[Video] Second Undergraduate Conference on Anglo-American Literature: "Gender and Sexuality". Panel: Gender and Other Structures of Power (C Block Auditorium) Melih Mol - Bilkent University - "Working Class Women Portrayed: Barker's Treatment of Working Class Women in Her First Three Novels" Gözde Uzunçam - İstanbul University - "Turning a Blind Eye to Patriarchy" Kübra Vural - Hacettepe University - "A Feminist of the Medieval Times: Chaucer's Wife of Bath in The Canterbury Tales"
[Video] Michele Bacci, Chair of Medieval Art History in the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, discusses both site-relics (such as stones from the holy sites) and body-parts of saints worshipped by Holy Land pilgrims, and the visual and architectural strategies by which all such new sites were established and made attractive to the pilgrims’ eyes. Part of the Seminar in Comparative Medieval Material Culture (China, Islam, Europe) at the Bard Graduate Center in NYC.
[Video] ‘These Books are Tall and not Wide Enough’: Anomalous Page Dimensions in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries Paper given by Erik Kwakkel (Leiden University) Given at Book Design from the Middle Ages to the Future. Traditions and Evolutions – International Congress held at the University of Antwerp on September 29-30, 2011
[Video] Wergeld: Crime and the compensation culture in medieval England - Professor Anthony Musson by Gresham College. Wergeld is the payment demanded of a person who has killed someone. That is, until the 9th century when it was replaced by capital punishment. The history of 'compensation culture' is older than some might think.