• CFP: Adapting Violence in/from Classic Texts
    A 2-day online workshop to be held 24–25 March 2022, organised by Amy Brown (University of Bern) and Lucy Fleming (University of Oxford). This interdisciplinary event brings together specialists in literature, retelling, and feminist practice to consider how adaptations address various forms of violence in and from their canonical source-texts. Sources and adaptations examined may […]
  • Medieval Matters: Week 3
    Spooky happenings to report this week – not only is it, terrifyingly, Week 3 already, but we are also approaching Allhallowtide, with Sunday being All Saints’ Eve / Halloween! For this scariest of weeks, some seasonal wisdom regarding hand-standing, head-walking witches from the Old English Durham Proverbs: Ne swa þeah treowde þeah þu teala eode, […]
  • Symposium: English Perceptions of the Material Text 1300-1600
    A free, three day online symposium organised by Dr J.R. Mattison and Eleanor Baker, 9th-11th December 2021. To register, please follow this link and fill in your details: https://forms.gle/VZFr1qRuw1Xem7z47 If you have any questions, please contact medieval.text.perceptions@gmail.com  Follow us @TextMedieval   PROGRAMME: Thursday 9th December: Making Material Texts                       8:00am (PCT)/ 10.00am (CDT)/ 4:00pm (GMT)/ […]
  • MedievalWiki: Training Workshop and Social Editing Session
    Fri, October 29, 2021 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM British Summer Time Online: via ZoomFREE booking required https://www.eventbrite.com/e/medievalwiki-meet-up-tickets-182576600527 This workshop is for brand new and experienced Wikipedia editors who are interested in improving Wikipedia according to the aims of MedievalWiki (on which, see below). Lucy Moore (York) and Fran Allfrey (KCL) will be hosting. We will […]
  • Call for Papers: Reshaping the World: Utopias, Ideals and Aspirations in Late Antiquity and Byzantium
    24th International Graduate Conference of the Oxford University Byzantine Society 25th—26th February 2022, in Oxford and Online ‘There is nothing better than imagining other worlds – he said – to forget thepainful one we live in. At least so I thought then. I hadn’t yet realizedthat, imagining other worlds, you end up changing this one’. – […]
  • Medieval Matters: Week 2
    Week 2 is here, which means that term is officially in full swing! Thank you to everyone who came to the Medieval Roadshow – we loved seeing you all and hearing about your plans for the year. This week I’d particularly like to draw your attention to the fact that OMS Small Grants are now […]