Comparative Drama sponsored two sessions at the 46th International Congress on Medieval
Studies at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, on May 12-15, 2011.
 
Brainstorming Early Drama: Cognitive Approaches

Session 81, Schneider 1325, Thursday 1:30 p.m.
Organizer: Eve Salisbury, Western Michigan Univ.
Presider: Anthony Ellis, Western Michigan Univ.

Cognitive Theory, Medievalism, and Evangelical Dramaturgy

Jill Stevenson, Marymount Manhattan College

The Golden Thermos of God: Anachronism as Conceptual Blending in the York Cycle

Karen Ward, Univ. of Waterloo

An Empirical Perspective on Performance in the Middle Ages

Lofton Durham, Western Michigan Univ.

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Materiality of Performance in Early Drama: Objects, Props, Costumes, Bodies, Space, and More

Session 128, Schneider 1325, Thursday 3:30 p.m.
Organizer: Eve Salisbury, Western Michigan Univ.
Presider: Cynthia Klekar, Western Michigan Univ.

"Pren ce coustel; avançons-nous": Props and Performance in Two French Hagiographic Mystery Plays
Vicki Hamblin, Western Washington Univ.
Monkeying Around in Medieval York, or, What was Wrong with the York Masons' Pageant?

Jesse A. Njus, Northwestern Univ.

"What Citadels, what turrets, and what towers": Cognitive Responses to the Tower of London in Thomas Heywood's Street Theater
Kristen Deiter, Carroll Univ.
 
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Previous Years' Sessions
45th International Congress on Medieval Studies
44th International Congress on Medieval Studies
43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies

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