Celebrating Dolores Warwick Frese


Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room, 715 Hesburgh Library

A Festival during Finals Week

Papers, a lecture, and a reception will provide an afternoon of scholarship and collegiality celebrating the long and distinguished career of a noteworthy individual. Colleagues and former students will honor Dolores Warwick Frese who retired this year from the Department of English. The program at Notre Dame will kick off a tribute to Prof. Frese that will continue during two session (#6 and #59) at the upcoming International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, where she will give a paper in Session #343. 

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Welcome by Ann Astell (ND)

Expressions of Medieval Religious Devotion

Moderator: Misty Schieberle (University of Kansas)
Teresa Kennedy (University of Mary Washington), “Images of the Sacred Heart”
Denise Despres (University of Puget Sound), “Representations of the Holy Wounds of Jesus”
Maureen Boulton (ND), “The Holy Family at Home: Family Scenes from French Lives of Mary and Jesus”

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

A Lecture in Tribute to Dolores Warwick Frese

Moderator: Christian Moevs (ND)
Piero Boitani (University of Rome, “La Sapienza”), “Stars in the Middle Ages”

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Reception, with Friendly Reminiscences about Dolores Warwick Frese by Valerie Sayers (Department of English) and Maureen Boulton (Medieval Institute)

Organized by Prof. Ann Astell, the Notre Dame celebration is cosponsored by the Medieval Institute, the Department of English, and the Devers Program in Dante Studies.