Michaelmas Term 2009
NATURE AND THE NATURAL WORLD: INSIGHTS AND INTERACTIONS
Tuesday 13th October, 5.30 pm
'Prickly problems: the naming of juniper and other thorny bushes in Anglo-Saxon England.
By Dr. Carole Biggam, Anglo-Saxon Plant Names Project, Dept. of English Language, University of Glasgow.
Wednesday 21st October, 5.30 pm
'Books Chained and Books Burned: The fate of Wyclif's Writings in England'
By Prof. Anne Hudson, University of Oxford.
Please note this is the third 'History of the Book' lecture and is being held in the Senate Room of University College (Castle) For logistical reasons please signal your intention to attend the lecture to Anne Park, Dept. of History (0191 334 1057; firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tuesday 3rd November, 5.30 pm
'The 'unmaking' of the English landscape: hunting and medieval society'
By Dr. Naomi Sykes, Dept. of Archaeology, Nottingham University.
Tuesday 8th December, 5.30 pm
'England and the Continent in context: communications and exchange in the Northern Seas (seventh to ninth centuries)'.
By Prof Stephane LeBecq, Centre for Research on the History of North-West Europe, University of Lille.
Please note this is the third Levison Lecture and will take place at 5.30 pm in Elvet Riverside Room 141.
Tuesday 15th December, 5.30 pm
'Sung Birds: Music, Nature, and Poetry, in the Later Middle Ages'
By Dr. Elizabeth Eva Leach, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford.
Epiphany Term 2010
SAINTS, SANCTITY AND COMMEMORATION
Tuesday 2nd February, 5.30 pm
'Reinterpreting the Legend of Saint Paul of Thebes'.
By Dr. Andy Beresford, MLAC, Durham University.
Tuesday 16th February, 5.30 pm
'Hagiography, history and romance: narratives of transformation after the Conquest'.
By Dr. Laura Ashe, Worcester College, University of Oxford.
Tuesday 23rd February, 5.30 pm
'Light and colour in the Byzantine Church'
By Dr. Claire Nesbitt, Dept. of Archaeology, Durham University.
Tuesday 2nd March, 5.30 pm
'Title to be confirmed'
By Dr Tim Ayres, Dept. of Art History, University of York.
Tuesday 9th March, 5.30 pm
'Medieval mortuary rolls: an exploration of the byways of monastic commemorative practice'
Dr. Lynda Rollason, Dept. of History, Durham University