2015 Medieval and Renaissance Forum

On Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25, Keene State College will host the 36th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum. The two-day academic conference includes faculty panels with undergraduate presentations. Associate professor of English, Meriem Pages, is the director of the forum, which has been held at Plymouth State University for the past 35 years. Read a News Story on the Forum published on April 15.

Presentations by KSC faculty and students:

Spiritual Motherhood and Monastic Familia: Defining the Boundaries between Blood Kin and Monastic Familia in the Early to Central Middle Ages, Susan W. Wade, Keene State College–Friday April 24 at 9:30 AM

Imperfect Men:  Masculinity and Otherness in Early Modern Drama, Brinda Charry, Keene State College–Friday April 24 at 11:00

Peter, Piety and the Plague: Royal Intercession in 14th-Century Cyprus, Stephen Lucey, Keene State College –Friday April 24 at 2:25 PM

Love versus God: The Religion of Love in Medieval Literature, Gabriella Raccio, Keene State College –Saturday April 25 at 10:35 AM

The Need for Sympathetic Characters: An Analysis of Film Adaptations of Beowulf and The Romance of Tristan, Bethany Cooper, Keene State College–Saturday April 25 at 10:35 AM

Gender Fluidity in Medieval London: Considering Transvestite Prostitute Eleanor John as a Lesbian-Like Woman, Samantha Charland, Keene State College–Saturday April 25 at 3:00 PM

“Her Mood Will Needs Be Pitied”: Agency, Madness, The Pathetic, and Ophelia, Emily Cackowski, Keene State College–Saturday April 25 at 3:00 PM

For information about registering for the Medieval and Renaissance Forum, please contact Meriem Pages at mpages@keene.edu

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