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Spring 2013 Schedule

Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Seminar Room
Humanities Building Third Floor

February 1
Discussion - Patrick J. O’Banion, What Has Iberia to Do with Jerusalem? Crusade and the Spanish Route to the Holy Land in the Twelfth Century,” Journal of Medieval History 34 (2008): 383-95.
Moderator: Damian J. Smith, Professor of History, Saint Louis University.

February 15
Presentation - Michael Kennedy, “Baldwin of Boulogne: Reexamining Motivations among First Crusaders.”

March 1
Presentation - Michael Lower, Professor of History, University of Minnesota, “The Papacy and the Christian Mercenaries of Thirteenth-Century Africa.”
This lecture will take place in Adorjan Hall 142. A wine and cheese reception will follow.

March 22
Roundtable Discussion - “Nobility and the Crusades.”
Presenters: James Naus, Anne Romine, John Giebfried. Moderator: Anne Romine, PhD Candidate, Saint Louis University

April 5
Roundtable Discussion - “Reading the Crusades: Non-Traditional Sources.”
Presenters: Philip Koski, Matthew Parker, Benjamin Halliburton. Moderator: Philip Koski, PhD Candidate in History, Saint Louis University.

April 19
Presentation - Richard Allington, Graduate Student, Saint Louis University, “The Focus and Thetoric of Crusade Preachers in Iberia.”

The Crusades Studies Forum is sponsored by the Saint Louis University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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