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2015 International Congress on Medieval Studies

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Location: Kalamazoo, MI

The IAS hosted three linked sessions and a reception on Friday, May 15, at the 2015 International Congress on Medieval Studies.

Italian Art Society Reception
Friday, May 15, 5:15 p.m.
Bernhard 213
Cash Bar

Sessions Sponsored by the Italian Art Society

Session Title: Civic Foundation Legends in Italian Art I: Rome and the City-Republics
Bernhard 210
Friday, May 15, 2015, 10:00-11:30 am
Organzier: Max Grossman, University of Texas at El Paso
Presider and Respondent: Judith Steinhoff, University of Houston
Speakers/Papers:
Catherine R. Carver, University of Michigan — Ann Arbor, "A City Divided: Geographic Hierarchy and Civic Identity in Late Medieval Rome"
Theresa Flanigan, The College of Saint Rose, "The Ponte Vecchio in Giovanni Villani’s History of Florence"
George Gorse, Pomona College, "Janus, John the Baptist, and Neptune: Foundation Myths in Medieval and Renaissance Genoa"

Session Title: Civic Foundation Legends in Italian Art II: The Southern Kingdom
Bernhard 210
Friday, May 15, 2015, 1:30-3:00 pm
Organizer: Max Grossman, University of Texas at El Paso
Presider: Nino Zchomelidse, Johns Hopkins University
Speakers/Papers:
Evanthia Baboula, University of Victoria, Canada, "A Phoenician Past for Norman Palermo"
Alexander Harper, Bryn Mawr College, "Angevin Cult or Cult of the Angevins? The Procession of the Santa Maria Patrona Statue in Lucera"
Tamara Morgenstern, Independent Scholar, "Imperial Fabrications: The Habsburgs in Messina and Palermo"

Session Title: Civic Foundation Legends in Italian Art III: Roundtable Discussion
Bernhard 210
Friday, May 15, 2015, 3:30-5:00 pm
Organizer: Max Grossman, University of Texas at El Paso
Presider: Carrie Beneš, New College of Florida
Speakers/Papers:
Max Grossman, University of Texas at El Paso
Judith Steinhoff, University of Houston
Nino Zchomelidse, Johns Hopkins University


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