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Conference: Medieval Life Writing

June 29 @ 9:30 am - 7:00 pm

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Medieval Life Writing: Principles and Practice

Friday 29th June 2018
Harris Manchester College, Oxford

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SSMLL members – £30
Non-members – £50 (rate includes SSMLL membership for one year)
Graduate Student – £20

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Alternatively, please make cheques payable to Harris Manchester College, Oxford and send to Lesley Smith, Harris Manchester College, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TD

For further information: lesley.smith@hmc.ox.ac.uk

TIMETABLE

9.30am Coffee and Registration

10.00-11.00 Session 1:
Michael Clanchy (Institute of Historical Research, London)
Life Writing in the Age of Abelard

11.30-1-10: Session 2:
11.30 Julia Bray (Oriental Institute, Oxford)
Mostly (But Not All) Dead: an overview of Arabic life writing
12.20 Almut Suerbaum (Somerville College, Oxford)
Mystical Theology in Late Medieval Song. First person voices between liturgy and experience

2.20-4.00: Session 3:
2.20 Andrew M. Beresford (Durham University)
Bartholomew as Flayed Saint: rethinking the question of hagiographic identity
3.10 Mark Chinca (University of Cambridge)
Translation and Transcendence: the first German vernacular life of Charlemagne

4.30-5.20: Session 4:
Michelle Szkilnik (Paris IV)
Chivalrous Biographies in the Fifteenth Century: history, fiction and exemplarity

5.30 AGM and 60th SSMLL ANNUAL LECTURE
Jinty Nelson (King’s College London)
Writing the Life of Charlemagne

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Details

Date:
June 29
Time:
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

Professor Lesley Smith
Phone:
01865 281464
Email:
lesley.smith@hmc.ox.ac.uk