Thursday, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 209, JW Marriott
Medieval Poets and Classical Antiquity: Tools for Critiquing Poetic Tradition
A special session. Presiding: Marjorie C. Woods, Univ. of Texas, Austin
1. “Fabliau Wives and Classical Rape in the Merchant’s Tale,” Nicole Nolan Sidhu, East Carolina Univ.
2. “Exemplary Women and Effectual Authorship: Penelope’s Letter in Gower’s Confessio Amantis,” April Graham, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
3. “Natural Harmonies, Artificial Forms, and Big Data: Orpheus in The Complaint of Mars,” Kara Gaston, Univ. of Toronto
Respondent: Andrew Scott Galloway, Cornell Univ.