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Recent Grants, Fellowships and Prizes
Brandon K. Gauthier: an article on TheAtlantic.com: What It Was Like to Negotiate with North Koreans 60 Years Ago.
Pedro Cameselle: Fulbright scholarship to Uruguay, 2014-2015.
Elizabeth Stack: awarded a fellowship at the German Historical Institute's Bosch Archival Summer School in Washington, D.C. September 2014 where she presented a paper: "Contested Citizens: German and Irish Immigrants in New York 1880-1924."
Lucy Barnhouse: Fulbright Scholarship (IIE), 2013-2014
Brandon Gauthier: published an article in The Atlantic on Admiral C. Turner Joy's interactions with North Korea negotiators during the Korean War armistice talks.
Johnathan Pettinato: awarded the Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon at the United States Library of Congress.
Elizabeth Stack: published an encyclopedia article, “Carl Morris Loeb,” Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies, 1720 to the Present, Vol IV, edited by Jeffrey Fear, German Historical Institute, Washington, 2013.
Louie Dean Valencia Garcia: awarded three fellowships, the Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon at the United States Library of Congress, the 2013 Santander Universities Summer Fellowship, and the 2013 Hispanex Fellowship from Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports.
Brandon Gauthier: selected for the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program to study Korean at Chonbuk National University in Jeonju, South Korea for the summer of 2012.
Richard Hresko: awarded a fellowship from the Economic History Society to participate in its Researcher Development Initiative training at the University of Manchester (UK), Nov. 28- Dec. 1, 2012, where he will also present a paper on 'Iron and Steel for the Medieval English Arms and Armor Industry.'
Nathan Melson: won the Birgit Baldwin Fellowship in Medieval French History from the Medieval Academy for 2012-2013;
Johnathan Pettinato: Finalist, NEH Summer Institute, "Empires and Interactions" 2013
Samantha Sagui: won the Institute of Historical Research’s 2012 Pollard Prize for her paper "The Hue and Cry in English Towns." The IHR is a member of the School of Advanced Study, part of the University of London. The prize includes fast-track publication in IHR’s journal, Historical Research. She also won the 2012 Shallek Award from the Medieval Academy of America, was awarded a 2011-12 Fordham Alumni Dissertation Fellowship, and also received an NACBS Dissertation Travel Grant for her dissertation, "Law, Order, and the Development of UrbanPolicing in Late Medieval England."
Nathan Melson: awarded a 2011-12 Bourse Jeanne Marandon Fellowship from the Société des Professeurs Français et Francophones d'Amérique for his dissertation, "Franciscan Identity and Saintly Economy in Late Medieval Marseille, 1248-1483".
Patrick Hege: received a 2011-12 DAAD Dissertation Research Fellowship from the German Academic Exchange Service for his dissertation, "Colonizing the Metropole: Dar es Salaam, Race, & German Architecture".
Louie Dean Valencia García: awarded a 2011-12 grant from the Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Culture & United States' Universities for his paper, "Truth, Justice and the American Way: Pluralism, Youth and Supermán in Franco's Spain".
Darryl Brock: was awarded a British Council Bursary for International Travel to Egypt for a conference on Darwin. He was received the Award of Excellence in History of Science for his presentation from American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pacific Division.
M. Christina Bruno: was awarded a Senior Teaching Fellowship at Fordahm. She was also awarded a 2010 Summer Fellowship for research in Bologna at the Biblioteca dell'Archiginnasio on canon law miscellanies formerly owned by the Observant Franciscan convent there.
Elizabeth Keohane-Burbridge: was awarded the Schallek Fellowship from the Richard III Society and the Medieval Academy of America to complete research and writing on her PhD dissertation on Convocation in late medieval England.
Nicole Lopez-Jantzen: was awarded an Alumni Dissertation Fellowship to complete her dissertation on eighth-century Ravenna. She was also a finalist for the Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize in Medieval Studies at the American Academy in Rome.
