- There is still time to submit to our TAT panel at Kalamazoo next year: Ä Session of Ice and Fire: Medievalism in the Game of Thrones franchise.” Just send me an email to this address or firstname.lastname@example.org by the 15th September.
- Another Kalamazoo CFP “Knights errant and private dicks” on medievalism and crime fiction is here http://www.marycflannery.com/kalamazoo-2016-cfp-knights-errant-private-dicks/ I believe there is still some space in this one.
- Leeds IMC next year. Is there any interest in a TAT panel? The dates are 4-7th July, so if you are going to another conference in the UK at about that time it could make a good double. Please let me know ASAP (by this Friday, 11th Sept) if you might be interested and I put together a panel. An abstract isn’t needed at this stage, but a title or few sentences of your possible topic would be helpful.
- Our Tales After Tolkien blog always welcomes posts!
Introduction (Helen Young)
Part I: The Afterlives of Middle-earth
Chapter 1: Low-Culture Receptions of Tolkien’s High Fantasy: “You Can’t Always Get What You Want…” (Chris Bishop)
Chapter 2: Tolkien After Tolkien: Medieval and Medievalist Intertexts in Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings (Margarita Carretero-González)
Part II: Dirt and Grit
Chapter 3: Rewriting the Fantasy Archetype: George R. R. Martin, Neomedievalist Fantasy, and the Quest for Realism (Shiloh Carroll)
Chapter 4: Grim and Grimdark (Gillian Polack)
Chapter 5: Our minds are in the gutter, but some of us are watching Starz…: Sex, Violence and Dirty Medievalism (Andrew Elliott)
Part III: Science Fiction Medievalisms
Chapter 6: Empire and After: Science Fiction’s Medievalism in the Golden Age and Beyond (Donald Riggs)
Chapter 7: Sword and Science: Science Fiction Interpretations of Medieval Arthurian Literature and Legend in Stargate SG-1 (Steven Gil)
Part IV: Expanding the Medieval
Chapter 8: The Arabian Nights in Twenty-First Century Fantasy Fiction and Film (Kris Swank)
Chapter 9: Moving Beyond Tolkien’s Medievalism Through Robin Hobb’s Farseer and Tawny Man Trilogies (Geoffrey B. Elliott)
The Middle Ages in Popular Culture: Medievalism and Genre
(Ed. Helen Young)
- Female Protagonists in Arthurian Television for the Young: Gendering Camelot (Clare Bradford and Rebecca Hutton)
- Women of the Cinematic Middle Ages in Red Riding Hood and Brave: Marriage or Monsters (Judy Ford)
- Medievalism and the Courtship Plot in Julie Garwood’s Popular Romance Novels (Geneva Diamond)
- The Authenticity of Intersectionality in Nicola Griffith’s Hild (Robin Anne Reid)
- Reinventing the Past in European Neo-medieval Music (Alana Bennett)
- Neomedievalism and the Epic in Assassin’s Creed: The Hero’s Quest (Elisabeth Herbst Buzay and Emmanuel Buzay)
- The Cyberpunk Road away from Middle-earth toward Virtual Atonement: A Quest-Pilgrimage and Surgical-Torture of Transient Transcendence between the Boundaries of Gender and Sexuality in William Gibson’s Fiction and the Wachowski Sibling’s Films (Carol Robinson)
- Medievalism, the Detective, and the Quest for Whodunnit (Anne McKendry)
- King Arthur and the Knights of the Postmodern Fable: Folding the Dead (Molly Brown)