Tuesday, February 12, 2013

MAM Kalamazoo Planner!

Ms. Frag. 19 (Saint John's Rare Books). Leaf from a 13th-century glossed Bible.
To see more samples of early scripts, check out the HMML special collections blog or the small gallery on Picasa.

To all MAM friends and members:

Nuntia for Spring 2013:  Please send your news articles, professional announcements, MAM news, etc. to me for inclusion in the next issue of Nuntia, due out in March or early April 2013.  Please send me your submissions at: mheintzelma@csbsju.edu.

The Kalamazoo Planner (below) will also be included in Nuntia, as well as any association documents, reports (e.g., on the MAM conference at Xavier University), etc.

MAM Secretary Announcement posted on website.

MAM Kalamazoo Planner

Thursday 12:00 noon
Bernhard 107
Medieval Association of the Midwest (MAM)
Executive Council Meeting
Thursday 3:30
Session 143
Schneider 1360
Beowulf and Old Norse Literature
Organizer: Nickolas Haydock, Univ. of Puerto Rico–Mayagüez
Presider: Alison Langdon, Western Kentucky Univ.
Monster Sex and the Malady of Heroes in Beowulf and Grettis Saga Nickolas Haydock
Monsters and Heroes in Beowulf and Grettir’s Saga Ruth D. Delgado, Univ. of Puerto Rico–Mayagüez
Monsters Are Us: Analogies and Dis-analogies in Beowulf and Grettir’s Saga Jo-Anne M. Hernandez Michelson, Univ. of Puerto Rico–Mayagüez
The Price of a Cup of Mead: An Exploration of the Bad Hostess in Beowulf and The Saga of the Volsungs Rebecca Aylesworth, Univ. of Minnesota–Twin Cities
Thursday 5:30 p.m.
Bernhard 209
Medieval Association of the Midwest (MAM)
Business Meeting and Reception with open bar
Thursday 7:30 pm
Session 181
Bernhard 213
Justice, Law, and Literature in the Middle Ages
Organizer: Toy-Fung Tung, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
Presider: Toy-Fung Tung
Straining the Qualities of Mercy: Writing about Justice in Twelfth-Century Sicily and England Philippa Byrne, Univ. of Oxford
Legalism and Divine Justice in the York Play of the Last Judgment Emma Lipton, Univ. of Missouri–Columbia
Of Statutes and Squirrels: Reading Medieval Law in Illuminated Manuscripts Katie L. Peebles, Marymount Univ.
“From this time forth I never will speak word”: Closing the Gap between Words and Things in Decameron 8.10 and Othello Margaret Escher, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
Friday 10:00 am
Session 184
Valley III Stinson Lounge
Playing with Food: Exploring Medieval Food-Ways in Classroom and Popular Culture
Co-sponsored with Mens et Mensa: Society for the Study of Food in the Middle Ages
Organizer: John A. Bollweg, Western Michigan Univ.
Presider: Gael Grossman, Jamestown Community College
Remodeling Chivalry through Food Play Jodi Growitz Shearn, West Chester Univ.
The Crusaders’ World: Foodways Experiences Samantha A. Meigs, Univ. of Indianapolis
A demonstration with Ingeborg Slegers, Univ. of Indianapolis, and Linda Nicley, Univ. of Indianapolis.
Friday 1:30 pm
Session 275
Schneider 1325
Lydgate without Chaucer
Organizer: Timothy R. Jordan, Zane State College
Presider: Alaina Bupp, Univ. of Colorado–Boulder
The Vision of Paris: Rhetoric as Visual Paradox in Lydgate’s Troy Book Emily Pez, Univ. of Western Ontario
Lady Readers and Their Copies of Lydgate’s Life of Our Lady Mary Beth Long, Ouachita Baptist Univ.
Authority and Authorship in Lydgate’s Life of Our Lady Mary Wellesley, Univ. College London
Illuminated Benedictines in Lydgate’s Lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund Timothy R. Jordan
Friday 3:30 pm
Session 320
Schneider 1135
Medieval Business: Commerce, Economics, and Trade
Organizer: Steven Austin Stovall, Wilmington College
Presider: Steven Austin Stovall
New Horizons of Trade: The Economic Impact of the Crusades upon the Eastern Mediterranean Kimberly Beaver, Florida State Univ.
Orsanmichele: The Florentine Grain Market: The Structure of an Early Commodities Exchange Marie D’Aguanno Ito, Catholic Univ. of America
The Hanseatic League as an Interorganizational Relationship: An Analysis of Key Contingencies Eric G. Kirby, Texas State Univ.
Saturday 1:30 pm
Session 434
Schneider 1135
(Un)true Confessions: Love’s Affairs, Adventures, and Consolations in the Iberian Middle Ages
Organizer: Carlos Hawley, North Dakota State Univ.
Presider: Yonsoo Kim, Purdue Univ.
Freckles, True (False) Confessions, and Redemption in Berceo’s “La abadesa preñada” Paul Larson, Baylor Univ.
The Language of Love’s Adventures and Misadventures in the Milagros de nuestra señora Benjamin Smith, Minnesota State Univ.–Moorhead
Whore to Angel: Doña Urraca and Mary Magdalene between the Romancero Viejo and the Modern Oral Tradition Alexander McNair, Univ. of Wisconsin–Parkside
Saturday 3:30 pm
Session 490
Schneider 1135
Medievalists Reading and Teaching Shakespeare
Organizer: Edward L. Risden, St. Norbert College
Presider: Alison Langdon, Western Kentucky Univ.
Shakespeare and the Making of Medieval Kingship Edward L. Risden
Teaching Shakespeare’s Sources and Contexts Glenn Steinberg, College of New Jersey
Shakespearean Medievalism in Performance: The Second Tetralogy William F. Hodapp, College of St. Scholastica
Sunday 10:30 am
Session 558
Fetzer 1005
The Formation of Identity in Middle English Arthurian Romance
Organizer: Kristin Bovaird-Abbo, Univ. of Northern Colorado
Presider: Kristin Bovaird-Abbo
Merlin’s Mistress and Mary in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Mickey Sweeney, Dominican Univ.
Identity Adjustment at the Terne Wathelyn Rachel Kapelle, Case Western Reserve Univ.
Human Identity in Ywain and Gawain: There and Back Again David Sprunger, Concordia College
The Becoming of the Middle English Perceval Ryan Naughton, Ohio Univ.

The full program is at: http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/files/schedule-2013.pdf


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