1st-3rd Sep.: Spirituality, Liturgy, and Women in Late Medieval Female Convents

Synopsis. (GMT+2)

September 1st
14:00 Welcome and Introduction

15:00 Latin Learning, the Ordering of Knowledge and Liturgy
Eva Schlotheuber, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

16:30 Collective Performances of Compassion. Liturgy, Imagination and Emotion in Late Medieval Passion Sermons
Pietro Delcorno, Radboud University Nijmegen

Liturgical Cycle and Visionary Sermon in the work of Juana de la Cruz
Pablo Acosta-García, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

September 2nd
09:00 What exactly is Late Medieval Women’s Monasticism? Some Reflections on Definitions, Narratives, and Gendered Expectations
Steven Vanderputten, Ghent University

10:30 Sacred Art and Artistic Saint. How Liturgical Vestments Inspire Mystical Costumes
Racha Kirakosian, Albert-Ludwig-Universität Freiburg

Christ Child, Liturgy and Materiality. Two Examples from Southern Europe
Sergei Sancho, UC Louvain

14:00 Vision and Liturgy in Hildegard von Bingen
Victoria Cirlot, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

September 3rd
09:30 Liturgy and the Building of a Prophetic Female Voice. Juana de la Cruz’ Conorte
Maria del Mar Graña, Universidad Prontificia Comillas Madrid

Ecclesia, Synagoga, and the Feast of the Presentation of the Virgin in Papal Avignon
Miri Rubin, Mary University of London

11:00 Round-table and Discussion

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