Archive of Past SSCLE Sessions at Kalamazoo

2015

The Crusades 
Sponsor: Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East (SSCLE)
Organizer: James Naus
Presider: James Naus, Oakland Univ.
Munasafat/Jointly-held Lands in the Thirteenth-Century Latin East
Ann E. Zimo, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
How to Recover the Holy Land: The example of the Via ad Terram Sanctam and the Memoria
Cornel Bontea, University of Montreal
Troubling Crusade: The Vlachs as Saracens in the Chronicle of Robert de Clari
Florin Curta, University of Florida
El Cid's Crusade Alliance with Pope Urban II
Paul E. Chevedden, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA

2014

The Crusades (Session 173 - May 9, 2014 at 10:00 am in Hadley 102)
Sponsor: Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East (SSCLE)
Organizer: James Naus
Presider: James Naus, Oakland Univ.
King Louis IX of France's Second Crusade: The View from Tunis (UNDELIVERED - DID NOT ATTEND)
Michael Lower, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Take and Hold: Fernando III of Castile's Crusades against Quesada and Cordoba and His Ensuing Land Grants
James E. Dory-Garduno, Independent Scholar
Arab Memory of the Crusades: Localized Perceptions and National Considerations (UNDELIVERED - DID NOT ATTEND)
Christopher Ohan, American University of Kuwait

2013

The Crusades I (Session 250 - May 10, 2013 at 1:30 pm in Fetzer 1005)
Sponsor: Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East (SSCLE)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Jon Porter, Butler University
Gesta Francorum, Historia Iherosolimitana, and the Chansons de GesteStefan Vander Elst, University of San Diego
Narratives of “Othering”?  Historiographical Approaches to Latin Chronicles of the First CrusadeKristin Skottki, Rostock University
Why Did Eastern Saints Help Crusaders in the Battle of Antioch in 1098?: Saints Cults and the Struggle for Power between the Normans and the Byzantines Elizabeth Lapina, University of Kent

The Crusades II (Session 311 - May 10, 2013 at 3:30 pm in Fetzer 1045)
Sponsor: Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East (SSCLE)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Thomas F. Madden
Komnenoi, Hohenstaufen, and the Geopolitics of the Medieval MediterraneanJason T. Roche, Manchester Metropolitan University
Adventures in BN Lat 14470: Reconsidering the Preaching of the Fifth CrusadeJessalynn Bird, Independent Scholar
The Establishment of  the Benedictines in the Greco-Latin East during the Later Middle Ages: Toward Constructing a TypologyMarina Koumanoudi, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece

SSCLE Dinner: May 10, 2013 at 6:30 pm in Bernhard President's Dining Room

2012

Studies in Memory of James M. Powell I (Session 246 - May 11, 2012 at 1:30 pm in Fetzer 1010)
Sponsor: Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East (SSCLE)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Charles W. Connell, Northern Arizona Univ.
Monks at War: Crusading through Prayer - M. Cecilia Gaposchkin, Dartmouth College
Preaching the Fifth Crusade: The Sermons of BnF nouv. acq. lat. 999 - Jessalynn Bird, Independent Scholar
Vernacular Lyrics as a Source for Crusading History: Olivier lo Templier and the Crusade of James I of Aragon - Linda M. Paterson, Univ. of Warwick
 
Studies in Memory of James M. Powell II (Session 300 - May 11, 2012 at 3:30 pm in Fetzer 1010)
Sponsor: Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East (SSCLE)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Thomas F. Madden
Innocent III and the Beginning of the Fourth Crusade - Edward Peters, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Innocent III and the Church in the East - Kenneth Scott Parker, Royal Holloway, Univ. of London / Johannes Gutenberg-Univ. Mainz
From Dover to Damietta: Former Brabancons and Flemish Mercenaries in the Fifth Crusade - Brenda Bolton, Univ. of London

SSCLE Dinner: May 11, 2012 at 6:30 pm in Bernhard President's Dining Room


2011

The Crusades I: The Papacy and the Crusades (Session 225 – May 13, 2011 at 10:00 am in Bernhard 210)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Damian J. Smith, St. Louis Univ.
The Development of the Papal Crusade Blessing - M. Cecilia Gaposchkin, Dartmouth College
The Papacy, Crusading, and the Jews in the Central Middle Ages - Rebecca Rist, Univ. of Reading
The Papal Employment of Embargo: A Footnote to Crusade? - Stefan Stantchev, Arizona State Univ.

