Conference Program Brochures

This listing is in reverse chronological order. Download PDF versions of our programs by clicking the conference title. The PDF will open in a new tab.

2017-18

June 1-2, 2018 – “First Do No Harm: On the Interplay of Folklore, Myth, and Medicine from the Ancient World to the Renaissance and Beyond”

May 4-5, 2018 – “Asclepius, the Paintbrush, and the Pen: Representations of Disease in Medieval and Early Modern European Art and Literature”

April 7. 2018 – “Enrique Octavo/Henry VIII (Calderon 1627): La Comedia y La Corona/A Spanish Play of Power”

March 8-11, 2018 – The 40th Annual UC Celtic Studies Conference & The Annual CSANA Meeting

February 16-18, 2018 – “Objects of Conversion in Early Modern Europe”

January 26-27, 2018 – “The Power of Arts, The Power of Fame: The Extraordinary Renaissance Court of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, Lord of Rimini”

January 12-13, 2018 – “Bodies and Maps: Personification of the Continents”

November 17-18, 2017 – “Sound and the Sacred”

October 27, 2017 – “Emerging Scholars Conference”

October 20-21, 2017 – “Dante and Modernity”

2016-17

June 3. 2017 – “Creature (Dis)comforts: On Human Thresholds from Classical Myth to Modern Day”

April 28-29, 2017 – “Making Worlds: Art, Materiality, and Early Modern Globalization”

April 21-22, 2017 – “The Comic Supernatural”

March 3-4, 2017 – CMRS/Getty Symposium
“The Ark After Noah: Beasts, Books, and Bodies of Knowledge”

January 27, 2017 – “Umberto Eco, the Middle Ages, and The Name of the Rose

January 20-21, 2017 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“‘My love is as a fever. . .’: Love Treatises in the Renaissance”

November 18, 2016 – “The Future Is Now: Art and Technology in the Renaissance and Beyond”

October 14-15, 2016 – “Boundaries in the Medieval and Wider World: a Conference in Honor of Paul Freedman”

August 22-24, 2016 – CMRS/Getty Symposium
“Dante and the Visual Arts” Summer Symposium“

2015-16

May 20-21, 2016 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“The Flow of Ideas: Leonardo and Water”

March 10-13, 2016 – 38th Annual UC Celtic Studies Conference

February 27-28, 2016 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“Medical Traditions for the 21st Century”

February 26, 2016 – “The Roman Inquisition in the Time of Galileo”

February 9, 2016 – CMRS/Getty Symposium
“East-West Relations in a Global Middle Ages”

November 20-21, 2015 – “Love and Death in the Renaissance Castle”

2014-2015

April 10-11, 2015 – “Re/Creations: Text and Performance in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

February 27-28, 2015 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“The Illustrated Body: Printing, Anatomy, and Art in the Renaissance”

February 13-14, 2015 – CMRS Shakespeare Symposium
“Touching Shakespeare: Proximity, Precarity, and Resilience in Renaissance Drama and Modern Life”

2013-2014

May 1-3, 2014 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference & CMRS/Getty Symposium
“Heaven and Earth: Perspectives on Greece’s Byzantium”

March 13-16, 2014 – 36th Annual University of California Celtic Studies Conference

February 7, 2014 – “Galileo Galilei: the Pendulum, the Pen, the Lute”

February 1-2, 2014 – CMRS/Getty Symposium
“Seeing and Reading in Twelfth-Century England”

January 24-25, 2014 – “Medieval and Renaissance Studies in the Twenty-first Century: an Anniversary Celebration”

November 15, 2013 – “Body and Soul, Image and Word: Emblems from the Renaissance to the Present”

2012-2013

May 17-18, 2013 – “From Earthly Pleasures to Princely Glories in the Medieval and Renaissance Worlds”

April 12-13, 2013 – CMRS/Getty Symposium
“Medievalism’s Manuscripts: the History of Medieval Manuscripts off the Shelf”

January 31-February 1, 2013 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean”

November 16, 2012 – “The Poetic Theology of Michael J. B. Allen”

