Discipuli Juncti: Students Connected through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Papers from the Annual ACMRS Undergraduate Conference

Edited by Dr. Karen Bollermann, School of Letters & Sciences, Arizona State University

This series presents a collection of essays on various themes in medieval and Renaissance studies presented at “Discipuli Juncti: Students Connected through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance”, which is the Annual ACMRS Undergraduate Conference held in Glendale, Arizona, at Arizona State University West Campus. The essays are both revised and expanded versions of selected papers delivered at the conference. Send inquiries about the series and proposals for the conference to Mary Bjork at mary.bjork@asu.edu. Send general inquiries to Robert E. Bjork, Director, ACMRS, Arizona State University, PO Box 874402, Tempe, AZ 85287-4402 (fax: 480-965-1681; email: robert.bjork@asu.edu).

Conference 2008 Papers

  • “'Of the richest of kings made sick of soul By the scattered bones of thanes:'” Beowulf, Grendel, and Gardner’s Critique of the Heroic Warrior Culture.” Emily Cole, Arizona State University
  • "The Cup-bearer and the Monster: Continuity in and Transformation of Women's Roles in Beowulf” Katherine Fizz, Arizona State University
  • “Geoffrey Chaucer’s 'The Wife of Bath': Authored by a Man.” Brandy Gibson, Arizona State University
  • “Signs and Wonders: Artistic Representations of the Evangelists and the Development of Early Christian Orthodoxy.” Ruth Harries, Wichita State University
  • “From Chthonic Tragedy to Courtly Romance: Cultural Translation and Sir Orfeo.” Sarah Lozier, University of Miami
  • “Politics of the Spiritual Autobiography: Sor Ana Cruz Ribera and the Advancement of Family Interest in Golden Age Spain.” Irene Olivares, Arizona State University
  • “'Money would clog their consciences:' Money and Happiness Reconciled in A Jovial Crew.” Danielle Rainwater, Arizona State University
  • “Narrative Grafting and the Naked Rider: The Intertextual Politics of The Prophecies of Merlin in Geoffrey of Monmouth’s The History of the Kings of Britain.” Ryan Watzel, University of Miami
  • “Giving Blood for Blood: Bleeding in the Writings of Catherine of Siena.” Julie Zhao, University of Toronto