Selected Proceedings from ‘On the Edge’, GCMS graduate conference, 25th March 2015.
The Reading Medievalist, vol. 3, edited by Harriet Mahood
The following articles were produced from papers given at the postgraduate conference ‘On the Edge’ at the University of Reading on the 21st March, 2015 and edited by the conference organiser, Harriet Mahood. All papers were peer-reviewed by colleagues in the GCMS.
Full references for the articles can be found in the respective pdfs.
Roche Abbey – photo by Harriet Mahood, 2016
‘Female cunning on the edges of chivalry in Gerbert de Montreuil’s Continuation to the Conte du Graal’
‘Seeking the Sacred Within the Secular: A Study of the Aspremont-Kievraing Psalter’s Chivalric and Heraldic Marginalia’
‘Churchwardens in early Tudor England: On the Edge of Sacred and Secular’
Margarita Vázquez Corbal
‘The southwestern border between Galicia and Portugal during the 12th and 13th centuries: A space for experimentation and artistic transmission’
Selected Proceedings from ‘The Maladies, Miracles and Medicine of the Middle Ages’, a Postgraduate Conference of the GCMS, organised by Ruth Salter, March 2014
Edited by Ruth Salter.
All papers were peer-reviewed by colleagues in the GCMS.
Photo by Ruth Salter: The Hospitium of Reading Abbey.
~Table of Contents and Foreword~
Support for the Sick Poor in Anglo-Saxon England
Bolotina J. Support for the Sick Poor – CORRECTION
Reading the Body: A Textual Analysis of the interpolated Middle English version of the Anatomy of Guy de Chauliac
Legacy, J. Reading the Body
The Liminality of Care: Caring for the Sick and Needy on the Boundaries of Monasteries
Mahood, H. The Liminality of Care
Saint Louis, Saint Francis and the Leprous Monk at Royaumont
Philips, K. Louis, Francis and the Leprous Monk
Only Half-Healed: The Unusual Accounts of Deaf and Mute in 12th-century Hagiography
Salter, R. Only Half Healed
The Afflicted Jewish body: Cure and Conversion in Medieval Drama
Smith, H. The Afflicted Jewish Body
Selected proceedings of the postgraduate conference MEDIEVAL MARRIAGE, held by the GCMS in March 2013, organised by GCMS doctoral students Carys Gadsden and Charlotte Pickard. The selected proceedings are peer-reviewed by the editorial board of READING MEDIEVAL STUDIES, and edited by Charlotte Pickard.
Joanna Laynesmith, ‘Queens, Concubines and the Myth of Marriage More Danico: Royal Marriage Practice in tenth and eleventh-century England.’
Danielle Park, ‘The Power of Crusaders’ Wives in Narrative and Diplomatic Sources, c.1096-1149’
Charlotte Pickard, ‘Unequal Marriage in Medieval France: The Case of the Vermandois Heiresses’
Lynda Pidgeon, ‘Clandestine and Disparaged Marriage’ (on the unequal marriage of King Edward IV of England)
Carys Gadsden, ‘The Villainous Wife in the Middle Welsh Chwedleu Seith Doethon Rufein.’
Rachel Ernst, ‘Catharism, Celibacy and Marriage: A New Manifestation of an Old Christian Tradition.’