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Thursday, 29 December

448. Mystical Aesthetics: A Literary Reconsideration of Late Medieval Mystical Texts

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8209, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Tara Williams, Oregon State Univ.

1. “The Aesthetics of Ineffability: Language and Embodiment in The Cloud of Unknowing,” Shannon Gayk, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

2. “Hazelnuts and Wholeness: Image in Julian’s Revelations,” Gail Sherman, Reed Coll.

3. “A Divine Vernacular: Language in the Showings of Julian of Norwich,” Tara Williams

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