12 March, 2011 - Medieval Shakespeare: The Cultural Politics of Periodisation
Conference: Faith and Inwardness in the Middle Ages: Saturday 19 June 2010
Rethinking Medieval Marriage: 23 May 2009
- Glenn Burger (Queens College and Graduate Center, City University of New York), In the Merchant’s Bedchamber
- Emma Lipton (University of Missouri), John Gower’s Politics of Marriage
- Shannon McSheffrey (Concordia University, Montreal), Marriage by Ravishment in Fifteenth-Century England
- Pamela Sheingorn (Baruch College and Graduate Center, City University of New York), Embodied Meaning in Images of the Married Life of Mary and Joseph
- Respondent: Isabel Davis (Birkbeck College, London)
- For further information: Isabel Davis
The Politics of Speech in Late Medieval England: Saturday 8 March 2008
- Susie Phillips, Northwestern University The Trouble with Gossip in Late Medieval England
- Sandy Bardsley, Moravian University Scolding Women and Reproaching Men: Speech and Gender in Post-Plague England
- Marion Turner, Jesus College Oxford Seeking the News: Parliament, Reportage, and Control in Ricardian England
- Andy Wood, University of East Anglia The politics of speech and silence in Tudor England
- Paul Strohm, Columbia University Response
Doggerel: Disesteemed Verse in the Middle Ages: 10 March 2007
- A one-day conference at Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HX 10am-5pm
- Clare Lees (Kings College, London) ‘Nonsense Verse?’
- Nicola McDonald (University of York) ‘Fragments of Desire’
- Anthony Bale (Birkbeck College, London) ‘Doggerel and Dirty Linen: Lydgate’s Tretise for Lauandres in its Contexts’
- Julia Boffey (Queen Mary College, London) ‘“Mysse-masche, dryff-draff’: Doggerel and Burlesque in Middle English Verse’
- Organised by Dr Isabel Davis.
Gender and Labour in late Medieval England (11th March 2006)
- Caroline Barron, 'Labour and Gender in the Medieval London Workforce: The 'Golden Age' Reconsidered'
- Andrew Butcher, ‘Labour and Gender: Towards a Fifteenth-Century Imaginary Urban Ethnography’
- Catherine Batt, ‘Work, Gender, and the Academic’
- Jeremy Goldberg, 'Adam, Eve and the Angry Man: Some Thoughts on the Gender Division of Labour in Late Medieval England'
Saracens, Islam and Medieval England: 12 March 2005)
- For further information contact Anthony Bale
Fornaldarsögur: Sagas of Ancient Times (26 February 2005)
- Carl Phelpstead, 'Is Yngvars saga víðförla a fornaldarsaga?'
- Richard North, 'The Riddles of Gestumblindi in Heiðreks saga: a tale from Denmark?'
- Rory McTurk, 'A wimp in spite of himself: the case of Sigurðr Völsungr'
- David Ashurst, 'Wagner, Morris and the Volsungs'
- Ralph O'Connor, 'Stjörnu-Odda draumr and Icelandic legendary storytelling'
- For further details contact Dr Alison Finlay.
St Edmund: Royalty, Martyrdom, Masculinity (28 February 2004)
- An interdisciplinary one-day conference on representations of St Edmund from the early middle Ages to the Early Modern period.