IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 1016: Robin Hood on the Boundaries of Scholarship and Law

Wednesday 8 July 2020, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:International Association for Robin Hood Studies
Organiser:Lesley Coote, Andrew Marvell Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Hull
Moderator/Chair:Lesley Coote, Andrew Marvell Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Hull
Paper 1016-aRobin Hood's Trouble in Town: Boundaries Real and Imagined
(Language: English)
Antha Cotten-Spreckelmeyer, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Humanities, University of Kansas
Index terms: Folk Studies, Language and Literature - Middle English, Law, Social History
Paper 1016-bThe Borders of Scholarship: 'Impact' and the Dissemination of Research Findings in Victorian Robin Hood Studies
(Language: English)
Stephen Basdeo, School of Arts & Communication, Leeds Trinity University
Index terms: Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Language and Literature - Other, Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Paper 1016-cThe Soft Border: Policing Forged Robin Hood Texts
(Language: English)
Alexander L. Kaufman, Honors College / Department of English, Ball State University, Indiana
Index terms: Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Language and Literature - Other, Law, Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Abstract

This session contains three ‘boundary’ based papers: the first examines the legal liminality of the medieval outlaw, the second examines the scholarly liminality of his legend, whilst the third links the two themes by engaging with the scholarly and legal limens of ‘the Robin Hood forgery’.