Spring 2019 Events

Musical notation
Musical Notation, MS 170a
Special Collections, University of Wisconsin

Friday, April 26, 2019
Denis Ferhatović, Associate Professor of English, Connecticut College

Workshop for graduate students and faculty
11am, Helen C. White 7190 (Department Library)
Professor Ferhatović will discuss his article in progress, “Detached Genitals: Exeter Riddles 44 and 62 in Conversation with Fabliaux.” For a copy of the reading, please email jlzweck@wisc.edu.

Public Talk
4pm, HCW 4207 (Bunge Room)
“A Portrait of the Translator as Grendel’s Mother: The Postcolonial Feminist Polyphony of Meghan Purvis’s Beowulf”

Saturday, May 4, 2019. Gale Owen-Crocker (PhD, FSA, Professor Emerita of the University of Manchester, UK, co-editor of the academic journal Medieval Clothing and Textiles) and Robin Netherton (Professional Editor and Researcher specializing in Western European dress of the Middle Ages, co-editor of the academic journal Medieval Clothing and Textiles) present “Four lectures on Historical Clothing from Medieval Hoods to Elizabethan Farthingales”. Join us for this intriguing series of lectures this May at 3116 Commercial Ave, Madison, WI 53714 from 9AM – 3:30PM. The featured lectures include: Anglo-Saxon Dress and Textiles, Headgear with a History, The Fifteenth-Century V-Neck Gown, and Inventing the Wheel: The Strange History of the Wheel Farthingale. Cost of Attendance: Adults $30 and Students $20. Please see this website for more details.