Session Title

Romance and the Animal Turn I: Romance and Ecofeminism

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Medieval Romance Society

Organizer Name

Tim Wingard

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of York

Presider Name

Tim Wingard

Paper Title 1

The Queer Sexual Politics of Horsemeat in the Livre de Fauvel

Presenter 1 Name

Kate Maxwell

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. i Tromsø: Norges arktiske univ.

Paper Title 2

Like Hidden Fire Smoldering under Cinders: Gender Essentialism and Forest Preservation in Chrétien's Yvain

Presenter 2 Name

Jeanne Provost

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Furman Univ.

Paper Title 3

"Arondel me gode palfray": Saracen Gifts and the Construction of English Chivalric Masculinity in Bevis of Hampton

Presenter 3 Name

Jenna Stook

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Mount Royal Univ.

Start Date

9-5-2020 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1340

Description

Ecofeminism has experienced a revival since 2014, with the reappraisal of older scholarship and new publications. As part of this renaissance, medievalists have embraced ecofeminist approaches to medieval literature. This session's papers look at representations of gender, masculinity and femininity in relation to animals and nature in romance texts. Tim Wingard

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May 9th, 10:00 AM

Romance and the Animal Turn I: Romance and Ecofeminism

Schneider 1340

Ecofeminism has experienced a revival since 2014, with the reappraisal of older scholarship and new publications. As part of this renaissance, medievalists have embraced ecofeminist approaches to medieval literature. This session's papers look at representations of gender, masculinity and femininity in relation to animals and nature in romance texts. Tim Wingard