Department of English

University of Toronto

Toronto Old English Colloquium (Cancelled)

Event date: Friday, March 27, 2020, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Centre for Medieval Studies, 125 Queen’s Park, Room 301

Toronto Old English Colloquium (Cancelled: March 13th, 2020)

9:30-10:45
Irina Dumitrescu (Universität Bonn): "Andreas: The Source Awakens"
Chair: Antonette diPaolo Healey (University of Toronto)

11:00-12:15
Benjamin Saltzman (University of Chicago): "Secrets and Servitude in Riddles and the Law"
Chair: Stephen Pelle (University of Toronto)

2:15-3:30
Kaitlin Griggs (Carleton University): "Elizabeth Elstob and her Sources: Analyzing Similarities in Elstob's and Ælfric's Grammar Texts"
Samuel Cardwell (University of Toronto): "Contracting Marriages in Eleventh-Century England: Be wifmannes beweddung"
Alexandra Bauer (University of Toronto): "Heterotopia and the Old English Mary of Egypt"
Chair: Cameron Laird (University of Toronto)

3:45-5:00
Gregory Heyworth (University of Rochester): "Scoundrels and Scholars: Textual Science and the Story of the Vercelli Book"
Chair: Deanna Brook's (University of Toronto)

Reception to follow. All are welcome.

The event will take place at the Centre for Medieval Studies, 125 Queen's Park, Room 301.

Event poster available here

 


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