[Workshop] Spirituality, Liturgy, and Writing in Late Medieval Female Convents, at the HHU Düsseldorf (01-03.09.21)


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Between September 1st and 3rd, 2021, Drs. Pablo Acosta and Sergi Sancho, members of the Haas Library Research Group, organize the workshop Spirituality, Liturgy, and Writing in Late Medieval Female Convents at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf.

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September 1st

14:00 Welcome and Introduction

15:00 Latin Learning, the Ordering of Knowledge and Liturgy

Eva Schlotheuber, Heinrich-Heine-Universitäat Düsseldorf


Collective Performances of Compassion: Liturgy, Imagination, and Emotions 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


Vision and Liturgy in Hildegard von Bingen

Victoria Cirlot, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona

Cantare et Orare. Liturgical References in Mystical Texts (Mechthild of Magdeburg, Mechthild of Hackeborn)

Caroline Emmelius, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Vision and Liturgy in Hadewijch of Brabant

Veerle Fraeters, Universiteit Antwerpen

Repeat After St. Agnes: Liturgy and Vernacular Hagiography in the Middle Dutch Sister-books

Godelinde Gertrude Perk, University of Oxford


September 3rd


Christ's Child: Visions, Liturgy, and Materiality. Two Examples from Southern France

Sergi Sancho Fibla, UC Louvain

Ecclesia, Synagoga, and the Feast of the Presentation of the Virgin in Papal Avignon

Miri Rubin, Queen Mary University of London

11:00 Round-table and Discussion





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