Spoiler Alert. This special podcast interview discusses a scene from George RR Martin’s A Dance With Dragons and from HBO Game of Thrones S5E10 regarding Cersei Lannister. If you are not caught up with the books or the show, come back and listen once you are! Matt interviews Larissa “Kat” Tracy Ph.D about her essay Game of Thrones: Public Humiliation which compares the Cersei Walk Of Atonement to actual medieval history and literature. Larissa “Kat” Tracy is an associate professor of Old and Middle English and Literature at Longwood University in Virginia, and is a published author.
You can find the essay discussed at: http://www.longwood.edu/gotcerseishaming.html
and find out more about Kat at: http://www.mementomedievalia.com/