Saturday, May 14, 2011

Medieval Comics Scholarship 2010

Getting closer to now:

Forty-fifth International Congress on Medieval Studies
May 13–16, 2010

Global Progeny
Sponsor: Scholarly Community for the Globalization of the Middle Ages
Organizer: Gabriel Gryffyn, Univ. of Minnesota–Twin Cities
The Percival Complex: Understanding the Role of the Imperfect Hero in the Global Popularity of Juvenile Manga Series
Lorna Wolcott Cooper, Lubbock Christian Univ.

Medievalism in Music and the Fine Arts
Sponsor: Studies in Medievalism
Organizer: Richard Utz, Western Michigan Univ.
Jeff Smith’s “Bone”: Revising Tolkien and Lewis’s Antimodernist Fantasies
Andrew Taylor, Western Michigan Univ.

2010 Joint Conference of the National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
March 31 – April 3, 2010
Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis

“Darkly Dreaming Dexter and the Incredible Hulk: Modern Gothic Mutations of Stevenson’s Iconic Doppelganger” (?)
Matthew English
(Presented under the Gothic in Literature, Film, & Culture Area)

“'The Past and Future King!': Camelot 3000, Context, and the Limits of Adaptation”
Dion Cautrell, University of Nebraska at Kearney
(Presented under the Arthurian Legends Area)

“Her Guardiner: Alan Moore’s Swamp Thing as the Green Man” (?)
Colin Beineke, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(Presented under the Comic Art & Comics Area)

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