Alfredian Texts and Contexts Conference-Programme

CONSTRUCTIONS OF IDENTITY 10

Anniversary edition, celebrating 100 years

of English Studies at the University of Cluj

PANEL ON ‘ALFREDIAN TEXTS AND CONTEXTS’

SPONSORED BY THE ‘CODEX’ CENTRE

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25th

11:30-13:00 | Sala Popovici, Facultatea de Litere

Moderator: Adrian Papahagi

Jay Paul Gates (City University of New York) – The Alfredian Prose Psalms and a Legal English Identity

Sharon M. Rowley (Christopher Newport University) – Bishop Lyfing, Crediton, and Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS 41

Tiffany Beechy (University of Colorado, Boulder) – Mashups and Marginalia: A Shadow Manuscript in the Margins of CCCC 41?

13:00-14:30         Lunch

15-16:30 | Sala Shakespeare, Facultatea de Litere

Keynote: Susan Irvine (University College London)All that Glitters: Werferth’s Dialogues and the Construction of an English Aureate Style

16:30-17              Coffee Break

17-19 | Sala Popovici

Moderator: Sharon M. Rowley

Hilary Fox (Wayne State University) – Monastic Fosterage in the Old English Boethius

Karmen Lenz (Middle Georgia State University) – Calcidius and Boethius on the Soul: Medieval Readings of the Timaeus

Adrian Papahagi (Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj) – Glosses and “Glossenglossierung” in the Continental and Anglo-Saxon Traditions of Boethius’s De Consolatione Philosophiae

Rosalind Love (University of Cambridge) – Reading Boethius in Tenth-Century Canterbury

The conference was followed by a trip to the Alba Iulia, Sibiu, and Cisnădioara.

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