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The Catholic Historical Review 92.2 (2006) 307-316

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On January 26, 2006, in the Convento Domenicano di Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome a book was presented entitled I luoghi di San Pio V and edited by Virginio Giacomo Bono. This event was part of a series of conferences held at Santa Croce di Bosco Marengo, Alessandria, Pavia, Mondovì, and Rome in 2004 to commemorate the five-hundredth anniversary of the birth on January 17, 1504, of Saint Pius V (pope 1566–72) that will terminate with a convegno di studi: "Le carte del diritto e della fede—Fonti archivistiche legislative nel periodo delle riforme di Pio V, Pontefice domenicano" to be held in Alessandria in June 2006. For more information, please consult or tel. 39-0131.304229-274.

On February 15–18, 2006, the Terzo convegno internazionale su "I Domenicani e l'Inquisizione: I domenicani e l'Inquisizione romana" was held at the Istituto Storico Domenicano in Rome. Some thirty papers covering Dominican inquisitorial activities from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries were presented by leading scholars from Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Canada, and the United States. For more information, please contact Giovanni Maria Vian at

On March 3, 2006, at its annual meeting in Austin the Texas Catholic Historical Society presented two papers devoted to the work of St. Katharine Drexel: "St. Katharine Drexel and St. Patrick's Mission to the Comanche People: A Study of Saintly Administration" by Stephanie Morris and Richard Fossey, and "A Catholic Negro Child Living in the Segregated South of the 50s and 60s: A Postmodern Retrospective of Saint Katharine Drexel's Mission in New Orleans, Louisiana" by Collette Bloom.

On April 7–8 the Sewanee Medieval Colloquium will be held at The University of the South with the theme "Power in the Middle Ages." Among the panels are "Power and Religious (In)tolerance," "Power in Medieval Thought and Theology," "Power, the Holy, and the Unholy," and "Conceptions of Power in the Early Middle Ages." For further information, please e-mail: or tel. (931) 598-1531.

On April 20–26, 2006, in Spoleto, Italy, the Cinquantaquattresima Settimana di Studi on "Olio e vino nell'alto medioevo" will be sponsored by the Centro [End Page 307] italiano di studi sull'alto medioevo. Among the papers to be presented are: "Il vino e l'olio nella legislazione ecclesiastica" by Giorgio Picasso, "'Buoni da pensare': Rappresentazioni e simboli del vino e dell'olio nei primi secoli del cristianesimo (II–IV sec.)" by Giovanni Filoramo, "Vino e olio nella tradizione monastica" by Gabriele Archetti, "Les usages pratiques et symboliques du vin et de l'huile dans la liturgie occidentale au Moyen Age" by Eric Palazzo, "Olio e vino nelle tradizioni liturgiche 'bizantine'" by Stefano Parenti, "Le sacre unzioni regie" by Glauco Maria Cantarella, "Olea sanctorum: reliquie e miracoli fra tardoantico e alto medioevo" by Luigi Canetti, and "Huile et vin dans les récits hagiographiques" by Christian Hannick. For more information on the conference, see or e-mail or tel. 39-0743 225630.

On April 21–22, 2006, the Center for Early Modern History and the Center for Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota will co-sponsor a conference entitled "Religion and Authority in Central Europe from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment." For further information, please consult or e-mail

On May 4–6, 2006, the XXXV Incontro di Studiosi dell'Antichità Cristiana will be held at the Augustinianum Istituto Patristico in Rome, Italy. The theme of the conference is "La cultura scientifico-naturalistica nei Padri della Chiesa (secc. I–V)." Proposals for papers were due on December 15, 2005. For more information, e-mail Eugenio Hasler of the organizing committee at

On May 27 to June 3, 2006, the seventy-fifth Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences will be held at York University in Toronto, Ontario. Among the learned societies offering sessions are the Canadian Society of Church...


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