Canadian Society of Medievalists in Toronto — 25-27 May 2017

When and Where

Thursday, May 25, 2017 9:00 am to Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:15 pm
Ryerson University


The Canadian Society of Medievalists will be holding its annual meeting at Ryerson University, from Saturday, 27 May to Monday, 29 May 2017.

The plenary address will be delivered by the Centre’s Director, Suzanne Conklin Akbari on Saturday, 27 May, 4:30-5:30 PM.

A number of members of the CMS community, including faculty, students, and alumni, will be presenting at the conference:

Lochin Brouillard (University of Toronto), “Paterfamilias, Son, and Servant: Rethinking the History of Service and the Family in the Medieval Monastery”.

Isabelle Cochelin (University of Toronto), “Lay Monastic Servants versus Lay Domestic Servants”.

Eduardo Fabbro (Saint Jerome University), “Deo iudicante: God and Warfare in Carolingian Thought”.

Jessica Henderson and Laura Mitchell (University of Toronto), “A Virtual Library: Reconstructing John Stow’s Medieval Manuscripts”.

Rachel Koopmans (York University), “Physicians Pictured in the Early Gothic Stained Glass of Canterbury Cathedral”.

Patrick McBrine (Independent Scholar), “Biblical Epics in Late Antiquity and Anglo-Saxon England”.

Heather Pigat (Art Museum University of Toronto), “Economical Luxury: New Considerations of Purple Manuscripts”.

Richard Shaw (Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, Ontario), “The composition of Bede’s Historia ecclesiastica”.

The full programme of the conference may be consulted here.