Archive of Past SSCLE Sessions at Saint Louis

2015

SSCLE Sessions at the 2015 Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies  (June 15-17, 2015)
 
Crusades Studies I (Session M24 on June 15 at 10:45 a.m. in Cook Hall 240)
 
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, Saint Louis University
Chair: Thomas F. Madden
 
The Memory of the First Crusade: Visual Representations of the Miracle of Intervention of Saints in Battle
Elizabeth Lapina, University of Wisconsin
 
Manuel Komnenos and the Second Crusade (UNDELIVERED - DID NOT ATTEND)
Jason T. Roche, Manchester Metropolitan University
 
Thierry of Flanders and His Attempt to Gain Royal Power in Cyprus (1203)
Karol Polejowski, Ateneum - University in Gdansk


Crusades Studies II (Session M36 on June 15 at 4:30 p.m. in Cook Hall 240)
 
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, Saint Louis University
Chair: Grant Schrama, Queen's University
 
Introduction to Muwahid Jihad
Dana Cushing, Independent Scholar
 
Enduring Witness: Indications of Knightly Literacy in the Rule and Statues of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem 
Robert Connor, Triton College
 
A Sixteenth-Century Camaldolese Strategy for Confronting Islam
James Droemer, Concordia University, Wisconsin


2014

SSCLE Sessions at the Second Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies  (June 16-18, 2014)
 
Crusade Studies (Session M35 on June 16 at 4:30 p.m. in Beracha Hall 216)
 
Chair: Jessalynn Bird, Independent Scholar
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, Saint Louis University
 
The Historical Cycle of the Old French Crusade Cycle and Family Warfare
Stefan Vander Elst, University of San Diego
 
The Poor Emperor's Poor Sisters: The Daughter-houses of Crusader Constantinople in the Low Countries
John Giebfried, Saint Louis University

Christ Will Return to His Heritage and House: Bernard of Clairvaux on Jerusalem
James Kroemer, Concordia University
 
 


2013

SSCLE Sessions at the First Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies  (June 17-19, 2013)
 
The Third Crusade (Session 212 on June 18 at 2:00 p.m. in Beracha Hall 116)
 
Chair: Patrick O'Banion, Lindenwood University
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, Saint Louis University
 
Crusading 101: William of Tyre, Jerusalem, and the Threat of Saladin
Christopher Bartone, University of Akron
 
The Poet Friedrich von Hausen and the Beginnings of German Crusading Song
Alan Murray, University of Leeds
 
 
Crusading in the Thirteenth Century (Session 316 on June 19 at 2:00 p.m. in Beracha Hall 218)
 
Chair: C. Matthew Phillips, Concordia University
Organizer: Thomas F. Madden, Saint Louis University
 
The Old French Translator of William of Tyre
Philip Handyside, Cardiff University
 
Popular Crusades: The Will of God
Zachary Garceau, University of Maryland