Session Title

Medieval Geographies

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Medieval Studies Certificate Program, Graduate Center, CUNY

Organizer Name

Matthew Boyd Goldie

Organizer Affiliation

Rider Univ.

Presider Name

Matthew Boyd Goldie

Paper Title 1

Space Objects: Ritual Encounter with Place

Presenter 1 Name

Christopher Swift

Presenter 1 Affiliation

New York City College of Technology, CUNY

Paper Title 2

Medieval Concepts of the Edge of the World

Presenter 2 Name

David Greetham

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Graduate Center, CUNY

Paper Title 3

Traveling with Mandeville: English Pilgrims' Reading in the Late Middle Ages

Presenter 3 Name

Anthony Bale

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Birkbeck College, Univ. of London

Start Date

9-5-2014 3:30 PM

Session Location

Fetzer 2020

Description

The session concerns the subject of geography from its literal manifestation in "earth writing" to the discipline within the medieval university. Papers address marks on the earth (furrows, furlongs, boundary lines), geographical developments in the Middle Ages, the influence of geographical works on other genres such as literature, and apply recent geographical theory and practices to medieval topics.

Steven Kruger

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May 9th, 3:30 PM

Medieval Geographies

Fetzer 2020

The session concerns the subject of geography from its literal manifestation in "earth writing" to the discipline within the medieval university. Papers address marks on the earth (furrows, furlongs, boundary lines), geographical developments in the Middle Ages, the influence of geographical works on other genres such as literature, and apply recent geographical theory and practices to medieval topics.

Steven Kruger