Patrick C. Hege: was awarded a Senior Teaching Fellowship at Fordham. he was also awarded a GSAS Research Support Grant for pre-dissertation research in the Federal Archives in Berlin and to participate in conferences at the Technical University in Berlin.
Samantha Sagui: was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to the University of East Anglia in Norwich, United Kingdom and GSAS Research Fellpwship for research on her PhD dissertation on the development of policing in medieval English towns.
Christopher Beck: received a GSAS Alumni Dissertation Fellowship to complete his PhD thesis on letters of marque and state formation in medieval Marseille.
Heather Blatt: scholarship to the Cornell University-School of Criticism and Theory.
Darryl Brock: was awarded a GSAS Research Grant in Fall 2009.
Richard Hresko: was awarded the 2009 Joseph O'Callaghan Essay Prize in Medieval Studies and the 2009 Loomie Prize for his essay, "London Arms and Armor-makers in the Fourteenth century: A Portrait of a medieval Industrial Sector."
Morgan Kay: the Schalleck Dissertation award from the Medieval Academy of America and the North American Branch of the Richard III Library, for research at the National Library of Wales. She was also awarded the Founders Prize for the best graduate student paper presented at the 2008 joint meeting of the Medieval Academy of America
and Medieval Association of the Pacific.
Ryan Keating, The George M. Nethken Memorial Fellowship in Civil War Studies at Shepherd University for June and July, 2009. Also the Friends of the University of Wisconsin Grant-in-aid for research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Library, summer 2009. KingV. Histick Award from Illinois Historic Preservation Agency and the illinois State Historical Society.
Elizabeth Keohane: GSAS Summer Fellowship for work on computer database of members of Convocation in medieval England.
Esther Liberman-Cuenca: GSAS Travel Grant to give a paper at the annual medieval conference at the Institute of Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds, July 2009.
Nicole Lopez-Jantzen: GSAS Research Fellowship for 2009/10 to do research for her PhD thesis on “Between the Roman Empire and the Middle Ages: The Struggle for Ravenna in the Eighth Century.” She was also accepted into The Howard Comfort, FAAR'29, Summer Program in Roman Pottery at the American Academy of Rome. She was also awarded a GSAS Research Grant in Fall 2009 for research in the Italian archives.
Nathan Melson: GSAS Summer Fellowship for research in the medieval archives of Marseille.
Megan E. Monahan: a Goldberger Travel Grant for Fordham U.S. History Graduate Students from Edward and Majorie Goldberger Foundation.
Johnathan Pettinato: Sholarship to attend the Cornell School of Criticism and Theory, Summer 2009.
Samantha Sagui: GSAS Summer Fellowship for research at the Norfolk Record Office and Public Record Office in England for her project on the development of policing functions in medieval English towns.
Kristin Uscinski: GSAS Senior Teaching Fellowship for 2009/10.
Christopher Beck: a Bourse Chateaubriand from the French Republic for 2008/09 for his project on "Private War for Public Interests: Letter of Marque and State Formation in Medieval Marseille." He has also received the Frederic Lane Medieval Academy Dissertation Grant, a Fordham GSAS Summer Fellowship, and a GSAS Research Fellowship for 2008/09 for this project, which entails spending a year in the archives of Marseille. He also turned down a Fulbright Fellowship to accept the Bourse Chateaubriand.
Heidi Febert: a Fordham GSAS Summer Fellowship to complete research and writing for an article based on her MA thesis, "Buckled, Wired and Pinned: The Mass Consumption of Metal Dress Accessories in Late Medieval England."
Elizabeth Keohane-Burbridge: a grant for the 2008 Mellon Summer Institute in Tudor-Stuart Paleography at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, June-July 2008.
Nicole Lopez-Jantzen: a Senior Teaching Fellowship for 2008/09 and a Fordham GSAS Summer Fellowship for preliminary research in Italy on her thesis, “Between the Roman Empire and the Middle Ages: The Struggle for Ravenna in the Eighth Century.”
