Medieval Group Research Afternoon 2011

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Wednesday 19 October 2011, 14.00-17.00

Le Patourel Room (Parkinson 406)

14.00 Welcome and Introduction

14.05 Research, Volunteering and Internship Opportunities

Kat Baxter, Leeds City Museums and Galleries

Robert C. Woosnam-Savage, Royal Armouries

Kirsty M. C. Hugh, Yorkshire Archaeological Society Archive

Alan V. Murray, International Medieval Bibliography

Marta Cobb, International Medieval Congress

15.00 Research Presentations I

Catherine Karkov (School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies), Postcolonising the Medieval Image, I: The Nunburnholme Cross

Eva Frojmovic (School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies), Postcolonising the Medieval Image, II: The Multicultural Middle Ages

Eleanor Warren (Institute for Medieval Studies), An Introduction to the York Antiphonal

15.40 Tea and Biscuits

16.00 Research Presentations II

Iona McCleery (School of History), You Are What You Ate: Food Lessons from the Past

Helen Price (School of English), Anglo-Saxon Poetry and the Environment: Using and Shaping Ecocriticism

Nick Dupras (Institute for Medieval Studies), Using Objects as a Principal Research Source

17.00 Meeting of Medieval Group Steering Committee

The Research Afternoon will establish the Steering Committee for the coming year and will finalise the programme. Everyone interested in joining the Steering Committee to help run Medieval Group this year and plan for next year is welcome.

Everyone is warmly encouraged to attend the Research Afternoon.