Session Title

Performance of Women’s Voices in Medieval Lyric: Theory and Evidence

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Medieval Studies Institute, Indiana Univ.-Bloomington

Organizer Name

Cynthia Rogers

Organizer Affiliation

Indiana Univ.-Bloomington

Presider Name

Linda E. Mitchell

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City

Paper Title 1

"Come ant daunce wyt me": Middle English Woman-Voiced Carols and Their Uses

Presenter 1 Name

Sarah Kate Moore

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Washington-Seattle

Paper Title 2

Walther von der Vogelweide and the Voice of the Nightingale: Performance, Intertextuality, and Gender

Presenter 2 Name

Rosemarie McGerr

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Indiana Univ.-Bloomington

Paper Title 3

"In Earnest and in Game": A Reconsideration of Women’s Voices in the Findern Manuscript

Presenter 3 Name

Cynthia Rogers

Start Date

10-5-2014 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1340

Description

The representation of women’s voices in medieval lyric texts, whether composed or performed by men or women, can reveal much about medieval constructions of gender. The three papers in this session will consider these representations in Medieval Carols, the work of Walther von der Vogelweide, and the lyrics of the Findern manuscript.

Cynthia A. Rogers

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May 10th, 10:00 AM

Performance of Women’s Voices in Medieval Lyric: Theory and Evidence

Schneider 1340

The representation of women’s voices in medieval lyric texts, whether composed or performed by men or women, can reveal much about medieval constructions of gender. The three papers in this session will consider these representations in Medieval Carols, the work of Walther von der Vogelweide, and the lyrics of the Findern manuscript.

Cynthia A. Rogers