CHARLES MICHAEL RADDING
A.B., University of Chicago, 1967
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1973
Dissertation: The Administration of the Aids in Normandy, 1360-1389
J.R. Strayer, supervisor
Teaching Positions Held
Current position: Professor of History, Michigan State University, 1988-
Assistant/Associate Professor of History, Loyola University of Chicago, 1976-1988.
Visiting Associate Professor of History, Northwestern University, Spring 1984
Adjunct Professor of History, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York, Fall 1974
Assistant Professor of History, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon, 1971-1973
Honors and Fellowships
Member, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, New Jersey. Fall 2000-Spring 2001.
Visiting professor, University of Bergen/University of Oslo, Aug.-Sept. 2000. Funded by National Research Council of Norway.
Mitarbeiter, Monumenta Germaniae Historica, 1997-
The Age of Paris and Bologna: Masters, Schools, and Studia in Eleventh and Twelfth-Century Europe. NEH Fellowship for University Teachers, 1991-92.
Irnerius to Azo: The First Century of Legal Studies at Bologna. Summer grant from the Renaissance Center of the Newberry Library, 1987.
The Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence. Rome Prize (Mellon Fellowship) American Academy in Rome, 1985-86.
The Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence. American Philosophical Society Grant, 1984.
Cognition and Society in the Middle Ages, 400-1200. National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 1979-1980.
Dai “iudices sacri palatii” allo studio di Bologna. Gli origini di giurisprudenza medioevale [Revised and expanded edition of Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence], forthcoming from the Jouvence, Editoriale, Rome.
The Corpus Iuris Civilis in the Middle Ages: Manuscripts and Transmission from the Sixth Century to the Juristic Revival. (with Antonio Ciaralli, University of Perugia.) (Brill, 2006).
Theology, Rhetoric and Politics in the Eucharistic Controversy, 1078-79: Alberic of Monte Cassino against Berengar of Tours. (with Francis Newton, Dept. of Classics, Duke University) (Columbia University Press, 2003).
Editor and trans. of Armando Petrucci, Writers and Readers in Medieval Italy. (Yale University Press, 1995).
Medieval Architecture, Medieval Learning. Builders and Masters in the Age of Romanesque and Gothic (with William W. Clark, Dept. of Art, Queens College) (Yale University Press, 1992; paperback ed. 1994).
Italian translation: Architettura e sapere nel medioevo. (Milan: Vita e Pensiero, 1998).
The Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence: Pavia and Bologna, 850-1150 (Yale University Press, 1988). Awarded 1988 ACHA Howard R. Marraro Prize for best book in Italian history.
A World Made by Men: Cognition and Society 400-1200 (University of North Carolina Press, 1985).
“Reviving Justinian’s Corpus: The Case of the Code,” in Law before Gratian. Law in Western Europe c. 500-1100. Proceedings of the Third Carlsberg Academy Conference on Medieval Legal History 2006 (DJØF Publishing, 2007), pp. 35-51.
“Legal Theory and Practice in Eleventh-Century Italy,” Law and History vol. 22 (2003): 377-82.
“The Corpus Iuris Civilis in the Middle Ages: A case study in historiography and medieval history,” (with Antonio Ciaralli, Dept. of Paleography, University of Verona) Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte. Romanistische Abteilung vol. 117 (2000): 274-310
“Legal manuscripts in eleventh-century Italy: from royal edict to scholarly compilation,” forthcoming in Organizing the Written Word: Scripts, Manuscripts, and Texts. Proceedings of the First Utrecht Symposium on Medieval Literacy, in press at Brepols.
“Individuals confront tradition: scholars in eleventh- and twelfth-century Europe,” The European Legacy (MIT Press), 3 (1998).
“Petre te appellat Martinus. Eleventh-century judicial procedure as seen through the glosses of Walcausus,” in La Giustizia nell'Alto medioevo II (secoli IX-XI), XLIVa Settimana di Studio sull'Alto Medioevo, Spoleto, 11-17 aprile 1996 (Spoleto, 1997): 827-61.
Entries on “Cathedral Schools” and “Universities” in Encyclopedia of Medieval France (Garland Press, 1995).
“Vatican Latin 1406, Mommsen’s Ms. S, and the Reception of the Digest in the Middle Ages,” Zeitschrift der Savigny Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte. Romanistische Abteilung 110 (1993): 501-51.
“Fortune and her Wheel: The Meaning of a Medieval Symbol,” Mediaevistik. Internationale Zeitschrift für interdisziplinäre Mittelalterforschung 5 (1992): 129-40.
