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605. Medieval Women and Poverty

Wednesday, 11 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Superior A, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship

Presiding: Dorothy Kim, Vassar Coll.

1. "The Prostitute Turned Pauper: Marie l'Égyptienne and the Charity of Others," Monica Ehrlich, Univ. of Virginia

2. "Pilgrimage and Poverty in The Book of Margery Kempe," Elizabeth Harper, Univ. of Central Arkansas

3. "'Seulette je suis': Christine de Pizan's Rhetoric of Power through Loneliness and Poverty," Charles-Louis Morand-Métivier, Univ. of Vermont

4. "Poverty and Maternal-Filial Interdependence in the Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X," Sarah Degner Riveros, Valparaiso Univ.

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  • Comparative Literature – Medieval and Renaissance

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