20 October 2018, ASNC Festival of Ideas Events Day

20 October 2018 @ 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
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/