Tuesday, 29 December
576. Family Matters
7:15–8:30 p.m., 407, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Middle English Language and Literature, Excluding Chaucer
Presiding: Eve Salisbury, Western Michigan Univ.
1. “Strange Bedfellows: Miscegenation and Power in Medieval Romance,” Katherine McLoone, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
2. “Two Trojan Empires: Kinship and Community Formation in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” Randy P. Schiff, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York
3. “Necessary Lies and Open Secrets: The Middle English Melusine and the Problems of Maternal Influence,” Angela Florschuetz, Trinity Univ.
4. “Family Men: Masculinity and the Blood Feud in Malory’s Morte d’Arthur,” Laurie Anne Finke, Kenyon Coll.; Martin B. Shichtman, Eastern Michigan Univ.