Programme

 

Thursday 31 March 2016

 

1 p.m. to 1.45 p.m. Registration

In front of Anthropole, Room 2024

 

Anthropole, Room 2024

1.45 p.m. Welcome

 

Anthropole, Room 2024

2.00 to 2.45 p.m. Plenary Lecture: Vincent Gillespie (University of Oxford)

Building a Bestseller

Chair: Marleen Cré (University of Lausanne)

Anthropole, Room 4021

3.00 to 4.30 p.m. Parallel Sessions

Session 1 a: Devotional Compilations and the works of Richard Rolle

Chair: Ian Johnson (University of St Andrews)

Andrew Kraebel (Trinity University)

Rolle Reassembled: The Making of Bodley 861

Katherine Zieman (Jesus College, Oxford)

‘Secundum Ricardum Heremitum’: Compilation and the Appropriation of Richard Rolle’s Works in Late Medieval England

Tamas Karath (Peter Pazmany University, Budapest)

“God farith as a ielous husbonde”: The Translation of Richard Rolle’s Emendatio vite in MS Tokyo, Takamiya Collection 66

 

Anthropole, Room 4030

Session 1b: Devotional (Manuscript) Compilations, Compiling Strategies and ‘Voice’

Chair: Sarah Baccianti (University of Lausanne)

Annie Sutherland (Somerville College, Oxford)

Hearing voices in A Talkyng of the Loue of God

Laura Saetveit Miles (University of Bergen)

Compilations in Context: Cambridge, Trinity College MS B.15.42 and its Visionary Inhabitants

Marleen Cré (University of Lausanne)

The Reader’s Voice in Cambridge University Library, MS Ii.6.40

 

4.30 to 5.00 p.m. Coffee / Tea

 

Anthropole, Room 2024

5.00 to 6.00 p.m. Plenary Lecture: Ian Johnson (University of St Andrews)

Theorising the Religious Miscellany: Problems and Possibilities

Chair: Christiania Whitehead

 

La ferme de Dorigny, L’Ecurie

6.00 p.m. Concert

Le Miroir de Musique will perform ‘Ta voix, Philippe’, a poetic encounter with Philippe de Vitry (1291-1361), with Aline Stotzer as the narrator. (French text by Olivier Bettens: English translation by Robin Emery)

 

7 p.m. Wine reception

Outside room 2040

 

Friday 1 April 2016

Anthropole, Room 2024

9.00 to 9.45 a.m. Plenary Lecture: Ralph Hanna (University of Oxford)

The Three Arrows on Doomsday: Compilation Compiled

Chair: Denis Renevey (University of Lausanne)

 

9.45 to 10.15 a.m. Coffee/Tea

 

10.15 to 11.45 a.m. Parallel Sessions

Anthropole, Room 4021

Session 2a: Devotional Manuscript Compilations: Case Studies 1

Chair: Vincent Gillespie (University of Oxford)

Sheri Smith (University of Cardiff)

‘When is a man proude. When he wol not beknowen suche as he is’: Knowing oneself in ‘A Worcestershire Miscellany’

Raphaela Rohrhofer (Oxford)

‘Thynkyng worchyng’: Spiritual guidance of a “religiouse sustir” embarking on the contemplative path in Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Don. e. 247

Denis Renevey (University of Lausanne)

“Desyrable is thi name”: Fashioning the Name of Jesus in Some Devotional Compilations

 

Anthropole, Room 4030

Session 2b: Aspects of the Devotional Compilation ‘The Pore Caitif’

Chair: Nicholas Watson (Harvard University)

Daniel McCann (St Anne’s College, Oxford)

The Grounde of Helthe: Affect and Belief in the Pore Caitif

Diana Denissen (University of Lausanne)

Compiling Compilations: The Shared (Manuscript) Contexts of the Pore Caitif and Contemplations of the Dread and Love of God.

 

 

12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. Lunch

‘La Banane’, Unithèque

 

Anthropole, Room 2024

2.00 p.m. to 2.45 p.m. Plenary Lecture: Margaret Connolly (University of St Andrews)

Reading Late Medieval Devotional Compilations in the Sixteenth Century

Chair: Diana Denissen (University of Lausanne)

 

3.00 to 4.30 p.m. Parallel Sessions

Anthropole, Room 4021

Session 3a: Devotional Manuscript Compilations: Case Studies 2 and Manuscript Networks

Chair: Juliette Vuille (FNS, University of Oxford)

Mami Kanno (King’s College London)

A Hagiographic Compilation of Medieval Native Women in the South English Legendaries: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Bodley 779

Sarah Macmillan (University of Birmingham)

Compiling Love: Asceticism and Identity in Life of Soul and The Book of Tribulation

Angela R. Bennett Segler (University of Nevada Reno)

Compilation, Collocatio and Corpus Graphing

 

Anthropole, Room 4030

Session 3b: Compilation, Religious Orders and Holy Men and Women

Chair: Camille Marshall (University of Lausanne)

Kevin Alban (Aylesford)

The Ten Books of Felip Ribot (d. 1391) and the Creation of Carmelite Identity

Naoe Kukita Yoshikawa (Shizuoka University)

Mechtild of Hackeborn’s Liber Specialis Gratiae and Devotional Compilations in later Medieval England

Brandon Alakas (University of Alberta)

Resignation or Rebuttal? Strategic Biblical Exempla in Richard Whitford’s Dyuers Holy Instrucyons and Teachynges

 

4.30 to 5.00 p.m. Coffee/Tea

 

Anthropole, Room 2024

5.00 to 5.45 p.m. Plenary Lecture: Michael G. Sargent (Queens college, City University of New York)

Walter Hilton’s Affective Turn

Chair: Marleen Cré (University of Lausanne)

 

19.00 Conference Dinner, Restaurant du Théatre, Salon Gilles of the Restaurant du Théatre, Avenue du Théatre 12, 1005 Lausanne

 

Saturday 2 April 2016

 

Anthropole, Room 2024

9.00 to 9.45 a.m. Plenary Lecture: Nicole R. Rice (St Johns University, New York)

Devotional Compilation and Lollard Sanctity in BL MS Additional 30897

Chair: Diana Denissen (University of Lausanne)

 

9.45 to 10.15 a.m. Coffee/Tea

 

10.15 to 11.45 a.m. Parallel Sessions

Anthropole, Room 4021

Session 4a: Devotional Compilations, Visual Arts and Material Culture

Chair: Katherine Zieman (University of Oxford)

Anne Mouron (Oxford)

The Desert of Religion as a textual and visual compilation

Ayoush Lazikani (Oxford)

Affective Reading / Viewing in The Chastising of God’s Children

Ryan Perry (University of Kent)

Devotional Manuscript Compilation in Fifteenth Century London: Re-assessing the Codicological Contexts for John Colop’s Common Profit Book

 

Anthropole, Room 4030

Session 4b: Literary Aspects and Influence of Devotional (Manuscript) Compilations

Chair: Mary Flannery (University of Lausanne)

Natalie Calder (Queen’s University Belfast)

Lay Curiositas and Piers Plowman Manuscript Compilations

Margaret Healy-Varley (Providence College)

Usk in religion

Jennifer N. Brown (Marymount Manhattan College)

Compiling Catherine of Siena: The Saint’s Place in English Anthologies and Miscellanies

 

 

Anthropole, Room 2024

12.00 noon to 12.45 p.m. Plenary Lecture: Nicholas Watson (Harvard University)

How do we decide if it’s Lollard?

Chair: Denis Renevey (University of Lausanne)

 

13.00 Lunch and farewells

Restaurant de Dorigny, Unithèque

 

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