A Millennial Conference
sponsored by The Medieval Club of New York and The Medieval Study, CUNY
Friday, March 2, 2001
Graduate School and University Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue, New York City

9:30-10:00 Registration and Coffee
10:00-11:30 Plenary Session

Prof. Richard Landes, Center for Millennial Studies at Boston University
Mapping Sacred Time:
Millennial Chronologies and Historical Periodization from Y6K to Y2K


A. Mapmaking
Evelyn Edson, Piedmont Virginia Community College
The Debate on the Map: Alternative Constructions of Geographic
Reality in 15th-Century Europe

Linda Salomon, George Washington University
Wait 'til the Midnight Hour: The Spacialization of Time in John
Blagrave's Art of Dyalling

B. Marking Time
Elaine C. Block
Marking the Calendar on Medieval Misericords

William Travis, University of Michigan, Dearborn
A Time and a Place: Reinterpreting the Romanesque Portal of

Nancy Black, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Mapping Time and Space in the Arthurian Landscape of Yale 229

1:00-2:00 Lunch

C. Looking Back to Leap Ahead
Judith Neaman, Yeshiva University
From Boethian Perspective to Bird's Eye View: Time's Revision of

Charlotte Gross, North Carolina State University
Modern Times: William of Conches, Thierry of Chartres and the New

Joyce Coleman, University North Dakota
Cicero Lecturing at the Sorbonne: The Compression of Time and
Erasure of Space in Late Medieval Frontispieces

D. A Place for Everything
Jennifer R. Goodman, Texas A&M University
"A Kyndeley Stede": Chaucer and Natural Place

Matthew Boyd Goldie, Rider University
Plastic Positions: Counselors in the 1381 Uprising and the
Canterbury Tales

Robert W. Barrett, Jr. U. of Pa
"The Grounde of Grace": Monastic Space and Its Reformation in the
Chester Mystery Cycle



E. In the Womb of Time
Michelle Wright, University of Glamorgan
"Nuit et Jour": Love and Time in L'Orloge amoureus

Helen Phillips, University of Liverpool
"Love that time was not as it is nowadays": The 15th-Century Myth of a Golden Age of Feminism

Patricia Clare Ingham: Lehigh University
Arthurian Futurism and British Destiny: The Prophetia Merlini and
the "Six Last Kings"

F. Outer and Inner Space
Sheila Rabin, St. Peter's College
Kepler's Copernicanism and the Mapping of Outer Space

Irving Kelter, University of St.Thomas
Moses the Philosopher: Catholic Thinkers and the Search for a
Biblical Science

Julie Wardman , University of Liverpool
Medieval Mechanics and Theory of Authorship


5:30-6:30 Wine and Cheese Reception

Conference Registration

NAME________________________________________Students           $10
                                                                                           Members          $20
                                                                                           At the Door      $30
CITY/STATE/ZIP_______________________________Amount    Enclosed:

Mail check payable to Medieval Club of New York and this registration form by February 23 to: Dr. Emily Tai, 33-47 14th Street, 5A, Long Island City, New York 11106