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Borderlines XIV – Codices & Codification
Queen’s University Belfast
9th-11th April 2010


Friday 9th April

Venue: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Postgraduate Centre,18 College Green

9.30 – 11.00: Registration

11.00 – 12.30: Welcome & Session 1


Derek Dunne (Trinity College Dublin)
‘Revenge Tragedy and the Changing Face of the Law’

Emily O’Brien (Trinity College Dublin)
‘On the Borders of Decency: Codifying Discourse in Early Modern Murder Pamphlets and Plays’

12.30 – 2.00: Lunch

2.00 – 3.15: Session 2

Codifying Piety I

Elizabeth Scarborough (Queen’s University Belfast)
‘”Approved Women”: The Role of Discretio Spirituum in Defining Female Devotion’

Amy Kieran (Queen’s University Belfast)
‘Constructing a Devotional Community in the Later Middle Ages: Reflections on a Fifteenth Century Sermon’

Lara Gallagher (Queen’s University Belfast)
‘”She Swooned”: The Sustained Appropriation of the Mourning Mother by Women Writers in the Renaissance’

3.15 – 3.30: Tea & Coffee

3.30 – 4.45: Session 3

Church and State

Steffen Magister (Trinity College Dublin)
‘Concepts of Kingship in Wipo’s Gesta Chuonradi Secundi Imperatoris

Remus Daniel Valsan (McGill University)
‘The Constitutions of Clarendon and the Spiritual-Temporal Judicial Divide in Twelfth-Century England’

Edina Eszenyi (University of Kent)
‘Cardinals on Thrones: Enrique of Portugal and Ferdinand de Medici’

6.00: Wine Reception

Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature


Saturday 10th April

Venue: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Postgraduate Centre,18 College Green

9.00 – 9.30: Tea & Coffee

9.30 – 11.00: Session 4

Co-Defining Individuality: Identities Within Established Traditions

Sarah MacMillan (University of Birmingham)
‘Henry Suso and the Ascetic Individual’

Anna Gottschall (University of Birmingham)
‘The Individual Experience of the Pater Noster’

Emily Rozier (University of Birmingham)
‘Codpieces and Codification: The Interplay of individual and Group Identities in a Late Medieval Satirical Figure’

11.00 – 11.30: Tea & Coffee

11.30 – 12.30: Session 5

In Between Orality and Literacy: Early Irish Contexts

Jean Price (Headland Archaeology)
‘Ogham and Ogham Stones: An Interface of Orality and Literacy?’

Michelle Doran (University College Cork)
‘Codifying the Oral Text: Examples from Medieval Ireland’

12.30 – 1.45: Lunch

1.45 – 3.15: Session 6

Sites and Sounds

Eamon Byers (Queen’s University Belfast)
‘A Common Sense: ‘Auditory Piety’ in the Middle Ages’

Will Liddle (Queen’s University Belfast)

Paul Murphy (Queen’s University Belfast)

Conor Smyth (Queen’s University Belfast)
‘”There is so Much to See in Rome”: The Cinematic Materialities of Martin Luther’s Reformation’

3.15 – 3.45: Tea & Coffee

7.00: Conference Dinner

Duke’s At Queen’s
Botanic Avenue, Belfast


Sunday 11th April

Venue: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Postgraduate Centre,18 College Green

9.30 – 10.00: Tea & Coffee

10.00 – 11.45: Session 7

Manuscript Culture

Foteini Spingou (University of Oxford)
‘What Can a Byzantine Manuscript Tell?’

Owen Roberson (University of Leicester)
‘Is There Anybody Out There?: Who is Listening to MS Junius 11?’

Elisabeth Kempf (Freie Universität Berlin)
‘Split Textual Identities?: The Regiment of Princes and its Marginal Glosses’

11.45 – 1.00: Session 8

Codifying Piety II

Joni Henry (University of Cambridge)
‘The Communion of Saints: The Transmission of Chaucer and Lydgate’s Religious Works in Miscellanies and Collections’

Rhian Barrance
‘Faith or Family: The Place of Family in Late Medieval Religious Practice’

Kamila Fuk (The Pontifical University of John Paul II)
‘Iconology and Iconography in the Speculum Humanae Salvationis

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