Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Medieval Studies on Screen at ICoM 2013

International Society for the Study of Medievalism
Annual Conference
October 17-19, 2013
St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wisconsin

Full program at

Friday, October 18

Session 2, Merlin and Mearcstapas
Moderator Mike Lovano, SNC
1. Tara Foster, Northern Michigan University
Merlin (2012): Un beau cadeau au public?”
2. Jon Sherman, Northern Michigan University
“Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Children’s Program The Boy Merlin
3. Vickie Holtz-Wodzak, Viterbo University
“Prowling the Margins: Hagrid the Mearcstapa and Other Creatures That Can Take Care of Themselves”

The Kathryn Haselblad-Pascal Plenary Lecture
Nickolas Haydock, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
“Medievalism and Anamorphosis: Curious Perspectives on the Middle Ages”

Session 6, The French and the Fabulous
Moderator John Pennington, SNC
Paper 3 (of 3): Tom Conner, St. Norbert College
“Filming Roland: Klaus Kinski’s Medievalism”

Saturday, October 19


Session 7, Misfits in the Margins
Moderator Elizabeth Cannon
1. Pamela Clements, Siena College
“A Matter of Stature: The Medieval Dwarf”
2. Lauryn Mayer, Washington and Jefferson College
“’Gladly Lerne’: The Problems and Profit of Male Mentorship for Women in Game of Thrones
3. Carol Robinson, Kent State University, Trumbull
“The Quest for a Deaf Lesbian Dwarf and/or Midget/Gnome: Neomedievalism and Video Game Character Development”


Session 9, The Dangerous North
Moderator Timothy Glenn, SNC
1. Stefan Hall, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
“Trolls Medieval to Modern”
2. Michael Nagy, South Dakota State University
“The Post-medieval Troll”
3. Juan Kuang Ortiz, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
“Horny Norsemen: Ragnar Lodbrok and the History Channel Vikings


Film Screening and Medievalism Gaming Workshop

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