2nd Biennial Conference - University of Birmingham, 3-5 April 2017
- Professor Carolyne Larrington (Professor of Medieval European Literature, St John’s College, Oxford)
- Professor. Máire Ní Mhaonaigh (Professor of Celtic & Medieval Studies, St John’s College, Cambridge)
Additional confirmed speakers include Professor Helen Fulton (University of Bristol), Professor Erich Poppe (Philipps-Universität Marburg), and Dr Emily Wingfield (University of Birmingham).
- processes of translation and adaptation across Insular vernacular languages (English, Welsh, Irish, Older Scots, Old Norse, Old Icelandic, and French) and other European vernaculars or Latin
- discussions of cross-border thematic influences and correspondences
- lines of transmission and textual distribution
- cross-border manuscript and book circulation
- perceptions of other Insular peoples
- literary engagements and intersections with cross-border material and visual culture
- linguistic borrowings across Insular languages
Proposals are also welcomed from doctoral students and early career.
Please send proposals of no more than 300 words by 2 January 2017 to Dr Victoria Flood (Department of English Literature, University of Birmingham) at email@example.com and Dr Aisling Byrne (Department of English Literature, University of Reading) at firstname.lastname@example.org