Kalamazoo 2

2008 - 43rd Congress

Modern and Post-Modern Merlins

Presider: Denis Hüe, Université de Haute-Bretagne Rennes 2

• «Merlin et “la nouvelle poésie:” L’image et la réécriture dans l’Enchanteur pourrissant de Guillaume Apollinaire», Allison Roark, Tulane University

• «Michel Rio’s Merlin(s): One or Two? A Reflection about the “mode” of writing», Laurence Cousteix, University of Connecticut

• «Merlin dans les livres pour jeunes lecteurs  en France», Christine Ferlampin-Acher, Université de Haute-Bretagne Rennes 2

• «Merlin chez Harry Potter», Florence Marsal, University of Connecticut

 

2009 - 44th Congress

Merlin’s Animals and Plants

Presider: Kisha Tracy, University of Connecticut

• «Merlinian influences in the margins of animal narratives: manuscript BnF 1446 and the Roman des fils du roi Constant», Francis Gingras, Université de Montréal

• «Towards a spiritual understanding of Merlin’s link with the animal world», Myriam White-LeGoff, Université d’Artois

• «Wild and Dangerous: Natural Elements in Merlin's Love and Death», Barbara Miller, Buffalo State College

 

2011 - 46th Congress  

(Forms) of Discourse

Presider: Florence Marsal, University of Connecticut

• «Perceforest : la parole de Zéphir, figure merlinienne», Christine Ferlampin-Acher, Université de Haute-Bretagne Rennes 2

• «Merlin's Mouth: True Lies and Other Utterances in the Spanish Merlin Text», Barbara Miller, Buffalo State College

• «Fatal Detraction: Prophetic Authority in the Matter of Britain», Rachel Kapelle, Case Western Reserve University

• «Closeting Magic: A Look at BBC's Merlin», Christina Francis, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

 

2012 - 47th Congress 

Merlin, God and the Devil

Presider: Karen Zook, University of Connecticut

• «‘Merlin l’anemis’ in La Suite du Merlin», Anne Berthelot, University of Connecticut

• «That French Enchanter Called the Devil’s Son in Spain», Barbara Miller, Buffalo State College

• «Is Merlyn a Devil or an Angel? The St Patrick’s Purgatory in White’s The Book of Merlyn», Nicole Andel, The Pennsylvania State University

 

2013 - 48th Congress 

Europeans Merlins

Presider: Travis Griffin, University of Connecticut

• «Myrddin in some Welsh Poems», Alexandra Garner, University of Connecticut

• «The Figure of Merlin in 17th and 18th-Century English Drama», Kenna Jacobs, University of Connecticut •

• «The Identity of Merlin: Order and Societal Pressure Valves in the 19th-Century European Revival», Grace Vasington, University of Connecticut •


2014 - 49th  Congress 

Merlin’s Colleagues

Presider: Karen Zook, University of Connecticut

• «Maugis d’Aigremont», Kathleen Jarchow, University of Connecticut

• «Guinebaut’s Enchanted Carol in the Lancelot-Grail Cycle: a Magical Prison of Love and Interlaces», Florence Marsal, University of Connecticut

• «Eliavres, or, Merlin’s Dark Reflection», Anne Berthelot, University of Connecticut

• «Merlin’s Modern Colleague: Louis Denizart Hippolyte Griffont, Gentleman-Magician», Elisabeth Buzay, University of Connecticut

 

                                           

© Anne Berthelot 2014