Victoria's RoomDay 1, 21 May 2015
|10.00||Registration and coffee|
Session 1: Plainsong and Medieval Music Society (PMMS) Study Day
Nils Holger Petersen (University of Copenhagen) - 'Liturgical Drama or Narrative Sacramental Representation?'
Tova Leigh-Choate (Independent Scholar) - '"To Be Sated at the Heavenly Table instead of at the Present One": Food, Feasting, and Song in the Liturgical Thought of Abbot Suger and Others'
Lucy Donkin (University of Bristol) - 'Stones, trenches, and plans: representing the liturgy of building sites'
|12.00-13.30||Lunch: PMMS members may attend the PMMS AGM at 12:45 (lunch in the Theatre Bar)|
Keynote speaker: Margot Fassler (University of Notre Dame)
'Liturgical Commentaries by Nuns: Hildegard of Bingen and the Dominicans of Soest on the Eucharist'
Chair: Nils Holger Petersen (University of Copenhagen)
Session 2: Glosses
Chair: Sarah Johnson (University of Bristol)
William Flynn (University of Leeds) - 'Chant and Interpretation Revisited: Cadential weight and Rhetoric
in Hildegard of Bingen's chants in honour of the 11,000 Virgin-Martyrs of Cologne'
Erika Kihlman (University of Stockholm) - 'Liturgical poetry outside the liturgy'
Rebecca Maloy (University of Colorado Boulder) - 'Biblical Exegesis in the Old Hispanic Liturgy: A Passiontide Case Study'
|16.15-16.45||Coffee (Theatre Bar)|
Session 3: Word and Deed
Chair: Matthew Champion (University of Cambridge)
Daniel DiCenso (College of the Holy Cross) - 'Subverting Charlemagne’s Purity?: Liturgy and Promiscuity
in the Carolingian Age'
Helen Gittos (University of Kent) - 'The use of English in medieval Latin Liturgy'
Sarah Hamilton (University of Exeter) - 'Medieval Cursing and its Uses'
|19.30||Conference dinner (Chin Chin)|
Victoria's RoomDay 2, 22 May 2015
Keynote Speaker: Eric Palazzo (University of Poitiers)
'Does the liturgy of the senses make any sense?'
Chair: Eleanor Giraud (University of Oxford)
Session 1: Postgraduate session
Chair: Raquel Rojo Carrillo (University of Bristol)
Pamela Nourrigeon (University of Poitiers) - 'The illustration of a medieval liturgical treatise through the
example of the Rationale divinorum officiorum'
Ciaran Arthur (University of Kent) - 'The Easter Liturgy in the Agricultural Series of the Vitellius Psalter'
Arthur Westwall (University of Cambridge) - '"Roman by name, but not by nature?" A Lost Ordo
Romanus in Early Medieval Metz'
Teresa Whitcombe (University of Exeter/Bristol) - 'Omnia honeste et secundum ordinem fiant - ordering
liturgical spaces in thirteenth-century Burgos'
|11.30-12.00||Coffee (Theatre Bar)|
Session 2: Liturgy and the Senses
Chair: Beth Williamson (University of Bristol)
Eyal Poleg (Queen Mary, University of London) - 'Rubbing, Marking, Timing: How did the appearance of
Bibles shape and reflect the medieval and early modern experience of the liturgy'
Diane Reilly (Indiana University) - 'Let the earth be opened and bud fourth a saviour: Tree of Jesse images and the
Cistercian reform of the liturgy'
Matthew Champion (University of Cambridge) - 'Speculum Sacerdotum: Training Liturgical Vision in the Late Medieval Northern Europe'
|13.30-14.30||Lunch (Theatre Bar)|
Session 3: The Iberian Case
Chair: Kati Ihnat (University of Bristol)
Elsa De Luca (University of Bristol) 'Liturgical manuscripts as royal insignia: monograms in the Leon Antiphonary'
Jamie Wood (University of Lincoln) - 'Constructing Christians through the liturgy:
Isidore of Seville and the Visigothic monastic rules'
Emma Hornby (University of Bristol) - 'Theology, Text and Music in the Old Hispanic feast In diem
|16.00-16.30||Summary and conclusion|
|16.30-17.30||Tea (Theatre Bar)|
Evening Event: ‘Sound and Vision: The Sights and Sounds of the Medieval Liturgy’
A concert to be performed at the Lord Mayor’s Chapel, Bristol by the Bristol University Singers and Schola cantorum.