IMC 2006: Sessions

Session 314: Emotions in Context

Monday 10 July 2006, 16.30-18.00

Organiser:Barbara H. Rosenwein, Department of History, Loyola University Chicago
Moderator/Chair:Barbara H. Rosenwein, Department of History, Loyola University Chicago
Paper 314-aAlcuin: Reconstructing an Emotional World (unconfirmed)
(Language: English)
Mary Garrison, Department of History, University of York
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Mentalities, Monasticism
Paper 314-bCommunities of Emotion in the Deeds of the Bishops of Le Mans
(Language: English)
Richard E. Barton, Department of History, University of California, Santa Barbara
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Mentalities, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 314-cHugh of St Victor, or the Monastery in the City
(Language: English)
Daniela Romagnoli, Università degli Studi di Parma
Index terms: Anthropology, Social History, Theology
Abstract

Emotions are part of social worlds and take their meaning from local understandings: this is the focus of ‘Emotions in Context’. The papers, which move from the 9th to the 12th century, explore the emotional worlds and communities of this period. The first looks at Alcuin, Charlemagne’s intellectual-in-residence; the second seeks to uncover different emotional communities in a chronicle that stretches from the mid-9th to the 12th century; the third looks at the emotional world of Hugh of St. Victor in the context of the urban community of which he was a part.