Thursday, 29 December
448. Mystical Aesthetics: A Literary Reconsideration of Late Medieval Mystical Texts
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8209, Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Tara Williams, Oregon State Univ.
1. “The Aesthetics of Ineffability: Language and Embodiment in The Cloud of Unknowing,” Shannon Gayk, Indiana Univ., Bloomington
2. “Hazelnuts and Wholeness: Image in Julian’s Revelations,” Gail Sherman, Reed Coll.
3. “A Divine Vernacular: Language in the Showings of Julian of Norwich,” Tara Williams