Session Title

Writing and Power in the Central Middle Ages

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Durham Univ.

Organizer Name

William Raybould

Organizer Affiliation

Durham Univ.

Presider Name

Ryan K. Wicklund

Presider Affiliation

Durham Univ.

Paper Title 1

Identity Politics: Controlling the Narrative of Ethnic Identity in Anglo-Saxon England and Medieval Iceland

Presenter 1 Name

Kate Marlow

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Durham Univ.

Paper Title 2

Looking Back along the Family Tree: Dispersal of the Blickling Homilies and the Origin of the Blickling Codex

Presenter 2 Name

Tom Kearns

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Durham Univ.

Paper Title 3

Homage in the Old Norse World

Presenter 3 Name

William Raybould

Start Date

11-5-2019 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1340

Description

This session will explore some of the many complex facets of the relationship between writing and power in the central Middle Ages. The central medieval period witnessed a series of key transformations in political, social and religious life which profoundly affected the ways that individuals, groups and institutions employed and exploited the technology of writing, and sought to develop and expand their strategies of power, often in relation to each other. William Raybould

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May 11th, 10:00 AM

Writing and Power in the Central Middle Ages

Schneider 1340

This session will explore some of the many complex facets of the relationship between writing and power in the central Middle Ages. The central medieval period witnessed a series of key transformations in political, social and religious life which profoundly affected the ways that individuals, groups and institutions employed and exploited the technology of writing, and sought to develop and expand their strategies of power, often in relation to each other. William Raybould