Medieval Postgraduate Seminar

These advanced research talks, followed by discussion, are aimed at postgraduate students, senior members and visiting scholars.

MICHAELMAS TERM 2020

(via Zoom - email pk453@cam.ac.uk for information)

14 October 2020, 5.30–6.45 – Julie Orlemanski (University of Chicago)
Prosopopoeia and the Limits of Literary Form, in Chaucer’s Dream Poems

28 October 2020, 1pm–2.15 – Hannah Bower (University of Cambridge)
Bodies in (and out) of Time: Recipes, Romances, and Beyond

11 November 2020, 1pm–2.15 — Daniel Sawyer
Incongruous Form: The ‘First English Sonnet’

25 November 2020, 5.30–6.45 Roundtable Discussion: Thinking Through Medieval Pedagogy (joint session with ASNC)

  • Christopher Cannon (Johns Hopkins University) ‘What Did the Medieval Laity Hear When They Heard Latin?’

  • Irina Dumitrescu (University of Bonn) ‘Hard Feelings in Medieval Pedagogy’

  • Carissa Harris (Temple University), ‘Cursed Shrews: Misogyny, Proverbial Pedagogies, and Women’s Anger’

  • PLUS special guest TBC.