International Medieval Congress, Leeds, England (July 14-17, 2003)

Session 215: Power Dressing

  • The Dress and Prerogatives of the Clergy in Synodal Legislation 1215-1463. Thomas M. Izbicki, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (USA)
  • Clothing and Status in Select 15th-Century English Wills. Danielle Nunn-Weinberg, University of Manchester (UK)
  • Dress and Authority in the Bayeux "Tapestry". Gale R. Owen-Crocker, University of Manchester (UK)

International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 8-11, 2003)

Session 327: Dress and Textiles I: Martial Clothing and Fashion

  • "The Perfect Knight": Knighthood and Martial Clothing in 14th-Century Hungary. Annamaria Kovacs, Irving, TX (USA)
  • The Influence of Sassanid Military Clothing on Early Byzantine Court Fashion. Linda M. Blowney, Philadelphia, PA (USA)
  • Pourpoint, Gambeson, Aketon: Practical Considerations for Under-Armor Clothing. Elizabeth Johnson and Joann Socash, La Belle Compagnie, Herndon, VA (USA)

Session 448: Dress and Textiles II: Dress and Textiles for Special Occasions

  • Civic Fabric: Dressing the Environment in Late Medieval England. Patricia A. Price, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis (USA)
  • Wrapped in a Blue Mantle: Fashions for Icelandic Slayers? Sandra Ballif Straubhaar, University of Texas at Austin (USA)
  • Gods, Nymphs, and Irishmen: Symbolism and Meaning in Masque Costume. Drea Leed, Springfield, OH (USA)

Session 513: Dress and Textiles III: Interpreting Archaeological Finds

  • Shrouded in History: Burial Customs and Costumes in Medieval Northern Europe. M. A. Nordtorp-Madson, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN (USA)
  • Dead Men Talking: What the Textiles at Birka Can Tell Us. Cathy Ostrom Peters, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN (USA)
  • Nothing But Net: Deriving a Logical Construction Hypothesis for an Extant 14th-Century Hairnet. Cindy Myers, Loveland, OH (USA)
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