The International Medieval Sermon Studies Society presents its 23rd Symposium on the subject of Preaching and Gender

Schedule of Presentations

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2022
Saturday, July 16th
9:00 AM

Bernard of Clairvaux and Meister Eckhart Preach Mary

Bernard McGinn

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

9:00 AM

10:30 AM

Contemporary Gender Theory: Implications for Medieval Sermon Studies

Christine Cooper-Rompato
Barbara Zimbalist

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

10:30 AM

1:30 PM

Models for Women in Late Medieval Preaching: The Italian Historiographical Perspective

Laura Gaffuri

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

1:30 PM

2:00 PM

Gendering Obedience in a Mudejar Hortatory Sermon Addressed to Women

Linda Gale Jones

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

2:00 PM

2:30 PM

Trans and Gender Issues in Jacobus de Voragine’s Sermones Aurei

Clovis Maillet

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

2:30 PM

3:30 PM

Preaching Without Notes: Franciscan Evangelization

Darleen Pryds

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

From Lectio Divina to Preaching the Word of Christ: The Images of Femininity in the ‘Sunday Sermons’ of St. Bonaventure

Helmut Flachenecker

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

4:00 PM

4:30 PM

Exemplo virtutis: Preaching and Clerical Masculinity in Tommaso da Pavia’s Dialogus de gestis sanctorum fratrum minorum

Edward J. Sutcliffe

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

4:30 PM

5:00 PM

Database of Lenten Sermons

Pietro Delcorno

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

5:00 PM

Marriage Counselling in the Sermons of Mikołaj of Błonie (c. 1400–pre 1448)

Lidia Grzybowska

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

5:00 PM

The Book of Tobit in Middle English Sermons: Sarah, Her Eight Husbands, and the Sin of Lust

Christine Cooper-Rompato

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

5:00 PM

The Invisible Woman and Other Tales from La Florida

Timothy J. Johnson
Agnieszka Johnson

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

5:00 PM

The Provisions of the Popular Hortatory Preacher (Zad al-wa‘iẓ)’: A New Source for the Study of Non-Liturgical Islamic Preaching in Christian-Ruled Spain

Linda Gale Jones

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

5:00 PM

Sunday, July 17th
9:30 AM

Gendered Language and Translation: The Case of Maurice de Sully’s Sermons

Beata Spieralska

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

9:30 AM

10:00 AM

Male Virginity, Female Identity: The Discourse in Early Dominican Sermons for Nuns

Hans-Jochen Schiewer

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Preaching for Women: Applying Eliana Corbari’s Vernacular Theology to Middle English Sermons

Beth Allison Barr

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

10:30 AM

11:30 AM

An Exhortatory Sermon for Observant Dominican Nuns: Geiler von Kaysersberg’s Sendtbrieff to the Penitents of St. Mary Magdalene at Freiburg im Breisgau

Merith Wüthrich

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

The Premonstratensians and the Virgins

Constanze Albers

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

12:00 PM

12:30 PM

Preaching Reform, Printing Continuity: Women and the Reformation in Early Modern Strasbourg

Katherine Goodwin

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

12:30 PM

2:00 PM

Queen Esther and Judith in Italian Sermons, Drama and Art

Nirit Ben-Aryeh Debby

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

2:00 PM

2:30 PM

‘Lacrimis lavit maculas criminis’: Mary Magdalen, Gender and Indirect Preaching in the Sermons of Federico Visconti, Archbishop of Pisa (1253– 1277)

Giuseppe Paternicò

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

2:30 PM

3:00 PM

A Chameleon Female Saint: Mary Magdalene’s Rhetorical functionale in Bohemian Good Friday Sermons from the Fourteenth Century

Olga Kalashnikova

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

3:00 PM

Monday, July 18th
11:30 AM

Challenging Boundaries: The Private and Public Discourse of Medieval and Early Modern Female Preachers

Carolyn Muessig

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

11:30 AM

1:30 PM

Subversion of Gendered Language and Meliora Spectacula in Augustine's Sermons on the Passion of Perpetua and Felicitas

W. Fiona Chen

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

1:30 PM

2:00 PM

Adultery and Crusade Preaching in the Shadow of 1187: A Case Study of Martin of León

Alexander Marx

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

2:00 PM

2:30 PM

Mates of Priests in the Archdiocese of Prague at the Turn of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries in Narrative and Administrative Sources

Zuzana Čermáková Lukšová

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

2:30 PM

Tuesday, July 19th
11:00 AM

Women’s Authorial Roles in Sermon Writing in the Late Medieval Low Countries

Patricia Stoop

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

The Impact of Preaching and Lack Thereof on the Writings of Medieval German Women Mystics

Debra Stoudt

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

The Order of the Visionary Sermon: The Liturgical Preaching of the Abbess Juana de la Cruz (1481–1534)

Pablo Garcia Acosta

University of St. Thomas, Iversen Center for Faith

12:00 PM