run by the English Faculty

Middle English Graduate Seminar

The medieval graduate seminar will take place this term in weeks 1 (SR 24) and 3 (Faculty Board Room). Please note the different venues. The seminar begins at 5.15, but do bring a cup of tea along at 4.45 for an informal get-together (biscuits provided!). There will be drinks after questions. Afterwards all are welcome to come to supper with the speaker.

03/05/17  ‘A taste for trifles: selling bawdy tales, merry jests and new tidings 1476-1550’, Alex da Costa (Cambridge)

17/05/17, ‘Henry Howard Earl of Surrey (d. 1547): Poet and Guitarist’, Christopher Page (Cambridge)

Lent Term

08/02/17 ‘Hyt am I’: Voicing Selves in the Book of the Duchess, the Roman de la rose, and the Fonteinne Amoureuse‘, Philip Knox (Cambridge)

22/02/17 Chaucer and the Matter of Troy: Reading the Blank Spaces in Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, MS 61, Marilynn Desmond (Binghamton)

08/03/17 Enthymeme and Emotion from Aristotle to Hoccleve, Rita Copeland (Pennsylvania)


Marginalia’s Medieval Reading Group

All meetings are on Wednesdays at 5.15pm, in Room GR-05 in the English Faculty.


run by other Faculties

The Medieval Studies  website aims to promote cooperation and facilitate access to the events  and seminars across the faculties at Cambridge.

Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic Research Seminar

Medieval History Research Seminar

Medieval Archaeology Seminar

Medieval Art Seminar

 Medieval Economic and Social History Seminar 

Medieval Encounters 

Medieval French Seminar

Medieval Palaeography Workshop

Medieval Philosophy Reading Group