Friday, 30 December
675. Anthropology, Archaeology, and Medieval Texts
10:15–11:30 a.m., Map, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Medieval Literature
Presiding: Lori P. Garner, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
1. “Visionary Experience in Medieval English Verse and Some Findings in Ritual Studies,” Heather Maring, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia
2. “Medieval Travel Writing as Ethnography: Tibetan Polyandry and the Travels of Marco Polo,” Margaret Kim, Saint John’s Univ., NY
3. “Spenser’s Medieval Landscape: An Archaeology of Conflict,” Thomas Leslie Herron, East Carolina Univ.