IMC 2005: Sessions

Session 721: 'Who Will Bid Me for this Turbulent Feast?': Session in Memory of Brian J. Levy

Tuesday 12 July 2005, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Hull
Organiser:Sara I. James, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Hull
Moderator/Chair:Catherine E. Léglu, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bristol
Paper 721-aPissing on the Parade: The Urinating Boy Motif at Solemn Entries in the Later Middle Ages
(Language: English)
Catherine Emerson, Department of French, National University of Ireland, Galway
Index terms: Art History - Sculpture, Daily Life, Mentalities
Paper 721-bStroppy Habits of Highly Effective People: Youth, Kingship, and Anger in Old French Romance
(Language: English)
James R. Simpson, Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, University of Glasgow
Index terms: Gender Studies, Language and Literature - French or Occitan, Rhetoric
Paper 721-cFunny Sins and Comical Sinners: Laughing our Way through the Vie des Pères
(Language: English)
Adrian Tudor, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Hull
Index terms: Language and Literature - French or Occitan
Abstract

In this session, former students, colleagues and friends of the late Dr Levy offer a series of papers demonstrating the subversive presence of transgression, humour and misrule in a variety of medieval genres and contexts.