The Norwich - York Graduate Medieval Conference
3rd- 5th June 2005. Earlham Hall, University of East Anglia (Lecture Theatre 12)
FRIDAY 3rd June
14.00 Delegates check in at Nelson’s Court.
15.15 Death and Personal Status in Medieval Art and Literature. Chair: Rosie Mills
16.40 Displaying Power in Medieval Cultures. Chair: Janka Rodziewicz
18.00 Meet at minibus for trip to Norwich Cathedral (18.30-19.00) and dinner at The Passage to India
- Kirsty Saunders (York), The Keeper of the Treasure Hoard: The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial as an Active Statement of Wealth
- Frances Foster (UEA), The Royal Entries Richard II and Henry VI
SATURDAY 4th June
9.30 People and Identities I: Altered ‘States’. Chair: Dr. Helen Lacey
- Stephanie Fishwick (York), Shape-Shifting and the Awareness of Identity in Old Norse Literature.
- Nick Williamson (UEA), Representations of the English Body in the Later Middle Ages
- Jenny Benham (UEA), Medieval Hostages – A Definition
11.30 People and Identities II: Reconstructing the Author’s Voice in Medieval Literature. Chair: Lucy Sackville.
- Celka Mewhort (UEA), Changing Concerns Reflected in the Lives of St Swithun
- Helen Birkett (York), Jocelin of Furness: A Life through Vitae
14.00 People and Places: Regional Perspectives on Landscape and Land-Use. Chair: Rik Hoggett
- Bethany Hamblen (York), Aspects of Rural-Urban Migration and Mobility in York’s Immediate Hinterland in the Late Middle Ages.
- Brendan Chester-Kadwell (UEA), Landholding in the High Weald under the Custom of Kent: Some Perspectives on Land Tenure in the Early Modern Period up to 1700
- Maria Riley (UEA), Seeing the Wood for the Trees: A Discussion of the Origins, Development and Uses of Ancient Woodland in Suffolk
16.00 Rethinking High Status Buildings: Medieval and Post Medieval Perspectives. Chair: Chris Milns
Following Dinner at ZEST, meet at the Graduate Bar (Union House, 20.30) for pub quiz.
- Philip Arkinstall (UEA), Keep-ing it Real: Changing Attitudes to Norwich Castle
- Bill Wilcox (UEA), The Puzzle of Lessingham Priory in Norfolk
- Spencer Smith (UEA), The End of the House of Gwynedd: Excavation of a Medieval Manor Complex in Tatsfield, Surrey
SUNDAY 5th June
9.30 ‘Full Swete Melody’: Music Harmony and Metaphor. Chair: Christopher Bonfield
- Sally Bolitho (York), Music and Death in the English Parish Life c.1400-1550
- Katharine Gray (York), Musical Metaphors in Medieval Mysticism
10.50 Church ‘Frameworks’ in Medieval York and Norwich. Chair: Isla Fay
Tour of Earlham Park earthworks (Rik Hoggett), followed by lunch at Pizza Express (13.40)
- Jayne Rimmer (York), The Construction of Small Houses in Medieval York
- Bronach Kane (York), Gendered Representations and Recollections: Age and Authority in the Church Courts of York, c. 1300-1500
- Sue Hedge (UEA), Virtue and Vice in the Vestry: Sixteenth-Century Wall Panelling in Norwich Cathedral