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Situer la voix : expressions de l'identité au Moyen Âge

Locating the Voice: Expressions of Identity in the Middle Ages

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Publicado terça, 10 de junho de 2008


« Situer la voix : expressions de l'identité au Moyen Âge » est un colloque interdisciplinaire destiné à promouvoir et encourager discussions et échanges entre disciplines dans le domaine des études médiévales. Il entend constituer un forum pour des débats méthodologiques, des études de cas et des interprétations autour de l'expression de l'identité dans la culture médiévale.


Situer la voix : expressions de l'identité au Moyen Âge
Locating the Voice: Expressions of Identity in the Middle Ages

Colloque interdiscipliaire, Université de Sheffield, 14-15 juin 2008

University of Sheffield, Humanities Research Institute
14th – 15th June 2008

"Locating the voice: Expressions of Identity in the Middle Ages" is an interdisciplinary conference designed to foster and promote cross-disciplinary discussion and exchange in Medieval Studies. It will provide a forum for methodological debate, case-studies and interpretation of expression of identity in medieval culture.

Saturday 14th June

9.00 – 10.15 Registration and coffee at the HRI

10.15 – 10.30 Welcome address: Professor Peter Ainsworth

10.30 – 12.00 Session I – Between Heaven and Hell: Interpreting Medieval Imagery
Chair: Professor Peter Ainsworth, Department of French, University of Sheffield

  • Pam Walker (University of Manchester): Wives, Widows and Women:
    Voicing Identity in Death through Clothing on Medieval Funeral Monuments
  • Sue Andrew (University of Plymouth): Facing Sin: Image and Identity in Medieval Devon
  • Katariina Närä (University of Sheffield): ‘I make þe als master and merour of my mighte’: Medieval Representations of the devil

12.00 – 12.45 Lunch and coffee at the HRI

13.00 – 14.30 Session II – Chronicles and Prophecies: Interpreting Medieval Texts
Chair: Dr Geoff Little, Department of History, University of Sheffield

  • Pekka Tolonen (University of Turku, Finland): The Secret Identity of a Silent Recluse in the Thirteenth century Northern France and Flanders
  • Xavier Fresquet (University of Sheffield): Prophetic Utterances in the works of Jean Froissart
  • Julien Abed (University of Paris IV Sorbonne): Placing and Rubricating a Prophecy: the malleable Voice of the French Tiburtine Sibyl

14.30 – 15.00 Coffee and biscuits

15.00 – 16.30 Session III – From Insular Identity to Continental Communications: Social Networks in the Middle Ages
Chair: Dr Philip Shaw, Department of English Language and Linguistics, University of Sheffield

  • Martin Findell (University of Nottingham): Saying it with Runes: Affection and Intimacy in Early Medieval Germania
  • Kirsten Jarrett (University of Sheffield): Cives and Saxones: the Expression of Ethnicity in Western Britain in the Early Middle Ages
  • Neil Allies (University of Birmingham): Dialect and Language Diversity in the Monastic Rule of Isidore of Seville

17.00 – 18.00 Plenary Lecture by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne (University of York):

  • What language is that voice? Multilingualism and Multivocalism in a Medieval Text

18.00 – 19.00 Wine reception at the HRI

19.30 – Dinner (The Runaway Girl)

Sunday 15th June

9.30 – 10.30 Session I – Vocalising Identity: the Musical Milieu of the Middle Ages
Chair: Dr William Flynn, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds

  • Eduardo Henrik Aubert (EHESS – Paris): Locating the ‘Liturgical Recitative’: Musicology and Performance
  • Margaret Dobby (CESCM – Poitiers): Motets: the Expression of a Learned Environment

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee and biscuits

11.00 – 13.00 Session II – Locating the Voice: Author, Audience and Intertext
Chair: Dr Penny Simons, Department of French, University of Sheffield

  • Paola Scarpini (University of Sheffield): Locating the audience(s) in Hue de Rotelande's Ipomedon
  • Abbey C. von Gohren (University of Minnesota): The Voice of Love, the Voice of Reason:
    Transitions of Textual Authority in Matfre Ermengaud's Breviari d'Amor
    (5-10mins break)
  • Joanne Young (University of Sheffield): One Voice Above the Clamour: A Chorus of Texts in Aimon de Varennes’ Florimont
  • Stephanie Downes (University of Sydney): English Identity and French Authority in Hoccleve’s Letter of Cupid

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch and coffee at the HRI


  • Department of French, Humanities Research Institute
    Sheffield, Reino Unido


  • sábado, 14 de junho de 2008
  • domingo, 15 de junho de 2008


  • identité, moyen âge, voix

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  • Agnès Delseny
    courriel : agns [dot] delseny [at] yahoo [dot] fr

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