A talk by Clare Lees.
WHERE: TRIBBLE A209
WHEN: 4 p.m. Monday, March 25th
Prof. Lees will discuss her role and that of King’s College in the Colm Cille Spiral of contemporary commissions in art and literature reinterpreting the 6th Century legacy of monastic learning inspired by Colm Cille, or St Columba, starting in Derry~Londonderry, then moving to historically significant locations in Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland before returning to Derry~Londonderry for a final creative convention. A more detailed description of this extensive collaboration is attached.
Clare Lees’ work as a medievalist is at the intersection of several disciplines: Anglo-Saxon Studies, which takes as its subject English language, literature and culture from about the late fifth century to about the mid-1100s; Medieval Studies, with its emphasis on inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary work; and Gender and Sexuality Studies.. She has published widely on Old English literature and most recently edited The Cambridge History of Early Medieval English Literature(University of Cambridge Press, 2013)