The Louisiana Consortium of Medieval
and Renaissance Scholars

 Saturday, September 27, 2003
Student Union Building
Louisiana State University
8:30 am to 4:30 pm


 The Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissance Scholars is a statewide symposium that will bring together diverse faculty from institutions of higher learning in Louisiana to explore the state of research, teaching and resources for Medieval and Renaissance studies.  The goals of the Consortium include fostering dialogue among scholars in Louisiana and promoting the development of Medieval and Renaissance studies. 

8:00-8:45 am
Registration
, Vieux Carre Room 

8:45-9:00 am
Welcome
, Vieux Carre Room

Dr. Maribel Dietz, Louisiana State University and Dr. Kirstin Noreen, Louisiana State University

 9:00-10:15 am
Session I
  Vieux Carre Room
Chair:  Dr. Richard Cusimano, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Controlling the Corpse:  Dead Bodies, Memory, and Politics in Medieval Europe
Dr. Jonathan Rotondo-McCord, Xavier University of Louisiana

I am smiling, Frenchy:  Humor from the Anglo-Latin Perspective
Dr. David Porter, Southern University

A Re-examination of the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
Ms. Lisa West, Louisiana State University

10:30-11:45 am

Session II
  Vieux Carre Room

Chair:  Dr. Victor Stater, Louisiana State University

“ no weapon, but his shepheards hook”:  Pastoral negotium in Book 6 of The Faerie Queene
Dr. Bruce Danner, Xavier University of Louisiana

Who is Trevisan?  Spenser’s use of Wolfram’s Parzival
Dr. Susannah Monta, Louisiana State University and Dr. Lisi Oliver, Louisiana State University

The Body Politic:  Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox and the Scots and Tudor Courts
Dr. Deborah Lewis, Dillard University

11:45-1:30 pm
Lunch, Magnolia Room

Roundtable Discussion:  The State of Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Louisiana
Panelists:  Dr. James Boyden, Tulane University, Dr. Deborah Cibelli, Nicholls State University, Dr. Kirstin Noreen, Louisiana State University, Dr. Robin Norris, Southeastern Louisiana University, Dr. Lisa Verner, University of New Orleans

1:30-2:45 pm
Session III
  Vieux Carre Room

Chair:  Dr. Mary Sirridge, Louisiana State University

The Academic Antifraternal Tradition at the Thirteenth-Century University of Paris
Dr. Andrew Traver, Southeastern Louisiana University

Challenging Petrarch:  Verse Translation from French, the Early Print Record in England, and the Development of Renaissance Poetics
Dr. Anne Coldiron, Louisiana State University

The Frauds of Humanism
Dr. Michelle Zerba, Louisiana State University

3:00-4:15 pm
Session IV
  Vieux Carre Room

Chair:  Dr. Gregory Stone, Louisiana State University

Private Reading and the Late Medieval Manuscript:  The Case of Machaut’s Voir dit
Dr. Deborah McGrady, Tulane University

Mapping Medieval and Colonial Monsters
Dr. Jean Dangler, Tulane University

The Triumph of Pleasure over Frustration:  Interpreting the Allegorical Prints of Cristofano Robetta
Dr. Mark Zucker, Louisiana State University

4:15-4:30 pm
Consortium Wrap-up

Dr. Maribel Dietz and Dr. Kirstin Noreen

Sponsored by The Medieval and Renaissance Interdisciplinary Studies Project at Louisiana State University through grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Louisiana State Board of Regents.

 For more information, including registration material, click here or contact:

Dr. Maribel Dietz
Co-Director, MARIS
Dept. of History
maribel@LSU.edu
225-578-1141

Dr. Kirstin Noreen
Co-Director, MARIS
School of Art
knoree1@LSU.edu
225-578-7429

Therese Champagne
Project Coordinator
Dept. of History
mtchamp@LSU.edu
225-578-4471 or 985-264-7651

 









This project has been supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and an Enhancement grant from the Louisiana State Board of Regents.
 

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