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Toronto Old English Colloquium

Toronto Old English Colloquium
125 Queen's Park, room 301
Time: May 2nd, 9:00 am End: May 2nd, 5:00 pm
Interest Categories: Medieval Studies (FAS), History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), German (FAS), English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Book History/Print Culture, Archaeology, 400-1200

The Centre for Medieval Studies is pleased to present

Toronto Old English Colloquium

9:00 -- 10:15  Chair, Mary Catherine Davidson (Yale University)

  • Stephen Pelle (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies) "Contextualizing the Anglo-Saxon Composite Homily"

10:30 -- 11:45  Chair, James Weldon (Wilfrid Laurier University)

  • Antonette diPaolo Healey (University of Toronto) "Mapping Metaphors"

12:00 -- 12:45 Chair, Alexandra Bolintineanu (University of Toronto)

  • Digital Humanities Workshop Presentation

2:15 -- 3:30  Chair, Ian McDougall (University of Toronto)

  • M.J. Toswell (University of Western Ontario) "The Genres of the Old English Psalms, and their Influence on Poetry"

3:45 -- 5:00 Chair, David Townsend (University of Toronto

  • Samantha Zacher (Cornell University) "The Imaginary Jew in Anglo-Saxon England"

Reception to follow.

This event is free and open to the public.  Registration is not required.  For further information, please contact the Centre for Medieval Studies at (416) 978-4884 or the organizers, Fabienne Michelet and Megan Cavell.

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  • Centre for Medieval Studies
  • Department of English
  • Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies
  • St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto

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