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Monday, February 27, 2017

Elizabeth Tyler lecture "England in Europe": Elite Social Mobility and the Literary Culture of 11th-century England

Lecture | February 27 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall


Elizabeth M. Tyler, University of York

Medieval Studies Program


Elizabeth M. Tyler is Professor of Medieval Literature at the University of York. The lecture, sponsored by the Program in Medieval Studies, treats the movements of elites and their literary impacts.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Encounters and Reimaginings: Medieval Scandinavia and the World

Conference/Symposium | March 3 – 4, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms


Marianne Kalinke, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Department of Scandinavian, Norway House Foundation, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Institute of European Studies, Department of English, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Department of German, Medieval Studies Program, Celtic Studies Program, Graduate Assembly


From the shores of Vínland to the halls of Byzantium, the Norse traveled widely and encountered many cultures – which in turn influenced Norse society at home. Traces of these journeys can be found in the archaeological record, saga narratives, and modern interpretations thereof. Moreover, continental ideas and literary forms—from romances to saints’ lives—informed Scandinavian intellectual and...   More >

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Encounters and Reimaginings: Medieval Scandinavia and the World

Conference/Symposium | March 3 – 4, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms


Marianne Kalinke, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Department of Scandinavian, Norway House Foundation, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Institute of European Studies, Department of English, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Department of German, Medieval Studies Program, Celtic Studies Program, Graduate Assembly


From the shores of Vínland to the halls of Byzantium, the Norse traveled widely and encountered many cultures – which in turn influenced Norse society at home. Traces of these journeys can be found in the archaeological record, saga narratives, and modern interpretations thereof. Moreover, continental ideas and literary forms—from romances to saints’ lives—informed Scandinavian intellectual and...   More >

Thursday, March 16, 2017

39th California Celtic Conference

Conference/Symposium | March 16 | 5-7:30 p.m. | D-37 Hearst Field Annex


Louis DePaor, National University of Ireland, Galway

Celtic Studies Program, Institute of European Studies, Arts & Humanities, Letters & Science Division of , Department of English


Program is subject to change.

5:00-6:15 PM Opening Plenary: Louis De Paor (NUI Galway)
6:30 – 7:30ish: Special reception for the UC Berkeley Irish Studies Program

Friday, March 17, 2017

39th California Celtic Conference

Conference/Symposium | March 17 | 9 a.m.-7 p.m. | D-37 Hearst Field Annex


Celtic Studies Program, Institute of European Studies, Department of Linguistics, Department of Scandinavian, Department of English, Arts & Humanities, Letters & Science Division of , Division of Social Sciences


The UC Celtic Studies conference is held in the spring of each year. The conference's site alternates between the Berkeley and Los Angeles campuses. Sessions focus on all aspects of Celtic culture, including language, literature, history, art and archaeology, from late antiquity until the present day. The conference draws scholars from throughout the United States and abroad.

9-10:30
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Saturday, March 18, 2017

39th California Celtic Conference

Conference/Symposium | March 18 | 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | D-37 Hearst Field Annex


Celtic Studies Program, Institute of European Studies, Department of Linguistics, Department of Scandinavian, Department of English, Arts & Humanities, Letters & Science Division of , Division of Social Sciences


The UC Celtic Studies conference is held in the spring of each year. The conference's site alternates between the Berkeley and Los Angeles campuses. Sessions focus on all aspects of Celtic culture, including language, literature, history, art and archaeology, from late antiquity until the present day. The conference draws scholars from throughout the United States and abroad.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

39th California Celtic Conference

Conference/Symposium | March 19 | 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. | D-37 Hearst Field Annex


Celtic Studies Program, Institute of European Studies, Department of Linguistics, Department of Scandinavian, Department of English, Arts & Humanities, Letters & Science Division of , Division of Social Sciences


The UC Celtic Studies conference is held in the spring of each year. The conference's site alternates between the Berkeley and Los Angeles campuses. Sessions focus on all aspects of Celtic culture, including language, literature, history, art and archaeology, from late antiquity until the present day. The conference draws scholars from throughout the United States and abroad.