#Kzoo15 Sessions: The Matrix, Popular Romance, and the Medieval Detective (The Middle Ages in Popular Culture)

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#Kzoo15 Sessions for Carol L. Robinson, Geneva Diamond, and Anne McKendry (The Middle Ages in Popular Culture)

#Kzoo15 attendees, mark your 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies program schedules for the following sessions by these contributors to the exciting forthcoming book edited by Helen Young, The Middles Ages in Popular Culture. This book is in the Cambria Studies in Classicism, Orientalism, and Medievalism book series (General Editor: Nickolas A. Haydock).

See below for the session times for Carol L. Robinson, Geneva Diamond, and Anne McKendry.

You can also download the flyer for The Middle Ages in Popular Culture.

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“The word MATRIX originally held the late-medieval Latin meaning ‘womb’.”

– Carol L Robinson,
“The Cyberpunk Road Away From Middle-Earth toward Virtual Atonement,”
The Middle Ages in Popular Culture

Don’t miss Carol L. Robinson tonight at 7:30 p.m.at the session “Playing Medieval” (A Festive Video Game Workshop and Poster Session)! She will also be presenting at the session “The Neomedieval Image” on Friday at 10 a.m., which she also organized along with “Metaphysical Medievalisms” on Saturday at 10 a.m.

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“Masculinist characteristics of contemporary medievalism
can prove too culturally embedded for an author to subvert fully ”

–Geneva Diamond,
“Medievalism and The Courtship Plot in Julie Garwood’s Popular Romance Novels,”
The Middle Ages in Popular Culture

Geneva Diamond will be presenting at the roundtable session “From Frodo to Fidelma: Medievalisms in Popular Genres” on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

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“Like the knight of medieval romance, the medieval detective undertakes a quest
that presents intellectual challenges, physical dangers, and ontological dilemmas.”

–Anne McKendry,
“Medievalism, the Detective, and the Quest for Whodunnit,”
The Middle Ages in Popular Culture

Anne McKendry will be presenting at the session “Martin and More: Genre Medievalism” on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

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