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Oct
15
Mon
15-28 October, Festival of Ideas: Extremes
Oct 15 – Oct 28 all-day

2018 Festival of Ideas: EXTREMES

List of ASNC events

 

Dates of the Festival: 15-28 October

Main date for Sidgwick Site events: 20 October (Saturday)

 

Wednesday 17 October, 17:00—18:00, GR06/07 

Whose extremism? Rethinking the traditional account of religious
extremism in Western Christianity in the fifth century
Dr Ali Bonner

 

Saturday 20 October, GR06/07

13:00—13:30: Snow White and Alá Flekks saga: Extremes of Adaptation
James McIntosh

13:30—14:00: X-Games Medieval Welsh Edition: Reading extreme behaviour in medieval Welsh narrative
Dara Hellman

14:00—14:30: From the 10th century to the 21st: The Case of The Old English Homilies, mostly by Ælfric
Dr Anne McLaughlin

14:30—15:00: Lesser Acts of the Saints: The Most Underwhelming Miracles from
Medieval Wales
Dr David Callander


15:00—15:30: ‘Seek if you should dare!’: Heroism and Extreme Environments in Old English Poetry
Emma Knowles

15:30—16:00: Jesus the leaping flea, or Extreme Bible Reading with the Venerable Bede
Dr
Rosalind Love

16:00—16:30: St Boniface: an Extreme Englishman
Calum Platts

16:30—17:00: Extremes of Grief: The Lamenting Woman in Old Irish Literature
Becky Shercliff

 

Wednesday 24 October, 17:00—18:00, GR06/07

The long and the short of it: words and their extremities in the languages of early

medieval Britain and Ireland
Prof. Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Dr Richard Dance

For further information go to https://www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk/

Oct
20
Sat
20 October 2018, ASNC Festival of Ideas Events Day
Oct 20 @ 13:00 – 17:00

2018 Festival of Ideas: EXTREMES

ASNC Events Day

Saturday, 20 October 2018, 13:00 – 17:00

Room GR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP

 

13:00—13:30: Snow White and Alá Flekks saga: Extremes of Adaptation
James McIntosh

13:30—14:00: X-Games Medieval Welsh Edition: Reading extreme behaviour in medieval Welsh narrative
Dara Hellman

14:00—14:30: From the 10th century to the 21st: The Case of The Old English Homilies, mostly by Ælfric
Dr Anne McLaughlin

14:30—15:00: Lesser Acts of the Saints: The Most Underwhelming Miracles from
Medieval Wales
Dr David Callander


15:00—15:30: ‘Seek if you should dare!’: Heroism and Extreme Environments in Old English Poetry
Emma Knowles

15:30—16:00: Jesus the leaping flea, or Extreme Bible Reading with the Venerable Bede
Dr
Rosalind Love

16:00—16:30: St Boniface: an Extreme Englishman
Calum Platts

16:30—17:00: Extremes of Grief: The Lamenting Woman in Old Irish Literature
Becky Shercliff

For further information go to https://www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk/

Oct
24
Wed
24 October 2018, ASNC Festival of Ideas: Professor Ní Mhaonaigh & Dr R Dance
Oct 24 @ 17:00 – 18:00

ASNC Festival of Ideas

Extremes

The long and the short of it: words and their extremities in the languages of early medieval Britain and Ireland

Professor Máire Ní Mhaonaigh and Dr Richard Dance

Wednesday, 24 October 5pm, Room GR06/07

Faculty of English, 9 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP

For further details, please visit https://www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk/

Oct
26
Fri
26 October 2018, Research Seminar: Dr Marie-Luise Theuerkauf (ASNC)
Oct 26 @ 17:00 – 18:00

ASNC  Research Seminar

Dr Marie-Luise Theuerkauf (ASNC)

The Pen is(n’t) Mightier than the Sword: Reading Dindṡenchas Poetry as Political Propaganda in Tenth and Eleventh-century Ireland

5pm, Friday, 26 October 2018

Room GR04, Faculty of English, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP

Nov
5
Mon
5 November 2018, Graduate Seminar: Dr Jens Eike Schnall (University of Bergen)
Nov 5 @ 17:00 – 18:00

ASNC Graduate Seminar

Dr Jens Eike Schnall (University of Bergen)

Food Stories: Meals and Manners in Old Norse Literature

5pm, Monday, 5 November 2018

Room GR06/07, Faculty of English,

9 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP

Nov
9
Fri
9 November 2018, Research Seminar: Dr Hattie Soper (ASNC)
Nov 9 @ 17:00 – 18:00

ASNC  Research Seminar

Dr Hattie Soper (ASNC)

Power, Ability and Cræft in Old English Literature

5pm, Friday, 9 November 2018

Room GR04, Faculty of English, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP

Nov
19
Mon
19 November 2018, Graduate Seminar: Prof P Russell & Dr D Callander (ASNC)
Nov 19 @ 17:00 – 18:00

ASNC Graduate Seminar

Professor Paul Russell and Dr David Callander (ASNC)

Latin Lives of Welsh Saints Project

5pm, Monday, 19 November 2018

Room GR06/07, Faculty of English,

9 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP

Nov
26
Mon
26 November 2018, Graduate Seminar: Dr M Cesario (Queen’s University, Belfast)
Nov 26 @ 17:00 – 18:00

ASNC Graduate Seminar

Dr Marilina Cesario (Queen’s University, Belfast)

Natural Science and Prognostication in the Peterborough Chronicle

5pm, Monday, 26 November 2018

Room GR06/07, Faculty of English,

9 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP