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Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Saint Anselm and His Legacy, Canterbury 2009, Conference Programme

 

Wednesday 22nd

 

From morning

Registration

4.00

Grimond Lecture Theatre 1

Conference Welcome

4.30

Coffee/Tea

[Grimond Foyer]

 

 

5.00-6.00

Grimond Lecture Theatre 1

 

Keynote Speaker

Marilyn MCCORD ADAMS (University of Oxford)

‘St Anselm on the Goodness of God'

 

Introduced by David LUSCOMBE

 

 

 

6.15-7.30

Reception (sponsored by the CMRS, Durham University)

[Location: Darwin SCR]

7.30

Dinner

[Location: Darwin Origins]

 

 

Thursday 23rd

 

Breackfast

[Rutherford Dining Hall]

 

 

9.10-10.10

Session 1

Grimond Seminar Room 3

1.1 CHAIR: Ian LOGAN

 

Thomas LOSONCY (Villanova University)

‘Is the Metaphysics in Anselm's writings supportive of his Proslogion argument for God's existence?'

 

Martin LEMBKE (Lund University) ‘The rationality of believing in that than which nothing greater can be believed in'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 5

1.2 CHAIR: Giles GASPER

 

Frederick van FLETEREN (La Salle University, USA)

‘The Background in Augustine to Anselm's De libertate arbitrii'

 

Christiana KILLIAN (American Academy in Rome)

‘Anselm's Proslogion and The Second Theological Oration of Gregory Nazianzus'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 7

1.3 CHAIR: David LUSCOMBE

Benedicta WARD (University of Oxford)

‘St Anselm and his relics'

 

Dom Aidan BELLENGER OSB (Downside Abbey)

‘Anselm - the Monk Archbishop'

 

11.00-12.30

Sung Eucharist to Honour the 900th Anniversary of St Anselm, Canterbury Cathedral

 

Preacher and Celebrant: The Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams

 

If you are planning to attend the Eucharist please make your own arrangements to get to the cathedral; allow 20 minutes walking time. There are buses that run every 10 minutes from the University campus to the town centre: University Bus 4, 4B or 6B. Please also wear your conference name-badges to the Cathedral as this will help the stewards show you to your seats.

 

 

 

1.00-2.30

Lunch

[Grimond Foyer]

 

 

2.30-4.00

Session 2

Grimond Seminar Room 3

2.1 CHAIR: Eileen SWEENEY

 

Bernard van VREESWIJK (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)

‘Anselm's Concept of Justice: a Comprehensive Approach'

 

Sara L. UCKELMAN (University of Amsterdam)

‘Anselm's Logical Writings in the Context of Recent Trends in Logic'

 

Jon WHITMAN (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

‘The Other Side of Omnipotence: Anselm on the Dialectics of Divine Power'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 5

2.2 CHAIR: Volker LEPPIN

 

Andrew ROSATO (University of Notre Dame)

‘Anselm and Scotus on the Necessity of Satisfaction'

 

Nicholas LOMBARDO (University of Cambridge)

‘Anselm on God's willing of Christ's crucifixion'

 

Burcht PRANGER (University of Amsterdam)

‘Kenosis and Plenitude: The Poetry of Anselm's 'sola ratione'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 7

2.3 CHAIR: Helmut KOHLENBERGER

 

Thomas BALL (Durham University)

‘Anselm of Canterbury: An Ethical Philosopher?

