Saturday, October 12, 2013

Tech Gets Medieval: A Symposium

In the fall semester of 2012, Brittain fellow Dr. Kellie Meyer and colleagues from different areas of specialty at Georgia Tech organized a symposium, Tech Gets Medieval: How Medieval Technology Can Teach the Past.

The complete symposium is now available at Georgia Tech's SmarTech repository:
Here is a list of the presenters and their paper titles:
  • Opening Remarks: Burnett, Rebecca;  Meyer, Kellie;  Utz, Richard
  • The Afterlives of Gawain: Illustration as Annotation in the Cotton Nero Ax Manuscript: Haught, Leah
  • Biology and Germ Warfare: Spencer, Chrissy 
  • Blacksmithing and Timber-Framed Houses: Pedagogy of Risk: Crawford, T. Hugh 
  • Medieval Construction – Foundation of Today's Industry: Bowen, Brian 
  • Neo-Medieval Fantasy in Video Games: Pearce, Celia  
  • Tried and True Methods: Madej, Krystina 
  • Your Mission is to Rescue Lorenzo di Medici: A Demonstration of the Pedagogical Potentials of Using Assassin's Creed II for Teaching the Italian Renaissance: Madden, Amanda