IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 229: Writing Identity in Liminal Spaces, II: Hybridity, Multilingualism, and the Politics of Location in Late Medieval Britain

Monday 6 July 2020, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bristol / Medieval & Early Modern Centre, University of Sydney
Organisers:Helen Fulton, Department of English, University of Bristol
Jan Shaw, Department of English, University of Sydney
Moderator/Chair:Helen Fulton, Department of English, University of Bristol
Paper 229-aSir Gawain and the Green Knight, the West Midlands, and the March of Wales
(Language: English)
Victoria Flood, Department of English Literature, University of Birmingham
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Local History
Paper 229-bA Migrant Community in Medieval London: The Hat Makers from the Low Countries
(Language: English)
Ad Putter, Department of English, University of Bristol
Index terms: Language and Literature - Dutch, Social History
Paper 229-cNegotiating Hybrid Leadership Identities in the Borderlands of Romance
(Language: English)
Jan Shaw, Department of English, University of Sydney
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Social History
Abstract

This is the second of three linked sessions exploring liminal spaces and constructions of identity in medieval Europe. This sessions focuses on Middle English literature and its border encounters with other communities.