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Programme for Candlemas Semester 2017
Meeting on Monday 5.15 pm in the Old Class Library, St John’s House, unless otherwise stated

23 January

Professor Jacqueline Murray (Guelph) Bullough Fellow

New Approaches to Men in the Middle Ages: Masculinity and Embodiment

30 January

 Dr Lorena Atzeri (Milan)

Infamy and Exclusion in Late Antiquity (Roman and Early Canon Law)

Organised jointly with the Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research

6 February

 Dr George Younge (York)

Anglo-Saxon Resonances in Twelfth-Century Windows at Canterbury Cathedral

13 February

 Professor Peregrine Horden (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Xendochia and Public Health in Merovingian Francia

20 February

 Dr Megan Cavell (Oxford)

Here There Be Spiders: Arachnophobia and Early Medieval English Texts

27 February

 Dr Richard Sowerby (Edinburgh)

Experimenting with Imprisonment in Early Medieval Europe

Organised jointly with the Institute of Intellectual History, St Andrews 

6 March

 Professor Rita Copeland (University of Pennsylvania)

An Affective Anthology of Style: Glasgow, Hunterian MS V.8.14

SAIMS Annual Lecture (Parliament Hall)

27 March

 Dr Carl Watkins (Cambridge)

Signs and Seasons in the Later Middle Ages

3 April

 Dr Paul Oldfield (Manchester)

Cities and ‘Tyrant’ Kings: Rethinking the Status of Urban Communities in the Twelfth-Century Kingdom of Sicily

 10 April

Dr Sarah Carpenter (Glasgow), Dr Craig Taylor (York), Professor Bettina Bildhauer (St Andrews)

Roundtable: “At the Margins of the Court”

International Courtly Literature Society Conference (Parliament Hall)

17 April

Professor George Garnett (Oxford)

Thomas Hobbes and the Norman Conquest

Annual Lecture of the Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research (Parliament Hall)

24 April

Professor Lars Boje Mortensen (Syddansk Universitet)

Western Imperial Literature (c. 1050-1320): A Productive Object of Study?