42nd International Congress on Medieval Studies
May 10-13, 2007
Western Michigan University
BABEL Working Group panels:
THURSDAY, May 10, 10:00 a.m.
Session #11: Premodern to Modern Humanisms (roundtable
Kimberly K. Bell (Sam Houston State University), Presider
- Mary K. Ramsey (Fordham University), "Niobe's
Tears: Mourning on the Margins of the Human"
- Karl Steel (Brooklyn College, CUNY), "How
Delicious We Must Be: Anthrophagy, Again"
- LeAnne Teruya (San Jose State University/Department of Geology), "Mapping
Humanism in the Age of Global Positioning Systems "
- Timothy Spence (Hollins University), "The
Book of Hours and iPods, Passionate Lyrics and Prayers: Technologies of
the Devotional Self"
- Betsy McCormick (Mount San Antonio College), "Oh,
the Humanity! or, Cry Me a River to the Love Below"
- Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (George Washington University), Response
FRIDAY, May 11, 10:00 a.m.
Session #209: What Happened to Theory in Medieval Studies?
(roundtable discussion panel)
Eileen A. Joy (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville), Presider
- Martin B. Shichtman (Eastern Michigan University)
- Laurie Finke (Kenyon College)
- Bonnie Wheeler (Southern Methodist University/Arthuriana)
- James J. Paxson (University of Florida/Exemplaria)
- Anna Klosowska (Miami University at Oxford, Ohio)
- Michael Uebel (Fellow, Houston-Galveston Psychoanalytic
- CO-RESPONDENTS: Steven Kruger (Queens College, CUNY Graduate
Center) and Ethan Knapp (Ohio State University)