Reformation and Remembrance
October 20 and 21, 2017
Thompson Library, Room 202 ( map.pdf)
The Ohio State University
Finally, the symposium features one of the speakers in our 2017-2018 lecture series, Alexandra Walsham (University of Cambridge).
This event is free and open to the public.
We thank our co-sponsors for their support:
The Center for the Study of Religion
The Department of English
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
The Department of History
The Department of History of Art
Schedule of Events
• 9:00 a.m
Coffee and Pastries
• 9:20 a.m.
Introductory Remarks by Chris Highley, CMRS Interim Director, OSU English
• 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Remembering Eve in Martin Luther's Theological Imagination (Abstract.pdf )
Kirsi Stjerna, Pacific Lutheran Seminary (Bio)
- Introduction by David Brakke (Department of History)
Nostalgia for the Early Church in 17th Century Controversial Theology
Ralph Keen, University of Illinois at Chicago ( Bio.pdf)
- Introduction by Luke Wilson (Department of English)
• 11:30 a.m.
Visit to the Reformation Rare Books Exhibit
Presented by Eric Johnson,
Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts
Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room
Thompson Library Room 105
Lunch for symposium speakers and graduate students
Room 204 (advance sign-up required)
• 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
"Stilled Lives, Still Lives: Reformation Memorial Focus" ( Abstract.pdf)
James Simpson, Harvard University ( Bio.pdf)
- Introduction by Hannibal Hamlin (Department of English)
"Remember the Ladies! Women in Words and Images in Histories of the Reformation" ( Abstract.pdf)
Merry Wiesner-Hanks, University of Wisconsin at Madison ( Bio.pdf)
- Introduction by Tryntje Helfferich (Department of History - Lima Campus)
• 3:30 p.m
• 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Session 3: CMRS Lecture
"Recycling the Sacred: Material Culture and Cultural Memory in Post-Reformation England" ( Abstract.pdf)
Alexandra Walsham, University of Cambridge ( Bio.pdf)
Introduction by Chris Highley (CMRS Interim Director, Department of English)
• 4:45 p.m
Q & A session
• 8:30 a.m
Coffee and Pastries
• 9:00 -11:00 a.m
Round Table Discussion with Professors Keen, Simpson, Stjerna, Walsham and Wiesner-Hanks