Session Title

Materiality and Magic

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Societas Magica

Organizer Name

Marla Segol

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. at Buffalo

Presider Name

Frank Klaassen

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of Saskatchewan

Paper Title 1

Inscribed and Spoken Magic in the Icelandic Sagas

Presenter 1 Name

Thomas B. de Mayo

Presenter 1 Affiliation

J. Sergeant Reynolds Community College

Paper Title 2

"Let it Be Made Secretly": The Efficacy of Unread Words in Medieval England

Presenter 2 Name

Katherine Hindley

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Yale Univ.

Paper Title 3

The Matter of Prophecy: Props, Practices, Representations

Presenter 3 Name

Claire Fanger

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Rice Univ.

Paper Title 4

Body as Amulet in the Shiur Qomah

Presenter 4 Name

Marla Segol

Start Date

17-5-2015 10:30 AM

Session Location

Fetzer 1045

Description

A session that brings together studies on the material components in use in Medieval Magic, from the interplay between spoken and written words to the objects needed in ritual practice to the metaphorical interface between the practitioner's body and the material components needed to accomplish magic.

David Porreca

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May 17th, 10:30 AM

Materiality and Magic

Fetzer 1045

A session that brings together studies on the material components in use in Medieval Magic, from the interplay between spoken and written words to the objects needed in ritual practice to the metaphorical interface between the practitioner's body and the material components needed to accomplish magic.

David Porreca