Programme

Programme

Please check back regularly for updates. Last updated 26 April 2010.

Wednesday 28 April 2010

1.00pm-1.50pm Registration: Beaumont Hall Foyer
1.50pm-2.00pm

Welcome: Beaumont Music Room (all sessions)

Orietta Da Rold

Julie Coleman, Head of School of English (Leicester)

2.00pm-3.00pm

Plenary

Elaine Treharne (Florida State): 'The Sensual Book and Its Readers, 1000-1400. Keep your wits about you'

3.30pm-4.00pm Tea and Coffee
4.00pm-5.30pm

Writing Law

  • Andrew Prescott (Glasgow): 'Creating Administrative Texts: The Case of the Peasants’ Revolt'
  • David Woodman (Cambridge): 'The Rewriting of the Anglo-Saxon Past: A Middle English Rhyming Charter of King Athelstan and the Beverley Cartulary (BL, MS Additional 61901) in Context'
  • Kathryn A Lowe (Glasgow): 'The unhampered translation of will into act'? S 980, Bury St Edmunds, and its liberty'
6.00pm-7.00pm Wine reception sponsored by British Library Publishing (Beaumont Wedgwood Room)
7.00pm-8.00pm

Dinner (Beaumont Dining Room)

8.00pm-9.00pm

New and Old

  • Aidan Conti (Bergen): 'Writing England c. 1200, Reading England in the Reformation and Now: Wheelocke's Examination of the Trinity Homilies'
  • Jean-Pascal Pouzet (Limoges): 'Book production and poetic Relation – Openness and Opacity in Manuscripts Produced by English Augustinian Canons between c.1200 and c.1400'

         

Thursday 29 April 2010           

9.00am-
9.30pm
Tea and Coffee
9.30am-
11.00am

Writing Literary Histories

  • John Thompson (Queen’s Belfast): 'Writing England in the “Cursor Mundi”'
  • Philip A. Shaw (Leicester): 'Re-Writing the English: On Composing and Cutting Robert of Gloucester’s Metrical Chronicle'
  • Malasree Home (Liverpool): 'Writing Power Politics: The King and the Church in the Peterborough Chronicle'

11.00am-
11.30am 

Tea and Coffee

11.30am-
1.00pm

Producing and Using Books

  • Mark Faulkner (Oxford): 'Towards a Typology of Manuscript Use'
  • Erik Kwakkel (Victoria, British Columbia): 'Unsuitable for Proper Books: The Use of Off-cuts in English Book Production'
  • Orietta Da Rold (Leicester): 'Writing Early English Books'
1.00pm-
2.00pm

Lunch (Beaumont Dining Room)

2.00pm-
4.00pm
England and the Vernaculars 
  • Jennifer Jahner (Pennsylvania): 'Translating the Vox Populi: Trilingualism and Political Reformism in Thirteenth-Century England'
  • Helen Gittos (Kent): 'The Languages of the Liturgy in Medieval England'
  • Joyce Hill (Leeds): Two Bishops, Two Languages, and One Manuscript: Wulfstan, Leofric and CCCC 190
  • Mark Chambers and Louise Sylvester (Westminster): 'The Medieval Dress and Textile Vocabulary in Unpublished Sources Project'
4.00pm-
4.30pm
 Tea and Coffee

4.30pm-5.30pm

Plenary

Jocelyn Wogan-Browne (York): 'Is there a Middle in the Middle of Middle English Literature?'

6.00pm-
7.00pm
 Wine reception sponsored by Brepols (Beaumont Wedgwood Room)
7.00pm
8.00pm
 Dinner (Beaumont Dining Room)

 

Friday 30 April 2010         

8.30am-
9.00pm
Tea and Coffee
9.00am-
10.00am

Writing and Re-Writing Old English

  • Mark Atherton (Oxford): 'An Early ‘Mirror for Princes’? ‘Apollonius of Tyre’ and ‘Joseph and His Brothers’ in the Mid-Eleventh-Century Wulfstan Anthology CCCC 201'
  • Rob Payne (Cambridge): 'Stabilising the Continuum? The Changing Manuscript Contexts of the Conduct of Life' 
10.00am-
10.30am 

Tea and Coffee

10.30am-
12.00pm

Owners and Scribes

  • Hugh Thomas (Miami): 'Secular Clerics as Book Owners in Twelfth-Century England'
  • Susanne Gärtner (München): 'From King to Scribe: The Old English Soliloquies'
  • Fran J. Alvarez Lopez (Manchester): 'Marginal Scribes, Practical Teachers: A Case Study on the Use of Cotton Faustina A. x'

 

12.00pm-
12.45pm

Response

Tony Edwards (De Montfort University): 'Directions in the Study of the Early English Books'

12.45pm- 2.30pm

2.30pm

Book Launch: The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Literature in English sponsored by Oxford University Press, Wine Reception and Lunch (Beaumont Wedgwood Room)

Departure


 

 

          

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Dr Takako Kato tk97@leicester.ac.uk

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