40th International Congress on Medieval Studies -- 5-8 May 2005
All interested scholars are welcome.
Presider: Linda P. Cummins, University of Alabama
Michael J. Malone, University of Texas at Austin.
Cathy Ann Elias, DePaul University.
Stefano Mengozzi, University of Michigan.
Presider: Elizabeth Randell Upton, UCLA.
Michael Scott Cuthbert, Harvard University and American Academy in Rome
Masataka Yoshioka, University of North Texas
Timothy J. Dickey, University of Iowa
Presider: Lawrence Earp, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Elizabeth Randell Upton, UCLA.
Mitchell Morris, UCLA.
Oleh Harkavyy, National Union of the Composers of Ukraine.
Presider: James Borders, University of Michigan
Luca Ricossa, Conservatoire de Geneve and Schola Cantorum Basiliensis,
Hana Vlhova-Worner, Charles University, Prague, and Stanford University.
Daniel J. DiCenso (University of Pennsylvania)
Presider: Kevin N. Moll, East Carolina University.
Neil Moran, University of Toronto.
Sabra Statham, Graduate Center, CUNY.
William Peter Mahrt, Stanford University.
Presider: Rebecca A. Baltzer, University of Texas at Austin
Mary E. Wolinski, Western Kentucky University
Ronald Woodley, Birmingham Conservatoire, University of Central England.
Kevin N. Moll, East Carolina University.
Presider: Alice V. Clark, Loyola University New Orleans.
Alison Altstatt, University of Oregon.
Karen Hiles, Columbia University.
Alice Cooley, University of Toronto.
Presider: Cathy Ann Elias, DePaul University
Jonathan Davis-Secord, University of Notre Dame.
Sarah Casey, Chatham College.
Rachel Golden Carlson, University of Tennessee Knoxville.
Presider: Cathy Ann Elias, DePaul University.
Murray Steib, Ball State University
Adam Knight Gilbert, Stanford University.
Barbara R. Walters, CUNY--Kingsborough Community College.
This is an informal compilation. We apologize for any omissions.
The International Machaut Society has several sessions at the Congress:
Session 237, Different Voices, Different Genres I: Compositional Issues in Machaut Motets, Friday, May 6, 10:00 AM, Sangren 3101
Alice V. Clark (Loyola University New Orleans), Machaut's D-Tonality Motets
Anna Zayaruzny (Wesleyan University), Voice Crossing and Identity in Machaut's Music
Margaret Bent (All Souls College, University of Oxford), Machaut's Motet 4: Hope, Memory, and Desire
Machaut Society Lunch and Business Meeting 12 noon.
Session 271, Interfacing Disciplines: Studying Image, Music, and Text in Fourteenth-Century France Friday 1:30 PM, Fetzer 2030.
Anna Russakoff (Institute of Fine Arts, New York University), A Medieval Gesamtkunstwerk: Relations Among the Arts in a Miracles of the Virgin Manuscript
Dominic Leo (Institute of Fine Arts, New York University), Singing Around a Wine Keg: Exploring Image-Music Rapports in Machaut MS A (Paris, BnF fr. 1584)
Session 334, Different Voices, Different Genres II: Compositional Issues in Machaut Motets, Friday, May 6, 3:30 PM, Fetzer 2030.
Ryan R. Kangas (University of Texas at Austin), Sacred and Profane Love: Meaning in Machaut's Motet 7
Vivian Ramalingam (Independent Scholar), By the Numbers: Machaut's Motet 9 and the Iconography of Joseph
Session 78, Hans Sachs and the Sixteenth Century Thursday, May 5, 1:30, Valley I, 107
John D. Martin (Purdue University), The Three Hanses of Nuremberg: The Development of the Fastnachspiel as an Instrument of Social Criticism 1450-1570
Salvatore Calomino (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Hans Sachs's Tristrant and the Treatment of Source
Albrecht Classen (University of Arizona), The Heroic Tradition in Hans Sachs' Oeuvre
Session 161, The Liturgy in Context: Place, Performance, People Thursday, May 5 3:30 PM Bernhard 209.
