Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Arthurian Villains at Arthurian Congress 2014

Of interest if you're in Romania this summer:

XXIV Triennial Congress of the International Arthurian Society - University of Bucharest
(full program at

Monday, 21 July

Panel 2 : 15.20-17.00
Women and Magic
Paper 4 (of 4): Carlos SANZ MINGO (Cardiff University), Other Worlds, other Cultures : Morgan in Spanish Arthurian Literature

Tuesday, 22 July

Panel 3: 11.50-13.00
Lectures des sources arthuriennes
Paper 1 (of 3): Yuri FUWA (Keio University), Sir Mordred the Malebranche — a possible source for the Alliterative Morte Arthure and its thematic significance

Friday, 25 July

Panel 1: 15.20-17.20
Thematic Pannel : Children of the (K)night: Arthurian Bad Boys and Mean Girls
Organizer : Kevin J. HARTY (La Salle University, Philadelphia)
Christine NEUFELD (Eastern Michigan University), Bloodlines: The Sanguine Semiotics of Dracula vs. King Arthur
Susan ARONSTEIN (University of Wyoming), Thoroughly Modern Morgan?: Starz’ Camelot’s Arthurian Bad Girl
Martin B. SHICHTMAN (Eastern Michigan University), Subversive Sorority: The Naughty Nuns of Starz’ Camelot
Elizabeth S. SKLAR (Wayne State University), Queering Mordred
Donald L. HOFFMAN (Northeastern Illinois University), The Queering of Mordred Revisited
Kevin J. HARTY (La Salle University), Using the Arthurian Legend to Turn Bad Boys into Good Boys: The Boy Scouts and Thomas Edison Make an Arthurian Film, The Knights of the Square Table
Laurie A. FINKE (Kenyon College), Ghosts of Chivalry: King Arthur and the Ku Klux Klan

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