YWiM 35.36 (2020-2021)

Edited by Valerie B. Johnson & Renée Ward

Valerie B. Johnson & Renée Ward
Key Terms: Introduction, YWiM35.36

Pandemic Pedagogy: Teaching Medieval Studies with Medievalism and Baseball
M. J. Toswell
Key Terms: pedagogy, baseball, medieval studies

When the Digital Generation Isn’t: Pivoting Online with Traditional Campus Students
Melissa Ridley-Elmes
Key Terms: pedagogy, sample assignments, Chaucer

Pedagogical Practices for Teaching through Crisis
Heather Blatt
Key Terms: pedagogy, trauma, digital learning

Sister Warriors: Medievalism and Tropes of Women’s Empowerment in Netflix’s Warrior Nun
Yvonne Seale
Key Terms: Warrior Nun, feminist medievalism, television medievalism

The Disarticulation of Christendom: Dismemberment and Decapitation in Medieval Films
Caitlin G. Watt
Key Terms: mutilation, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Kingdom of Heaven, Pilgrimage, film medievalism

“What Would Buffy Do?”: Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s “Storyteller” and the Hagiographic Genre
Meaghan Allen
Key Terms: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, hagiography, television medievalism, St. Margaret of Antioch

Reading the “human braille”: Discourses of Ableism and Medievalism in the Reburial of Richard III
Rowan Wilson
Key Terms: Richard III, ableism, scoliosis

“Messer Papero e il Ghibellin Fuggiasco:” Cultural Constraints on (Neo)medievalism’s Adaptability
Karl Fugelso
Key Terms: Dante, Donald Duck, comic book medievalism

Cynocéphales: (Ab)Uses of a Medieval Trope in Several French Texts of the Modern Era
Bryant White
Key Terms: cynocephalus, The Travels of John Mandeville, Cinq Semaines en Ballon, Zozo Explorateur

Feminist Knights, Questions of Power, and Utopian Societies: Medievalism Today in Cyril Pedrosa and Roxanne Moreil’s L’Âge d’Or
Elisabeth Herbst Buzay
Key Terms: L’Âge d’Or, comic book medievalism, neomedievalism

Rubeus Hagrid: The Resolution of Contraries, Part 1: Giant, Wild Man, and Saint
Natalie Goodison
Key Terms: Harry Potter, Hagrid, giants, wild men, St. Christopher

Medievalism, Fakelore, and the Commodification of Story-Telling in the Afterlives of Harry Potter 
Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand and Olga V. Trokhimenko
Key Terms: Harry Potter, folklore, fakelore, convergence culture

How (Not) to Design a Progressive Viking: “Desynchronized” Morality in Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla 
In Memorium Alicia McKenzie
Key Terms: video game medievalism, Vikings, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla