IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 106: Animals and Sound

Monday 6 July 2015, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Medieval Animal Data-Network (MAD), Central European University, Budapest
Organiser:Gerhard Jaritz, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Moderator/Chair:Ingrid Matschinegg, Institut für Realienkunde, Universität Salzburg, Krems
Paper 106-a'What Does the Horse Say?': The Narrative Function of the Horse's Noise in Middle High German Literature
(Language: English)
Anna-Theresa Kölczer, LOEWE-Schwerpunkt 'Tier-Mensch-Gesellschaft', Universität Kassel
Index terms: Anthropology, Daily Life, Language and Literature - German
Paper 106-bThe Singing Bones
(Language: English)
Alice Choyke, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index terms: Archaeology - Artefacts, Daily Life, Music
Abstract

The session intends to deal with the different medieval contexts of animals with the phenomenon of sound: from bioacoustical questions in literature to the terminology of the different animal sounds, and sounds from objects produced from animal organs.