March 14th-15th, 2008
LOOKING BEYOND... Visions, Dreams and Insights in Medieval Art and History

Alison Beach,
College of William & Mary

Imagining Community: Visions and the Dead at Twelfth-Century Peterhausen

Hans Belting,
Hochschule fur Gestaltung, Karlsruhe

St. Francis and the Body as Image

Lisa Bitel,
University of Southern California

Scenes and Sites of Religious Visions in the Earliest Middle Ages

William Christian Jr.,
University of Southern California

Round Table Discussion

Luis Corteguera,
University of Kansas

Visions and the Soul’s Ascent to God in Spanish Mysticism

Michael Curschmann,
Princeton University


Richard Emmerson,
Florida State University

Visualizing the Visionary: John in his Apocalypse

Georgia Frank,
Colgate University

Death in the Flesh: Encountering Death Personified in the Middle Ages

Colum Hourihane,
Princeton University


Peter Jeffery,
Princeton University

A Faithful Witness in Heaven: Keeping Vigil with St. Apollinaris

Jacqueline Jung,
Yale University

The Tactile and the Visionary: Notes on the Place of Sculpture in the Medieval Religious Imaginary

Peter Klein,
University of Tübingen

Apocalyptic Visions and Marginal Images

AnneMarie Luijendijk,
Princeton University


Maria Mavroudi,
Princeton University


David Morgan,
Valparaiso University

Looking Beyond the Modern Bubble: Medieval Art and the Study of Modern Visual Culture.

Eric Palazzo,
University of Poitiers

Vision Experiences and the Liturgy in the Early Middle Ages

Glenn Peers,
University of Texas at Austin

Finding Faith Underground: Visions of the Forty Martyrs Oratory at Syracuse

Pamela Sheingorn,
City University of New York, Baruch College and The Graduate Center

“Ecce angelus Domini apparuit in somnis Ioseph”: Seeing the Dreams of Joseph the Carpenter

Ann Marie Yasin,
University of Southern California

Making Use of Paradise: Heavenly Visions and the Late Antique Commemorative Imagination

Nino Zchomelidse,
Princeton University

What to see? The Vision of God in some Medieval Images