MAA News – A Speculum Webinar: “Emerging Issues in Medieval Iberian Studies”

“Emerging Issues in Medieval Iberian Studies”
A Speculum Webinar
25 August 2022
12:00 PM -1:30 PM EDT
Via Zoom


The Medieval Academy of America will host a Speculum webinar to launch the July themed issue of the journal: “Emerging Issues in Medieval Iberian Studies” on 25 August, 12:00 PM -1:30 PM EDT. The contributing authors, representing various disciplinary approaches, will give 10-minute TED-style talks to present their research articles. Their presentations will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience. The presenters are:

Yosi Yisraeli and Yanay Israeli on “Defining ‘Conversos’ in Fifteenth-Century Castile: The Making of a Controversial Category”

Pamela A. Patton on “What Did Medieval Slavery Look Like? Color, Race, and Unfreedom in Later Medieval Iberia”

María Jesús Torrens-Álvarez and Donald N. Tuten on “From ‘Latin’ to the Vernacular: Latin-Romance Hybridity, Scribal Competence, and Social Transformation in Medieval Castile”

Linda G. Jones on “Representations of Hegemonic Masculinities in Medieval Leonese-Castilian and Almohad Chronicles”

The webinar is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Click here to register.

The webinar will be recorded and posted on the Medieval Academy of America’s YouTube channel.

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