Seminar Series 2010-11
Figuring Futures: 'Through a Glass Darkly'
Funded by the Institute for Advanced Studies.
Easter Term 2011: IMRS Events
|Monday, 2nd May, 1.15pm. Seminar Room, Department of English Studies,
Stoic Cosmology and Psychology in Old English Poetry
Dr Daniel Anlezark, Department of English, University of Sydney.
Tuesday, 3rd May, 5.30 pm. Prior's Hall, Durham Cathedral
The Seven Deadly Sins in Late Medieval and Reformation England
Professor Eric Carlson, History Department, Gustavus Adolphus College
Wednesday, 8th June, 7.30 pm. Music School, Palace Green.
'The Muses Gardin for Delights'
A Musicon concert of Renaissance music for lute and voice to celebrate the
creation of the IMRS Medieval Garden.
For details see www.dur.ac.uk/imrs/events.
Wednesday 15th June, 5.300 pm, Grey College
Annual Grey Lecture in Renaissance Studies
Prof. Isabella Lazzarini, University of Molise, Italy and Leverhulme Visiting Professor at Durham 2011)
The Words of Emotion: Political Language and Discoursive Resources in Lorenzo de Medici's Lettere (1468-1492)
The Holgate Room, Grey College.
Please indicate your intention to attend to email@example.com
Wednesday 22nd June and Thursday 23rd June
Two days of lectures and events to celebrate the launch of the Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Wednesday, 22nd June, 3.15pm, Elvet Riverside 140.
Imagining Bede's Ordered Universe in Anglo-Norman England
Prof. Faith Wallis, Department of Social Studies of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal.
Wednesday, 22nd June, 6.30pm, The Monk's Dormitory, Durham Cathedral.
Thursday, 23rd June, 10am-6pm, Prior's Hall, Durham Cathedral.
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Postgraduate Group Conference.
'Recognising Beauty in the Middle Ages'
Plenary Lecture by Prof. Mary Carruthers, New York University and All Souls College, Oxford.
- IMRSEaster2011.pdf (last modified: 8 May 2011)
Epiphany Term 2011: Cultural Scripts, Augury and Prophecy
Tuesday, 1 February, 5.30 pm. Prior's Hall, Durham Cathedral
'Apocalypse and Nature in French Reformation Epic'
By Dr Kathryn Banks, Department of History, Durham University
Tuesday, 15th February, 5.30 pm. Prior's Hall, Durham Cathedral
'Portent and Prophecy in Late Medieval English Historical Writing'
By Dr Carl Watkins, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge,
Tuesday, 1st March, 5.30 pm. Prior's Hall, Durham Cathedral
'Figuring the Future via Exegesis of Scripture: The Political Dimension of Prophecy up to the English Civil War'
By Dr Andreas Pecar, University of Rostock
Tuesday, 8th March, 5.30 pm. Prior's Hall, Durham Cathedral
'When the Future Came to the North: The Visionary Poems Völuspá and Draumkvedet as Sources for Norse Ideas of the Future'
By Prof Gro Steinsland, Dept of Linguistics and Scadinavian Studies, University of Oslo
Tuesday, 15th March, 5.30 pm. Birley Room, Department of Archaeology
IMRS Annual Archaeology Lecture
'Living with Sand: Viking-Age Landed Power and Environment Change in Orkney'
By Dr David Griffiths, Institute of Archaeology, Oxford University
1st Annual Grey College Lecture on Renaissance Art
Venue, date and speaker still to be confirmed.