CFP: Guthlac of Crowland: Celebrating 1300 Years, University of London, 10th-11th April 2014

Guthlac of Crowland: Celebrating 1300 Years,
University of London,
10th-11th April 2014.


Institute of English Studies & Institute of Historical Research, University of London, Senate House

Image: from Guthlac Roll

The Institute of English Studies and Institute of Historical Research of the University of London have great pleasure in inviting you to attend an International Conference ‘Guthlac of Crowland: celebrating 1300 years’ in London, 10-11 April 2014.

The Conference will take place in the Senate House of the University of London. Papers, dealing with the saint’s life and cult, will be on a range of topics, for example the legend, Guthlac and Crowland, the Exeter Book poems, offices and music, aspects of the Guthlac Roll, Guthlac and Benedictinism. Among those who have already agreed to take part in the conference are Robert Bjork (Arizona State University), Catherine Clarke (University of Southampton), Elizabeth Danbury (Institute of English Studies), Tom Licence (University of East Anglia), Andy Orchard (University of Oxford), Jo Story (University of Leicester).

Anyone wishing to propose a paper is invited to write to: and Abstracts should be no more than 250 words in length. Sessions normally to last one and a half hours, with three twenty-minute papers.


£60 Standard

£45 Speakers/Concessions/IES Members

General enquiries: Jon Millington, Events Officer, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU; tel +44 (0) 207 664 4859; Email

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