May 28, 2002
Professor of French Roberta L. Krueger has published
"Beyond Debate: Gender in Play in Old French Courtly Fiction" in Debating Gender from the Early Middle Ages to the Renaissance,
edited by Thelma Fenster and Clare Lees (Palgrave Press, 2002). She also published "'Nouvelles choses:' Social Instability and the Problem of Fashion in 'Le Livre du Chevalier de la Tour Landry,' 'The 'Menagier de Paris,' and Christine de Pizan's 'Livre des Trois Vertus,'" in Medieval Conduct
edited by Kathleen Ashley and Robert L. A. Clark (University of Minnesota Press, 2001). This year Krueger was an invited speaker at Cornell University for Quodlibet, an organization of graduate students in medieval studies, to whom she presented "Christine's Treasure: Household Economies in the 'Livre des Trois Vertus.'" She also gave a paper titled "Dysfunctional Families in Christine de Pizan's 'Cite des Dames'" at the annual Romance Languages convention at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.
Krueger was elected to a three-year term as a member of the Delegate Assembly Organizing Committee of the Modern Language Association. This group sets the agenda and brings forth business at annual meetings of the Delegate Assembly, MLA's legislative body.