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Medieval StudiesProgram
2006 Colloquium
Friday-Saturday, February 3rd-4th
McCune Conference Room

Interdisciplinary Humanities Center-- UCSB

Death and the Hereafter

Please register here or contact Edward D. English at 893-3167 or english@history.ucsb.edu.

Schedule
3-4 February 2006
Medieval Studies Colloquium
University of California, Santa Barbara

1:00-3:00 -- Friday, February 3, 2006
McCUNE CONFERENCE ROOM, 6020 HSSB

Opening Remarks: David Marshall, Dean, Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Arts & Letters, UCSB

Commentator: Carol Lansing (History, University of California, Santa Barbara)

Jody Enders (French/Dramatic Art, University of California, Santa Barbara). "Memories and Allegories of the Death Penalty."

Mark Miller (English, University of Chicago). "Dead Meat."

3:15-5:15 -- Friday, February 3, 2006
McCUNE CONFERENCE ROOM, 6020 HSSB

Commentator: Ann Marie Plane (History, University of California, Santa Barbara)

Aranye Fradenburg (English, University of California, Santa Barbara). "Chicken Soup for the Calamitous Fourteenth Century."

D. Vance Smith (English/Medieval Studies, Princeton University). "The Physics of Elegy."

9:30-11:30 – Saturday, February 4, 2006
McCUNE CONFERENCE ROOM, 6020 HSSB

Commentator: Edward D. English (History, University of California, Santa Barbara)

Alan E. Bernstein (History, University of Arizona). "Hell and the Year One Thousand."

Steven Botterill (Italian, University of California, Berkeley), "Holy Living and Holy Dying: The Finis of Dante's Comedy in the Fourteenth-Century Commentary Tradition."

Lunch Break

1:30-4:00 – Saturday, February 4, 2006
McCUNE CONFERENCE ROOM, 6020 HSSB

Commentator: Debra Blumenthal (History, University of California, Santa Barbara)

Diane Wolfthal (Art History, Arizona State University). “Images of the Fable of the Murdered Jew: Christian Complicity and Jewish Justice.”

Leor Halevi (History, Texas A & M University). "Washing Muhammad’s Corpse."

Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Medieval Studies, the Departments of History, Religious Studies, Catholic Studies, French & Italian, History of Art and Architecture, Jewish Studies, Middle East Studies, and the Interdisciplibnary Humanities Center

 

 

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