March 16th and 17th, 2010
Insular and Anglo-Saxon, Art and Thought in the Early Medieval Period

Herbert Broderick,
Lehman College, CUNY

“The Veil of Moses as Exegetical Image in the Illustrated Old English Hexateuch”

Michelle P. Brown,
University of London

“Southumbrian Book Culture before Alfred: the Insular and Anglo-Saxon Interface”

Michael Curschmann,
Princeton University


William Diebold,
Reed College


Carol Farr,
Independent Scholar

“Vox ecclesiae: Performance and Insular Manuscript Art”

Peter Harbison,
Royal Irish Academy

“The Fate of Emperor Charles the Bald’s Carvers and the Creation of Ireland’s Scriptural High Crosses”

Colum Hourihane,
Princeton University


Lawrence Nees,
University of Delaware

“Recent Trends in Dating Works of Insular Art”

Nancy Netzer,
Boston College

“New Discoveries vs the Old Narrative for Insular Gospel Books”

Carol Neuman de Vegvar,
Ohio Wesleyan University

“Appropriating Victoria: Intercultural Transformations of a Visual Motif”

Eamonn O'Carragain,
Emeritus, University College Cork

“Local Theologies? Local Devotional Traditions? The Crosses of Kells and Monasterboice”

Neil Xavier O'Donoghue,
Redemptoris Mater Seminary

“The Eucharistic Chrismal in Pre-Norman Ireland”

Jennifer O'Reilly,
Emerita, University College Cork

“St John the Divine: Between Two Worlds”

Heather Pulliam,
Edinburgh University

“Lessons from Byzantium: Rethinking Insular Color”

Michael Ryan,
Chester Beatty Library /Discovery Programme

“Religious Metalwork in pre-Viking Ireland”

Ben C. Tilghman,
Walters Art Museum

“Writing in Tongues: Mixed Scripts and Style in Insular Art”

Martin Werner,
Emeritus, Temple University

“The Binding of the Stonyhurst Gospel of St. John and St. John”

Benjamin Withers,
University of Kentucky

“Satan's Mandorla: Translation, Transformation, and Interpretation in Late Anglo-Saxon England”