UCL Medieval and Renaissance Studies

UCL Interdisciplinary Medieval and Renaissance Seminar: 2013/14

UCL's Medieval Interdisciplinary Seminar is a graduate-founded and run seminar which holds holds discussions across disciplines and departments, taking questions of  interest to Medievalists (writ large) as its point of departure.

Meetings take place on Mondays at 6.15 in Room G09/10 in UCL's History Department, 24-25 Gordon Square. All welcome, drinks afterwards.

Contact Alejandra ConchaEmily Corran,  Ella Williams,  Chrissy Meijns or  Alison Ray for more information.

Autumn

October 7th:

Hannah Skoda (History, Oxford) ‘Poetic Societies and Nostalgia in Later Medieval France.'

Helen Swift (French, Oxford) ‘Poetic competition in late-medieval Burgundy: political manoeuvring in a puy d'amour.'

(Chair: Emily Corran)

November 18th:

Cordelia Warr (Manchester) ‘The devil on my tail: Clothing and Visual Culture in Medieval exempla.’

(Chair: Alejandra Concha Sahli)

Spring

3rd Feb

Bill Maclehose (UCL) ‘Medieval Ideas and the Pathologies of Sleep.’

(Chair: Tom O’Donnell)

3rd March

Peter Mack (Warburg), Dilwyn Knox (UCL): ‘Rhetoric and Philosophy.’

(Chair: Roberta Klimt)

Summer

19th May: David Lines (Warwick) ‘Beyond Latin in Renaissance Philosophy: The Vernacular as a Language of Culture.’

(Chair: Chrissy Meijns)

2nd June: Samantha Kelly (Rutgers) ‘Thinking beyond binaries: Europe and Ethiopia in the Middle Ages.’

(Chair: Ella Williams)

9th June: Julia Crick (Kings) ‘The shock of the old: archaising script in Anglo-Saxon archives.’

(Chair: Alison Ray)

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