Session Title

Games and Ludic Texts

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, St. Louis Univ.

Organizer Name

Thomas Rowland

Organizer Affiliation

St. Louis Univ.

Presider Name

Thomas Rowland

Paper Title 1

Why Play? Ludic Theory and the Medieval Text

Presenter 1 Name

Betsy McCormick

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Mount San Antonio College

Paper Title 2

"Þis is þe token of vntrawþe þat I am tan inne": The Didactic Role of Festive Misrule in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Presenter 2 Name

Alice Blackwood

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 3

How Should a Player Be? Cessolis's Convert Gambler and Twisted Exemplarity

Presenter 3 Name

Juan Escourido

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Pennsylvania

Paper Title 4

Teaching Chess in Medieval England

Presenter 4 Name

Serina Patterson

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Univ. of British Columbia

Start Date

10-5-2014 1:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1235

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May 10th, 1:30 PM

Games and Ludic Texts

Schneider 1235