Katie Ann-Marie Bugyis

B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A.R., Yale University; M.M.S., University of Notre Dame

Katie.A.Bugyis.2@nd.edu

Interests: Historical theology; church history; liturgy; religion and literature; manuscript studies; medieval women’s writings; the liturgical and pastoral roles of medieval women religious 

  • Dissertation: “Ministers of Christ: Women Religious in Early and High Medieval England”

  • Advisors: Margot Fassler and Kathryn Kerby-Fulton

  • Conference Papers: "Women Evangelists: Writing and Reading the Gospels at Barking Abbey," 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University (2013); "Sacerdotes Christi: Women Confessors in High Medieval England," Center for Medieval Studies Conference, Fordham University (2013); "Speaking in Other Tongues: Gender and Voice in Ancient and Medieval Christian Literature," Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Working Group, University of Notre Dame (2013); "Gender-Polyphony in the Prayers of Women Religious in High Medieval England," Gender and Medieval Studies Conference, Corsham, England (2013); “Singing Beyond Gender: The Medieval Practice of Psalmody: A Response to Amy Hollywood,” New Horizons Conference: The Next Century of Women’s Study of Christian Spirituality, St. Mary’s College (2012); “Proclaiming the Gospel at Barking Abbey: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Bodley 155,” New Media from the Middle Ages to the Digital Age Workshop, University of Notre Dame (2012); “Writing Theology in Christ’s “stede”: Julian of Norwich’s Revelation,” 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University (2012); “Bee-coming Desire: Apian Transformations and the Paradoxes of Women’s Authorial Personae in Late Medieval England,” The Trials of Desire and the Possibility of Faith: A Conference in Honor of Denys Turner, Yale University (2012); “Authorizing a Theology of Women’s Ordination in the Life of Christina of Markyate,” American Society of Church History annual meeting (2012); “The Anachronistic Crone: Margery Kempe and the Hands that (Re/Un)Wrote Her Theology of History,” American Academy of Religion annual meeting (2011); “Handling The Book of Margery Kempe: The Corrective Touches of the Red Ink Annotator,” New Directions in Medieval Manuscript Studies and Reading Practices: A Conference in Honour of Derek Pearsall’s Eightieth Birthday, University of Notre Dame London Centre (2011); “Authorizing and Re-visioning a Theology of Women’s Ordination in the Lives of Christina of Markyate,” Mellon Seminar on Medieval Subjectivities, Northwestern University (2011); “Renewing Love: The Mirroure of the Blessede Life of Jesu Criste and Its Earliest Female Readers,” Early Book Society meeting (2011); “Tange Me: The Transgressive Touches of Christina of Markyate and Mary Magdalene,” 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University (2011); “Dextram Dei, digniorem partem: Unseating the Mighty and Exalting the Humble in the Vita of Christina of Markyate,” Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America (2011); “The ‘Feithful Bisynesse’ of the Bee: Authorizing Women in Chaucer’s Lyf of Seinte Cecile and The Second Nun’s Tale,” American Academy of Religion annual meeting (2010); “Theology Through the Looking Glass: Overcoming the Latin/Middle English Divide in Nicholas Love’s The Mirroure of the Blessede Life of Jesu Criste, and The Myrror to Devout People,” Mapping Late Medieval Lives of Christ Conference, Queen’s University, Belfast (2010); “‘Trewe Louers’: Imagining beyond ‘Noli Me Tangere’ in Nicholas Love’s The Mirroure of the Blessede Life of Jesu Criste,” Noli me tangere in Interdisciplinary Perspective Conference, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (2009); “Don(n)a Prophetiae: The Female Prophetic Voice in Dante’s Commedia,” New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference (2009); “Mediatrix Iustitiae: The Prophetic Role of Discretion in Hildegard of Bingen’s Memoria of Saint Benedict and Her Theology of Abbatial Authority,” Columbia University Medieval Guild Conference (2009)

  • Organizer: "Medieval Studies Interdisciplinary Working Group," University of Notre Dame, co-organizer (2013-14); "Medieval Cantor-Chronicler Symposium," University of Notre Dame London Centre, conference co-organizer (2013); “Authorizing Women: The Construction, Promotion, and Reclamation of Women’s Historical and Textual Authority,” American Society of Church History, panel organizer (2012); “New Directions in Medieval Manuscript Studies and Reading Practices: A Conference in Honour of Derek Pearsall’s Eightieth Birthday,” University of Notre Dame London Centre, conference coordinator (2011)

  • Recent Awards: Richard and Peggy Notebaert Premier Fellowship, University of Notre Dame (2009-14); Hope Emily Allen Dissertation Grant, Medieval Academy of America (2013); Mellon-ISLA Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Workshop Grant, University of Notre Dame (2013-2014); Nanovic Institute for European Studies Graduate Travel and Research Grant (2012); Notebaert Travel Grant, University of Notre Dame (2011); Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, University of Notre Dame (2011); Julia A. Archibald High Scholarship Prize, Yale Divinity School (2009); Aidan Kavanagh Achievement Prize, Yale Institute of Sacred Music (2009); Louise E. MacLean Scholar, Yale Institute of Sacred Music (2008-09)

  • Teaching: Teaching Assistant, University of Notre Dame: College Seminar-Chartres Cathedral (Spring 2012), Medieval Ecclesiology (Spring 2011), History and Theology of the Eastern Churches (Spring 2011), Censorship and Literary Freedom in Late Medieval England (Fall 2011)