Y Gododdin – Medieval Reading Group November Meeting

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‘Y Gododdin’ is a poem commemorating the Battle of Catraeth of 598 A.D. Although it is repetitive and very challenging to interpret, it is the oldest poem in a dialect of what we now call Welsh, and parts of it may represent some of the oldest poetry from Britain.

When: Wednesday the 26th of November 2014 at 3 o’clock PM.

Where: The usual place: Cardiff University, Humanities (John Percival) Building rm. 2.04a/b.

What: The memori reading group. This month we will discussing ‘Y Gododdin‘ (translated in the link by Joseph Clancy) perhaps one of the oldest British poems.

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MEMORI Seminar ‘Network Theory and the Early Modern Archive’

On Thursday, the 3rd of April, as part of the Medieval and Early Modern Research Initiative (MEMORI), Dr Ruth Ahnert, Queen Mary University of London, will be presenting a paper entitled ‘Network Theory and the Early Modern Archive’.

For further information, see:

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/encap/newsandevents/events/seminars/index.html

5:15 pm, Rm. 2.48, John Percival Building

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MEMORI seminar ‘Last Things and Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure’

On Thursday, the 13th of March, the Medieval and Early Modern Research Initiative will be welcoming Dr Margaret Kean of Oxford University, who will be presenting a paper entitled ‘Last Things and Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure’.

For further information, see:

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/encap/newsandevents/events/seminars/index.html

5:15 pm, Thursday, 13th of March, John Percival Rm. 2.48

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