IMC 2013: Sessions

Session 114: Medievalist Visions, I: The Built Environment

Monday 1 July 2013, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Centre for Late Antique & Medieval Studies, King's College London
Organiser:Sarah Salih, Department of English Language & Literature, King's College London
Moderator/Chair:Beatrice Wilford, Department of English Language & Literature, King's College London
Paper 114-aThe Secret Life of Anchorholds: Modern Views of Medieval Spaces
(Language: English)
Michelle M. Sauer, Department of English, University of North Dakota
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Medievalism and Antiquarianism, Monasticism
Paper 114-bIn/Visible Medieval/isms in Contemporary London
(Language: English)
Sarah Salih, Department of English Language & Literature, King's College London
Index terms: Medievalism and Antiquarianism, Teaching the Middle Ages
Paper 114-cThe Sign of the Cross: Remembering, Repeating, and Working through the Medieval Past in 19th-Century England
(Language: English)
Josh Davies, Department of English Language & Literature, King's College London
Index terms: Art History - Sculpture, Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Abstract

An exploration of medieval and medievalist traces in the built environment. Sauer examines how medieval British anchorholds are presented to visitors; Salih how the medieval is and is not visible in contemporary London; Davies how 19th-century memorial crosses cite the medieval.