IMC 2017: Sessions

Session 1629: Creating and Hiding One's Otherness

Thursday 6 July 2017, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Organiser:Gerhard Jaritz, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Moderator/Chair:Nada Zečević, Medieval Central Europe Research Network, Central European University, Budapest / Department of History, University of Eastern Sarajevo
Paper 1629-aOtherness in Carolingian Poetry: Walahfrid Strabo's De Imagine Tetrici
(Language: English)
Jasmin Evelyn Damerius, Fachbereich Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften, Freie Universität Berlin
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Language and Literature - Latin, Literacy and Orality, Political Thought
Paper 1629-bHow to Become a Real Barbarian: Strategies of Assimilation in Early Medieval Societies
(Language: English)
Daniel Ziemann, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Historiography - Medieval
Paper 1629-cThe Performance of Poverty and Exploitation of 'Others' in Jerome's Epistulae
(Language: English)
Angela Zielinski Kinney, Institut für Klassische Philologie, Mittel- und Neulatein, Universität Wien / Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Lay Piety, Learning (The Classical Inheritance)

The session concentrates on the literary creation of otherness as well as the regularly applied methods of attempting to hide one’s otherness by applying different methods, particularly concerning symbols and outer appearance.