Birkbeck Medieval Seminar: Rethinking Medieval Marriage
23rd May 2009, 10am-5pm
Place: Rooms 152 and 153, Main Building, Birkbeck College, Malet Street, Bloomsbury. London. WC1E 7HX
10.30-11.30- Emma Lipton (University of Missouri), John Gower’s Politics of Marriage
12.00-1.00 Shannon McSheffrey (Concordia University, Montreal), Marriage by Ravishment in Fifteenth-Century England
1.00-2.00 lunch (delegates to find their own lunch)
2.00-3.00 Pamela Sheingorn (Baruch College, and Graduate Center, City University of New York), Embodied Meaning in Images of the Married Life of Mary and Joseph
3.30-4.30 Glenn Burger (Queens College, and Graduate Center, City University of New York), In the Merchant’s Bedchamber
4.30 5.00 response by Isabel Davis (Birkbeck College, University of London) and discussion.
This event is free and all are welcome.
Coffee will be provided; delegates must find their own lunch.
To reserve a place please email your name and affiliation to: Isabel Davis.