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CHHC Workshop

“Violence + Art: Reflections on the Premodern”
April 28, 2017
Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)



Heather Badamo (UC Santa Barbara, Art History)
Susanna Throop (Ursinus College, History)
Matthew Sergi (University of Toronto, English)



10:00 a.m.  Susanna Throop, Associate Professor of History, Ursinus College
Narratives of Crucifixion, Narratives of Crusade: The Construction of Christian Violence in First Crusade Accounts 
     + response by Heather Blurton, Associate Professor of English, UC Santa Barbara

11:30 p.m.  Lunch Break

1:00 p.m.  Matthew Sergi, Assistant Professor of English, University of Toronto
The Chester Goldsmiths' Innocents Play: Comedy and Infanticide
     + response by Christine Chism, Professor of English, UCLA

2:30 p.m.  Afternoon Break

3:00 p.m.  Heather Badamo, Assistant Professor of Art History, UC Santa Barbara
Reframing Violence as Sacred Duty: Warrior Saints and the Art of Religious Contest in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean
     + response by Glenn Peers, Professor of Art History, UT Austin