Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Salisbury @ MLA

Eve Salisbury has recently been elected to the MLA’s Division on Middle English Language and Literature, Excluding Chaucer and is scheduled to preside over a session at the upcoming conference in Philadelphia. Called “Family Matters,” the session includes the following papers:

  • “Strange Bedfellows: Miscegenation and Power in Medieval Romance,” Katherine McLoone, University of California, Los Angeles
  • “Two Trojan Empires: Kinship and Community Formation in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” Randy P. Schiff, University of Buffalo, State University of New York
  • “Necessary Lies and Open Secrets: The Middle English Melusine and the Problems of Maternal Influence,” Angela Florschuetz, Trinity University
  • “Family Men: Masculinity and the Blood Feud in Malory’s Morte d’Arthur,” Laurie Anne Finke, Kenyon College; Martin B. Shichtman, Eastern Michigan University

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