Medieval Studies Graduate Student Conference
Saturday, 2 May 2009
Marine Sciences Institute Auditorium (Room 1302)
10:00 Coffee, pastry
10:15 Opening remarks
10:30 Panel 1: Identity and Religious Exchange
Karen Frank, History: "From the Inside or the Outside: The Cultural Marking of Jewish women in late medieval Perugia ."
Cat Zusky, English: “ Staging Christ's Pain in Late-Medieval Drama.”
Nikki Goodrick, History: "Sheep Among Wolves: Muslim Pilgrims on Christian Ships in the Age of the Crusades”
12:00 Keynote: Patricia Ingham, English, Indiana University : "Little Nothings: The Squire's Tale and the Ambition of Gadgets."
2:15 Panel 2: Gendered Identities
Lydia Balian, English, “ Men, Monsters, and Melee: A Comparative Analysis of Hand-to-Hand Combat in Beowulf and La3amon's Brut ”
Corinne Wieben, History: “The Discourse of Dispute: Marriage in Fourteenth-Century Lucca ."
3:30 Theater Performance
Anonymous “Monkey See, Monkey Do or The Joyous Farce of Master Mimin”
Translated by: Jody Enders
This is an anonymous fifteenth-century French farce about the trials and tribulations of the poor student, Master Mimin. The performance is directed by Andrew Henkes, a graduate student in Theater, who brought us last year's extraordinary production of the Farce of the Fart.
4:15 Concluding Remarks
This event is sponsored by the Departments of History, Medieval Studies Program.
©2006 Edward D. English