Sacred Symbols, Snake-Women and Sisterhood: Crafting Power in Medieval Origin Stories (Public lectures, 15th August)

The second of our Late Summer Lectures takes us back to the medieval period. Join Alexandra Claridge, Olivia Colquitt and Madelaine Smart as they explore medieval origin stories whose presentation of mythical beginnings and endings raises fundamental questions of sovereignty, legitimacy, and genealogy. All welcome to Alington House, Durham on 22nd August from 17.30. Alexandra begins with... Continue Reading →

Register Now for Medieval Theatre Colloquium (Durham, 7th – 12th July)

Registration for the fifteenth triennial colloquium of the Société Internationale pour l’étude du Théâtre Médiéval, jointly sponsored by Records of Early English Drama North East, is now open. The Colloquium will be held in Durham, England on 7-12 July, 2016. Highlights of the conference include: Over ten performances of plays from the Anglo-Saxon period to... Continue Reading →

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