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Friday 9th June

9.30am Arrive and introductions

‘Vilification of the Individual’ – Chaired by Dr. Sue Niebrzydowski

  • Carys Gadsden: ‘The Wicked Stepmother in the Middle Welsh tale: Chwedleu Seith Doethon Rufein
  • Dr. Shaun Evans: ‘”To vilify him, as he hath done these noble Princes”: Popish Persistence, Palsgrave Politics and Public Punishment – The case of Edward Lloyd of Llwyn-y-Maen, 1621’
  • Tony Prince: ‘Aaron the Moor, Iconic Villain’
11.30am Tea/coffee break

‘Vilification of Groups’ – Chaired by Dr. Raluca Radulescu

  • Emily Dolmans: ‘The Vilification of Kings in the Outlaw Narratives of High Medieval England’
  • Rob Freeman: ‘The portrayal of Muslims in the Christian Kingdoms of Medieval Iberia’
1.00pm Lunch

Chloe Preedy: ‘Pestilent Policy: The Machiavellian Plague in Early Modern Drama’ – Chaired by Dr. Rachel Willie

3.00pm Archive session
4.00pm Tea/coffee break

‘Influence of the Medieval on later Villainy’ – Chaired by Dr. Stephen Colclough

  • Kate Benn: ‘The Ancestry of the Madwoman in the Attic: Feminine Medieval Passivity Re-Imagined’
  • Rosie Wright: ‘Idea of the female vampire as the antithesis to the Medieval Heroine’
5.30pm Round table
6.30pm Departure
7.30pm Meal at Teras

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