International Medieval Congress at Leeds, England (July 4-7, 2013)

Session 1508: DISTAFF, I: Focus on Fibre

  • English and Continental Terminologies for Wool-Based Textiles (Language: English)
    John H. A. Munro, Department of Economics, University of Toronto
  • Hedging on Heckles: Identifying Flax Working Tools from Medieval Novgorod (Language: English)
    Heidi Sherman, Department of Humanistic Studies, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
  • 3-Harness Linen Weaves: Experimental Archaeology (Language: English)
    Anne Reaves, Department of English & Communication, Marian University, Indianapolis

Session 1608: DISTAFF, II: Narrative on Dress - Dress as Allegory

  • Mind the Gap: Textile Narrations Bridging Openings in Vestments (Language: English)
    Barbara M. Eggert, Juristische Fakultät, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Configuring the Clothing of the Pre- and Post-Lapsarian Body in Early English Drama (Language: English)
    Sarah Brazil, Départment de langue et littérature anglaises, Université de Genève
  • Bartolomeo da Montechiaro (d. 1419): Silk Merchant of Lucca (Language: English)
    Christine E. Meek, Department of History, Trinity College Dublin

Session 1708: DISTAFF, III: The Pleasure and Morality of Dress and Textiles

  • Unholy Pleasures: Displeasure and Pleasure in Worldly Dress in Anglo-Saxon Hagiographical Tradition (Language: English)
    Maren Clegg Hyer, Department of English, Valdosta State University, Georgia
  • Women's Head-Dresses in Welsh Love Poems (Language: English)
    Alaw Mai Edwards, Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
  • Renouncing Pleasure: Giving the Best to the Grave (Language: English)
    Gale R. Owen-Crocker, School of Arts, Languages & Cultures, University of Manchester