Karen C. Britt (University of Louisville), Heaven on Earth: The Relationship between Liturgy and Programs of Decoration in Early Byzantine Churches
Mickey Abel (University of North Texas), Heaven on Earth: The Relationship between Liturgy and Programs of Decoration in Early Byzantine Churches
Keith Wemm (Florida State University), Passion and Pilgrimage: Exegetical Passion Sculpture and the Trier Holy Robe Pilgrimage
Session 185, The Ballad: Medieval and Modern Friday, May 6, 10:00AM Valley II 201,
Sarah Portney (University of California-Berkeley), Blancaflor y filomena: Rape and Resistance in a Pan-Hispanic Ballad
Samuel G. Armistead (University of California, Davis), Hispanic and Scandinavian Balladry: Parallels and Congeners
Richard Firth Green (Ohio State University), The Earliest Evidence for the Ballad of Glasgerion (Child 67)
Session 297, Performance and Troubadour Lyric: In Honor of F. R. P. Akehurst Friday, 1:30 PM Sangren 2204.
Michelle Bolduc (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Rhetoric and Lyric Performance in Raimon Vidal
Wendy Pfeffer (University of Louisville), Humming Along: Musical Memory and Troubadour Lyric
Eliza Miruna Ghil (University of New Orleans), Gaucelm Faidit's Reputation: Artistic Worth versus Live Performance
John Haines (University of Toronto), Timbre in Troubadour Song
Session 360, Nota Quadrata: New Research in Late Medieval Music Writing , Friday, May 6, 3:30PM Sangren 360.
Michel Huglo (CNRS Paris), Towards a Scientific Study of Square Notation
Albert Derolez (Comité International de Paléographie Latine), The Paleography of Text and the Paleography of Music: Some Considerations
Randall Rosenfeld (Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies), The Potential for Research of an Experimental Archaeology of Notation
Session 463, Medieval Song Saturday, May 7, 1:30 PM Bernhard 204.
David Nelson (Jubilatores Medieval Music Ensemble), The Estampie: Dancing to Polyrhythm
Valerie M. Wilhite (University of IllinoibsUrbana-Champaign), Per Doutz Chan: Troubadours Theorizing the Psychological Effects of Song
Karen Duys (University of St. Francis), Books Shaped by Song: Gautier de Coinci's Miracles de Nostre Dame
Session 530, Medieval Franciscans and Music Saturday, May 7, 3:30PM Sangren 2210
Andrew Mitchell (Lakehead University), The Responsoria Prolixa in Early Franciscan Chant Books
Peter V. Loewen (Eastern Illinois University), Music as Exegesis in Franciscan Sources from Austria
Katarzyna Grochowska (University of Chicago), Musical Practices at the Convent of St. Clare at Stary Sacz, Poland
Session 50, (Bernhard Brown and Gold Room), 10:00AM
Nancy van Deusen, Augustine and the Lament
Session 56, (Sangren 3101), 10:00AM
Louise Ann Hunley, Canso/Tenso: Love and Debate in the Poetry of the Trobairitz
Session 98, (Bernhard 157) 1:30 PM
Kay Slocum (Capital University), Ritual and Ceremony at the Shrine of Thomas Becket: An Examination of British Library Additional MS 59616
Session 103, (Bernhard 210), 1:30 PM
Kerr Houston (Maryland Institute College of Art), Animate Images, Accessibility, and the Geography of Trecento Lay Worship
Session 113, (Sangren 2302), 1:30 PM
Christopher LeCluyse (University of TexabsAustin), Performing Bilingualism in Medieval English Carols
Session 129 (Valley II, 107), 3:30 PM
Katherine Zieman (Wesleyan University), Lollard Liturgy
Bruce Holsinger (University of Colorado, Boulder), A Mass of Lollards
Session 198, (Valley I, 110) 10:00AM Session 227, (Bernhard 213), 10:00 AM Session 238, (Sangren 3308), 10:00AM Session 302, (Sangren 2304), 1:30PM Session 329, (Fetzer 1040), 3:30PM Session 356, (Bernhard Gold and Brown Room), 3:30PM Session 430, (Valley III, 304) 1:30PM Session 433(Valley III, 312) 1:30PM Session 471 (Bernhard Gold and Brown Room), 1:30PM Session 486 (Valley III, 303) 3:30PM Session 488, (Valley III, 306) 3:30 PM Session 511 (Fetzer 1055), 3:30 PM Session 526 (Bernhard Gold and Brown Room), 3:30PM Session 563 (Fetzer 1010), 8:30AM Session 605, (Fetzer 1005), 10:30AM Session 509, (Fetzer 1055), 10:30AM Friday 5:15: International Society of Hildegard von Bingen Studies, business meeting
There will be several musical performances.
