CLAMS do Leeds IMC 2016

Several students, teachers, and CLAMS recent alumni will be speaking at the Leeds International Medieval Congress @IMC_Leeds this year, and we’re very excited now that the programme has been released!

Here’s where you can catch CLAMS in action this summer:

S202 – Monday 4 July 2016, 14:15-15:45
Channelling the Sublunary Experience: Change in Medieval Thought and Fiction, II
Sophia Wilson, ‘Petrifying Transformations in the Middle English Methamorphose‘.

S302 – Monday 4 July 2016, 16.30-18.00
Homilies in Anglo-Saxon England, I: Preaching and Teaching in Anglo-Saxon Homilies
Rebecca Hardie, ‘Learning to Teach the Vercelli Book’.

S1202 – Wednesday 6 July, 14.15-15.45
Blood, Sex, and Murder: The Lives and Deaths of Martyrs in Medieval England
Dr Hana Videen and Kath Maude (PhD CLAMS, teacher at Swansea).

S1219 – Wednesday 6 July, 14.15-15.45
A Feast for the Senses: Taste, Sound, and Smell in Medieval Dream Visions
Charlotte Knight and Charlotte Rudman.

S1406 – Wednesday 6 July, 19:00 – 20:00
The Limits of the Human: A Round Table Discussion
Participants include Françoise Hazel Marie Le Saux (University of Reading), Elly R. Truitt (Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania), and Sophia Wilson (King’s College London).

S1503 – Thursday 7 July, 09.00-10.30
Medieval Modern: The Use of the Medieval in Modern and Contemporary Arts
Fran Allfrey, Francesca Brooks, Tom Chivers (Poet and publisher @Penned in the Margins).

Dr Hana Videen will also be moderating S1023, Feasting, Power and Identity in Germanic Literature, and S1533, Writing Women’s Letters, I: Nobility and National Identity, organised by Kath Maude.

Kath has also organised and will be chairing S1633, Writing Women’s Letters, II: Epistolarity and Genre, and has organised S1733, Writing Women’s Letters, III: Intimacy and Agency in the Cloister.

Dr James Paz (PhD CLAMS, teacher at Manchester) will feature on S602, Anglo-Saxon Riddles and Wisdom, I: Mind and Movement.

Professor Clare Lees will be speaking as part of S802, Anglo-Saxon Riddles and Wisdom, III: Medievalist and Comparative Approaches.

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