Illinois Medieval Association annual meeting | Newberry

Illinois Medieval Association annual meeting

Prayer Book of Anne of Brittany, after 1499. Newberry Case MS 83.

Prayer Book of Anne of Brittany, after 1499. Newberry Case MS 83.

Gary Macy, Santa Clara University, keynote speaker

Piety, Ritual, and Heresy: The Varieties of Medieval Religious Experience
Friday, February 15, 2013Saturday, February 16, 2013

12:30 - 5 Friday; 9 - 5 Saturday

Keynote Address: Gary Macy, Santa Clara University
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Medieval Studies Program

We are pleased to announce that the 2013 annual conference of the Illinois Medieval Association, co-sponsored by Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies, will take place at the Newberry Library in Chicago. Since 1983, IMA has promoted medieval studies in Illinois and the Midwest, hosting an annual meeting and publishing proceedings from those meetings in Essays in Medieval Studies.

For logistical information about the conference, see this wiki website.

Keynote Address

“Ordination of Women in the Early Middle Ages: An Historiographic Problem”

Gary Macy, Santa Clara University


Download a PDF of the full conference schedule.

Friday, February 15

12:30 pm – 3:30: Registration open

1:30 – 3: First breakout sessions

3 – 3:30: Coffee break

3:30 – 5: Second breakout sessions

A reception will be held Friday evening at the Loyola University Museum of Art, 820 North Michigan Avenue.

Saturday, February 16

8:30 – 3:30: Registration open

8:30 – 9: Coffee and continental breakfast

9 – 10:30: Third breakout sessions

10:30 – 11: Coffee break

11 – 1:30: Keynote address and lunch

1:30 – 3: Fourth breakout sessions

3 – 3:30: Coffee break

3:30 – 5: Fifth breakout sessions

This year’s conference is organized by Karen Christianson, Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies; William Fahrenbach, DePaul University; Valerie Garver, Northern Illinois University; Mark D. Johnston, DePaul University; Francine McGregor, Eastern Illinois University; Mickey Sweeney, Dominican University; and Edward Wheatley, Loyola University Chicago.

Cost and Registration Information 

Presenters and participants must register to attend through the Illinois Medieval Association website.

Faculty and graduate students of Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions may be eligible to apply for travel funds to attend CRS programs or to do research at the Newberry. Each member university sets its own policies and deadlines; contact your Representative Council member in advance for details.

Learn more about Center for Renaissance Studies programs.