N.B.: Each panel session will contain three 20-minute papers, plus half an hour for questions
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
|12:45||Greetings and welcome: J. Patrick Hornbeck II (Fordham)|
First keynote address: John Van Engen (Notre Dame): "The Lollards and Culture Upheaval in the Later Middle Ages: a Long View from the European Continent"
1. What's In a Name? Questions of Terminology
Chair: Andrew Albin (Fordham)
Andrew Cole (Princeton): "Lollards in Europe When?: Questions for the Year 1309, and after"
Pavel Soukup (Centre for Medieval Studies, Prague/Humboldt University): "A Crusade against the 'Wycliffites'? Giving Names to Hussite Heresy"
Sean Otto (Toronto): "Thomas Brinton and John Wyclif: Two sides of Late Medieval Reform in England"
2. English and Continental Manuscripts
Chair: Kathleen Kennedy (Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine)
Elizabeth Solopova (Oxford): "The Wycliffite Bible: Canonical Scriptures or a Collection of Texts?"
Emily Steiner (University of Pennsylvania): "Alphabetizing after Wyclif"
Louisa Foroughi (Fordham): "'They reputyth Englysch pepyll for none nac[iou]n:' Scriptural Translation and Nationhood in Columbia University Library Plimpton MS 259"
3. The Eucharist
Chair: Mishtooni Bose (Oxford)
Alex Russell (University of Warwick): "Wyclif and the Physics of the Eucharist: One-Man Armies, Singularities and the Place Problem of Nutrition"
Thomas Izbicki (Rutgers): "The Eucharist at the General Councils of the Early Fifteenth Century"
Ian Christopher Levy (Providence College): "Interpreting the Intention of Christ: Roman Responses to Hussite Utraquism
4. Locality and Insularity
Chair: Andrew Cole (Princeton)
Kathleen Kennedy (Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine): "Continental Artists and the Wycliffite Bible"
Sheila Lindenbaum (Indiana University): "Wyclif’s Legacy to London: Academic Charisma in the Public Sphere"
Dinner in small groups on own (a list of recommended restaurants will be available in your conference folder)
Thursday, June 5, 2014
|9:30||Coffee and pastries|
5. International Communication and Textual Transmission
Chair: Fiona Somerset (University of Connecticut)
Ota Pavlíček (Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic): "The Transmission of Texts and Ideas between Oxford and Prague: Jerome of Prague, John Wyclif and the Later Oxford Realists"
Luigi Campi (Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro): "Determinism and Predestination between Oxford and Prague: The Late Wyclif's Retractationes and their Defence by Peter Payne"
Marcela Perett (Bard College, Berlin): "Wyclif's Dangerous Legacy: Disagreement, Division and Eucharistic Theology in the Bohemian Vernacular"
Chair: Andrew Kraebel (Yale)
Jennifer Illig (Fordham): "The Making of a 'trewe cristen': English Wycliffite Sermons and Christian Formation"
Chris L. Nighman (Wilfrid Laurier University): "The Compendium moralium notabilium: an Early Humanist Florilegium at the Council of Constance"
Stephen Pink (Oxford): "A Late Medieval Sacrament? Wyclif's Idea of Preaching, Its Origins and Impact"
|11:30||Lunch in small groups on own (a list of recommended restaurants will be available in your conference folder)|
7. Prophecy and Apocalyptic
Chair: Marcela Perett (Bard College, Berlin)
Magda Hayton (Toronto): "Schism, War, and Late Medieval Prophecy Collections in England and France"
Pavlína Cermanová (Charles University): "Constructing the Apocalypse. Intersections between English and Bohemian Apocalyptic Thinking"
John Glasenapp, OSB (Columbia): "Fadres of heresie, false apostlis: Antimendicants, Hildegard, and the Problem of Authority"
8. Practices of Devotion
Chair: Leah Schwebel (Texas State University)
Robyn Malo (Purdue University): "Sin, Confession, and Lay Devotion in Fifteenth-Century England"
Allison Alberts (Fordham): "Lollards and Saints: Contention Revisited"
Lucie Doležalová (Charles University): "Remembering the Ten Commandments before and after Wyclif"
|2:15||Depart for exhibition / remarks at Morgan Library and Museum (subway, taxis)|
|3:00||Exhibition / remarks at Morgan Library and Museum: Roger Wieck (Morgan Library and Museum)|
Panel on pedagogy (at the Morgan Library and Museum)
Chair: Mary Raschko (Mercer University)
Phillip Haberkern (History, Boston University)
Shannon Gayk (English Literature, Indiana University)
Ian Christopher Levy (Theology, Providence College)
|6:30||Reception and conference dinner (12th Floor Lounge)|
Friday, June 6, 2014
|8:00||Coffee and pastries|
|8:30||Lollard Society business meeting|
9. Rhetorics of Devotion
Chair: Robyn Malo (Purdue University)
Mishtooni Bose (Oxford): "Perish the Thought? Intellection in Religious Experience after Wyclif"
Shannon Gayk (Indiana University): "Judas's Lips: The Arma Christi and Rhetorics of Dissent in Early England"
Mary Raschko (Mercer University): "Re-Forming the Life of Christ"
10. Wycliffites, Hussites, and the Reformation
Chair: Pavel Soukup (Centre for Medieval Studies, Prague/Humboldt University)
Russ Leo (Princeton): "Wycliffites and Reformation Drama"
Seth Lee (University of Kentucky): "Of Kings and Governors: Exile Polemic and English National Identity"
Phillip Haberkern (Boston University): "'May God prevent a similar end and ruin as the Bohemians!': Reformation Polemics and the Hussite Revolution as Cautionary Tale"
Second keynote address: Fiona Somerset (University of Connecticut): "Wyclif, Canon Law, and the Politics of Consent"
Concluding remarks / conference response: Michael Van Dussen (McGill)