Megan E. Monahan: a Fordham GSAS Research Travel Grant for travel to Hawaii in Summer 2009 to conduct research on Hawaiian women's roles in the tourist industry at the University of Hawaii, Manoa.
Ken Mondschein: a Fordham Alumni Dissertation Fellowship for the 2008/09 academic year to complete his PhD thesis on “A Matter of Time: Church, Civic Administration and the Idea of the Hour in Medieval France.”
Joanne Filippone Overty: the Book History Graduate Student Essay Prize for "The Cost of Doing Scribal Business: Prices of Manuscript Books in England, 1300-1483," Book History 11 (2008).
Johnathan Pettinato: a Grant-in-Aid from the Folger Institute in Washington, D.C. (Spring 2008) for “The Jesuit Enterprises” seminar under the direction of John W. O’Malley, S.J. While at the Folger, Johnathan focused on Jesuit political theory and its intersection with the rhetoric of empire and Ignatian cura personalis in colonial Paraguay.
Samantha Sagui: the Joseph F. O’Callaghan Essay Prize in Medieval Studies for her M.A. thesis, “Crime and Conviviality: The Social Space of Urban Drinking Houses in Medieval England.” She also won the History Department Loomie Prize in 2007 for this essay.
Elizabeth Hardman: a Fordham GSAS Alumni Dissertation Fellowship for work on her PhD thesis: “Justice, Jurisdiction, and Choice: The Church Courts of Carpentras in the 15th Century.”
Morgan Kay: a Fordham GSAS Travel Grant for research on her PhD thesis: “The Manuscript Context of Medieval Welsh Prophecies.”
Elizabeth Keohane-Burbridge: a Fordham GSAS Summer Fellowship for preliminary research in the Lincolnshire (UK) archives for a project on the clergy of Convocation.
Ken Mondschein: a Fulbright Fellowship to France to complete research on his PhD thesis,
“A Matter of Time: Church, Civic Administration and the Idea of the Hour in Medieval France.”
Rebecca Slitt: Fordham/York Exchange Bursary for the French of England conference at the University of York, July 2007.
Jason McDonald: a series of articles about his research into the photos of the Corregidor Finance Department. Jason wishes to thank Charlotte Labbe at the Walsh Family Library ILL for help with research.
Darryl Brock: “Science Innovation during the Cultural Revolution: Notes from the Peking Review,” Southeast Review of Asian Studies and “20-Something Naturalists” a review of Darwin Slept Here by Eric Simons, Skeptic 15:3 (2010) 70-71.
Patrick C. Hege and Nathanael Kuck: "The City, the Nation and the World around 1900: Imperial Intersections and Colonial Connections," conference report, H-Soz-U-Kult, Dec. 2010.
Ken Kurihara: “Persecution of the Protestants in the 16th-century Netherlands and the reactions of the German Lutherans,” Bulletin of the Japan-Netherlands Institute 34 (2010)
Joanne Filippone Overty: “The Cost of Doing Scribal Business: Prices of Manuscript Books in England, 1300-1483,” Book History 11 (2008): 116-35 and “Reconstructing the Monastic Choir Books of San Sisto in Piacenza.” Rivista di Storia della Miniature 14 (2010).
Esther Liberman-Cuenca: “Devil-Worship, Regicide, and Commerce: The Professional Necromancer in Late Medieval England,” Hindsight Graduate History Journal, 2 (2008).
Nicole Lopez-Jantzen: “Emma,” “Edmund,” and “St. Edward,” in The Early Peoples of Britain and Ireland: An Encyclopedia, ed. Chris Snyder. Greenwood Publishing, 2008.
Ken Mondschein: Editor and translator, Fencing: A Renaissance Treatise by Camillo Agrippa. New York: Italica Press, 2009;
“Future-Spectives,” Sixteenth Century Society Journal 40:1 (2009).
