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Friday, 29 December

596. Theorizing Female Authority in the Middle Ages

7:15–8:30 p.m., Congress B, Loews

Program arranged by the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship

Presiding: Helene E. Scheck, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York

1. “‘Lady Venus Reigns Alone in Your Court’: The Nature and Extent of the Authority of Isabeau of Bavaria,” Tracy Adams, Univ. of Auckland

2. “It Is She Who Controls the Crown: Female Authority in a Spanish Text,” Zennia D. Hancock, Saint Bonaventure Univ.

3. “Memory, Place, and Authority in The Book of Margery Kempe,” Ruth McIntyre, Georgia State Univ.

Respondent: Helene E. Scheck

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