Birkbeck Medieval Seminar: Rethinking Medieval Marriage

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

10-10.30 – coffee

10.30-11.30- Emma Lipton (University of Missouri), ‘John Gower’’s Politics of Marriage’

11.30-12.00 – coffee

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’

3.00-3.30 – coffee

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.