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Oxford-Prague Mediæval Workshop

posted Sep 3, 2010, 3:32 AM by Czase Webmaster
Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

A series of lectures and seminars given by scholars from the University of Oxford will take place at The Faculty of Arts (Filozofická fakulta), Charles University Prague, námestí Jana Palacha 2, Praha 1 from 27 to 29 September 2006.

Programme

Heather O´Donoghue (reading list):

  • “Northern Echoes in Beowulf” (lecture)
  • “The Wife´s Lament and Old Norse Myth: A Voice from the Other Side?” (seminar)

Bernard O´Donoghue (reading list):

  • “A Case for Courtly Love Again” (lecture)
  • “Fixing the Medieval Lyric” (seminar)

Vincent Gillespie (reading list):

  • “Chaucer and the Poetics of Stupidity” (lecture)
  • “Meat, Metaphor and Mysticism” (seminar)

Terry Hoad (no preliminary reading required):

  • “Old and Middle English Lexicography: Finished and Unfinished Business, and Business Not Yet Begun” (lecture)
  • “Old and Middle English Poems and the Question of Meaning” (seminar)

More information and registration (till 10 September 2006) is available at http://oxford-prague.ff.cuni.cz

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