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Canada Chaucer Seminar

Canada Chaucer Seminar
125 Queen's Park, 3rd floor, Lillian Massey Building
Time: Apr 16th, 8:30 am End: Apr 16th, 8:00 pm
Interest Categories: Medieval Studies (FAS), English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), 400-1200, 1200-1500
Conference


The Eighth Annual Canada Chaucer Seminar

A one-day forum where scholars come together to discuss current research on Chaucer and on late medieval literature and culture.

Keynote Speakers

Robert W. Hanning (Columbia)

Jocelyn Wogan-Browne (Fordham)

Program

8:30-9:00
Registration and Coffee/Tea/Muffins

Session One

9:00-10:15
Welcome: William Robins (Toronto)
Chair: William Robins
Jocelyn Wogan-Browne (Fordham): "Francophone Spiritualities in Late Medieval England: What Are We Missing?"

10:15-10:30
Coffee and Tea

Session Two

10:30-11:45
Chair: Ben Barootes (Brock)
Susanna Fein (Kent State): "Surreal Realms of Grief in the Book of the Duchess"
Sarah Powrie (St. Thomas More): "The Book of the Duchess as Ovidian Diptych: Images of Secular Prayer and Memory's Mercy"
Norman Klassen (St. Jerome's/Waterloo): "The Miller's Prologue and the Overcoming of Tyranny"

11:45-11:50
Break

Session Three

11:50-12:30
Chair: Carroll Balot (Toronto)
Suzanne Hagedorn (William and Mary): "On the Road Again: Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and Pilgrimage Studies"
Undergraduate Poster Session
Room 301

12:30-2:00
Lunch

Session Four

2:00-3:00
Chair: Kara Gaston (Toronto)
Leah Schwebel (Texas State): "Livy and Augustine in the Legend of Lucrece"
Warren Ginsberg (Oregon): "The Host's Stanza: Error, Expansion, Translation"

3:00-3:15
Coffee and Tea

Session Five

3:15-4:15
Chair: Jessica Lockhart (Toronto)
David Raybin (Eastern Illinois) "Sir Thopas: A Story for Young Children"
Richard Firth Green (Ohio State): "‘And he ne wol doon hem but dishonor': The Real Point of Alice of Bath's Joke"

4:15-4:30
Coffee and Tea

Session Six

4:30-5:45
Chair: David Raybin
Robert W. Hanning (Columbia): "‘But if Peter had not caught the wolf... what then?' Some thoughts on the dark underside of the Canterbury Tales"

5:45-7:00
Reception

This event is free and open to all. Registration is required. For further information - http://chaucer.utoronto.ca/

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