“The Geography of Learning in Early Eleventh-Century Europe: Lanfranc of Bec and Berengar of Tours Revisited,” Bullettino dell'Istituto Storico Italiano per il Medio Evo e Archivio Muratoriano 98 (1992): 145-72.
“Legal Science 1000-1200: The Invention of a Discipline,” Rivista di Storia del Diritto Italiano 63 (1990).
“Abélard et le batisseur de Saint-Denis: Études parallèles dans l'histoire des disciplines [Abelard and the Builder of St.-Denis: Parallel Studies in the History of Disciplines]” (with William W. Clark). Annales: E. S. C. (1988): 1263-90.
“Antropologia e storia ovvero il vestito nuovo dell'Imperatore” [“Anthropology and History or The Emperor's New Clothes”], Quaderni Storici, 57 (Dec. 1984) pp. 971-984.
“Superstition to Science: Nature, Fortune, and the Passing of the Medieval Ordeal,” American Historical Review, 84 (1979): 945-69.
“The Evolution of Medieval Mentalities: A Cognitive-Structural Approach,” American Historical Review, 83 (1978): 577-97.
“Royal Tax Revenues in Late Fourteenth Century France,” Traditio, 1976.
“The Administrators of the Aids in Normandy, 1360-1380,” in Order and Innovation in the Middle Ages: Essays in Honor of Joseph Strayer, (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976).
“The Estates of Normandy and the Revolts in the Towns at the Beginning of the Reign of Charles VI,” Speculum, 46 (1972): 79-90.
“The Origins of Bracton's `Addicio de Cartis',” Speculum, 44 (1969): 239-46.
The Modern Presidency (New York: Franklin Watts, 1979)
Works in Progress
Edition of the Walcausina, an eleventh-century recension of the Lombard law, to be published by the Monumenta Germaniae Historica.
The Age of Paris and Bologna: Masters, Schools, and Studia in Eleventh and Twelfth-Century Europe.
“The transmission of the Corpus Iuris Civilis in the Middle Ages, I: An overview,” and “Editing Legal Texts: the Walcausina,” at Paläographie und Philologieder juristischen Textedes lateinischen Mittelalters (Studientage 6.-9. September 2010), Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte, Frankfurt.
“Secular Law in Northern Italy,” in session on Law in 1010, Medieval Academy of America, 20 March 2010, New Haven, Conn.
“The Recensio Walcausina: an eleventh-century edition with commentary of the Liber Papiensis,” Session on electronic editing of medieval texts, 43rd International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo MI, May, 2008
“The Revival of Justinian’s Corpus: the Case of the Code,” Third Carlsberg Academy Conference on European Legal History (Copenhagen, 23-25 Nov. 2006)
“Italian Law before Gratian,” American Society for Legal History, Cincinnati, November 11-12, 2005.
“How Many Middle Ages? Periodization, the Problem of Transition, and the Disappearing Eleventh Century,” Plenary address at Texas Medieval Association, Houston, October 13-14, 2005.
“La circolazione della norma giuridica in Italia nel secolo XI,” Università di Verona, 13 December 2004
“Inside the Scholar's Workshop: Legal Manuscripts of the ‘Juristic Renaissance,'” Newberry Library Colloquium on Medieval Intellectual History, 7 December 2002.
“Manuscripts and Medieval History,” Medieval Studies Seminar, University of Illinois, 15 November 2002.
“The Place of the Eleventh Century in Medieval History,” Center for Medieval Studies, University of Illinois, 14 November 2002.
“Manuscripts of the Juristic Renaissance,” American Academy in Rome, 25 June 2002.
“Inside the Scholar’s Workshop: Legal manuscripts of Eleventh-century Italy,” Institute for Advanced Study, February 25, 2001.
“Alberic of Monte Cassino and Berengar of Tours,” Delaware Valley Medieval Association, 2 December 2000.
“The Use of Manuscripts in Medieval History: the case of Justinian’s Code,” School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 6 November 2000
“The Use of Manuscripts in Medieval History,” Norwegian Seminar on Medieval Studies, Voss, Norway, 20 September 2000.
“Alberic of Monte Cassino and Berengar of Tours: a new text,” History Department Seminar, University of Bergen, Norway, 19 September 2000.
“School, Studium, and University: Paris and Bologna, 1050-1250,” University History Research Group, Oslo, 14 Sept. 2000
“The Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence.” Middelaldersenterets Forskningsseminar, University of Oslo, 11 September 2000.
