CAMELOT 2000 PROGRAM
NOTE: The Program is in
progress.THURSDAY Oct. 26
NOTE: All Thursday Sessions will
be held in the lower level of the University Chapel.
10:00-12:00 ARTHURIAN FICTION
Chair: Sarah Higley
(University of Rochester)
Raymond H. Thompson (Acadia
"Darkness Over Camelot: Enemies of the Arthurian
John W. Conlee (College of William and Mary)
Uther and Igraine"
Janina P. Traxler (Manchester College)
Future Saxons: Nazis and Other Dark Forces in Modern Arthurian
Nicole Dentzien (University of Kiel)
"Malory's Influence on
Modern Arthurian Literature: Rosemary Sutcliff's Sword at Sunset and Thomas
Berger's Arthur Rex"
Miriam Rheingold Fuller (Central Missouri State
"Floating Down to Middle-Earth: Elaine of Astolat and Tolkien's
12:00-1:30 LUNCH (Included in Registration
1:30 - 2:30 PLENARY LECTURE
"Arthurian Research in a
New Century: Prospects and Projects"
Norris Lacy (Pennsylvania State
3:00-4:30 EXTENDING THE
Chair: Laura Blunk (Cuyahoga Community College)
(Kansas City, MO)
Phillip C. Boardman (University of
"Searching for Arthur Literary Highways, Electronic By-Ways, and
Cultural Back Roads"
Roger Simpson (University of East
"William Sotheby's 'Constance de Castile'"
"An Abundance of Arthurs: The Myth of the Return of Arthur
in Recent Comics"
Bonnie Wheeler (Southern Methodist
"Critical Approaches to Arthurian Studies: Quondam et
5:45 Dinner at a local restaurant (Not included in
7:45 ConcertFRIDAY, Oct.
NOTE: All Friday Sessions will be held in the lower level of the
9:00-10:30 MEDIEVAL LITERATURE:
Judith Davis (Goshen College)
"Animus and Anima: Jungian Dyads in
Chrétien de Troyes"
Susann Samples (Mt. St. Mary's College)
Women' in Heinrich von dem Tuerlin's Diu Crone"
David F. Johnson (Florida
"Walewein as Healer in the Middle Dutch Arthurian
Sian Echard (University of British Columbia)
Artur': Reading Latin and Reading Arthur"
11:00-12:00 HELEN ANN ROBBINS LECTURE:
"Malory and His
Peter Field (University of Wales, Bangor)
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch
(Included in Registration Fee)
1:30 - 3:00 MIDDLE ENGLISH
Chair: Russell Peck (University of Rochester)
(University of Rochester)
"Does Tristan Think or Doesn't He?"
Blanch (Northeastern University)
Julian Wasserman (Loyola
University, New Orleans)
"Judging Camelot: Change in Critical Perspectives in
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight"
Edward E. Foster (Whitman
"Ideology in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the Stanzaic Morte
Tom Hahn (University of Rochester)
"The Spectacle of Violence
in Popular Middle English Arthurian Romance"
3:00 - 3:30
3:30 - 5:00 MALORY:
Chair: Richard Kaeuper (University of
Angela Gibson (University of Rochester)
"Private Desire and
Public Interests in Malory"
Elizabeth Sklar (Wayne State
"Re-writing Malory: Vinaver's Selected Tales"
"The Idea of Providence in Malory's Morte D'Arthur
Thomas Hanks, Jr. (Baylor University)
"The Ideal Edition of Malory's Morte
5:30-6:30 Viewing of the Exhibit
Dinner (on campus) (Included in Registration Fee)SATURDAY, Oct.
9:30 - 11:00 ART AND CULTURE
Chair: Don Hoffman
(Northeastern Illinois University)
Barbara Tepa Lupack (Rochester,
"King Arthur and Black American Popular Culture"
Blanton-Whetsell (Marist College)
"Idealizing the Medieval Mythos: Popular
Arthuriana in American Multi-Media"
Jeanne Fox-Friedman (Franklin and
"Who Owned King Arthur's Knights?: World War I Posters and
the Question of National Identity"
Debra Mancoff (Chicago, IL)
of the Arts: New Views of Arthurian Imagery"
12:00-1:30 Lunch (Included in Registration
Chair: Bert Olton
Kevin Harty (La
"Lights! Camelot! Action!: Reflections on Cinema Arthuriana
Past, Present, and Future"
Fiona Tolhurst (Alfred University)
Already!: The Uses and Abuses of Gendered Imagery in Arthurian
Michael Salda (The University of Southern
3:30-5:00 ARTHURIAN CHARACTERS AND SYMBOLS
Grimbert (Catholic University)
"Guinevere's Idylls of
Richard Barber (Boydell and Brewer)
"The Holy Grail and the
Scholars: Changing Fashions and Changing Interpretations"
(Northern Michigan University)
"Merlin in the Twenty-First
5:30 Reception for Conference ParticipantsCONFERENCE
Please send questions to:
The University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627Alan Lupack