IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 1153: Debe de cetero permanere clausura ita: The Question of Enclosure in Medieval Christian Female Spirituality, II

Wednesday 8 July 2020, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:TÀCITA MUTA (Grup d'Estudis de Dones i Gènere a l'Antiguitat), Universitat de Barcelona
Organiser:Araceli Rosillo-Luque, Arxiu-Biblioteca dels Franciscans de Catalunya / Departament d'Història Medieval, Paleografia i Diplomàtica, Universitat de Barcelona
Moderator/Chair:Araceli Rosillo-Luque, Arxiu-Biblioteca dels Franciscans de Catalunya / Departament d'Història Medieval, Paleografia i Diplomàtica, Universitat de Barcelona
Paper 1153-aGendered Space and Borders among Mendicants in Medieval Iberia
(Language: English)
Mercedes Pérez Vidal, Departament d'Història i Arqueologia / Institut de Recerca en Cultures Medievals, Universitat de Barcelona
Index terms: Gender Studies, Mentalities, Religious Life
Paper 1153-bBehind the Cloister Wall: Female Enclosure in Venice between the 13th and 14th Centuries
(Language: English)
Silvia Carraro, Dipartimento di Culture e Civiltà, Università degli Studi di Verona
Index terms: Gender Studies, Mentalities, Religious Life
Paper 1153-cEnclosure and Franciscan Reform: The Case of St Colette of Corbie
(Language: English)
Anna Campbell, Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Reading
Index terms: Gender Studies, Mentalities, Religious Life
Abstract

Enclosure has been since the origins of monasticism a key point of attention and struggle in both regular and non-regulated female religious communities. This session aims to to built a discussion network on enclosure and enclosure processes lived by monastic, mendicant, and non-regulated female communities in medieval Christianity from an interdisciplinary perpective, offering papers connected to normative regulations, archaeological and architectural evidence, political actions, and symbolic and artistic representations about the topic.