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Cultural Transmission in Medieval East Asia: 

A Workshop on East Asian Medievality

22 October 2011, 9:00am-4:00pm

101 International Studies Bldg.

Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures


Zong-qi Cai (UIUC), “The Early Philosophical Discourse on Language and Reality and Lu Ji’s and Liu Xie’s Theories of Literary Creation.”

Hwisang Cho (Columbia Univ.), “The Expansion of Epistolary Space in Sixteenth-Century Korea.”

Naomi Fukumori (Ohio State Univ.), “The Kamo Festival: Reception and Transmission of Imperial Ritual in Heian-period Women-authored Texts”

Meow Hui Goh (Ohio State Univ.), “Old Wine in New Bottles: The Compositional Process in Early Medieval Chinese Literature.”

Alexander Mayer (UIUC), “Cultural Transmission: The Topology of Actor and Place in the Writings on Xuanzang’s Life.”

Brian Ruppert (UIUC), “The Monk Saisen (1025-1115) and the Creation of the Medieval Kobo Daishi (Kukai).”

Fall Symposium 2010
Saturday, 6 November 2010


Laura Whatley (UIUC/University of Tennessee at Knoxville), "Visualizing Jerusalem and Crusade in Medieval England"

Janet Marquardt (Eastern Illinois University), "From Early Christian to Neo-Romanesque: Finding Medieval Art in Ireland and France"

Martino Rossi Monti (Università degli Studi di Firenze), "Visions of Grace: The Legend of Saint Luke and Raphael's Dream"

Rachel Stocking (Southern Illinois University), "Braulio of Saragossa and Pope Honorius: Seventh-Century Iberian Anti-Judaism in a Mediterranean Context"

Valerie Garver (Northern Illinois University), "Gifts of Textiles and Clothing in the Carolingian World"

Megan McLaughlin (UIUC), "The Case Against Clerical Wives"

Stephen Jaeger (UIUC), "Alcuin and the Music of Friendship"

Carol Symes (UIUC), "Who Killed Greek Tragedy? The Myth of the Murderous Middle Ages"

Beth Williamson (University of Bristol), "Inner Senses and Outer Senses: Sound and Image"

Shawn Boyd (University of North Dakota), "What Stands Before Them (And Us)? Das Fremde and the Nibelungenlied"

Stephanie Clark (UIUC), "Theorizing Anglo-Saxon Prayer"

Donna Bussell (University of Illinois, Springfield), "Cicero, Aelred, and the Politics of Love in Clemence of Barking’s Catherine Legend"

Susan E. Deskis (Northern Illlinois University), "Alliterative Adaptations in Middle English Proverbs"

Martin Camargo (UIUC), "The Late Fourteenth-Century Renaissance of Anglo-Latin Rhetoric"

Twenty Years of American Medievalism:

A Symposium

Monday, October 6, 2008 - Levis Faculty Center 
Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - Illini Union (Room 406)
program [PDF, 269kb]

Translating the Middle Ages

Tuesday & Wednesday, October 28-29, 2008
Illini Union (Room 210)
webpagedescription [PDF, 85kb], program [PDF, 283kb]

Past Events Media

2008 - LAT 460 Festival of Medieval Latin (galleryvideos)
2008 - From Magnificat to Magnificence (gallery)
2008 - Late Antiquity in Illinois III (gallery)
2007 - Medieval Studies Program Reception (gallery)
2007 - Collections in Contexts (page)
2007 - Timaeus Conference (pagegallery)
2006 - Dulcitius (play performed by LAT 460) (gallery)
2005 - Mellon Fellow Lectures - Mary Carruthers (gallery)
2005 - Fall Conference - Mary Carruthers (gallery)
2004 - Medieval Seminar Trip (gallery)
Other Lecture Programs (gallery)

Past Events Lists

Fall 2014

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Fall 2013

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Fall 2012

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Fall 2011

Spring 2011

2008/2009 Events [PDF, 62kb]
2007/2008 Events [PDF, 133kb]
2006/2007 Events [PDF, 59kb]
2005/2006 Events [PDF, 68kb]
2004/2005 Events [PDF, 75kb]

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