The Crusades II: Islamic Perspectives (Session 397 – May 14, 2011 at 10:00 am in Bernhard 210)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Jon Porter, Butler Univ.
New Thoughts on the Assassins of Syria - Carole Hillenbrand, Univ. of Edinburgh
"The Most Learned Prince": Late Ayyubid Ideas on Pious Warfare - Uri Z. Shachar, Univ. of Chicago
The Tunisian Tribute in Law and Diplomacy - Michael Lower, Univ. of Minnesota-Twin Cities

The Crusades III: Memory and Traditions (Session 542 – May 15, 2011 at 8:30 am in Bernhard 208)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Paul F. Crawford, California Univ. of Pennsylvania
An Anti-national Richard Coeur de Lion: Associational Forms and the Crusading Romance - Lee Manion, Stern College for Women / Yeshiva Univ.
Competing Narratives of the Fourth Crusade in Late Medieval Venice - Thomas F. Madden
The Emperor's Musician Learns Latin 'Polyphony': - Spyridon Antonopoulos, City Univ. London

SSCLE Dinner: May 13, 2011 at 6:30 pm in Bernhard President's Dining Room


2010

The Crusades I (Session 208 – May 14, 2010 at 10:00 am in Fetzer 1035)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Thomas F. Madden
From Iqtac to Feudalism in the Holy Land, or, Was It the Other Way Around? Transfer and Implementation of Institutions and Property Rights in the Holy Land: The Long View - Maya Shatzmiller, Univ. of Western Ontario
In the Shadow of Zengi: Diplomatic Relations between Damscus and the Crusader States during the Reign of King Fulk of Jerusalem - Basit Hammad Qureshi, Univ. of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Diplomacy in an Age of Crusading: Papal Correspondence with the Islamic World (ca.1200-1300) - Brett E. Whalen, Univ. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

The Crusades II (Session 269 – May 14, 2010 at 1:30 pm in Fetzer 1035)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: M. Cecilia Gaposchkin, Dartmouth College
The Bishop's Lady: Adhemar of Le Puy and the Promotion of the Cult of the Virgin Mary during the First Crusade - Vincent T. Ryan, St. Louis Univ.
William of Malmesbury and the Long Crusade - Jace Stuckey, Louisiana Tech Univ.
From Liminality to Centrality: The Reconstruction of Jerusalem as Sacred Space in the Crusade Era - Charles W. Connell, Northern Arizona Univ.

The Crusades III (Session 336 – May 14, 2010 at 3:30 pm in Fetzer 1035)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Jon Porter, Butler Univ.
Righting Ancient Wrongs: A Chapter in the Prehistory of the Crusades - Burnam W. Reynolds, Asbury Univ.
The Popular Origins of Crusades against Heretical Christians: Erlembald Cotta and the Holy War of the Pataria - John A. Dempsey, Westfield State College
The Status of Burgesses under Secular and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in the Kingdom of Cyprus (Fourteenth to Sixteenth Centuries) - Marwan Nader, Independent Scholar

SSCLE Dinner: May 14, 2010 at 6:30 pm in Bernhard President's Dining Room


2009

The Crusades I (Session 339 – May 8, 2009 at 3:30 pm in Fetzer 2016)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Thomas F. Madden
John of Salerno: Care of Body and Soul in Crusade Preaching - Brenda M. Bolton, Univ. of London
The 'Crusade' of Walter of Brienne - Daniel Webb, St. Louis Univ.
The Transit of Crusade Ideology across the Atlantic: The Cult of Santiago Matamoros in Sixteenth-Century Mexico - Alfred J. Andrea, Univ. of Vermont

