Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Robinson and Swan speak to Medievalism seminar

On July 30 and August 4, Drs. Carol Robinson and Jesse Swan addressed Richard Utz's graduate seminar on Studies in Medievalism via Skype. Robinson, who teaches at Kent State Trumbull, is one of the most widely known experts on the subject of Neomedievalism and founding member of MEMO, the Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization. She is also editor of the essay cluster on "Medievalism in Video Games" in Studies in Medievalism XVI: Medievalism in Technology Old and New, Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2008.
Swan, who teaches at the University of Northern Iowa, is coeditor, with Richard Utz, of Studies in Medievalism XVI: Postmodern Medievalisms, Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2005, and of The Year's Work in Medievalism 2002, Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2003. He spoke to the seminar and guests (Drs. Beth Bradburn and Grace Tiffany) about "Medievalism, the Book, and Post-Counter-Reformation Anglo-Catholicism, Or, Another Way To Appreciate Elizabeth Cary."

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