IMANA SESSIONS, INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES 2017


Ibero-Medieval Association of America (IMANA) Reception and Banquet

Friday, May 12
6:30 p.m – Reception, Fetzer Lobby
7:30 p.m. – Dinner, North Fetzer 1055

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Session 409: Literary, Artistic, and Cultural Approaches to Friendship in Late Medieval Iberia
Presider: Sol Miguel-Prendes, Wake Forest University
FETZER 2040
Saturday, May 13, 1:30 pm

  • Four Hispanic Examples of Friendship and Its European Correlatives: Libro de Alexandre, Libro de caballero Zifar, El Conde Lucanor, Celestina
    Adam Alberto Vázquez Cruz, Univ. of Saskatchewan
  • Social Networks in Late Medieval Iberia: What Letters Tell Us about Writers and Their Readers
    Gemma Pellissa Prades, Independent Scholar
  • Friends in Life and Death: Sociopolitical Status and Funerary Constructions in Fifteenth-Century Castile
    Holly Sims, Univ. of North Carolina–Chapel Hill

Session 468: A Text by Any Other Name: Rewritings, Reworkings, and Manipulations of Medieval Iberian Texts
Presider: David Arbesú, University of South Florida
SCHNEIDER 1160
Saturday, May 13, 3:30 p.m.

  • From Great Muslim Warriors to Good Christian Subjects: Converting the Legend of the Infantes of Lara between the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
    Marcelo E. Fuentes, Univ. of Minnesota–Twin Cities
  • Libro de Troya, Estoria de Troya y General estoria: (Re)escrituras y recepción de la materia troyana alfonsí en los siglos XIII y XIV
    Ricardo Pichel Gotérrez, Univ. de Alcalá/Univ. de Santiago de Compostela
  • Textual Alteration and Philosophical Appropriation: The Peculiar Case of Dominicus Gundissalinus in Toledo
    Nicola Polloni, Durham Univ.

Session 503: Alfonso al-Hakīm: Significance and Impact of Alfonso X of Castile’s Exchanges with the Islamic World
Presider: Veronica Menaldi, University of Minneapolis–Twin Cities
FETZER 1045
Sunday, May 14, 8:30 a.m.

  • Arabic Authority in Biblical History in the General estoria
    Erik Ekman, Oklahoma State Univ.
  • Reading the Siete Partidas Transconfessionally
    Gregory S. Hutcheson, Univ. of Louisville
  • Alfonso X’s Geographical Ideas: Arabic Sources and Castilian Legacy
    Luis Miguel dos Santos, Univ. of Michigan–Ann Arbor
  • Caliphs and Kingship: Calila e Dimna and the Transmission of Islamic Political Theory to Christian Kingdoms under Alfonso X
    Robey Clark Patrick, Ohio Wesleyan Univ.

Session 542: Ibero-Medieval Studies Tomorrow: Developing New Materials and Pedagogical Approaches to Introduce the Rich Variety of Medieval Iberian Cultures (A Roundtable)
Presider: Emily C. Francomano, Georgetown Univ.
FETZER 1045
Sunday, May 14, 10:30 a.m.

  • A roundtable discussion with Emily S. Beck, College of Charleston; Linde M. Brocato, Univ. of Memphis; Mark D. Johnston, DePaul Univ.; Gregory Kaplan, Univ. of Tennessee–Knoxville; Isidro J. Rivera, Univ. of Kansas; and Maureen Russo Rodríguez, Schreiner Univ.

 


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