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2017

Medieval Women's Writing: Workshop. This afternoon workshop at the University of Warwick, Wednesday 22nd February, looked at a selection of 'canonical' texts by women writers from England and beyond. The workshop was particularly aimed at students taking medieval undergraduate modules, and we read a range of short extracts which can be downloaded here: Medieval Women's Writing Workshop Reading Pack. There was a great turn out and some wonderful lively discussion. Many thanks to all participants.

2016

Workshop: Cannibalism and the Eucharist: this afternoon workshop at the University of Warwick, Wednesday 15th June 2016, in the Wolfson Reaearch Exchange, examined the uses of cannibalism and the Eucharist across a range of secular and religious texts in a variety of languages. For more information, and to access the reading material, visit the webpage.

Medieval Material Matters: This one-day interdisciplinary research day, on Monday July 18, 2016, aimed to cultivate research links between medievalist postgraduate communities from different universities across the UK. Professor Catherine Brown gave a plenary lecture on 'Manuscript is the New Digital'. The Conference was funded by the HRC at Warwick. For more information, visit www.medmaterialmatters.wix.com/warwick.

Troubadours, Trouvères and the Crusades: Professor Linda Paterson is principal investigator of the 4 year, AHRC-funded Anglo-Italian Crusade project. Two books emanating from the project will be published by Boydell in 2017-18: Singing the Crusades, by Linda Paterson, with the help of collaborators (Luca Barbieri, Ruth Harvey, Anna Radaelli, and others) and Crusades and Poets, ed. by Simon Parsons and Linda Paterson. For more information, see the project web site.

HRC: Medieval Seminar Series:

Speakers included Adrian Armstrong, Marilynn Desmond, Merryn Everitt, Simon Gilson, Daniel McCann, Giorgio Tagliaferro, Thorlac Turville-Petre and Juan Miguel Valero Moreno.

2015

International Courtly Literature Society (British Branch): Reassessing Courtliness in Medieval Literature (cfp poster). Emma Campbell organised the International Courtly Literature Society (British Branch) conference, Reassessing Courtliness in Medieval Literature, on 14-15th April 2015 at the University of Warwick (cfp poster). The conference featured a roundtable discussion with Dr Jane Gilbert (UCL), Professor Ad Putter (Bristol), and Professor Emma Dillon (KCL).

Research Day in Medieval English Studies: part of an ongoing annual research day series, this one-day workshop at the University of Warwick on 8th May 2015, Room H 545, from 9.15-5.45pm, brought together doctoral, post-doctoral and academic staff in Medieval English Studies from the Universities of Padua, Lausanne, Peter Pazmany Catholic University, Budapest, Queen Mary UL and Warwick, to present work-in-progress and receive detailed feedback. Workshop respondent: Simon Horobin, (Magdalen College, University of Oxford). For more information, please contact Christiania Whitehead on C.A.Whitehead@warwick.ac.uk. Research day in Medieval English Studies

North of England Saints Conference: Christiania Whitehead co-organised North of England Saints, 600-1500, 21-22nd March 2015, at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. This two-day interdisciplinary conference examined the lives and cults of medieval saints from Northumbria, Yorkshire, Westmoreland, Cumbria, and southern Scotland, from cultural, economic, social and political perspectives. (poster).

Crusades poetry competition: The results for Professor Linda Paterson's poetry competition have been released. Winning entries and more information can be found here

HRC: Medieval Seminar Series programme
Speakers included Ardis Butterfield, Michelle Bolduc, Tamas Karath, Julian Gardner, Sarah Wood, Ros Brown-Grant, and David D'Avray

2014

IAS Roundtable: Querying the Vernacular

HRC: Medieval Seminar Series programme 
Speakers included Liz l'Estrange, Simon Yarrow, Emma Dillon, Joanne Anderson, Liz Herbert McAvoy, and Sarah Kay

2013

HRC: MSS Roundtable: Journeys

HRC: Medieval Seminar Series programme

2012

HRC: Medieval Seminar Series programme

2011

HRC: Roundtable: Metamorphosis

Medieval Concert: Medieval ensemble Stella Maris came to Warwick on the 2nd March 2011 to perform a selection of medieval music and to answer questions on music and performance.

HRC: Medieval Seminar Series programme

2010

HRC: Medieval Seminar Series programme

2009

HRC: Medieval Seminar Series programme

2008

HRC: Medieval Seminar Series programme

2007

HRC: Medieval Seminar Series programme

2006

HRC: Medieval Seminar Series programme