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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."

1:15 Lunch

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.





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