Photos from "The Future and the Unknown"
The conference was a great success, with 27 speakers and 80 other audience members. Below are a few photos of the events.
Part of the audience in Held auditorium.
Professor Laura Ackerman Smoller delivering a plenary lecture on "Astrology and the Sibyls: Astrology and Prophecy in Medieval and Renaissance Europe."
Professor Christopher Baswell chairing a panel on "Transmitting the Unknown," with speaker Joshua M. Blaylock looking on.
Photos taken by Elizabeth Kirby, (c) Barnard College Medieval and Renaissance Conference 2012.
Prof. Phillip John Usher opening the conference
Professor Rebecca Bushnell delivering a plenary lecture "The Ignorant Present and the Future in an Instant: Time, Tragedy, and the Language of Prophecy."
Professor Rachel Eisendrath chairing a panel about "The Unknown Region of Hell."