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History

Jilana Ordman

Lecturer in History  

Areas of Specialization

Ancient and medieval history  

Education

PhD Medieval History,  Loyola University, Chicago, IL
MA Medieval History, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
BA Anthropology, History, Literature, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH 

Selected Courses

History 110 Introduction to Historical Study: World Civilization to 1650
History 243: Crusade and Holy War in Medieval Europe
History 211: Roman History 

Selected Honors and Administrative Positions

Member of Antioch College Alumni Board, 2014-present

Paper Prize, Loyola University Third Annual Interdisciplinary Research Symposium for Graduate Students and Alumni, Spring, 2010

Judge for Chicago Metro History Fair, 2010, 2007

Graduate Research Scholarship, Loyola University, Summer, 2008

Service Merit Award, Loyola University, Spring, 2008

Selected Publications

Articles

“Was it an Embarrassment of Rewards? Possible Relationships between Religious Devotion among Participants in the Second Crusade, 1145-1149, and their Losses in the Field,” Essays in Medieval Studies 31 (2015): 113-40.

“Crusading without Affect or Effect: Emotions in Helmold of Bosau’s Chronica Slavorum,” to be published in a Festschrift volume of papers presented at “At the Intersection of Medieval History and the Social Sciences: A Symposium Honoring Barbara H. Rosenwein, Chicago, IL, 2014,” Ashgate, 2016.

Selected Conference Presentations

 “Martyrdom in the Baltic? Sorrow in Helmold of Bosau’s Cronica Slavorum,” At the Intersection of Medieval History and the Social Sciences:  A Symposium Honoring Barbara H. Rosenwein, Chicago, IL, 2014

“An Embarrassment of Rewards: Participation in the Second Crusade, 1145-1149,” 31st Annual Ilinois Medieval Association Conference, Suduction: The Art of Persuasion in the Medieval World, Chicago, 
IL, 2014

“The Inscrutable Odo of Deuil’s Instrumental Attributions of Emotions,” The Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East, The Crusades, Islam and Byzantium: An Interdisciplinary Workshop and Conference, London, England, 2010

“Feeling Like a Crusader: Emotion as Evidence of Combatants’ Motivations for Violence,” New Approaches to Old Challenges: Loyola University’s Third Annual Interdisciplinary Research Symposium for Graduate Students and Alumni, Chicago, IL, 2010

Professional Memberships

American Historical Association 
Medieval Academy of America
The Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East