Centre for Medieval Literature

Centre for Medieval Literature (CML) is a Centre of Excellence founded in 2012 and funded by the Danish National Research Foundation. The CML seeks to establish a cross-disciplinary theoretical framework for the study of medieval literature on a European scale.

The Centre is located at the University of Southern Denmark (Odense) and at the University of York and is run by prof. Lars Boje Mortensen (Centre leader, SDU), prof. Elizabeth Tyler (York), and professor MSO Christian Høgel (SDU). The CML furthermore consists of participants from York and Odense and of a wider group of European and North American scholars.

For an overview of what the CML does, see also this Prezi from February 2016.

October 2016

Redes Petristas

The CML-sponsored Redes Petristas network launched its new website as well as sponsoring a workshop at the conference "Debuerit Habere Regnum: Desposing and Proclaiming Kings in the Middle Ages" in Lisbon this month.

CML conferences & talks

Postdoc Aglae Pizzone presented at the first workshop of the Leverhulme network "Emotions through Time: From Antiquity to Byzantium" (workshop: "Defining and Theorising Emotions," Edinburgh). Aglae presented on "Eustathius: Reading Homeric Emotions." 

Postdoc Dale Kedwards & PhD student Christian Etheridge will be speaking at "A World in Fragments: GKS 1812 4to and Medieval Encyclopedic Literature" in Rekjavík, October 20-21. Dale's talk is titled "An Icelandic world map and the Ark treatises of Hugh of Saint Victor," and Christian's "From Carolingian Star Maps to Arabic Astronomical Instruments: Assessing the Different Types of Astronomy Represented by the Hands of GKS 1812 I 4to and GKS 1812 II 4to." See the event poster here.

Registration open for Charles IV: An Emperor in Europe

This conference, sponsored in part by the CML, takes place at the University of Pennsylvania October 13-14, 2016. Registration and further information available here.

See the event poster here.

CFP, Pirate Fiction

"Pirate Fiction in the Middle Ages c. 500 - c. 1500 AD" will take place September 21-22, 2017. Paper proposals are due January 31, 2017.

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