Megan Roby: “The Push and Pull Dynamics of White Flight: A Study of the Bronx Between 1950 and 1980,” The Bronx County Historical Society Journal XLV:1&2 (Spring/Fall 2008).
Niki Singh: “Mass Appeal: The Hijacking of Dime Novel Medium to Counter U.S. Imperial Ideology in Cuba and the Philippines,” Theory in Action 1:2 (2008): 40-65.
Allison Clark: “Spaces of Reclusion: Notarial Records of Urban Eremiticism in Medieval Siena,” in Rhetoric of the Anchorhold: Place, Space and Body within the Discourses of Enclosure, edited by Liz Herbert McAvoy (University of Wales Press, 2007); and “Charitable Bequests in Siena, 1300-25,” in The Medieval Town: A Reader, ed. M. Kowaleski (Broadview Press, 2006).
Ken Kurihara: “The 'Red Knight' and Walewein: The Various Aspects of Death in a Medieval Netherlandish Arthurian Romance,” Bulletin of the Japan-Netherlands Institute 31 (2006).
Papers and Presentations
Ken Mondschein: Book reviews for Renaissance (2004-2006) on Norman F. Cantor, The Last Knight; David Carpenter, The Struggle for Mastery: The Penguin History of Britain 1066-1284; Chaira Frugoni, A Day in a Medieval City; Andre Jotischky and Caroline Hull, The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Medieval World; Alastair Dunn, The Peasants’ Revolt; and Stephen Turnbull, The Art of Renaissance Warfare.
Jennifer Speed: “Women, Family Relations, and Inheritance in Aragon,” in The Medieval Town: A Reader, ed. M. Kowaleski (Broadview Press, 2006).
Esther Liberman-Cuenca: “Telling Stories”
Lucy Branhouse: “Communities and Costum: The Elections and Identities of Independent Benedictine Monastic Superiors in the Diocese of Lincoln, 1183-1340,” at the 45th Annual International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo.
Christopher Beck: “Letters of Marque and the Protection of Civic Privileges in Medieval Marseill,” at the Indiana University Annual Medieval Symposium: The Foreign, the Familiar and the Fantastic in the Middle Ages in Bloomington, Indiana; and “Letters of Marque, Civic Privileges, and Urban Identity in Late Medieval Marseille,” at the 45th Annual International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo. He also participated in a panel discussion there on “Fellowships, Awards, and Grants.
Darryl Brock: Chair for panel on “Grants and fellowships: want an Edge to Funding Your Opportunities?” at the American Historical Association in San Diego, California. Chair for panel, “Mr. Science and the Mass Line: Reassessing Science and Policy of the Cultural Revolution,” at Association for Asian Studies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Brandon Gauthier: “The Caution of History: John F. Kennedy, the Test Ban, and the International Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime,” at Society for Historians of America Foreign Relations in University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Patrick C. Hege: “Germanizing the Colonies: Dar er Salaam, Cologne, and the Werkbound Exhibition in 1914,” at Imperial Cities 1900 Workshop, Fordham University, December 2010; Manuela Bauche's “Building Modern Cities, Building the State: Anti-Malaria Campaigns in German Cameroon and East Friesland, ca 1900-1918,” commenter at the Technical University in Berlin Germany, June 2010.
Morgan Kay: gave a talk (with M. Kowaleski) on “The Online Medieval Sources Bibliography,” at the Third International MARGOT Conference at Bernard College on The Digital Middle Ages.
Ken Kurihara: “Co-preacher sent by God: Celestial wonders and Lutheran clergy in 16th-Century Germany” at Exploring the Renaissance 2010: South-Central Renaissance Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas, March 2010.