 

Sigbjørn SØNNESYN (University of Bergen)

‘Quisquis abrenuntians propriis voluntatibus: Anselm's Ethical Thought as an Expression of Monastic Obedience'

 

Lenka KARFIKOVÁ (Charles University, Prague)

‘Truth and Time in Anselm's De veritate'

 

 

 

4.00-4.30

Coffee/Tea

[Grimond Foyer]

 

 

4.30-6.00

Session 3

Grimond Seminar Room 3

3.1 CHAIR: Benedicta WARD

Evelien HAUWAERTS (Université de Poitiers)

‘The Middle English Versions of Saint Anselm of Canterbury's Prayers and Meditations'

 

Margaret HEALY-VARLEY (Harvard University)

‘Anselm in the anchorhold: freedom to keep the rule in thirteenth-century English vernacular theology'

 

Eleanor MCCULLOUGH (University of York, UK)

‘ "To fynde lykyng and tast in his loue": A Talkyng of the Loue of God and the Anselmian Tradition'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 5

3.2 CHAIR: Helmut KOHLENBERGER

Emery De GAAL (University of St Mary of the Lake)

‘The Rediscovery of Anselm's appeal to Beauty in Hans Urs von Balthasar's Theology'

 

Vera DONNELLY OP (Sion Hill Convent, Ireland)

‘No Blemished Pearl: Hans Urs von Balthasar's Interpretation of St. Anselm's Satisfaction teaching'

 

Ian LOGAN (University of Oxford)

‘Was Karl Rahner an anonymous Anselmian?

 

6.30-7.30

Reception (sponsored by CMEMS, Canterbury and CMRS, Durham)

[Darwin SCR]

7.30

Dinner

[Darwin Origins]

9.00

Grimond Seminar Room 3 (or Lecture Theatre 1 depending on numbers)

Annual Assembly of the IGTM

 

 

Friday 24th

 

Breakfast

[Rutherford Dining Hall]

 

 

10.00-11.30

Session 4

Grimond Seminar Room 3

4.1 CHAIR: Burcht PRANGER

Samu NISKANEN (University of Helsinki)

‘The Evolution of Anselm's letter collections until c.1140'

 

Sandy HESLOP (University of East Anglia)

‘Anselm, Empiricism and Art Theory'

 

SallyVAUGHN (University of Houston)

‘The Students of Bec in England'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 5

4.2 CHAIR: Thomas LOSONCY

 

Monika MALMON (Lublin University, Poland)

‘The De grammatico - a work of fundamental importance for understanding the philosophical and theological views of Anselm of Canterbury'

 

Anne INMAN (Birkbeck and Notre Dame, London Centre)

‘Anselm, Richard Dawkins, and the ontological argument'

 

Toivo J. HOLOPAINEN (University of Helsinki)

‘The Proslogion and Rhetoric'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 7

4.3 CHAIR: Peter GEMEINHARDT

 

John SLOTEMAKER (Boston College, USA)

‘The Development of Anselm's Trinitarian Theology: The Language and Grammar of the Trinity in the Monologion and the Epistola de incarnatione Verbi Dei'

 

Mark CLAVIER (Durham University)

‘"Joy beyond Measure" The Influence of the Monologion and Proslogion on Richard of St. Victor's De Trinitate and Bonaventure's Breviloquium'

 

Luigi CATALINI (University of Salerno)

‘Saint Anselm and the theology between the 11th and 12th centuries'

 

 

 

11.30-12.00

Coffee/Tea

[Grimond Foyer]

 

 

12.00-1.30

Lunch

[Grimond Foyer]

 

 

1.30-3.00

Session 5

Grimond Seminar Room 3

5.1 Lenka KARFIKOVA

Luca PARISOLI (Università della Calabria)

‘La non-universalité du principe de contradiction: une approche philosophique d'Anselme à Scot'

 

Bernd GOEHRING (University of Notre Dame)

‘Truth as Rightness in Anselm of Canterbury and Henry of Ghent'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 5

5.2 CHAIR: Benedicta WARD

Peter GEMEINHARDT (Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen)

‘‘Prayer Seeking Understanding': St Anselm's Early Meditations and Orations in Context'

 

Suzanne SCHENK (Augustana-Hochschule Neuendettelsau)

‘Queen Matilda and Anselm's Mary Magdalen'

 

 

 

3.00-3.30

Coffee/Tea

[Grimond Foyer]

 

 

3.30-5.00

Session 6

Grimond Seminar Room 3

6.1 CHAIR: Sara UCKELMAN

 

Eileen SWEENEY (Boston College, USA)