The Crusades II (Session 462 – May 9, 2009 at 1:30 pm in Schneider 1140)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Jon Porter, Butler Univ.
The Crusades and the Franks in Eastern Eyes: Constantine Returned or the End of the World? - Christopher MacEvitt, Dartmouth College
The Choices of Women: Female Captives in the Holy Land - Melissa MacSweyn - Univ. of Waterloo
Emblems of Jerusalem: A Crusader Relief in a Mamluk Religious Structure - Cathleen A. Fleck, Washington Univ. in St. Louis

The Crusades III (Session 520 – May 9, 2009 at 3:30 pm in Schneider 1140)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Charles W. Connell, Northern Arizona Univ.
"Mixing Memory and Desire": Themes of Crusading and Recovery in the Alliterative Morte Arthure - Leila K. Norako, Univ. of Rochester
How Did the Templars See Themselves? An Investigation into Templar Collective Identity and Self-Image through Their Visual Expressions - April Jehan Morris, Univ. of Texas–Austin
Remembering the Holy Land: The Formation of Templar Identity in the County of Champagne - Michael Peixoto, New York Univ.

SSCLE Dinner: May 8, 2009 at 6:30 pm in Bernhard President's Dining Room


2008

The Crusades I (Session 381 – May 10, 2008 at 10:00 am in Schneider 1140)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Giles E. M. Gasper, Durham Univ.
The Excommunication of the Venetians on the Fourth Crusade - Thomas F. Madden
John Pecham on the Crusade - William Chester Jordan, Princeton Univ.
Conversion, Crusading, and Tunisian Diplomacy, ca. 1235-1318 - Michael Lower, Univ. of Minnesota-Twin Cities

The Crusades II (Session 435 – May 10, 2008 at 1:30 pm in Schneider 1160)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Jon Porter, Butler Univ.
Towards an Understanding of the Social Landscape of the Crusader States: The Language of Identity in William of Tyre's Chronicon - Ann Zimo, Independent Scholar
Albert of Aachen and the "Chanson de Jérusalem" - Filippo Andrei, Univ. of California-Berkeley (UNDELIVERED - DID NOT ATTEND)
Armenian Princesses at the Head of Latin States - Claude Mutfian, Univ. Paris XIII-Viletaneuse (UNDELIVERED - DID NOT ATTEND)

The Crusades III (Session 487 – May 10, 2008 at 3:30 pm in Schneider 1155)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Paul Crawford, California Univ. of Pennsylvania
Crusaders as Conquerors - John France, Swansea Univ.
When Constantinople Didn't Fall: Marshall Boucicaut's Expedition of 1399 - Anne Romine, St. Louis Univ.
Mary Depuis and Jacques de Bourbon: Soldier-Eyewitnesses to the Sieges of Rhodes in 1480 and 1522 - Kelly DeVries, Loyola College in Maryland


2007

The Crusades I (Session 409 – May 12, 2007 at 10:00 am in Schneider 1130)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Laurence W. Marvin, Berry College
The Legends of Charlemagne and the Last Emperor before the First Crusade: Preliminary Thoughts - Matthew Gabriele, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ.
Children on the First Crusade - Sini Kangas, Univ. of Helsinki
The Failure of Propaganda on Behalf of a Crusade against the Mongols - Charles W. Connell, Northern Arizona Univ.

The Crusades II (Session 463 – May 12, 2007 at 1:30 pm in Fetzer 1060)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: James D. Ryan, CUNY
New Perspectives on Liturgy and Greco-Latin Relations in the Early Latin Empire of Constantinople - Brendan McGuire, St. Louis Univ.
A Perplexing Hoard of Lusignan Coins from Polis, Cyprus - Alan M. Stahl, Princeton Univ.
Crusade, Hybridity, and National Identity: Leontios Makhairas and the Feudal Order in Late Medieval Cyprus - Kiril Petkov, Univ. of Wisconsin-River Falls

