Meeting Minutes


Christopher Cartright, M.F.A.
Senior Lecturer of English
—Georgia Southern University—Armstrong Campus (Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A.)
Expertise: Gender Studies, Creative Writing, Information Literacy, Popular Media, Global Studies, Game Studies

Leslie A. Coote, Ph.D.
University of Hull (Hull, England, U.K.)
Expertise: Medieval Literature, Medievalism, Medievalist Fantasy Literature, Film Theory and Film Aesthetics

Carol Jamison, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Georgia Southern University—Armstrong Campus (Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A.)
Expertise: Chaucer, Early English Literature, Arthurian Literature, English Language History, Advanced Grammar

Lauryn S. Mayer, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Washington & Jefferson College (Washington, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)
Expertise: Medieval Literature, Gender & Women’s Studies, Creative Writing, Hypertext Literature

Keith Russo
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI) & IMG Academy (Bradenton, FL)
Expertise: Medieval and Modern Arthurian Literature, Fantasy, Digital Media, Games Scholarship

This Interim Board of Directors is being asked to complete the following tasks (on a six month rotation deadline, in any order) during a 24 month period (January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2025):

  1. Vote for an Interim President and Interim Secretary.
  2. Determine what will officially be The UNICORN Castle organization (a combination of the two boards or also non-board members who join the cause?)
  3. Create a constitution (for the entire organization to vote upon)
  4. Create a set of by-laws (for the entire organization to vote upon)
  5. Establish non-profit status
  6. Create a Five Year Strategic Plan