Session Title

Gendered Spaces

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies

Organizer Name

Melissa Ridley Elmes

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of North Carolina-Greensboro

Presider Name

Melissa Ridley Elmes

Paper Title 1

Marcigny-sur-Loire: A Study of Relationships between Two Cluniac Priories

Presenter 1 Name

Aurore Drouhin

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. de Strasbourg

Paper Title 2

Moving the Female Body in Public: An examination of Gestural Lessons Presented in Didactic Literature from the Reign of Charles VI of France

Presenter 2 Name

Carlisle Mackie

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Trent Univ.

Paper Title 3

Feminine Spaces, Homosociality, and the Queering of Sir Gawain

Presenter 3 Name

Jessica Pitts

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Florida State Univ.

Paper Title 4

The Gendered Spaces of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Presenter 4 Name

Christopher David Queen

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Purdue Univ.

Start Date

13-5-2016 10:00 AM

Session Location

Bernhard 211

Description

This session examines the subject of gendered spaces from a medieval vantage point, considering ways in which medieval society powerfully shaped and sought to control ideas of masculinity and femininity through the public and private spaces that were designated for men and women, and how those spaces were used. The papers included explore the subject of gendered spaces in both historical and literary topics, including Cluniac priories, conduct literature written during the reign of Charles VI, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Melissa A. Elmes

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May 13th, 10:00 AM

Gendered Spaces

Bernhard 211

This session examines the subject of gendered spaces from a medieval vantage point, considering ways in which medieval society powerfully shaped and sought to control ideas of masculinity and femininity through the public and private spaces that were designated for men and women, and how those spaces were used. The papers included explore the subject of gendered spaces in both historical and literary topics, including Cluniac priories, conduct literature written during the reign of Charles VI, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Melissa A. Elmes