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Marcela Perett and Willemien Otten

Willemien Otten, University of Chicago

Willemien Otten, University of Chicago

Saturday, February 28, 2009
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Medieval Intellectual History Seminar

The Medieval Intellectual History Seminar meets four times a year to hear and discuss two papers each time, usually one by a graduate student and one by a senior scholar.

“Controlling the Message in Hussite Bohemia: Hussite Vernacular Literature and the Strategies of Persuasion”

Marcela Perett, University of Notre Dame (now at ECLA Berlin)

“Broken Mirrors: Abelard’s Theory of Language in Relation to the Augustinian Tradition of Redeemed Speech”

Willemien Otten, University of Chicago

Organized by Raymond Clemens, Illinois State University, John Van Engen, University of Notre Dame, and William Courtenay, University of Wisconsin-Madision.

Faculty and graduate students of Center for Renaissance Studies consortium institutions may be eligible to apply for travel funds to attend CRS programs or to do research at the Newberry Library. Each member university sets its own policies and deadlines; contact your Representative Council member in advance for details.

Learn more about the Center for Renaissance Studies’ Medieval Intellectual History Seminar.