The Crusades III (Session 529 – May 12, 2007 at 3:30 pm in Schneider 1130)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Thomas F. Madden
Crosses in the Sky and Heavenly Knights: Ourique, 1139, and Tallinn, 1219 - Kurt Villads Jensen, Syddansk Univ.
Cardinal Hyacinth, the Almohads, and the Canonization of San Rosendo - Damian J. Smith, St. Louis Univ.
Saint Louis of France as a Suffering Saint: Crusades, Passion, and Martyrdom in the Sanctification of Louis IX - M. Cecilia Gaposchkin, Dartmouth College


2006

The Crusades I (Session 43 – May 4, 2006 at 10:00 am in Bernhard 213)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: James M. Powell, Syracuse Univ.
The Italian Maritime States: Naval Crusading as a State Enterprise, 1095-1124 - J. Mark Nicovich, William Carey College
Eurasian Artistic Contacts: Crusaders, Mamluks, Mongols - Jaroslav Folda, Univ. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Hybrid Devotion: The Melisende Psalter's Latin Prayers and Byzantine Icons - Naomi Ruth Pitamber, Univ. of Texas-San Antonio

The Crusades II (Session 69 – May 4, 2006 at 1:30 pm in Valley II 205)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Thomas F. Madden
Marian Patronage during the Fourth Crusade - Vincent Ryan, St. Louis Univ.
The Division of Relics after the Fourth Crusade: The Role of Tradition, Patronage, and Sticky Fingers - David Perry, St. Olaf College
The Aborted Crusade of 1452-53 to Rescue Constantinople from the Turks - Walter K. Hanak, Shepherd Univ.

The Crusades III (Session 127 – May 4, 2006 at 3:30 pm in Valley II 205)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Michael Lower, Univ. of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Sworn Association: Knightly Military Behavior on and off Crusade - Craig M. Nakashian, Univ. of Rochester
Agent of the King? Romeus de Brugaria and the Templars - Paul Crawford, Alma College
Templar Liturgy in Acre: A Proper Office for Saint Bernard - Sebastian Salvado, Stanford Univ.


2005

The Crusades I (Session 55 – May 5, 2005 at 10:00 am in Sangren 2304)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Thomas F. Madden
The Problem of Prostitution on the First Crusade - Alan V. Murray, Institute for Medieval Studies, Univ. of Leeds
The Relic of the Holy Lance of Antioch: Power and Faith in the First Crusade - Thomas Asbridge, Queen Mary, Univ of London (UNDELIVERED - DID NOT ATTEND)
Crusade Memory and Memorabilia: Traditions and Objects Associated with the First Crusader Fouffier of Lastours in Twelfth-Century Limousin - Nicholas L. Paul, Univ. of Cambridge

The Crusades II (Session 114 – May 5, 2005 at 1:30 pm in Sangren 2304)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: John E. Dotson, Southern Illinois Univ.-Carbondale
What Hath Iberia to Do with Jerusalem? Reconquest, Crusade, and the Spanish Way in the Twelfth Century - Patrick O'Banion, St. Louis Univ.
Richard de Lucy: Justiciar, General... Crusader? - John D. Hosler, Univ. of Deleward
Arab Perspectives on the Fourth Crusade - William J. Hamblin, Brigham Young Univ.

The Crusades III (Session 173 – May 5, 2006 at 3:30 pm in Sangren 2304)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Alred J. Andrea, Univ. of Vermont
The Western Way of War: A Reassessment - John France, Univ. of Wales, Swansea
Respondent 1: Alfred J. Andrea
Respondent 2: Bernard S. Bachrach, Univ. of Minnesota-Twin Cities


2004

Crusades and Crusaders (Session 228 – May 7, 2004 at 10:00 am in Bernhard 210)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: James A. Brundage, Univ. of Kansas
The Lure of the Orient: Sexual Propaganda during the Crusades - Andrew P. Holt, Univ. of North Florida
Hungary and the Latin Empire - Michael Lower, Univ of Minnesota-Twin Cities
The Kykkotissa Madonna and Its Perception in Italy - Garyfallia Kouneni, Univ. of St. Andrews

Preaching, Conversion, and the Crusades (Session 277 – May 7, 2004 at 1:30 pm in Schneider 1155)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Jessalyn Bird, Northwestern Univ.
The Conversion Policies of the First Crusade - Sini Kangas, Helingin Yliopisto
"Ad Vindicandam Crucis Iniuriam": Devotion to the Cross and Crusade Preaching - C. Matthew Phillips, St. Louis Univ.
Sinful Knights in Crusade Preaching and Vernacular Romances - Ewa Slojika, Harvard Univ.

