S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen
owlfish

Avista at Kalamazoo

The Association Villard de Honnecourt for Interdisciplinary Study of Medieval Technology, Science and Art is sponsoring the following sessions at Kalamazoo.

Thursday 3:30 - Session 140 - Schneider 1140
From Field to Table: Technologies of Food
Organizer: Shana Worthen, Univ. of Arkansas–Little Rock
Presider: Eileen Kim, Univ. of Toronto
The Invention of Agriculture
Shana Worthen
Ad Amorem: Magical Confections, Perceptions, and Efficacy
Elisabeth Carnell, Western Michigan Univ.

Thursday 5:15 - Valley III 312
Medieval Flavors: A Demonstration
Organizer: Shana Worthen, Univ. of Arkansas–Little
Rock
Presider: Janice Safran, Independent Scholar
This tasting is linked to “From Field to Table: Technolo-
gies of Food” (Session 140).

Friday 10:00 - Session 230 - Schneider 1140
De Aedificatione I: Towers
Organizer: Abby McGehee, Oregon College of Art and Craft
Presider: Ellen Shortell, Massachusetts College of Art
Constructing Salisbury Cathedral’s Spire
A. Richard Jones, AVISTA
Late Gothic Tower Construction in Paris: Symbol and Function
Abby McGehee
The Geometry of Tower Planning for Ulm Minster
Robert Bork, Univ. of Iowa

Friday 1:30 - Session 301 - Bernhard 208
De Aedificatione II: Planning and Laying Out
Organizer: William W. Clark, Queens College, CUNY
Presider: William W. Clark
Laying Out Reims after Lunch
Nancy Wu, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Patrons, Builders, and the Laying Out of Architecture: How Regular Did
Pier Spacing Have to Be?
Nigel Hiscock, Oxford Brookes Univ.
Unitary Measure at Saint-Martin-aux-Bois
Chris Henige, Univ. of Wisconsin–Whitewater

Friday 3:30 - Session 346 - Schneider 1140
De Aedificatione III: Making the Ideal Real
Organizer: William W. Clark, Queens College, CUNY
Presider: William W. Clark
The Production and Representation of Space in the Romanesque Churches of
the Bourbonnais
Stephen Murray, Columbia Univ.
The Readiness Is All: Evidence for Standardization in Limestone Sculpture
Production in Twelfth-Century France
Janet Snyder, West Virginia Univ.
Kimpel, la Taille en Série, and Medieval Mass-Production Revisited
Vibeke Olson, Univ. of North Carolina–Wilmington

Friday 5:30 - Fetzer 1045
Reception with cash bar


Sunday 10:30 - Session 613 - Bernhard 208
(Re)Build It and They Will Come: Reconstructing Medieval and Renaissance
Technology

Organizer: Steven A, Walton, Pennsylvania State Univ.
Presider: Paul J. Gans, New York Univ.
Maulnes: Archéologie et architecture d’un château de la Renaissance
Stéphane Büttner, Centre d’Études Médiévales d’Auxerre, and Fabrice
Henrion, Centre d’Études Médiévales d’Auxerre
Reconstructing the “War-Waggons” of Guido da Vigevano
George W. Brooks, Valencia Community College
Tilting at Windmills: The Promise and Peril of Campus Construction Projects
Steven A. Walton
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