Tuesday, May 18, 2010

MMSM: Medievalisms at Plymouth State

The following medievalism-themed papers were presented last month at the Plymouth State Medieval & Renaissance Forum at Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, from 16-17 April 2010. The complete schedule can be accessed at http://www.plymouth.edu/medieval/2010/Schedule.html.


9:30-10:50 AM
Time in Medieval and Early Modern Drama Rounds 304
Moderator: Lisa LeBlanc, Anna Maria College
PAPER 2 OF 3: Rise and Fade: Soothsaying and Sacred Time in Cymbeline, Kreg Segall, Regis College
PAPER 3 OF 3: The Treatment of Time in Two Elizabethan Plays about King John, Charles Forker, Indiana University

11:05 AM-12:25 PM
Representing Islam Rounds 204
Moderator: Whitney Howarth, Plymouth State University
PAPER 3 OF 3: Robbing the Saracen to Create the Englishman: Islam and Muslims in Robin Hood Prince of Thieves , Meriem Pagès, Keene State College

2:25-3:45 PM
Early Modern England: Literature and Politics Rounds 204
Moderator: David Beronä, Plymouth State University
PAPER 2 OF 3: Experiments in Every Kind: The Place of The History of King Richard III in the Literary Biography of Thomas More, William Marx, Michigan State University

4:00-5:20 PM
Moderns Read Medievals Rounds 203
Moderator: Meriem Pagès, Keene State College
* In Defense of Guinevere: Our Distorted Modern Reading, Brittany Wilson, Keene State College
* Time Travel to the Middle Ages in Contemporary Film, Carl Grindley, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College/CUNY
* The Medieval Muslim Hero in Film, Ann Brant, Keene State College


9:00-10:20 AM

Pedagogy Roundtable: Skills, Content, and Medieval and Renaissance Literature Rounds 203
Moderator and Respondent: Ann McClellan, Plymouth State University
* Arthurian Legends in General Education, Karolyn Kinane, Plymouth State University
* “I can’t read that!” Using Manuscripts in the Chaucer Classroom, Meredith Clermont-Ferrand, Eastern Connecticut University
* “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” Early Modern Literature and General Education, Robert Kellerman, University of Maine, Augusta
* Stripping Duessa / Dressing Up Eve: Gender and Allegory in the Early Modern Classroom, Thomas Festa, SUNY New Paltz

Conversations across Time Periods Rounds 204
Moderator: Barbara Lopez-Mayhew, Plymouth State University
PAPER 1 OF 3: Medieval to Modern Colloquialisms: An Inside Look at our Language’s Origins, Alicia Tague, Keene State College

Medieval Art and Architecture Rounds 303
Moderator: Meriem Pagès, Keene State College
PAPER 2 OF 3: Structuring the Gothic Past: The Abbey Church of Saint-Denis in Nineteenth-Century Architectural Scholarship, Sarah Thompson, Rochester Institute of Technology

10:35-11:55 AM
Time and Arthuriana Rounds 203
Moderator: Flo Keyes, Castleton State College
PAPER 3 OF 3: Influences of the Late-Medieval on the American Gothic Tradition: Poe’s Perspective on the Maimed King, Forrest Helvie, The Forman School

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