March 19th and 20th, 2009
Gothic-Art & Thought in the Middle Ages: A Conference in Honor of Willibald Sauerländer

Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras,
University of Santiago de Compostela

De pulchro et apto: Aesthetic Notions and Artistic Practices in Thirteenth Century Gothic

Peter Barnet,
Metropolitan Museum of Art


Barbara Drake Boehm,
Cloisters Museum, New York

Goldsmiths' Work in the St. Vitus Treasury in Prague and its International Relations

Michelle Brown,
School of Advanced Study, Institute of English Studies, University of London

Goths at the Gates: What does 'Gothic' mean in the Context of the Medieval Book?

Caroline Bruzelius,
Art, Art History and Visual Studies, Duke University

From Imperium to Commune: The Revival of Monumental Sculpture in Gothic Italy

Madeline Caviness Emerita, Tufts University

Gothic Glass Paintings: The Struggle for Survival

Danielle Gaborit Chopin
Emerita, Musée du Louvre

Gothic Ivories : Realities and Prospects

Michael Curschmann,
Princeton University


Colum Hourihane,
Director, Index of Christian Art, Princeton University

Welcome, Moderator

Eberhard König,
Art History Department, Freie Universität, Berlin

Pictorial invention versus a Canon of Typology --- Late Gothic Changes

Charles T. Little
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Homage to Willibald Sauerländer

Richard Marks,
Emeritus, York University

The Englishness of English Gothic Art?

Stephen Murray,
Columbia University, New York

Narrating Gothic

Amy Neff,
Art History Department, University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Compassion, Instruction, and Prayer: The Franciscan Wedding at Cana, ca. 1300

Bernd Nicolai,
Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Bern

Transformation and Innovation of Rising Gothic in the Northern Holy Roman Empire 1200-1300 - Recent Approaches with a case-study on Magdeburg Cathedral.

Nina Rowe,
Department of Art History & Music, Fordham University

Antique Formulas and Contemporary Concerns: Ecclesia and Synagoga in the Thirteenth Century

Lucy Freeman Sandler,
Emerita, New York University

One Hundred and Fifty Years of Study of the Illuminated Book in England: The Bohun Manuscripts from the Nineteenth Century to the Present

Dany Sandron,
Université Paris-Sorbonne

The Cathedral Façade : Monumental Sculpture in Context from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Centuries

Willibald Sauerländer,
Emeritus, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich

Gothic - The Great Dream of an Unclassical Style

Alison Stones,
Pittsburgh University


Elizabeth Taburet,
Delahaye, Musée de Cluny, Paris

Lets Talk About Gothic Limoges

Katherine H. Tachau,
Department of History, University of Iowa

What has Gothic to do with Scholasticism?

Giuseppa Zanichelli,
Università degli Studi di Salerno

The Historiography of Italian Gothic Manuscripts