2020 Program Sessions

236. How to Approach the Epic Genre in the Time of Donald Trump

10:15 AM–11:30 AM Jan 10, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - 211

Session Information


1: Lessons in Leadership from the Young Cid

Matthew J. Bailey, Washington and Lee U

2: The Principles of Honor, Virtue, Leadership, and Ethics: Medieval Epics Speak Out against the Political Malaise in the Twenty-First Century

Albrecht Classen, U of Arizona

3: Desiring Saracen Objects in the Epic

Shirin Khanmohamadi, San Francisco State U

4: World Epic in a Global Era: Toward a Radical Politics

Wendy Knepper, U of Washington, Seattle


Julio Hernando, Indiana U, South Bend