‘De casu diaboli: Accepting the Logic of Receiving'

 

Tomas EKENBERG (Uppsala University)

‘The Miser and the Devil: Anselm on Voluntary Action'

 

Judith DUNTHORNE (Durham University)

‘Anselm and Hugh of St Victor on Free choice and the Will'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 5

6.2 CHAIR: Emery de GAAL

Helmut KOHLENBERGER (Salzburg)

‘Some Aspects of Anselm's Presence in 20th Century Thought'

 

Bernd GOEBEL (Theologische Fakultät Fulda)

‘The Myth of the Eleventh Century: Hans Blumenberg's Anselm'

 

Reimund HAAS (Historisches Archiv des Erzbistums Köln)

‘A lost tradition? St Anselm's legacy in German elementary books of church history'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 7

6.3 CHAIR: Arjo VANDERJAGT

 

David EFIRD (University of York)

‘Incarnation and Impanation'

 

James WISEMAN (Catholic University of America)

‘Anselm of Canterbury and Meister Eckhart: Apophatic Resemblances'

 

Michael ROBSON, OFMConv (University of Cambridge)

‘Odo Rigaldi and the assimilation of St Anselm in the school of the Cordeliers in Paris'

 

5.30-6.30

Keynote Speaker

Volker LEPPIN (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

‘Praying and thinking with Anselm: The Tractatus de primo principio of John Duns Scotus'

 

Introduced by Giles GASPER

 

6.45-8.00

Reception (sponsored by the IGTM, Aschendorff Publishers and CMRS, Durham)

[Darwin Conference Suite]

8.00

 

Conference Dinner

[Darwin Conference Suite]

 

 

Saturday 25th

 

Breakfast

[Rutherford Dining Room]

 

 

9.30-11.00

Session 7

Grimond Seminar Room 3

7.1 CHAIR: Mark CLAVIER

 

Armando BISOGNO (University of Salerno)

‘Saint Anselm and his Didactic Legacy'

 

Jon BOLGER (Turvey Monastery)

‘Saint Anselm and Conversation'

 

Jay DIEHL (New York University)

‘Harmony Between Word and World: Anselm of Canterbury, Aelred of Rievaulx, and Approaches to Language in Twelfth-Century Monasticism'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 5

7.2 CHAIR: Giles GASPER

 

Michael GELTING (Danish National Archives, Copenhagen)

‘Anselm's letter to Archbishop Asser of "London of the Danes"'

 

Paolo GOLINELLI (University of Verona)

‘Anselm of Canterbury as Refugee with Mathilda of Tuscany'

 

Georg GRESSER (University of Bamberg)

‘Saint Anselm and the Reform Popes in the 11th Century'

 

 

 

11.00-11.30

Coffee/Tea

[Grimond Foyer]

 

 

11.30-1.00

Session 8

Grimond Seminar Room 3

8.1 CHAIR: Benedicta WARD

 

Veronique GAZEAU (Université de Caen, Basse-Normandie)

‘From Bec to Canterbury: between cloister and world, the legacy of Anselm, a personne d'autorité'

 

Giles GASPER (Durham University)

‘Archbishop Michael Ramsay and Archbishop Anselm of Canterbury'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 5

8.2 Helmut KOHLENBERGER

Hiroko YAMAZAKI (Bunkyo University)

‘God who Creates Evil: Aliquid and Evil in Anselm'

 

Dale JACQUETTE (Universität Bern)

‘Anselm's Metaphysics of Non-Being'

 

Arjo VANDERJAGT (Groningen University)

‘Anselm on Death'

 

Grimond Seminar Room 7

8.3 CHAIR: Ian LOGAN

Tadeusz GRZESIK (Lublin University, Poland)

‘The Anselmian Roots of Aquinas'

 

Tetsuro SHIMIZU (University of Tokyo)

‘Ockham as the Heir of Anselm'

 

1.00-

Lunch and Farewell

[Grimond Foyer]

  

 Note: minor changes to the programme may still occur