Symposium 2020


Friday, March 6th

Location: All Friday sessions will be held in the IMU's Maple Room

10:30 a.m. — Registration

11:00 a.m. — Workshop 1: "Diversity, Racial Underrepresentation, and the Future of Medieval Studies," Michelle R. Warren, Dartmouth College.

12:00 p.m. — Break/Lunch on your own

2:00 p.m — Panel 1: Coding the Past

  • Historical Gamification,” Konrad Bennett Hughes, University of Missouri.
  • Decoding the Horoscope: A Computer Program for Detecting Cusp-Calculation Methods in Historical Horoscopes,” Pouyan Shahidi Marnani, IUB.

3:15 p.m. — Break

3:30 p.m. — Panel 2: Mapping the Medieval World

  • "Letters and Geographies of the Later Carolingian Popes, 844-896," Eric Ware, IUB.
  • “Reading Early Irish Place-lore as a Deep Map,” Joey McMullen, IUB.
  • "Maps That Aren't Maps: Combining GIS Tracking with Agent-based Modeling," Kalani Craig, IUB.