Guilhem IX at Kalamazoo

The Société Guilhem IX is pleased to sponsor the following activities
at the
55th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
7-10 May 2020

55th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS CANCELLED

On March 17, 2020, the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University made the following announcement:

"The health and safety of our attendees and our community are our first priority. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the most recent recommendations of the CDC and the WHO regarding social distancing and public gatherings, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 55th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 7-10, 2020)."

Visit the Web site of the Congress for a statement on refunds of registration fees, on-campus housing costs, and meal tickets, plus contact information for local hotels.


Thursday, May 7, 2020, 12:00 noon
Bernhard 209

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Société Guilhem IX


Thursday, May 7, 2020, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Session 56
Bernhard 209

VOICE IN MEDIEVAL OCCITANIA
Sponsor: Société Guilhem IX
Organizer: Mary Franklin-Brown, Univ. of Cambridge
Presider: Courtney Joseph Wells, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Whose Voice Issues a 'Sumptuary Law'? The Capitouls of Montauban versus Philip III of France, 1275
Sarah-Grace Heller, Ohio State Univ.

Voice and Death in Medieval Occitan Literature
Lisa Shugert Bevevino, Univ. of Minnesota-Morris

Immaterial Materiality: Embodied Voice in the Troubadour Tornada
Anne Levitsky, Columbia Univ.

The Embodied Voices of Flamenca
Mary Franklin-Brown


Thursday, May 7, 2020, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Session 101
Bernhard 209

OLD OCCITAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE IN MODERN MEDIA (A ROUNDTABLE)
Sponsor: Société Guilhem IX
Organizer: Mary Franklin-Brown, Univ. of Cambridge
Presider: Sarah-Grace Heller, Ohio State University

Thibaut de Champagne at the Crossroads between the Troubadours and the Trouvéres
Christopher J. Callahan, Illinois Wesleyan Univ.

Translating a 'Dead' Language: The Occitan Dialogues in II Nome della rosa, Charmaine Lee, Univ. degli Studi di Salerno | Nouvelles perspectives pour la philologie médiévale: Le Cas de la série télé Le Nom de la rose, Sabrina Galano, Univ. degli Studi di Salerno | Troubadours in Modern Fantasy Novels, Lisa Shugert Bevevino, Univ. of Minnesota-Morris | 'Happy Love Does Not Exist': Old Occitan Literature in Modern Catalan Popular Music, Courtney Joseph Wells, Hobart and William Smith Colleges | Flamenco/Flamenca: Occitan Echoes in Rosalia's El mal querer, Elizabeth K. Hebbard, Indiana Univ.-Bloomington.


Thursday, May 7, 2020, 5:15 p.m.
Bernhard 209

BUSINESS MEETING
Société Guilhem IX


Thursday, May 7, 2020, 6:30 p.m.
The Wine Loft, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

ANNUAL DINNER
Société Guilhem IX
(*By Reservation Only; details available here.)