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Archive 2005/ 2006

Sandro Botticelli: Lorenzo Tornabuoni before the Assembly of Liberal Arts

Public Lectures: From Vikings to the Renaissance

Michaelmas Term 2005

Tuesday 18 October (Dr Colmán Etchingham, NUI Maynooth):

  • Norway or Scotland: where did the Irish Vikings come from?

Tuesday 1 November (Mr Kenneth Clarke, University of Oxford):

  • Chaucer, Boccaccio and Dante

Wednesday 9 November (Dr Stephen Clucas, Birkbeck, University of London):

  • Necromancy as Sacrament: Issues in the Historiography of Early Modern Magic

Thursday 10 November (Dr Stephen Clucas, Birkbeck, University of London):

  • The Reception of Lucretius in the Sixteenth Century

Monday 14 November (Dr Ann Buckley, NUI Maynooth):

  • Music of the Medieval Irish Church

Tuesday 29 November (Dr Cormac Ó Cuilleanáin, TCD):

  • Nuns and Lovers: Clerical Misdemeanours in the ‘Decameron’

Hilary Term 2006

Tuesday 17 January (Dr Helen Conrad O’Briain, TCD):

  • Astronomy, Hydraulics and the Not-Quite- Human: or ‘Is Chaucer the Father of English Science Fiction?’

Tuesday 31 January (Dr Catherine Swift, St Mary Immaculate, Limerick):

  • Towns and Trouble-Makers - what way forward for Sites like Woodstown?

Tuesday 14 February (Dr Helen Conrad O’Briain, TCD):

  • Tolkien: Medieval Scholarship Meets Popular Literature

Tuesday 21 February (Dr Ann Buckley, NUI Maynooth):

  • Between the Sacred and the Secular: Monophonic Song in the Middle Ages

Trinity Term 2006

Tuesday 11 April (Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey, TCD):

  • Filming the Renaissance: the Example of Patrice Chéreau’s ‘La Reine Margot’

Tuesday 25 April (Dr Gerald Morgan, TCD):

  • Chaucer’s Knight and the Integrity of Medieval Chivalry

Last updated 26 March 2013 by Sarah Alyn Stacey (Email).