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Poster: email@example.com (Christopher M Dawson)
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From: Gunnora Hallakarva <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: [IR] Women's Symposium
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 21:06:53 -0500
>Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 20:36:33 -0500 (CDT)
>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
>MEDIEVAL WOMEN'S SYMPOSIUM
>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
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