Thursday, February 26, 2015

MAM Sessions at the 2015 ICMS (International Congress on Medieval Studies)


MAM officers at the 2010 Kalamazoo Conference

Below is a list of the MAM-sponsored sessions at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies (aka "Kalamazoo") for 2015. If you wish to see the entire program, it is available on the Medieval Institute website at: http://wmich.edu/medieval/files/schedule-2015.pdf

Additional information on the Congress is on the Medieval Institute website:
http://wmich.edu/medieval/congress/index.html




MAM at Kalamazoo 2015

Thursday
May 14
Noon

Bernhard Faculty Lounge
Medieval Association of the Midwest (MAM)
Executive Council Meeting

Thursday
May 14
3:30-5:00

Session 132
Bernhard 205
Animal Languages
Sponsor: Medieval Association of the Midwest (MAM)
Organizer: Alison Langdon, Western Kentucky Univ.
Presider: Peter Goodrich, Northern Michigan Univ.

“Si li fist grant joie comme beste mue”: Embodied Emotion as Animal Language in Le Chevalier au lion
Monica Antoinette Ehrlich, Univ. of Virginia
“As Faucon Comen out of Muwe”: Criseyde’s Speech and the Language of Falconry
Sara Petrosillo, Univ. of California–Davis
No Hoof, No Horse: Veterinary Medicine and Hoof Speech in Late Medieval England
Francine McGregor, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State Univ.
Fallen Language and Animal Communication in Marie de France’s Bisclavret Alison Langdon

Thursday
May 14
5:30 p.m.

Bernhard 211
Medieval Association of the Midwest (MAM)
Business Meeting and Reception with open bar

Thursday
May 14
7:30-9:00

Session 148
Valley II
Garneau Lounge

Good Love for All: Opening the Libro de buen amor
Sponsor: Medieval Association of the Midwest (MAM)
Organizer: Abraham Quintanar, Dickinson College
Presider: Abraham Quintanar

The Debate between the Romans and the Greeks as a Paradigm for Misinterpretation/Misreading in the Libro de buen amor
Paul E. Larson, Baylor Univ.
Figuring the Lamb and the Ram: Magic in the Pitas Payas Episode of the Libro de buen amor
Erik Ekman, Oklahoma State Univ.–Stillwater
¡Amix, Amix!”: Hybridity and Discord in the Libro de buen amor (sts. 1509–1519)
Joselyn Young, Indiana Univ.–Bloomington
Layering and Perspectives in the Libro de buen amor
Carlos Hawley, North Dakota State Univ.

Friday
May 15
3:30-5:00

Session 317
Schneider 1330

Justice and Law in Medieval Contexts and Beyond
Sponsor: Medieval Association of the Midwest (MAM)
Organizer: Toy-Fung Tung, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
Presider: Toy-Fung Tung

“Thow schelt ben hanged and to-drawe”: The Discourse of Treason in the Auchinleck Sir Bevis of Hampton
Amy Reynolds, Washington Univ. in St. Louis
Statues, Statutes, and Justice in The Pilgrimage of the Soul
Rosemarie McGerr, Indiana Univ.–Bloomington
“Us Three to Trotte un to Newgate”: Legal Imagery and Marian Lyricism in Hoccleve’s Au Roy
Meredith Clermont-Ferrand, Eastern Connecticut State Univ.
Computational Error in Decameron 8.8 and 8.10: Revenge and the Mis-measure of Justice
Margaret Escher, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

Sunday
May 17
8:30-10:00

Session 514
Valley II
LeFevre Lounge

The Formation of Identity in Middle English Arthurian Romance
Sponsor: Medieval Association of the Midwest (MAM)
Organizer: Kristin Bovaird-Abbo, Univ. of Northern Colorado
Presider: Mickey Sweeney, Dominican Univ.

Epistemology, Ethics, and Dwarfs: The Thresholds of Chivalric Identity in Middle English Arthurian Romance
Megan Leitch, Cardiff Univ.
“Our will hath be too sore bought sold”: Destruction, Identity and Desire in the Stanzaic Morte Arthur
Elizabeth Maffetone, Indiana Univ.–Bloomington
From Soldier to Swine: Thomas Malory’s Gareth and the Fifteenth-Century Bestialization of Knighthood
Kristin Bovaird-Abbo
Merlin’s Baptism: The Purity and Hybridity of English Identity in Of Arthour and of Merlin
Christopher Maslanka, Marquette Univ.




MAM in Terre Haute, 2013.


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