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Programme 2012

17 April 2012

12:00 – 1:00 Registration in Seminar Room 1 in Keynes Hall

1:00 – 2:00 Lunch downstairs in King’s Hall

2:15 – 3:45 Panel 1. Chair: Bill Burgwinkle (King’s Cambridge)

Miranda Griffin (Cambridge) ‘The Beast Without: Animals and Clothing in Werewolf Romance’

Patricia Gillies (Essex): ‘New Translations and New Understandings: Voice and Joglars in the Poetry of Bertran de Born’

Camilla Barker (KCL): ‘Castelloza’s frustrated dialogue’

3:45 – 4:05 Tea

4:05 – 5:35 Panel 2. Chair: Jane Gilbert (UCL)

Daniel Gutierrez-Trapaga (Cambridge): ‘Merlin in Hell in Castilian Romance of Chivalry (1498-1617)’

Dirk Schoenaers (UCL): ‘“Faux Amis”. The Complements of Jacob van Maerlant’s Boec van Merline, Historie van Troyen and Alexanders Geesten in Middle Dutch Cyclic Manuscripts’

David Dominé-Cohn (EHESS): ‘Peut-on parler de culture de cour en Bretagne à la fin du XIVe siècle ?’

5:35 – 6:15 Business meeting in Seminar Room 1, King’s College

7:15 Conference dinner in the Saltmarsh Rooms, King’s College


18 April 2012

9:00 – 11:00 Panel 3. Chair: Karen Pratt (King’s London)

Paola Scarpini, ‘Identité normande et discourtoisie « à la française » dans l’Ipomédon de Hue de Rotelande’

Adrian Stevens (UCL): ‘The dialectics of love and friendship: the Tristan romances of Thomas and Gottfried in historical and cultural context’

Jessica Stoll (KCL): ‘Benoît de Sainte-Maure’s description of the world: representing the Orient through translation’

Leona Archer (Cambridge): ‘'Performing Masculinity in "La Queste del Saint Graal"'

11:00 – 11.30 Coffee

11:30 – 1:00 Panel 4. Chair: Finn Sinclair (Edinburgh)

Philippe Frieden (KCL): ‘Manuscript collections and (auto)-biographical models’

Petya Ivanova (University of Geneva): ‘The corporeity of language and the power of word – some (un)courtly perspectives’

Nicola Morato (Cambridge): ‘Reading an Arthurian Prose Romance through its Textual Tradition’

1:00 End of Conference

1:00 – 2:00 Lunch

2:00 Supplementary visit to the ceiling and roof of King’s Chapel.