Ken Kurihara: “Gog and Magog from the North: The Livonian War and the Lutheran Eschatological Discourses in 16th-Century germany,” at Plymouth State University 31st Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum in Plymouth, NH; Century Germany” at Exploring the Renaissance 2010: South-Central Renaissance Conference in Corpus Christi, TX; “The Peid Piper of Hamelin, the Transformation of the Guild System, and the Journeymen's Story-Telling,” at 17th Biennial New College Conference in Sarasota; “The Transformation of the 'Ghost Mass' Legend: Changing Contnuity and Boundaries between the Realms of the Living and the Dead” at 22nd Annual Stony Brook graduate English Conference in New York; “The Gingerbread house in 'Hansel and Gretel': Its Medieval Origin” at 31st Southwest/Texas popular Culture and American Culture Association Annual Meeting in Albuquerque.
Elizabeth Kuhl: “Judges and Courtiers: The Careers of Justices in the Early Eyre,” at the 45th Annual International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo.
Elizaabeth Stack: “Who's Ireland?” Elizabeth's paper was entitled An Irish Doctor's Experience 1853 diary of an Irish doctor., at the American Conference for Irish Studies Regionals at Grand Rapids, Michigan. October 2010.
Louie Dean Valencia-García: “Remembering the Liberal Era: The Legitimisation of Dissent Against the Francoist Regime” at Dissent: The First Annual University of Rochester History Conference in the University of Rochester; “The Dionysian Representation of Tadzio as a reflection of Aschenbach's Humanity in Death in Venice” at The Sex, Death and Boredom Graduate English Student Conference, Fordham University.
Darryl Brock: “Darwin and the Dragon: Evolution's Reception and Social Influence in China,” at British Council's Darwin's Living Legacy: An International Conference onEvolution and Society in Alexandria, Egypt; “Globalization, the West and China: Retropective and postmodern Legacy,” at the American Association for Chinese Studies in Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida; “Evolution's Influence on John Dewey and China,” at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pacific Division in San Francisco State University, California.
Christina Bruno: “The Virtue of Good Taste: The Legal Interpretation of Sumptuary Statutes in 15th-Century Italy” at the 44th International Conference on Medieval Studies at the University of Michigan (Kalamazoo), May 9, 2009.
Michael Conforti: “The Socratic Method as a Teaching Strategy in the College Classroom” at The Excellence in Teaching Colloquium on Classroom Practice. Collegeof Mount Saint Vincent. Riverdale. New York, January 15, 2009; “Searching for the Self in Strange Places: Privacy and the English Common Law in the 1760s, ” at the Thirteenth Annual James A. Barnes Club Conference in History, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “Searching for the Self in Strange Places: Privacy and the English common Law in the 1760s,” at the Thirteenth Annual James A. Barnes Club Conference in History at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “Cura Personalis in the University Setting: One Class at a Time.” Delivered at the Graduate Seminar in Jesuit Pedagogy, Fordham University, Bronx, New York, April 30, 2009.
Elizabeth Hardman: “De Verbis ad Verberis (From Words to Wounds): Criminous Clerics and Their Narrative Strategies in the Church Courts of Carpentras.” at the 44th Annual Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May, 2009.
Rudy Hartman: “Maimonides’ Rational political Model as Evidenced by His Views on Kingship and the Messiah-Keng in Mishneh Torah and guide of the Perplexed,” at the Medieval and Early modern World Beyond Boundaries Conference at California State university, Long Beach.
Elizabeth Keohane: “The Members of the Reformation Convocation: the Clergymen behind the Disputes) at “Re-thinking Politics in 16th Century England,” University of Warwick (UK), April 2009;
Ken Kurihara: “Wonder and Theologian: Christoph Irenaeus and His Works on Wunderzeichen”at the 13th James A. Barnes Club Conference at Temple University, Philadephia, March 2009.
Ken Kurihara: “The Pied piper of Hamlin in the 16th Century: Interactions between Confessional Struggles and Popular Legend” at 31st Annual Mid-America Conference on History in Oklahoma City.
