ICLS Panels, Exeter, July 22-27, 2019

The International Marie de France Society has organized two panels for the 16th Triennial Congress of the International Courtly Literature Society to be held July 22-27 at the University of Exeter. For more information on the Congress, click here.


Kids, Cloth, Clothing, and Connections: Complex Communities in Marie de France

  • “It Takes a Village: Lactation and Childcare Communities in Marie de France’s Lais,” Miriam Rheingold Fuller
  • “Talking Textiles: Marie de France’s Le Fresne as Feminist Philomela,” Susan Hopkirk
  • “Fables and Lays: Constructing Community Through Carnivalesque Clothes,” Monica L. Wright
  • Fessebouc or Social Networking in the Ysopet of Marie de France,” Tamara Bentley Caudill


Marie and the Afterlife: Religious Communities and Textual Transformations

  • “Thigh wounds, chastity surveillance, and gender ambiguity: Jewish-Christian Exegetical Exchange and Marie’s “Jewish” Knight in Guigemar,” Regula Meyer Evitt
  • “Community, Liturgy, and Authorship in Marie’s Vie seinte Audree,” Donna Alfano Bussell
  • “Marie de France and the Community of Lays in ms. S (Paris, BnF, nouv. acq. fr. 1104),” Logan E. Whalen
  • “Sing me to the End of Love: Marie’s Avian Messengers in Modern Welsh and Greek Song,” Christopher Callahan