2011-2012

June 1-2, 2012 – “Medieval (and Other) Myths of Love”

April 27-28, 2012 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“Nordic Mythologies: Interpretations, Intersections, and Institutions”

April 20-21, 2012 – “Women in Hell: Francesca da Rimini and Friends Between Sin, Virtue, and Heroism”

March 8-11, 2012 – 34th Annual Celtic Studies Conference / Annual Meeting of the Celtic Studies Association of North America

November 18, 2011 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“The Renaissance of the Passions”

November 6-7, 2011 – CMRS Shakespeare Symposium
“Shakespeare + Opera: Found in Translation?”

2010-2011

May 13-14, 2011 – CMRS Shakespeare Symposium
“Shakespeare’s Poetry and Poetics”

May 5-7, 2011 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“Viking Archaeology: The Mosfell Archaeological Project”

April 7-9, 2011 – “Dante in America”

February 3-4, 2011 – CMRS/GettySymposium
“The Future of the Past: History in the Medieval Francophone West”

December 2-3, 2010 – “Eastern/Western – Ancient/Medieval/Modern: New Approaches in Historiography”

November 18-19, 2010 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“Leone Ebreo and His Times”

October 29, 2010 – “Galileo in Hell: Galileo’s Measurements of Dante’s Inferno and the Beginning of Modern Science”

2009-2010

April 29-May 1, 2010 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“Synesthesia: Classics Beyond the Visual Paradigm”

March 4-7, 2010 – 32nd Annual University of California Celtic Studies Conference

November 6-7, 2009 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“Music and Technology of the Written Text: A New Codicology for the Middle Ages”

2008-2009

May 28-30, 2009 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“Mapping Medieval Geographies: Cartography and Geographical Thought in the Latin West and Beyond, 300-1600”

April 16-19, 2009 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“Writing Down the Myths: The Construction of Mythology in Classical and Medieval Tradition”

April 2-4, 2009 – “Courtly Conviviality and Gastronomy in Early Modern France and Italy: Society, Politics, and Aesthetics”

March 6-7, 2009 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“Medieval Sexuality”

February 26-28, 2009 – The Book of Royal Degrees and Russian Historical Consciousness”

February 5-7, 2009 – “Savage Words: Invective as a Literary Genre”

2007-2008

May 17, 2008 – CMRS Shakespeare Symposium
“Shakespeare’s Characters”

May 2-3, 2008 – “Processing Gender in Law and Other Literatures”

March 14-15, 2008 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“Lovesickness, Melancholy, and Nostalgia in Early Modern Europe”

March 6-9, 2008 – 30th Annual Celtic Studies Conference

January 25, 2008 – “Reading Chretien de Troyes (New Directions)”

January 18-19, 2008 – CMRS Ahmanson Conference
“The Foundations of Medieval Monasticism”

November 2-3, 2007 – “Thrice-Born Latinity”

October 5-7, 2007 – CMRS/Getty Symposium
“Medieval Manuscripts: Their Makers and Users”

2006-2007

May 5, 2007 – CMRS Shakespeare Symposium
“Shakespeare’s Couples, Shakespeare’s Couplings”

March 2-3, 2007 – Medieval Association of the Pacific

February 1-3, 2007 – “The Orsini: A Family of Roman Baroni in Context – Politics, Society, and Art”

January 26-27, 2007 – CMRS/Getty Conference
“Holy Image, Hallowed Ground: Icons from Sinai”

November 30- December 2, 2007 – The filigree hiding the gothic: The Malatesti – The Books, The Sword, The Women, and Their Popes”

2005-2006

May 25-27, 2006 – “Dante’s New Life in Twentieth-Century Literature: Modern Intertextual Interpretation of Dante”

May 13, 2006 – CMRS Shakespeare Symposium
“Shakespeare Interrupted: Revisiting ‘Problem’ Scenes in the Canon”

April 8, 2006 – “Byzantium on the West Coast”

March 16-19, 2006 – 28th Annual University of  California Celtic Studies Conference