John Lash: “Conciliation, Culture and Expansion in Tudor Ireland,” at the American Conference on Irish Studies, National University of Ireland Galway, June 10-13, 2009; “The King’s “Obedient” Subjects,” at “Rethinking Politics in Sixteenth Century England,” University of Warwick, England, April 15-17, 2009.
Esther Liberman-Cuenca: and Dev Bose presented a paper entitled “Buffy, Angel, and Complications of the Soul: Observations on Lineage, Colonial Identity, and Gender Roles,” at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association in New Orleans, April, 2009. She also gave a paper,“power, Penance, and Procedure: Sorcery trials in the Lower Church Courts of Late Medieval England,” at the International Medieval Congress at Leeds, UK.
Nicole Lopez-Jantzen: “Between East and West: King Aistulf’s conquest of Ravenna and vision of Lombard kingship, “ at the 2nd International Conference on Mediterranean Studies in Athens, Greece, April 2009; “Advantage or Disadvantage? Ravenna’s religious history and Lombard state building in the eighth century,” at the 44th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo, May 2009.
Megan Monahan: “Pop Goes Hawaii: U.S. Pop Culture, Gender & the Islands of Aloha” at Southwest Texas Popular/American Culture Association, Albuquerque, NM, February 2009.
Ken Mondshein: organizer of two sessions for the Association for Historical Fencing : I. “Can These Bones Cometo Life?: Insights from Reconstruction, Reenactment, and Re-creation;” II. “Chasing the Minute Hand: Transformations of Medieval Uses of and Thought on Time” for the 44th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 2009.
Kenneth Mondschein: “The Paris Manuscript of Fiore dei Liberi.” Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies Fifth Annual Conference on Swordsmanship, Amherst, MA, April 25, 2009; “Words and Swords: The Maître d’Escrime and the Creation of Bourgeois Masculinity,” at Unbecoming Masters, NYU Department of French graduate conference, New York, NY, March 27–28, 2009.
Niki Singh: “Dying to live, Autodestruction as a Means of Resistance in Not Either an Experimental Doll, Correspondences by Three South African Women” at Stony Brook University's Women and Gender Studies Conference, April 18, 2009; "French Experience and Exchange in the West Indies: The Life and Time of Martinique Sugar Planter, Pierre Dessalles" at 35 annual French Colonial Historical Society Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 28-30, 2009.
Kathryn Treadway: “In Chase of Virtue: Nobility and the Redemption of Aristocratic Hunting”at “Authority and the Book in Medieval Culture,” the 26th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference, Yale University, April 2009
Michael Conforti: “Constructing Knowledge for Visual Learners: Images and the Industrial Revolution” at the Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching, College of Mount Saint Vincent, January 2008; “Lord Mansfield, the Imperial Constitution and Campbell v. Hall,” at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, March 2008.
Heidi Febert: “Adorning All: Women and Metal Dress Accessories in Late Medieval England” at Plymouth State University's (NH) Medieval and Renaissance Forum, April, 2008.
Elizabeth Hardman: “Networks of Violence and Debt: Christians and Jews in the Diocese of Carpentras in the Fifteenth Century,” at the 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, May 2008.
Rochelle Haughton: History 'Presenter' for the web-based interactive educational project titled “History Detectives Lab” (HD Lab), a prototype project with Lion Television and the Corporation of Public Broadcasting, January-April 2008. She is also on an advisory panel and responded to history-related questions from about 150 students in participating schools.
Morgan Kay: “Prophecy and National Identity in Medieval Wales and Britain,” at the annual conference of the Medieval Academy of America, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, April 2008. She is also continuing work as Assistant Editor of the Online Medieval Sources Bibliography.
Elizabeth Keohane-Burbridge: “Defenders (of the Legislative Branch) of the Faith: The Medieval Clergymen of Convocation,” at the 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, May 2008.
