The Haskins Society

Haskins Society at Kalamazoo 2017


The Haskins Society is proud to be sponsoring two sessions for the 52nd International Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo (11–14 May 2017). Our two panels are #s 91 and 138 in the Conference Program.


This year's theme is“New Voices in Medieval History” and features papers by early career scholars (graduate students, untenured faculty, and independent scholars), all of whom are eligible for the Society's Denis Bethell Prize.


91:  New Voices in Medieval History I (in
Organizer: Robert F. Berkhofer III, Western Michigan Univ.
Presider: Charles Insley, Univ. of Manchester

  • Translating Bede’s “Golden Age” of Monasticism into Old English in the Tenth Century
    Christopher Riedel, Boston College
  • Money Men: Placement Pattern Recognition in Tenth- and Eleventh-Century English Mints
    Jeremy Piercy, Univ. of Edinburgh

    Tashjian Travel Award Winner
  • Solid Foundations for Strong Structures: The Form and Siting of Anglo-Norman Castles in the Irish Sea Region
    Rachel E. Swallow, Independent Scholar

138: New Voices in Medieval History II (in SANGREN 1740)
Organizer: Robert F. Berkhofer III, Western Michigan Univ.
Presider: Laura L. Gathagan, SUNY–Cortland

  • Photios the Document Tamperer: Lies, Genre, and Shared Standards of Truth and Legitimacy between Italy and Byzantium
    Shane Bobrycki, Harvard Univ./Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Talking about Tyrants in Anglo-Norman England and Norman Sicily
    Philippa Byrne, Univ. of Oxford

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