Session Title

Cultural and Literary Transmission in the Global Middle Ages

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Program in Medieval Studies, Rutgers Univ.

Organizer Name

Isabel Stern

Organizer Affiliation

Rutgers Univ.

Presider Name

Erik Wade

Presider Affiliation

Rutgers Univ.

Paper Title 1

The Literary "Auld Alliance": Roman Antiques and Scottish Nationalism within John Barbour's The Brus

Presenter 1 Name

Ruth M. E. Oldman

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania

Paper Title 2

Muslim "Inconstancy" or Charlemagne’s Imperial Error? The Problem of "Fides" in Einhard, Notker, and the French, Italian and Spanish Epic Traditions

Presenter 2 Name

Alani Hicks-Bartlett

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of California-Berkeley

Start Date

12-5-2017 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1345

Description

This panel seeks to examine the role that a global community played in the medieval period, broadly addressing the issue of cultural interaction and how we may interpret cultural transmission in literary texts. Papers may consider kingship and political organization, geographical peripheries of Europe, and the transmission of ideas across national and cultural lines.

Isabel Stern

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May 12th, 10:00 AM

Cultural and Literary Transmission in the Global Middle Ages

Schneider 1345

This panel seeks to examine the role that a global community played in the medieval period, broadly addressing the issue of cultural interaction and how we may interpret cultural transmission in literary texts. Papers may consider kingship and political organization, geographical peripheries of Europe, and the transmission of ideas across national and cultural lines.

Isabel Stern