Kirsti Norris, Kirsti: “Surviving the Stake: Routine Procedure in Lollard Prosecution,” at the Northeastern Conference for British Studies at Boston College, November, 2008.
John Lash: “A Crisis of Authority: the Geraldine League and “Surrender and Regrant” in Mid-Tudor Ireland,” New England Conference for British Studies, Boston College November 14-15, 2008; “The Origins of “Surrender and Regrant” in the MacGillapatrick Lordship,” Mid-Atlantic chapter of the American Conference for Irish Studies, LaGuardia Community College, New York, October 11, 2008.
Esther Liberman-Cuenca: “Speech, Fama, and Procedure in the Lower Ecclesiastical Courts of Late Medieval England,” at the North East Conference of British Studies, Boston College, November 2008.
Nicole Lopez-Jantzen: “The Coinage of Aistulf: An Imperial Program?” at the 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, May 2008.
Nathan Melson: “The Economy of Veneration: Bequests to Parochial Saints' Cults in Late Medieval Kent and Somerset,” at the 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, May 2008.
Melson, Nathan: “Commanding Spirits: Comparative Textual Analysis of Medieval Ritual Exorcism and Necromantic Invocation” at “The Devil in Society in the Pre-modern World Conference,” held at the University of Toronto, October, 2008..
Ken Mondschein: organizer of two sessions on: “Can These Bones Come to Life? Insights from Re-construction, Re-enactment, and Re-creation” at the 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, May 2008.
Samantha Sagui: "The English Drinking House: An Analysis of Medieval Drinking Spaces" to the Coming Together: Taverns, Leisure, and Public Gathering in the Middle Ages: 15th Annual Graduate Conference in Medieval Studies, Princeton University, March 2008; “To Have and to Hold: Crisis and Compromise in Marriage Disputes in the Lower Ecclesiastical Courts of Late Medieval England,” at the North East Conference of British Studies, Boston College, November 2008.
Kirsti Norris: “Surviving the Stake: Routine Procedure in Lollard Prosecution” at the North East Conference of British Studies, Boston College, November 2008.
Alison Clark: “Spaces and Relations: Female Hermits and Their Neighbors in Siena,” 53rd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Miami, March 2007.
Joanne Filippone Overty: “The Price of Books in England, 1300-1483,” at the Princeton University Center for the Book and Media’s Graduate Student Conference, January 2007. She also gave a gallery talk at the Hispanic Society of America.
Elizabeth Hardman: “Criminous Clerks of Carpentras,” at the NYC Medieval Studies Doctoral Consortium’s annual Graduate Student Colloquium, SUNY Stony-Brook, April 2007.
Esther Liberman-Cuenca: “Magic, Commerce, and Regicide: The Professional Sorcerer in Late Medieval England,” at the Medievalism Transformed Conference, University of Wales Bangor, June 2007.
Nicole Lopez-Jantzen: “The Yoke of Christianity: Changing Attitudes towards the Christianization of Pagans from Slavia to the Baltic,” at the 42nd International Congress of Medieval Studies, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, May 2007.
Ken Mondschein: “The Science of the Sword: Camillo Agrippa’s Trattato di Scienza d’Arme and the Intellectual Underpinnings of the Scientific Revolution, “ at the Renaissance Society of America conference, March 2007, and at the Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies, Amherst, April 2007. Organizer and presider of session: “Can These Bones Come to Life? Insights from Re-construction, Re-enactment, and Recreation.,” at the 42nd International Congress of Medieval Studies, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, May 2007.
Niki Singh: “Mass Appeal: The Highjacking of Dime Novel Medium to Counter U.S. Imperial Ideology in Cuba and the Philippines,” at the Stony Brook University conference on Dialogue and Borders: Rethinking Latin America and the Caribbean, 2007.
Rebecca Slitt: “Representations of Royal Friendship in Anglo-Norman England,” International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 2007.
Recent Job Placements
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Ryan Keating: appointed Assistant Professor of History at California State University San Bernardino