Poverty and Wealth in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
October 12-13, 2001
Convivium, The Siena Center for Medieval and Early Modern
Studies is pleased to invite you to our second annual interdisciplinary
conference: Poverty and Wealth in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, October
12-13, 2001, at Siena College, Loudonville NY.
Plenary Speakers: *** Kathleen Ashley *** Barbara Hanawalt
*** Nancy S.Struever ***
Upstate New York is gorgeous in October and sessions include the following:
- Piers Plowman
- Greed is Bad: Early Modern Views of Poverty
- Injustice and Corruption: Scourges of Poverty
- Picturing Poverty
- Women, Wealth and Poverty
- Roundtable: Franciscan Poverty and Medieval Economy
- Medievalism: Popular Culture and Views of the Past
- Philosophy, Politics and the Problem of Poverty in the Middle Ages
- Poverty and the Meditaciones Vitae Christi
- Chivalry, Poverty, and Popular Literature
- Power, Social Class and Poverty
For more information, please contact:
Kate Forhan Ph.D.
515 Loudon Rd
Loudonville NY 12211-1462
or check: http://www.siena.edu/convivium
for the preliminary program and registration information.
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