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39th Symposium on Old English, Middle English and Historical Linguistics in the Low Countries (#SOEMEHL39)

Date
Friday 15 December 2017
Time
Serie
Symposium on Old English, Middle English and Historical Linguistics in the Low Countries (SOEMEHL)
Address
Lipsius
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden

An annual symposium where researchers from Dutch, Belgian and increasingly German universities share their novel research on Old English, Middle English and Historical Linguistics. This 39th edition will be concluded by a keynote address by Professor Wendy Scase (University of Birmingham)

10.55 – 11.00 Welcome by organizer Thijs Porck
11.00 – 11.30 Miriam Adan Jones (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam) - “‘A Tale of Two Apostles: Andreas and Ælfric’s Life of Gregory
11.30 – 12.00 Roos Brands (Universiteit Utrecht) - “Foxy Lady, Foxy Knight. Animals and Chivalric Identity in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
12.00 – 12.30 Anne Rutten (University of St Andrews) - “Scotie Senescalli: The Transformation of the Stewart Family in Fourteenth-Century Scottish Writing”
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 14:30 Charlotte Liebelt (Canterbury Christ Church University) - “Continuity in Kingship: Alfred and Arthur in Post-Conquest Literature”
14:30 - 15:00 Thari Zweers (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) - Apportioning Blame in John Gower’s Mirour de l’Omme: Who Caused the Peasants’ Revolt?
15:00 - 15:30 Tara Struik (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen) - “Information Structure and OV/VO in the History of English”
15:30 - 16:00 Tea break
16:00 - 16:30 Simon Thomson (Ruhr-Universität Bochum) - “Telling the Story: The Translation of the ‘Passion of St Christopher’ into Old English”
16:30 - 17:00 Keynote: Wendy Scase (University of Birmingham) - “Models for Writing Medieval English”
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