For comments about this website, or questions about Musiclogy at Kalamazoo,
send email to
Cathy Ann Elias, email: elias "at" cs.uchicago.edu
Rocio Garcilazo (University of Texas, Austin), Constance of Mallorca and the Troubadour Tradition
Mark Rimple (West Chester University of Pennsylvania), The Resonance of Boethius in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Music
Neal Plotkin (Independent Scholar), Irrational Tuning: Boethius' Influence on Acceptable Musical Intervals
Adrienne Macki (Tufts University), Authorial Gender's Influence on Women's Representation on the Medieval Stage: Antonia Pulci, Hildegard of Bingen, and Hrosvit of Gandersheim and the Women They Wrote
Bradford Lee Eden (University of Nevada, Las Vegas), Gregorian Chant as an Influence on Tolkien's Development of Lyric and Song
Geraldine Carville (Independent Scholar), Cistercians in Medieval Ireland and Music
Michael Gardiner (New England Conservatory), Hildegard's Glass Words: An Analysis of Ave generosa
Rozzano C. Locsin (Florida Atlantic University), One Hildegard Bridge: Expressing Nursing as Caring Through Music
Saturday, May 7
Philip Slavin (University of Toronto), Liturgical Responses to the Fourteenth-Century Crisis in Byzantium
Tom Spaccarelli (University of the South), Pilgrimage and Liturgical Reform in Medieval Spain
John K. Bollard (Harvard University), Playing Beowulf: The Sutton Hoo Hearpe and the Performance of Old English Poetry
Lloyd Craighill (Kansai University of Foreign Studies), The Reconstruction of the Sutton Hoo Hearpe: A Luthier's Thoughts
Susannah Crowder (Graduate Center, CUNY), Performance Culture in Early Medieval Metz: Roman Revival and Liturgical Rite
Nancy Bowen (Claremont Graduate University), Stringed Musical Instruments as Body in the Middle Ages
Susan L. Einbinder (Institute of Advanced Study), A Hebrew Troubadour and his Scribe: MS Munich Cod. Heb. 128
James L. Zychowicz (A-R Editions), Importing Tristan to Film: Bringing Wagner's Music into the Score
Sunday, May 8
Agnes Bos (Musee National de la Renaissance, Chateau d'Ecouen), The Liturgical Topography of Paris: Struggles of Power during the First Procession of a New Bishop
Michael W. George (Millikin University), Art and Music in the Arthurian Classroom
Samuel Robles (Florida State University-Panama), Comme femme desconfortée: A Vision of Our Lady of Sorrows
Friday 5:15: Silence: A Medieval Adventure in Story and Song (Dolores Hydock and PanHarmonium)
Friday 5:45: Hildegard's Bridges to Infinity through Music (Second Instrumental Unit, Juilliard School of Music)
Friday 8:00: Paris 1200: Chant and Polyphony of Twelfth-Century France (Lionheart; tickets $20)
Session 198, (Valley I, 110) 10:00AM
Session 227, (Bernhard 213), 10:00 AM
Session 238, (Sangren 3308), 10:00AM
Session 302, (Sangren 2304), 1:30PM
Session 329, (Fetzer 1040), 3:30PM
Session 356, (Bernhard Gold and Brown Room), 3:30PM
Session 430, (Valley III, 304) 1:30PM
Session 433(Valley III, 312) 1:30PM
Session 471 (Bernhard Gold and Brown Room), 1:30PM
Session 486 (Valley III, 303) 3:30PM
Session 488, (Valley III, 306) 3:30 PM
Session 511 (Fetzer 1055), 3:30 PM
Session 526 (Bernhard Gold and Brown Room), 3:30PM
Session 563 (Fetzer 1010), 8:30AM
Session 605, (Fetzer 1005), 10:30AM
Session 509, (Fetzer 1055), 10:30AM
Friday 5:15: International Society of Hildegard von Bingen Studies, business meeting
There will be several musical performances.
For comments about this website, or questions about Musiclogy at Kalamazoo, send email to Cathy Ann Elias, email: elias "at" cs.uchicago.edu