With several notable exceptions, Wyclif’s thought has usually been studied to define, interpret, or distinguish it from the work of his contemporaries or heretical followers. While this remains a frequent goal, studies over about the past half-decade indicate that scholars are attending to his philosophy apart from his heretical or proto-heretical doctrines on (for instance) [...]
We are sponsoring two session at Leeds this summer, both of which have a link to explain their contents: Session 818, “John Wycliffe and the Intellectual History of Late Medieval England,” will be held at 4:30 on July 14th. Session 1321, “Three Phases of the Wycliffite Controversies,” will be at the same time on the 15th. If you [...]
I can’t resist creating an entry on this. In the process of compiling bibliography on Wyclif and his followers I’ve come across many fictional treatments of Wyclif and Wycliffites. I’ve now listed those I know of on their own page on this site. You can find them in hard copies on eBay and Amazon and [...]
The call for papers for Siena, to take place in July of 2010, has been posted. Several under the category of “Religious Practice, Institutions, and Theology” directly address religious culture. The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2009.
Texts and Contexts: A Manuscript Conference at Ohio State University, sponsored by The Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies. The conference seeks to investigate the textual traditions of various texts and genres, including texts in classical Latin, mediaeval Latin, Anglo-Saxon, Middle English, and the vernaculars. Preference will be given to those abstracts which deal with [...]
This is a conference sponsored by the Early English Text Society. It will be held in Oxford 20-22 May, 2010. Please send 300 word abstracts by 21 May 2009–that’s next week. To submit an abstract, and for more information, visit the conference webpage.
The Call for Papers for the Medieval Academy in 2010 (to be in New Haven, CT) is now out. The deadline for submissions is 15 May 2009 (that’s today!). Also see their Facebook page for more information.
This site has recently (early May) been moved to a new server. Everything should be updated now: Bibliographies, texts attached to them, and posts on “recent publications.” The advantage to the new server is that there is much more space now to hold the growing library of .pdf files attached to the Bibliographies. Please send [...]