“The Place of Method in Intellectual and Cultural History,” University of Bergen doctoral seminar, Nordheimsund, Norway, 31 August 2000.
“Lombard Law in Eleventh-century Schools: Commentaries and Manuscripts,” International Medieval Congress, Leeds, 13-16 July 1998.
“Legal manuscripts in eleventh-century Italy: from royal edict to scholarly compilation,” presented to the First Utrecht Symposium on Medieval Literacy, June 4-6, 1997, Utrecht.
“Petre te appellat Martinus. Eleventh-century Judicial procedure as seen through the Glosses of Gualcosius,” La Giustizia nell'Alto medioevo II (secoli IX-XI), XLIVa Settimana di Studio sull'Alto Medioevo, Spoleto, 11-17 April 1996.
“Recognizing the miracle in medieval society: observations on the role of cognition within ecclesiastical and folkloric culture.” Convegno sul miracolo nel medio evo. Attendance sponsored by the Italian National Research Council. Rome, 12-13 December 1994.
“Individuals confront tradition: scholars in eleventh- and twelfth-century Europe.” Conference on the Individual in European History, sponsored by Centre for the Study of European Civilization, University of Bergen, Norway, 13-15 May 1994.
“Architecture and Learning in the Middle Ages: Some new perspectives.” Lecture with William Clark at Cooper Union, New York, 20 April 1994.
“Literacy for documents and literacy for books.” Medieval Academy of America, Knoxville, Tenn., April 1994.
“Fulbert's cathedral school at Chartres.” Medieval Association of the Pacific, Seattle, March 1994.
“Style as Process: Re-conceptualizing Gothic.” University Art Association of Canada, Victoria BC, 15 November 1992.
“Vatican Latin 1406, Mommsen Ms. S, e la recepzione del Digesto nel medio evo.” Istituto Storico Italiano per il Medio Evo, Rome, 22 May, 29 May, 5 June 1992.
“Scuola, Disciplina, Studio: lo sviluppo di scienze legale nell'undicesimo secolo.” Seminar given at Università di Roma “La Sapienza,” 11 March 1992.
Cognitive Approaches to Medieval History. As part of a TEAMS (Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages) roundtable on new methods of teaching medieval history. XXVIth International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo. May 1991.
Roundtable on future prospects for medieval studies. Barnard Medieval and Renaissance Conference. New York, 1 December 1990.
French-Italian Intellectual Relations in the Eleventh Century, American Historical Association Convention, 30 December 1989
Comment on Ron Witt, “Oratory, Humanism and the Ambassador's Career: The Discovery of the Ciceronian Oration in Renaissance Italy,” Symposium on Humanism and Public Life, University of Washington Center for the Humanities, 26 October 1989.
“Reflections on History in an Age of Postmodernism,” University of Washington History Department, 25 October 1989
“Abelard and the Master Builder of Saint-Denis: Parallel Studies in the History of Disciplines,” Canadian Art History Association, Quebec City, 5 Nov. 1988.
“The First Century of Legal Science at Bologna.” Midwest Medieval History Conference, October 1988.
“Legal Science 1000-1200: The Invention of a Discipline.” Davis Center Conference on Cultural Transmission in the Middle Ages, Princeton University, 13 March 1988.
“The Beginning: The Creation of the University of Bologna 900 Years Ago.” Opening address at University of Rhode Island Chautauqua, “The University and the Western World--A Reappraisal on the Occasion of the 900th Anniversary of the University of Bologna,” 2 March 1988.
“Masters and Schools in Eleventh-Century France.” University of Chicago workshop on Religion and Society in the Middle Ages, 17 November 1987.
“Fortune and her Wheel: The Meaning of a Medieval Symbol”. XXIIth International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo MI, May 1987.
“Before Irnerius: Lombard Jurists and the Roman Law.” Roman Law Society of America, 1 May 1987.
“The Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence: Pepo, Irnerius, and the Background to the University of Bologna.” Medieval Academy of America, April 1987.
“Anthropology and the Study of Medieval Culture.” Seminar on Methods of Studying Medieval Society, Graduate Center, CUNY, 5 March 1987.
“The Origins of the Western Legal Mentality. Pavia and Bologna 850-1150.” Duke University, 10 February 1987. Sponsored by School of Law and Committee on Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
“The Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence: Pavia and Bologna 850-1150.” American Academy in Rome, 30 May 1986.
“Mentalità e società nel occidente medievale: i ‘giudici sacri palatii’ e la reinvenzione di scienze legale nel undecesimo secolo.” Università di Torino, 5 May 1986.
