Workshop on Medieval Women Writers
Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies
9:30 a.m. Coffee & tea, etc.
10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction, Ann M. Hutchison
10:10 a.m. Katie Bugyis – Mellon Fellow at PIMS (2017-18) and Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Saint Martin’s University, Lacey, Washington.
“Was Anonymous a Woman in the Prayers of Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman Nuns?”
11:00 a.m. Ella Johnson – Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology, St Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, Rochester, N.Y.
“Mediating between Humanity and Divinity: Priestly Identity and Eucharistic Theology in the Writings of Gertrude the Great of Helfta”
11:45 a.m. Sister Parusia Clemens, SSVM – Ph.D. candidate, CMS
“Liturgies of entrance into the religious life according to the Spiritual Exercises of St. Gertrude the Great.”
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sandwich lunch at PIMS
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Alison More – USMC, Medieval Studies
“A Mother and a Spider: Instruction and Religious Identity in the Writings of Alijt Bake (1415-1455)”
USMC Medieval Studies Students – presentations moderated by Alison More
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. BREAK
3:15 p.m. Lori Walters – Harry F. Williams Professor in the French Division of the Modern Languages & Linguistics Dept. at Florida State University, Tallahassee.
“Christine de Pizan and Queen Ysabel de Bavière as Co-Creators of the Queen’s Manuscript” (London, British Library, MS Harley 4431)
4:00 p.m. Maureen Boulton – Professor Emerita, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Notre Dame
“Christine de Pizan: A Religious Writer of Fifteenth-Century France”
5:00 p.m. Conclusion & refreshments
There will be no charge for the workshop, but we ask those interested in attending to register, as we will need to know numbers for a sandwich lunch which will be provided.
To register, please contact Barbara North before 2 November 2017.
For further information, please contact Ann M. Hutchison.