Round Table on Diversity and Teaching Medieval Studies sponsored by Graduate Student Council. Session title: “Tearing Down Walls, Building Bridges:
Medieval Diversity and Cross-Cultural Encounters in Syllabus Design and Teaching.” This paper is about two courses that illustrate the principle “Diversity in Every Course Title” and several…[Read more]
Pamela Kirkpatrick started the topic CFP for MLA 2018 in New York: Medieval and Renaissance Terms of Endearment. in the discussion French Medieval Language and Literature on MLA Commons 1 year, 5 months ago
Seeking proposals to a non-guaranteed session about kinship terminology or terms of endearment used for friends and foes. For example, in The Song of Roland, characters use sarcasm to describe enemies as friends, and interestingly, demeaning monikers are used to chastise friends. What do these epithets say about the cultural boundaries between…[Read more]
A reflection on the state of the archive in the state of post-theory.
LICO Call for Papers: Medieval Literature and the Trans-National
Literature Compass invites contributions for a special issue on transnationalism in medieval literature.
The period from c. 500 to c. 1500CE can be characterized by fluidity of borders and identities. While a town or individual might have belonged to a particular religious group or…[Read more]