Event: Teachers of Old English in Britain and Ireland, QUB

Date: 26 October 2013

TOEBI aims to promote and support the teaching of Old English in British and Irish Universities, and to raise the profile of the Old English language, Old English literature and Anglo-Saxon England in the public eye. The organisation consists of some 100 professionals, students and other enthusiasts; it produces its own newsletter, holds an annual meeting and an AGM.

Please register here

ANNUAL MEETING – programme

‘Challenges’

9:30 – 10:00: Arrival, Tea and Coffee

10:00 – 11:30: SESSION I ‘RESEARCH CHALLENGES’

Chair: CRAWFORD GRIBBIN

ALICE JORGENSEN (Trinity College Dublin):
‘The Challenge of Emotions: Reflections on a Topic in Vogue’

LEONIE DUNLOP (University of Glasgow):
‘Charters and Cartographic Records: the Interactions of Toponymic Source Material’

PHILIP SHAW (University of Leicester):
‘Anglo-Saxon Personal Names and the Challenges of Quantitative Data’

11:30 – 11:45: Coffee/Tea Break

11:45–13:15: SESSION II ‘CHALLENGING RIDDLES AND LANDSCAPE’

Chair: HUGH MAGENNIS

ANDY ORCHARD (University of Oxford):
‘The Challenges of Riddles’

ERIN SEBO (Queen’s University Belfast):
‘Reading Challenges: What are we to do with Riddle 93?’

MARGARET TEDFORD (Queen’s University Belfast)
‘Articulating Historical Space: Negotiating Space and Time in Old English Texts’

13:15 – 14:15: LUNCH (and TOEBI Committee Meeting)

14:15 – 15:15: SESSION III ‘TEACHING CHALLENGES I’

Chair: STEPHEN KELLY

JENNIFER NEVILLE (Royal Holloway London):
‘The Challenge of “Introduction to Medieval Literature”: Jerry-Building the Grammar’

LAURA TORRADO MARIÑAS (Universidade de Vigo):
‘Sailing Through Troublesome Waters: the Future of Medieval Studies in Spain’

15:15 – 16:15: SESSION IV ‘TEACHING CHALLENGES II’

Chair: MALTE URBAN

TOM BIRKETT (University College Cork):
‘The Clontarf Effect: Teaching Old English in the Year of the Vikings’

KATHRYN MAUDE (King’s College London):
‘But Beowulf’s not Literature …: the Challenges of Teaching Old English to First Year Students’

16:15 – 16:30: Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:15: AGM

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