(Session 40 will be combined with Session 83 and will take place on Thursday
at 1:30 p.m. in 1140 Schneider.)
Organizer and Presider: Thomas J. Heffernan, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
"Liturgical Drama and Community Discourse" (Thomas P. Campbell, Wabash College)
"Sacramental Liturgies in the Middle Ages" (Martin Dudley, St. Bartholomew's Church)
"Jews and Judaism in the Medieval Latin Liturgy" (Lawrence Frizzell, Seton Hall University)
"Liturgy in an Architectural Setting" (Elizabeth Parker, Fordham University)
"The Vessels Used in the Liturgy" (Elizabeth McLachlan, Rutgers University)
"The Office for St. Cecilia" (Sherry Reames, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Session 183: Friday, 1:30 p.m. in Room 313
Organizers: Marguerite Ragnow and Amy Carol Brown, University of Minnesota
Presider: Eric Hollas, Hill Monastic Manuscript Library
Roundtable discussion with Ronald Herzman, SUNY-Geneseo; Françoise Denis, Macalaster College; William Jordan, Princeton University; and Patricia C. Paugh, Bancroft School.
Session 226: Friday, 3:30 p.m. in Room 313
Organizer: Natalie Grinnell, SUNY-Buffalo
Presider: Joan G. Haahr, Yeshiva University
"Strategies for Providing Access to Medieval Studies to Working Class and Minority Students" (Michael A. Calabrese, California State University­p;Los Angeles)
"'Prymerole' or 'Piggesnye': Medieval Literature and Working Class College Students" (David Lampe, Buffalo State College)
"Reading Chaucer for Self-Improvement, or When the Middle Class Teaches the Working Class" (Kristin R. Hofer, Pennsylvania State University)
Respondent: Anne Clark Bartlett, DePaul University
Session 242: Friday, 3:30 in 1010 Fetzer
Organizer and Presider: Kathryn M. Talarico, CUNY-College of Staten Island
Roundtable discussion with Paul J. Gans, New York University; Paul Halsall, Fordham University; Robert D. Peckham, University of Tennessee Martin; Carolyn Schriber, Rhodes College; and Susan Yager, Iowa State University.
5:00 p.m. Friday in Stinson Quiet Room
Organizer and Presider: Alan T. Gaylord, Dartmouth College
Alan Gaylord will work with a small number of experienced Chaucer-readers, concentrating on matters of expression, phrasing and intonation, and overall interpretation. Observers are very welcome and do not need to pre-register.
Session 270: Saturday, 10 a.m. in Room 313
Organizer and Presider: Ronald Herzman, SUNY Geneseo
"Time, Movement, and Energy in Paradiso" (Evelyne Marcks, Duchesne Academy)
"Mystique, Mystery and Magic: Teaching the Middle Ages" (J. P. Vogt, Stratford Academy)
"Spiritual Progress in the Earthly Paradise" (Eric Hall, Trinity Schools)
Session 362: Saturday, 3:30 in Room 310
Organizer: Fiona Tolhurst, Alfred University
Presider: Judith Laird, Southwest Texas State University
"The Perils of Translation, or When is a Knygt a Gome?" (Cindy L. Vitto, Rowan College of New Jersey)
"Isn't the Meaning in the Footnotes?: Two Approaches to Studying Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" (Stuart Rutten, New Mexico State University)
"Save Document 'untitled' without changes OK?" (Ross Arthur, York University)
Respondent: Julian Wasserman, Loyola University
Shane L. Amaya, a student at the University of California, Santa Barbara,
is working on a comic book adaptation of the Song of Roland. He writes,
"It would be great if I could get feedback from other professors who
are interested in getting their students more interested in medieval lit
by teaching my comic." His email address is gfunk@
The Poculi Ludique Societas has a few spots left for groups interested in mounting a play for the 1998 staging of the complete York Cycle (June 21, 1998 at the University of Toronto). For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the PLS York Cycle web page at http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~medieval/www/pls/.
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