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Poster: bearslayer@juno.com (Christopher M Dawson)

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From: Gunnora Hallakarva <gunnora@bga.com>
To: ironrose@peak.org
Subject: [IR] Women's Symposium 
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 21:06:53 -0500
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>Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 20:36:33 -0500 (CDT)
>From: <hjt@tenet.edu>
>To: Symposium 
>Subject: Women's Symposium 
>Good Gentles, pray heed!
>The following is an announcement for the upcoming Medieval Women's 
>Symposium.  I would greatly appreciate this announcement being forwarded

>to any other lists -- A&S, Kingdom, Iron Rose, etc. -- that might be 
>Please e-mail me directly at the above address if you want more
>The Alexandrian Symposium on Medieval Women will be held on Saturday,  
>August 30, 1997, at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, 
>Texas.  The site is the *air-conditioned* Music Department building.
>Join us for a day of classes and discussion as we explore the various 
>roles of women in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, as well as in 
>antiquity.  We will examine what history, archeology, literature and 
>folklore have to say for and about pre-17th century women.
>Classes confirmed at this time are: Women in Trades and Guilds; Hidden 
>Lives - Women of the Middle Class; Music in the Cloister - Female 
>Religious Composers; Isabella of Spain; Simple Annihilated Souls - The 
>History of the Beguines;  Female Troubadours; Warriors and Warleaders - 
>Women in Battle; Prostitutes and Courtesans; Female Mystics of the
>Ages;  Women's Work - Textiles and Economy; Medieval Contraception 
>(NC-17); Women and Magic in the Icelandic Sagas; Exclusion of Women from

>Culture in 10th c. England; Women in Medieval Russia; Transvestite
>- Women Posing as Men. 
>There will also be a "Women's Workroom" where ladies practicing period 
>domestic crafts can demonstrate their arts.  Some children's classes
>be arranged.  There will be a baby-sitting service on site for a fee of 
>$3.00 per child.  Please provide your child's lunch if you take
>of this service.
>Light refreshments will be provided during the day for teachers and 
>students.  The day will end with a relaxed evening revel featuring good 
>food, music and conversation. 
>Registration begins at 830 AM with classes starting at the civilized
>of 10 AM.  Some classes have limited attendance so please reserve your 
>space in class ahead of time, or plan to arrive early.
>Costume is optional during the day as most classes will be taught from a

>modern viewpoint.  Costume will be required for the revel after classes.
>Site fee: $7.00  Children under 6: $2.00
>Directions to SWTS University.  Take your best route to I-35.  San
>is on I-35 between San Antonio and Austin.  Take the Aquarena Springs 
>Exit at the north end of town and go west.  You will pass the stadium,
>across the river, and turn Right on Sessoms.  Go to the second
>and left on LBJ.  The Music Department will be right there.  Signs will 
>direct you to the appropriate area.
>For more information and class reservations call:
>Mistress Jessamyn (Grace Morris) - 512-392-4492
>Mistress Mari (Karen Moon) - 210-657-1311 
Ws u Hl (Waes Thu Hael)


Gunnora Hallakarva
Ek eigi visa ik hversu olask Lofstirrlauf-Kruna heldr hversu na
(Ek eigi thik hversu odhlask Lofstirrlauf-Kruna heldr hversu na

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