Kalamazoo International Medieval Congress: Sponsored Session Line-up

We are happy to announce the line-up of speakers for the Syon Abbey Society Sponsored Session at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, MI, 8-11 May, 2014.

Session 361: MONASTIC SEXUALITIES
Saturday, 10 May, 10:00 am, Schneider 1280

Sponsor: Syon Abbey Society
Organizer: Laura Saetveit Miles, Univ. i Bergen
Presider: Barbara Newman, Northwestern Univ.

Liz Herbert McAvoy, Swansea University
“Owre lorde putt his . . . mowth to hyr . . . Mowth”: Language as Lack and Metaphor as Presence in the Writing of Mechtild of Hackeborn

Jennifer D. Thibodeaux, Univ. of Wisconsin–Whitewater
The Manly Monk: The Role of Sexualized Chastity in Monastic Gender Identity

Michael G. Sargent, Queens College and Graduate Center, CUNY
Canor, Calor, Dulcor, Tactus: Nicholas Love’s Erotic Rhetoric

For more information on the 2014 Kalamazoo congress, follow this link: http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/

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