Conferences – Virtual IMC Leeds – The two last session on disability history + Medievalists with Disabilities Roundtable

 

Session: V5-55

Medievalists with Disabilities has organised its third annual round table for Leeds International Medieval Congress. It’s session V5-55 which will be happening on Tuesday 7 July. 

 

 

Session: v16-04 Virtual Session Room 4


Title: DIS/ABILITY IN THE MEDIEVAL NORTH


Organiser: Yoav Tirosh, School of Social Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavík & Chris Crocker, Disability Before Disability Project, University of Iceland, Reykjavík
Moderator: Chris Crocker, Disability Before Disability Project, University of Iceland, Reykjavík


Paper v16-04-a: Deafness and Non-Speaking in Late Medieval Iceland, 1200-1550 (Language: English)
Yoav Tirosh, School of Social Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavík

Paper v16-04-b: Dependency or Authority? Disability or Ability?: Care Givers and Receivers in Old English and Anglo-Latin Sources
(Language: English)
Marit Ronen, Independent Scholar, Upper Galilee


Paper v16-04-c: ‘Svartir ok furðu ljótir’: Unusual Bodies in Geirmundar þáttr heljarskinns and Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka (Language: English)
Katherine Marie Olley, Independent Scholar, Oxford

 

Session: v18-05 Virtual Session Room 5


Title: SIGNIFYING BODIES AND MARGINALISED EXPERIENCES


Organiser: IMC Programming Committee
Moderator: Emma Zürcher, Department of History, University College London

Paper v18-05-a: The Legend of Margery Kempe: Reading Scarred Skin in The Book of Margery Kempe (Language: English)
Emily Harless, Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Manchester


Paper v18-05-b: The Invisible Knight: Perceptions of Disability in Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte Darthur (Language: English)
Linda Steele, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa


Paper v18-05-c: No Country for Old Men: ‘Elde’ in the ‘Merchant’s Tale’
(Language: English)
Maria Zygogianni, Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Research (MEMO), Swansea University


Paper v18-05-d: Dis/Ability and Bodies in 14th-Century Canonisation
Inquests (Language: English)
Adelheid Russenberger, School of History, Queen Mary University of London

 

 

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