IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 516: Memoria: Between Liturgy and Rhetoric

Tuesday 13 July 2004, 09.00-10.30

Organisers:Laura Iseppi, Department of English, New York University
Scott Wells, Department of History, California State University, Los Angeles
Moderator/Chair:Scott Wells, Department of History, California State University, Los Angeles
Paper 516-aMnemonic and Memorial Value of the Magi's Star in the Corpus Christi Cycle
(Language: English)
Laura Iseppi, Department of English, New York University
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Performance Arts - Drama, Religious Life, Rhetoric
Paper 516-bRhetorics of Remembrance in the Letter Collection of Abelard and Heloise
(Language: English)
Scott Wells, Department of History, California State University, Los Angeles
Index terms: Philosophy, Religious Life, Rhetoric, Women's Studies
Paper 516-cMemory in the Ghent Boethius Commentary
(Language: English)
Annelies van Gijsen, Department of Literature, Universiteit Antwerpen
Index terms: Philosophy, Religious Life, Rhetoric, Theology
Abstract

This panel will examine the complex interacton between memoria as liturgical pratice and memoria as a rhetorical or technical tool of composition, focusing on three texts in which the interplay of the two medieval conceptions of memoria is a major theme.