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/