The Fourth Crusade and the Conquest of Constantinople: 1204-2004 (Session 338 – May 7, 2004 at 3:30 pm in Schneider 1155)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: James M. Powell, Syracuse Univ.
What Remains to Be Said about Relic Thievery and the Fourth Crusade? - Alfred J. Andrea, Univ. of Vermont
Latin Christian Identity and Salvation History: Pope Innocent III's Joachite Exegesis of 1204 - Brett E. Whalen, Stanford Univ.
The Fourth Crusade and the Holy Land - Vincent Ryan, St. Louis Univ.


2003

Crusades and Crusaders I (Session 56 – May 8, 2003 at 10:00 am in Sangren 2212)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: Alfred J. Andrea, Univ. of Vermont
Families and Recruitment to the Order of the Temple in Languedoc in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries - Jochen G. Schenk, Univ. of Cambridge
Returning Crusaders and Twelfth-Century Expressions of Knightly Piety - Theodore D. Petro, Univ. of Cincinnati
The Development of the Concept of Crusading as an Act of Vengeance in Early Twelfth-Century Crsuading Literature - Susanna A. Throop, Univ. of Cambridge

Crusades and Crusaders II (Session 174 – May 8, 2003 at 3:30 pm in Sangren 2204)
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.
Presider: James M. Powell, Syracuse Univ.
The Role of the Crusades in the Sanctification of Louis IX - M. Cecilia Gaposchkin, Dartmouth College.
Indidels, Heretics, or Allies? Oliver of Paderborn's and Jacques de Vitry's Perceptions of Eastern Christians and Islam - Jessalyn Bird, Northwestern Univ.
"People of Every Age, Sex, Condition, and Strength": Gregory IX's Use of Vow Redemption - Michael Lower, Univ. of Minnesota-Twin Cities


2002

Crusades and Crusaders I (Session 113 – May 2, 2002 at 1:30 pm in Bernhard 113)
Organizer: James A. Brundage, Univ. of Kansas
Presider: James A. Brundage
The Apocalyptic Dimension of Crusading Passions - Richard Landes, Boston Univ.
Were the Templars Unimaginative? Attempts to Recover the Holy Land, 1300-1302 - Paul Crawford, Alma College
War, Penance, and the First Crusade: Dealing with a Tyrannical Construct - Janus Moller Jensen, Univ. of Copenhagen

Crusades and Crusaders II (Session 174 – May 2, 2002 at 3:30 pm in Bernhard 205)
Organizer: James A. Brundage, Univ. of Kansas
Presider: James A. Brundage
Charlemagne and the First Crusade - Jace Stuckey, Univ. of Florida
Crusading as Heresy: Vladimiri's Critique of the Teutonic Knights at the Council of Constance, 1415-1417 - Timothy M. Brennan, Univ. of Kansas
Food and the Fourth Crusade - Thomas F. Madden, St. Louis Univ.


2001

Crusades and Crusaders I (Session 287 – May 4, 2001 at 1:30 pm in Schneider 1225)
Organizer: James A. Brundage, Univ. of Kansas
Presider: William Chester Jordan, Princeton Univ.
Paradigm Lost: Carl Erdmann and the Invention of the Un-Crusade - Paul E. Chevedden, Central Washington Univ.
Fighting the Enemies of Christ: The Crusades in Spain - Theresa M. Vann, Hill Monastic Manuscript Library
Respondent: William Chester Jordan

