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Medieval Church and Culture Seminar

The theme for the term is Parents and Children


Convenors: Margaret Coombe (LMH), Brian FitzGerald (Lincoln), Henrietta  Leyser (St Peter’s), Conor O’Brien (Queen’s), Elizbeth Russell (Oriel), Lesley Smith (HMC)

TUESDAYS in the Carpenter Room, Harris Manchester College.

Refreshments from 5pm; papers begin at 5.15pm. Everyone is welcome at this informal and friendly graduate seminar

Week 1(17 January)
Kate Cooper (Manchester)
Remembering Monnica

Week 2 (24 January)
Michael Clanchy (IHR)
‘Our Astrolabe and yours’:  Heloise and Abelard as dutiful parents

Week 3 (31 January)
Heather O’Donoghue (Linacre)
Moses in Iceland: miracle story, fairytale or infanticide?

Week 4 (7 February)
Jackie Tasioulas (Cambridge)
The foetal existence of Christ

Week 5 (14 February)
Elena Ene Draghici-Vasilescu (Kellogg)
Iconography along Via Egnatia: St Anna nursing

Week 6 ( 21 February)
Elizabeth Russell (Oriel)
Parental Love as Christian Conflict: Evidence from a Middle English Sermon ‘Spem habeamus’

Week 7 (28 February)
Nicholas Perkins (St Hugh’s)
Children and the Subject of Medieval Romance

Week 8 (6 March)
Jinty Nelson (King’s, London)
Putting Dhuoda in Context

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