Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies Seminars


GCMS Seminars, Spring 2018

Seminars will be held on Thursdays at 4.30 pm in Edith Morley 124

Drinks and nibbles follow each seminar in G27L


18 January,

Sethina Watson (University of York) ‘Hospitals and the Law: the problem of charities for a church in the world ‘

1 February

Elizabeth van Houts (University of Cambridge), ‘Marriage and Consent in the Middle Ages (1000-1200)’

15 February

Phillipa Hardman (University of Reading) and Marianne Ailes (University of Bristol), ‘The Legend of Charlemagne in Medieval England’ and Booklaunch.

1 March

Susan Edgington (Queen Mary, London), ‘Guido of Vigevano’s Rules of Health for an Old Man Going on Crusade’

15 March

Victoria Flood (University of Birmingham), ‘Fairy Narratives from the Welsh March: Re-localisations of the Melusine Legend’

About English Literature at Reading

The Department of English Literature at Reading has been an internationally recognised centre for research and teaching in English Studies for over a hundred years. Our teaching system, with its emphasis on seminars and tutorial work, encourages our students to discuss ideas with tutors and other students in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. All of our students have access to dedicated study advisors; our academic placement scheme and 'professional track' programme provide invaluable preparation for subsequent careers.
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