Medieval Cultures Seminar, Semester 2, 2011-12

All seminars will be held at 4pm in 16 University Square, rm.101, unless stated otherwise. For Information, contact Dr Sinead O’Sullivan: All welcome.

Friday 24th February

Dr. Marilina Cesario (English), ‘Ovidian influences in Aldhelm’s Enigmata

Friday 2nd March

Professor John Thompson (English), ‘Imagining the British History in an Irish and Welsh setting: chapters in the lives and careers of James Ussher and a Welsh deputy herald’

Friday 9th March

Duncan Berryman (GAP), ‘How many buildings make a farmstead? A study of fourteenth-century manorial agricultural buildings’

Ciaran Arthur (English), ‘Ploughing Through Cotton Caligula A VII: Establishing Connections between the Heliand and the Æcerbot through Incantation’

Friday 16th March

Professor Mariken Teeuwen (Utrecht), ‘The Margin in Carolingian Manuscripts – A Place for Debate and Dissent’

20-22 April 2012 

Borderlines XVI: Site and Sound

Humanities PG Centre

Guest speaker: Prof Paul Strohm (Columbia)

Friday 27th April

Eamon Byers (English), ‘“Come all ye rolling minstrels” – The Medievalism of Modern Folkmusic’

Friday 4th May

Dr. Alice Jorgensen (Trinity College Dublin), ‘Translating Emotion in the Paris Psalter’

Friday 11th May

Dr. Malte Urban (English), Title TBC

Friday 18th May
Dr. Stuart McWilliams (Edinburgh), “The Inscription of Enchantment: Magical Books in Theory and Practice”

Friday 25th May
Dr Paul Oldfield (Manchester Metropolitan University), ‘A Bridge to Salvation and Entrance to the Underworld: medieval southern Italy and international pilgrimage’

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