Monday, April 11, 2011

Medievalism at Plymouth States

The Plymouth State Medieval and Renaissance Forum will be held this week from Friday, 15 April, to Saturday. 16 April, and includes a number of medievalism-themed papers as follows. The complete schedule (including two sessions on pedagogy) can be accessed at


11:05-12:25 Session 2
Examining the Self and Re-Imagining the Past Hartman Union Building (HUB) 109
PAPER 2: “You are my Father and Mother”: Love, Friendship, and the Surrogate Family in Medieval Novels for Young Adults, Angela Jane Weisl, Seton Hall University


10:35-11:55 Session 6

Reading Chaucer in America Rounds 203
Moderator: Paulette Barton, University of Maine, Orono
PAPER 1: The Adams Family Chaucers, M. C. E. Shaner, University of Massachusetts—Boston
PAPER 2: The William Van Wyck Translation of The Canterbury Tales, Illustrated by Rockwell Kent, Geraldine S. Branca, Merrimack College

3:00-4:20 Session 7

Medieval Roots, Modern Dreams Rounds 303
Moderator: Arthur Fried, Plymouth State University
PAPER 1: Introducing the Medieval Roots of Modern Gender Equality, Robert Myles, McGill University
PAPER 2: Print Warfare and Foxe’s The Book of Martyrs: Woodcuts as an Early Modern Precursor to 20th-21st Century Comics, Forrest C. Helvie, Norwalk Community College
PAPER 3: Prince Valiant and Beyond: (Re-)Assessing the Corpus of Medieval-Themed Comics, Michael A. Torregrossa, Independent Scholar

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