenwett, Curator of the Dartmouth College Library: “But What Does the Manuscript Say?”

  • 1994: 15th Medieval Forum

    April 22nd & 23rd
    Theme(s): Unknown
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Nicholas, Clemson University: “Child Labor in the Medieval City: A Flemish Model in European Perspective”

  • 1993: 14th Medieval Forum

    April 16th & 17th
    Theme(s): Robin Hood
    Keynote Speaker: Kr. Alan Gaylord, Dartmouth College: “The Reel Truth about Robin Hood”

  • 1992: 13th Medieval Forum

    April 24th & 25th
    Theme(s): Women in the Middle Ages; Superstition, Sorcery, Magic
    Keynote Speaker: Joan Ferrante, Columbia University: “The Role of Women in the Writings of Men”

  • 1991: 12th Medieval Forum

    April 19th & 20th
    Theme(s): The Twelfth Century Renaissance; Medieval Science and Technology
    Keynote Speaker: Professor Jean Gimpel, London England: “What the Twentieth Century can Learn from the Middle Ages”

  • 1990: 11th Medieval Forum

    April 20th & 21st
    Theme(s): Images of Otherness: How Medieval People Viewed Each Other
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. James T. Monroe, University of California, Berkeley: “Hispano-Arabic Poetry and the Romance Tradition”

  • 1989: 10th Medieval Forum

    April 14th & 15th
    Theme(s): Adversity and Compromise: Church and State Relations; The Grand Tradition: Epics, Sagas and Story Cycles
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Theodore M. Andersson, Stanford University: “Chauvinisms in Epic and Saga”

  • 1988: 9th Medieval Forum

    April 15th & 16th
    Theme(s): Typological Programs and Signs in the Middle Ages; The Presence of the Middle Ages in the Modern Experience (19th-20th c.)
    Keynote Speaker: C. Warren Hollister, University of California: “St. Anselm on Lay Investiture”

  • 1987: 8th Medieval Forum

    April 10th & 11th
    Theme(s): The Capetian Millennium: 987-1987; Research and Teaching of King Arthur in Fact, Legend, and Myth—Medieval and Modern
    Keynote Speaker: Stephen G. Nichols, University of Pennsylvania: “Images of Arthur”

  • 1986: 7th Medieval Forum

    April 11th & 12th
    Theme(s): Heroic Theme; Medieval Hispanic Studies in the US; Teaching of the Middle Ages
    Keynote Speaker: Marion Meade: “Writing the Lives of Medieval People: Can It Be Done?”

  • 1985: 6th Medieval Forum

    April 25th & 26th
    Theme(s): Medieval Ages on the Move: Crusades, Pilgrimages; Reconquista; The Many Faces of Satire
    Keynote Speaker: Charles T. Wood, Dartmouth College: “A Pilgrimage for Religion’s Sake: Satire, Crusade, and Pilgrimage in Medieval Thought”

  • 1984: 5th Medieval Forum

    April 13th & 14th
    Theme(s): Alfonso X: 700 Years Since the Death of the King
    Keynote Speaker: Frances C. Gies: “Joanophobia: Hostilities Toward Joan of Arc”

  • 1983: 4th Medieval Forum

    April 22nd & 23rd
    Theme(s): No Theme
    Keynote Speaker: Larry D. Benson, Harvard University: “Medieval Prudery”
    Dedication of Regalia, a wall hanging by John Downs

  • 1982: 3rd Medieval Forum

    April 16th & 17th
    Theme(s): No Theme
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Luke Wenger, Medieval Academy of Cambridge, MA: “Mirror of Medieval Studies”
    Honorary Degree: John Esten Keller

  • 1981: 2nd Medieval Forum

    April 24th & 25th
    Theme(s): No Theme
    Keynote Speaker: Professor Joseph F. O’Callaghan, Fordham University: “Alphonso The Tenth of Castille”

  • 1980: 1st Medieval Forum

    April 18th & 19th
    Theme(s): No Theme
    Keynote Speaker: Dean John Leyerle, University of Toronto

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