IMC 2007: Sessions

Session 1501: Approaches to Ælfric

Thursday 12 July 2007, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:School of English, Queen's University Belfast / Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Organiser:Hugh Magennis, School of Arts, English & Languages, Queen's University Belfast
Moderator/Chair:Mary Swan, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Paper 1501-aEarly Ælfric Scholarship
(Language: English)
Hugh Magennis, School of Arts, English & Languages, Queen's University Belfast
Index terms: Language and Literature - Old English, Language and Literature - Latin, Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Paper 1501-bÆlfric's Schemes and Tropes: Ekphrasis
(Language: English)
Gabriella Corona, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Index terms: Language and Literature - Old English, Language and Literature - Latin, Learning (The Classical Inheritance)
Paper 1501-cÆlfric's Patrons: Lay Piety in Late Anglo-Saxon England
(Language: English)
Katy Cubitt, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Index terms: Language and Literature - Old English, Language and Literature - Latin, Monasticism, Religious Life
Abstract

This session arises out of the organisers’ preparatory activity as editors of a forthcoming collection of new scholarly essays on Ælfric. Opening out new directions in scholarship, the session provides a forum for exchange of ideas between contributors and for feedback and criticism from participants.