Crusades and Crusaders II (Session 341 – May 4, 2001 at 3:30 pm in Schneider 1220)
Organizer: James A. Brundage, Univ. of Kansas
Presider: James A. Brundage
Half-Hearted Crusader: The Strange Tale of William the Carpenter - Michael Bardot, St. Louis Univ.
Biography of a Danish Crusader: The Case of Dominus Alexander - N. H. Holmqvist-Larsen, Ministry of Labor, Copenhagen
Why Did Richard the Lionheart Go on Crusade? - Cynthia Resor, Univ. of Kentucky


2000

Crusades and Crusaders I (Session 84– May 4, 2000 at 1:30 pm in Schneider 1120)
Organizer: James A. Brundage, Univ. of Kansas
Presider: James A. Brundage
Innocent III and Papal Recognition of the New East as Christ's Patrimony - Suzann Gallagher, Univ. of Notre Dame
The Albigensian Crusade and the Forty-Day Vow - Jennifer A. Price, Univ. of Washington
The Templar of Tyre - Paul Crawford, Univ. of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Crusades and Crusaders II (Session 139 – May 4, 2000 at 3:30 pm in Schneider 1120)
Organizer: James A. Brundage, Univ. of Kansas
Presider: James A. Brundage
The Invention of the Counterweight Trebuchet: A Study in Cultural Diffusion - Paul A. Chevedden, Inst. of Medieval Mediterranean Spain
Visualizing the Crusades: The Collaboration of a Sculptor and an Historian - Alfred J. Andrea and Steven Pastner, Univ. of Vermont
The Battle of Lake Chud or the "Ice Massacre" (April 5, 1242): The Russian and German Historiography - Kevin M. Kain, Western Michigan Univ.


1999

Crusades and Crusaders I (Session 19 – May 6, 1999 at 10:00 am in Valley I 100)
Organizer: James A. Brundage, Univ. of Kansas
Presider: James M. Powell, Syracuse Univ.
The Business of Crusading: Hanseatic Involvement in the Baltic Crusade - Mark Munzinger, Univ. of Kansas
The Impact of the Albigensian Crusade upon Catharism - Malcolm Barber, Univ. of Reading, and National Humanities Center, North Carolina
Commentator: James A. Brundage

Crusades and Crusaders II (Session 64 – May 6, 1999 at 1:30 pm in Valley 1 100)
Organizer: James A. Brundage, Univ. of Kansas
Presider: James A. Brundage
Petrarch as Crusade Commentator - Nancy Bisaha, Vasser College
Fiction, Function,and Furta Sacra: Abbot Martin of Pairis and the Historia Constantinopolitana - Jennifer L. Welsh, Cornell Univ.
Commentator: James M. Powell, Syracuse Univ.


1998

Crusades and Crusaders I (Session 320 – May 9, 1998 at 10:00 am in Valley I 100)
Organizer: James A. Brundage, Univ. of Kansas
Presider: James M. Powell, Syracuse Univ.
History, Memory, and Law: Recreating the Past in the Crusader Kingdoms - Sarah Lambert, Univ. of London
The Morality of the Crusades - Michael Markowski, Westminster College of Salt Lake City
The Crusaders between Orient and Occident: Success and Failure - Ralph-Johannes Lilie, Brandenbugische Akademie der Wissenshaften

Crusades and Crusaders II (Session 374 – May 9, 1998 at 1:30 pm in Valley I 100)
Organizer: James A. Brundage, Univ. of Kansas
Presider: James A. Brundage
The Artifice of War: Investigating Intrigues of the Third Crusade - Dana Cushing, North York, Ontario
Social Concerns in Les Chétifs: The Ordeal of a Crusader Knight - Nicole Avallone, South Dakota State Univ.
Overwhelmed by Literal Fulfillments: The Latin Monastic Responses to the Crusaders' Conquest of Jerusalem - Scott Wells, New York Univ.