“Mentality and Philosophy in the Twelfth Century Schools.” Double session on “Cognitive Approaches to Medieval Culture,” organized with William W. Clark. XXth International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo MI, May 1985.
“Cognition and English Politics, 1100-1700.” American Historical Association, December 1984. Joint session with the North American Conference on British Studies.
“Romanesque and Gothic: Cognition, Culture and Architecture in the High Middle Ages.” Joint session with William W. Clark. XIXth International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo MI, May 1984.
“The Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence: The School of Pavia.” XVIIth International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo MI, May 1982.
“The Making of a New Mentality: Europe in the Eleventh Century.” Rosary College, 22 April 1982.
“Methods in the History of Culture.” Brooklyn College, 28 March 1982.
“The Making of a New Mentality: Europe in the Eleventh Century.” XVIth International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo MI, May 1981.
“Superstition to Science: Nature, Fortune, and the Passing of the Medieval Ordeal.” Presented at Michigan State University under the sponsorship of the Departments of History, English, and Romance Languages and of the Honors College, 15 November 1977.
“The Evolution of Medieval Mentalities: A Cognitive-Structural Approach.” Presented to the Medieval Study Group of Yale University, 26 February 1976.
“Moral Consciousness and Social Order in the Middle Ages.” Brooklyn College Seminar on Methodology and the Social Sciences, 12 and 19 November 1975.
Review of Nicholas Orme, English Schools: from Roman Britain to Renaissance England, in Journal of British Studies, 2008.
Review of Jürg Schmutz, Juristen für da Reich. Die deutschen Rechtsstudenten an der Üniversität Bologna 1265-1425. Veröffentlichungen der Gesellschaft für Universitäts- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte. Basel: Schwabe & Co., 2000. American Historical Review 108 (2003): 901-2.
Review of Peter Godman, The Silent Masters. Latin Literature and Its Censors in the High Middle Ages, Speculum 78 (2003): 887-88.
Review of Warren Brown, Unjust Seizure: Conflict, Interest, & Authority in an Early Medieval Society, Journal of Interdisciplinary History (Winter, 2003), pp. 480-81.
Review of Randall Collins, The Sociology of Philosophies. A Global Theory of Intellectual Change. American Historical Review (2000).
Review of Marcia Colish, Medieval Foundations of the Western Intellectual Tradition 400-1400. Bryn Mawr Medieval Review (1998).
Review of R. W. Southern, Scholastic Humanism and the Unification of Europe. Vol. 1: Foundations, American Historical Review 102 (1997): 441.
Review of Giles Constable, Three Studies in Medieval Religious and Social Thought, Bryn Mawr Medieval Review (1996).
Review of C. Stephen Jaeger, The Envy of Angels. Cathedral Schools and Social Ideals in Medieval Europe, 950-1200, History of Education Quarterly 36 (1996): 317-19.
Review of Laura Ikins Stern, The Criminal Law of Medieval and Renaissance Florence in American Historical Review 100 (1995): 509.
Review of Arno Borst, Medieval Worlds. Barbarians, Heretics and Artists in American Historical Review.
Review of Michael E. Goodich, From Birth to Old Age. The Human Life Cycle in Medieval Thought, 1250-1350, in Speculum 68 (1993): 155-56.
Review of Georges Duby, The Legend of Bouvines. War, Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages, in Speculum 68 (1993): 138.
Review of Karl F. Morrison, History as a Visual Art in the Twelfth Century Renaissance, in American Historical Review 97 (1992).
Review of Anne Lombard-Jourdan, “Montjoie et Saint Denis!” Le centre de la Gaule aux origines de Paris et de Saint Denis, in American Historical Review 97 (1992): 533.
Review of Rosamond McKitterick, The Carolingians and the Written Word, in American Historical Review 96 (1991): 1518.
Review of Don LePan, The Cognitive Revolution in Western Culture. Vol. 1: The Birth of Expectation, in American Historical Review 96 (1991).
Review of Thomas Bender, ed., The University and the City, in The Historian.
Review of Gérard Giordanengo, Le Droit féodal dans le pays de droit écrit. L'exemple de la Provence et du Dauphiné, XIIe-début XIVe siècle, in American Historical Review 95 (1990): 479.
Review of Harvey J. Graff, Legacies of Literacy, in American Historical Review, 93 (1988).
Review of J. B. Harley and David Woodward, eds., History of Cartography. Volume One: Cartography in Prehistoric, Ancient, and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean, in Annals of the Association of American Geographers, (1988).
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