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IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 1003: New Voices on Early Medieval England, I

Wednesday 8 July 2020, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:International Society for the Study of Early Medieval England (ISSEME)
Organiser:Megan Cavell, Department of English Literature, University of Birmingham
Moderator/Chair:Sharon Rhodes, Department of English, University of Rochester, New York
Paper 1003-aRethinking the Merovingian Hegemony: Contacts and Connections across the (Southern) North Sea and Channel during the 7th Century
(Language: English)
Kelly Clarke, Department of History / Department of Archaeology Durham University
Index terms: Archaeology - Artefacts, Archives and Sources, Numismatics, Social History
Paper 1003-bBeowulf without Borders: Reading Race in Beowulf through 19th-Century 'Blanket Medievalism'
(Language: English)
Melissa Filbeck, Department of English, Texas A&M University, College Station
Index terms: Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Language and Literature - Old English, Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Paper 1003-cThe Enigmata Eusebii and the Enigmata Tatuini: Two Monks, Two Riddle Collections
(Language: English)
Jennifer Hekmeijer, Department of English, Creative Writing & Australian Studies, Flinders University, Adelaide
Index terms: Daily Life, Language and Literature - Latin
Paper 1003-dThe Representation of Cain and His Descendants in Genesis A
(Language: English)
Joseph St John, Department of English, University of Malta
Index terms: Biblical Studies, Language and Literature - Old English

The New Voices sessions are intended for all scholars new to studying early medieval England, including research students, newly-appointed lecturers, and anyone who has only recently begun to work in this area. They provide an interdisciplinary perspective and showcase new work in the field. All submissions are reviewed by what was known as the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists (ISAS) at the time of submission of these sessions (vote on name change pending), who determine the ultimate selection of papers through a process of anonymous peer review.