Session Title

Inside the Walls: Analyzing Medieval Towns

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Program in Medieval Studies, Brown Univ.

Organizer Name

Mercedes Vaquero

Organizer Affiliation

Brown Univ.

Presider Name

Mercedes Vaquero

Paper Title 1

The Britain of Cities: City, Nation, Text, and Image in Five Prose Brut Manuscripts

Presenter 1 Name

Elizabeth J. Bryan

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Brown Univ.

Paper Title 2

Images of Cities in a Late Medieval Chronicle: The Fasciculus temporum and Its Many Editions

Presenter 2 Name

William S. Monroe

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Brown Univ.

Paper Title 3

Places of Confrontation, Places of Encounter: Iberian Cities in Medieval French Epic Texts

Presenter 3 Name

Delphine Demelas

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Brown Univ.

Start Date

7-5-2020 10:00 AM

Session Location

Bernhard 205

Description

This session addresses current issues in universities and scholarship and will present papers that focus on histories of towns, their making, transformation, or disappearance, and from different academic disciplines. They will address topics such as: the end of ancient cities/towns; religious beliefs, conflict, and tolerance; the town and its margins; citizens and foreigners; the town/city as metaphor. The session will allow the maximum flexibility both in the forms and content of the discussion, and it has no disciplinary limits. Mercedes Vaquero

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May 7th, 10:00 AM

Inside the Walls: Analyzing Medieval Towns

Bernhard 205

This session addresses current issues in universities and scholarship and will present papers that focus on histories of towns, their making, transformation, or disappearance, and from different academic disciplines. They will address topics such as: the end of ancient cities/towns; religious beliefs, conflict, and tolerance; the town and its margins; citizens and foreigners; the town/city as metaphor. The session will allow the maximum flexibility both in the forms and content of the discussion, and it has no disciplinary limits. Mercedes Vaquero