Special Events

Special Events

Special Events

Plenary Lectures

Portrait of Susan Einbinder.

The Libel of the Lamb: Violence and Medieval Metaphor

Susan L. Einbinder

Univ. of Connecticut

Friday, May 9, 8:30 a.m.
Bernhard Ballroom
Sponsored by the Medieval Academy of America


Portrait of Anne Walters Robertson.

What They Read, What They Saw, What They Heard: Composers and Sacred Music in Late Medieval Culture

Anne Walters Robertson

Univ. of Chicago

Saturday, May 10, 8:30 a.m.
Bernhard Ballroom
Sponsored by Boydell & Brewer



The Saturday Night Dance takes place in the East Ballroom of the Bernhard Center from 10:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. You should be ready to prove that you are 21 or over before you approach the cash bar. You must have a photo ID with you. You may not bring your own drinks to the dance. All other beverages and snacks are free. The Dance is a social occasion for registered attendees of the Congress only. Please bring your registration badge to the Bernhard Center: it is your ticket of entry.

Worship Services

Daily Vespers
Thursday-Saturday 5:15 p.m.
Fetzer 1040

Roman Catholic Daily Mass
Thursday-Saturday 7:00 a.m.
Fetzer 1040

Roman Catholic Sunday Mass
Saturday 7:00 p.m.
Fetzer 1040
Sunday 7:00 a.m.
Fetzer 1005

Anglican (Episcopal)-Lutheran Sunday Eucharist
Sunday 7:00 a.m.
Fetzer 1040


  • Portrait of Susan Einbinder
  • Portrait of Anne Walters Robertson

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