Crusades and Crusaders III (Session 428 – May 9, 1998 at 3:30 pm in Valley I 100)
Organizer: James A. Brundage, Univ. of Kansas
Presider: George Beech, Western Michigan Univ.
Mission to the Heathen in Prussia and the Baltic: The Attitude of the Military Orders toward Christianization - Marie-Luise Favreau-Lilie, Freie Univ. Berlin
The Foxes and the Vineyard: Anti-Heresy Preaching and Crusade Recruiting by the Circle of Peter the Chanter - Jessalyn Bird, Queen's College, Oxford
The Post-Crusade Career of Bohemund of Taranto - Heinz Kattenfeld, Univ. of Kansas

Business Meeting: May 9, 1998 at 12:00 Noon in Valley I 100.


1997

New Developments in Crusade History I (Session 4 – May 8, 1997 at 10:00 am in Room 302)
Organizer: Christoph T. Maier, University of Zurich
Presider: Christoph T. Maier
The Passion of the Lord, the Crusade and Local History: A New Reading of the St. Nectaire Choir Capitals - Avital Heyman, Tel Aviv University
The Idea of Crusading in the Eleventh-Century Italy: Bonizo of Sutri and the Liber Ad Amicum - John A. Dempsey, Boston University
Catalonia, the Crusades and the Latin East - Nikolas Jaspert, Freie Universitat Berlin

New Developments in Crusade History II (Session 45– May 8, 1997 at 1:30 pm in Room 303)
Organizer: Christoph T. Maier, University of Zurich
Presider: George Beech, Western Michigan University
Public Display and Ritual in the Second Crusade - Jonathan Phillips, University of London
Which Way to Tackle the Gordian Knot: Some Observations on the Constitutional Crisis in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem in the Second Quarter of the 12th Century - Martin Hoch, University of Duisburg
Constructing a "Royal Family" in the Kingdom of Jerusalem - Deborah Gerish, University of California-Santa Barbara

New Developments in Crusade History III (Session 88 – May 8, 1997 at 3:30 pm in Room 303)
Organizer: Christoph T. Maier, University of Zurich
Presider: James D. Ryan, City University of New York
Margaret of Beverly: Not a Crusading Saint? - Sarah Lambert, University of London
Crusader Coin Hoards and Their Historical Implications - Robert Kool, Israel Antiquities Authority
The Importance of Instrumenta Domestica from Crusader Castles - John Rosser, Boston College

New Developments in Crusade History IV (Session 131 – May 9, 1997 at 10:00 am in Room 303)
Organizer: Christoph T. Maier, University of Zurich
Presider: James M. Powell, Syracuse University
Trial by Fire: The Case of the Fourth Crusade - Christopher G. Libertini, Bentley College
Keeping the Troops in Line: Preaching to Crusaders During the Campaign of the Fifth Crusade - Jessalynn Lea Bird, Queens' College-Oxford
The Papacy and the Barons' Crusade of 1239 - Michael Lower, Peterhouse College-Cambridge

Business Meeting: May 9, 1997 at 12:00 Noon in Room 303.


1994-1996 No Sessions


1993

The Crusades and Literature (Session 257 – May 8, 1993 at 10:00 am in Haworth 1455)
Organizer: Robert Francis Cook, University of Virginia
Presider: Robert Francis Cook
Philippe de Mézières's Chevalerie de la Passion de Jhesu Crist - Joan B. Williamson, Long Island University
Seeking a Bride in the East: Transformed Tradition in the German Crusade Narratives - Maria Dobozy, University of Utah
The Engances Godefroi as Genealogy - Emanuel J. Mickel, Indiana University


1991-1992 No Sessions


1990

Saint Bernard and the Crusades I: St. Bernard and the Military Orders (Session 138 – May 11, 1990 at 10:00 am in Room 1045)
Organizer: Jaroslav Folda, University of North Caroline-Chapel Hill
Presider: Giles Constable, Institute for Advanced Study-Princeton
The Bernardine Vision of Chivalry - Aryeh Grabois, University of Haifa
St. Bernard's Contribution to the Beginning of the Military Orders - Kaspar Elm, Freie Universitat Berlin
The Origin of the Order of the Templars, St. Bernard, Citeaux - Marie-Luise Bulst, Heidelberg, West Germany
St. Bernard and the Templars - Malcolm Barber, Reading University

