International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI (May 10-13, 2012)


Session 172: Dress and Textiles I: Studies in Memory of Verna Rutz

  • Precious Offerings: Dressing Devotional Statues in Medieval England
    Maren Clegg Hyer, Valdosta State Univ.
  • Making It Fit: Poetry in Stitches
    Anna Riehl Bertolet, Auburn Univ.
  • Inventing the Wheel, Again: Returning to the Late Elizabethan Farthingale
    Robin Netherton

Session 194:Dress and Textiles II: What Not to Wear

  • Disorder in the Courts: A Reappraisal of Medieval Sumptuary Law
    Laurel Ann Wilson, Independent Scholar
  • Angevin Sicilian and French Sumptuary Laws of the 1290s: Furs, Trains, and New Clothes
    Sarah-Grace Heller, Ohio State Univ.
  • What Does Five Marks Buy?: A Comparison between the 1363 English Sumptuary Law and Fabric Prices in Late Medieval England
    Sarai Silverman, Ohio State Univ.
  • Men in Tights: Shameful Fashion in The Parson’s Tale
    Mary C. Flannery, Queen Mary, Univ. of London

Session 277:Dress and Textiles III: Dress and Textile Vocabulary Revealed

  • Atir, Apparaill, Clathis, Vesture: Linguistic Choices Relating To Dress And Textiles across Different Text Types
    Louise Sylvester
  • “Embroidered in Gold with Stars”: The Inventories of Saint Paul’s Cathedral
    Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Univ. of Manchester
  • A Household Bespoke: Language and Dress in the Fourteenth-Century Roll ofLiveries of Elizabeth, Countess of Holland
    Mark Chambers, Univ. of Westminster

International Medieval Congress at Leeds, England (July 9-12, 2012)


Session 1103: Dress, Textile, and Convention (or Not), I

  • Out of Date and Overdressed: The Horned Headresses of St Frideswide's Cloister (Language: English)
    Valija Evalds, Department of Visual & Performing Arts, Quinnipiac University, Connecticut
  • What Not to Wear: Manipulated Masculinity in the Galaunt Tradition (Language: English)
    Emily Jane Rozier, Department of English, University of Birmingham
  • Clothing of Parisian Prostitutes, 1350-1500 (Language: English)
    Marie De Rasse, Laboratoire de Médiévistique Occidentale de Paris (LAMOP), Université Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • The Pourpoint of Charles VI of France: Structural Details Revealed (Language: English)
    Tasha Kelly, Independent Scholar, Audubon

Session 1203: Dress, Textile, and Convention (or Not), II

  • The Evidence for Textiles and Dress in the Household Accounts (1498-1509) of Lady Margaret Beaufort, Mother of Henry VII (Language: English)
    Sue Powell, School of English, Sociology, Politics & Contemporary History, University of Salford
  • The Liturgical Vestments of Castel Sant'Elia: Their Historical Significance and Current Condition (Language: English)
    Maureen C. Miller, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley
  • The Art of Translating Text into Tapestry: Pierre Desrey and the Troyes Mémoire (Language: English)
    Tina Kane, Vassar College / Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Spanish Medieval Silk: The Silk Trade in 14th-Century Spain - Testimony from the Rabbinical Responsa (Language: English)
    Nahum Ben-Yehuda, Department of Jewish History, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan

Session 1315: Unwritten Rules in Embroidery of the Early Medieval Period

  • How to Become a Relic: An Embroidery's Guide (Language: English)
    Alexandra M. Lester-Makin, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
  • Early Woollen Castles (Language: English)
    Maggie Kneen, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
  • Reinventing the Rules: Slipping between the Bayeux Tapestry and Its Victorian Replica (Language: English)
    Anna C. Henderson, University of Exeter Press / University of Manchester
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