Gender and Ageing in Premodern Europe (II)
Welcome to this digital seminar series, addressing various aspects of ageing in Premodern Europe from a gender perspective.
This seminar series brings together scholars from different national, disciplinary and methodological backgrounds whose works address various aspects ageing in Premodern Europe from a gender perspective. It provides a forum for international and comparative discussions and aims to formulate new questions for future research.
Each session will feature a presentation by an invited speaker, followed by a discussion.
Age, Gender, and Authority in Medieval Monastic Writing, c. 1100-1300
Amelia Kennedy (Princeton Theological Seminar)
Ageing and Solidarity: Elders in Late Medieval Languedoc
Lucie Laumonier (Concordia University)
The Coming of Wisdom with Time: Joana da Gama’s Sayings of the Nun
Pedro Álvarez Cifuentes (University of Oviedo)
Age, Disabilities, and Retirement in Late Medieval England
Wendy Turner (Augusta University)
Thriving in the head: Embodied Ageing Masculinities for Infirm Older Men in Early Modern England
Amie Bolissian (University of Reading)