Seminars


2004

FRIDAY, JANUARY 23

Martin Walsh, Drama Department,  University of Michigan, Ann Arbour:
The Despicable Festive Humiliation of Florentine Prisoners of War by Castruccio Castracani (Lucca,1325, at Martinmas).

Paulette Marty, English Department, University of Wisconsin:
How Real/How Relevant Really Was the Brideale at Kenilworth ?
(n.b., northern England, not northern Chicago: Queen Elizabeth's progress in July 1575). 


FRIDAY, MARCH 5

John McDowell, Folklore Department, Indiana University, Bloomington :
Recovering Inga Carnival: An Exercise in Ethnics Politics in Southwestern 2010.html

present-day Colombia, with the assistance, of Francisco Tandioy, a New-Timer from that very place (and graduate student in the Folklore Department, Indiana University, Bloomington)



FRIDAY, APRIL 23


Jack Santino, Popular Culture Department,  Bowling Green State University:

What's Unpatriotic about Santa Claus? Attacking the Hamburger Stands in Bowling Green, and So On (again the time is now, and in this case also right here in the Midwest, where Jack continues to collect instances of local political correction of the festive).


Lisa Gabbert, Folklore Department, Indiana University, Bloomington:

Modernization and Traditionalization in the McCall Winter Carnival (McCall, Idaho, 1964 and after).

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