CONGRESS CANCELED Playing with Game Theory II: Parks and Recreation: Experiencing Medieval Games

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

Description

Games were one of the most popular forms of entertainment in the Middle Ages and yet only a handful of studies exist on the importance of games in medieval culture. This session proposes to explore the social and cultural significance of medieval games, ranging from actual games like chess to literary texts and social games like the hunt, from a variety of theoretical perspectives, showcasing the relationship between medieval games and medieval culture. Sarah Sprouse

 
May 8th, 1:30 PM

CONGRESS CANCELED Playing with Game Theory II: Parks and Recreation: Experiencing Medieval Games

Schneider 1325

Games were one of the most popular forms of entertainment in the Middle Ages and yet only a handful of studies exist on the importance of games in medieval culture. This session proposes to explore the social and cultural significance of medieval games, ranging from actual games like chess to literary texts and social games like the hunt, from a variety of theoretical perspectives, showcasing the relationship between medieval games and medieval culture. Sarah Sprouse