Saint Bernard and the Crusades II (Session 174– May 11, 1990 at 1:30 pm in Room 1045)
Organizer: Jaroslav Folda, University of North Caroline-Chapel Hill
Presider: Jean Richard, University of Dijon
The Origins of the Second Crusade: Pope Eugene III, Bernard of Clairvaux, and Louis VII of France - John Gordon Rowe, University of Western Ontario
St. Bernard and the Jurists - James A. Brundage, University of Kansas
St. Bernard's Attitude to Jerusalem - Sylvia Schein, University of Haifa
The Eschatology of Crusades as Seen by St. Barnard in the Years 1146-48 - Hans-Dietrich Kahl, Justus Liebig Universitat-Giessen

Saint Bernard and the Crusades III: The Cistercians and the Crusades (Session 210 – May 11, 1990 at 3:30 pm in Room 1045)
Organizer: Jaroslav Folda, University of North Caroline-Chapel Hill
Presider: John Gordon Rowe, University of Western Ontario
Leadership in the Second Crusade: The Cistercians and St. Bernard's Chose pour Rire - Brenda Bolton, Westfield College-University of London
Who Was Gunther of Pairis? - Alfred J. Andrea, University of Vermont
The Cistercians on Cyprus- Jean Richard, University of Dijon

Saint Bernard and the Crusades IV: The Second Crusade: Antecedents and Historiography (Session 246– May 12, 1990 at 10:00 am in Room 1045)
Organizer: Jaroslav Folda, University of North Caroline-Chapel Hill
Presider: Jonathan Riley-Smith, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College-University of London
Cleuzzug, Heidenfahrt, Missionsreise. Die Pommernmission Bischof Ottos I. von Bamberg (1102-39) im Horizont der Kreuzzugsbewegung des 11./12. Jahrhunderts - Klaus Guth, Universitat Bamberg
Enemy Threat and Crusader Response: The Case of Fatimid Ascalon in the Early Twelfth Century - Martin Hoch, Universitat Freiburg im Breisgau
Looking Back on the Second Crusade: Some Late Twelfth Century Perspectives - Peter Edbury, University of Wales College-Cardiff

Saint Bernard and the Crusades V: Participants and the Aftermath (Session 286– May 12, 1990 at 1:30 pm in Room 2030)
Organizer: Jaroslav Folda, University of North Caroline-Chapel Hill
Presider: Jaroslav Folda
Family Traditions and Participation in the Second Crusade - Jonathan Riley-Smith, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College-University of London
Count Henry the Liberal of Champagne and the Second Crusade - Theodore Evergates, Western Maryland College
Donations to the Hospitallers in England in the Wake of the Second Crusade - Michael Gervers, University of Toronto

Saint Bernard and the Crusades VI: Music, Archaeology, and Art (Session 313– May 12, 1990 at 3:30 pm in Room 1010)
Organizer: Jaroslav Folda, University of North Caroline-Chapel Hill
Presider: James A. Brundage, University of Kansas
Singing the Second Crusade: Jaufré Rudel and Marcabru - Margaret Switten, Mount Holyoke College
The Archaeology of Cistercian Houses in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem - R. Denys Pringle, Edinburgh, Scotland
Crusader Art in the Latin Kingdom at the Time of the Second Crusade - Jaroslav Folda
The Frescoes of Schwarzrheindorf: Arnold of Wied and the Second Crusade, Anne Derbes, Hood College

Reception (Cash Bar): May 10, 1990 at 9:00 pm in Fetzer 1060.


1989

The Image of the Enemies During the Period of the Crusades (Session 28 – May 4, 1989 at 10:00 am in Room 1045)
Organizer: Yael Katzier, Everyman's University
Presider: Yael Katzier
Christian Imagery of Jews in the Twelfth Century - Anna Spir Abulafia, Lucy Cavendish College
William of Tyre and the Muslim Enemy - Rainer Christoph Schwinges, Universitat Giessen
The Image of the Muslim in Old French Literature and the Minds of the Crusaders - Matthew Bennet, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
St. Bernard and the Templars - Malcolm Barber, Reading University