November 29-30, 2018

CML Workshop. Transformations and Translocations

Spring Lane Building, Room 104

Heslington West Campus, University of York

Centre for Medieval Literature

Transformations and Translocations

Read more about the Transformations and Translocations research strand here.

Read "Moving forms, communities, networks and constellations: A few thoughts on the Transformations and Translocations workshop" here.

Thursday, November 29

10:00-10:45 Introductions and introduction to T & T
10:45-12:00 Reading Bruno Latour, ‘Introduction: Trusting Institutions Again’ and ‘Chapter 1: Defining the Object of Inquiry’ in his An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. 2013. (with extended introduction Jane Gilbert)
12:00-12:15 Coffee
12:15-13:40 Julian Yolles and Wim Verbaal/Dinah Wouters – Presentations (Chair Tom McLeish)
13:40-14:10 Lunch
14:10-15:00 Walk and Talk in Pairs
15:00 Coffee
15:00-16:00 Reporting back from the pairs
16:00-17:00 Reading Sita Steckel. ‘Introduction. Towards a Connected History of Learning in Byzantium and the Latin West’, in Networks of Learning: Perspectives on Scholars in Byzantine East and Latin West, c.1000-1200. 2014. (introduced by Elizabeth Tyler)
18:30

Dinner

Friday, November 30

9:30-10:30 Reading Caroline Levine, ‘Chapter 1: Introduction: Affordance of Form’, in her Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network. 2015. (introduced by George Younge)
10:30-10:45 Coffee
10:45-12:00 Divna Manolova and Tom McLeish – Presentations (Chair Rosa Rodríguez Porto)
12:00-13:00 Reading Benjamin Anderson, ‘Introduction: Solitude and Community’, in his Cosmos and Community in Early Medieval Art. 2017. (introduced by Divna Manolova)
13:00-14:00 Lunch and a Walk
14:00-15:15  Anya Burgon and Elizabeth Tyler – Presentations (Chair George Younge)
15:15-16:15 Reading Carlo Ginzburg, ‘Clues: Roots of an Evidential Paradigm’, in his Clues, Myths and the Historical Method. 2013. (introduced by Rosa Rodríguez Porto)
16:15-16:30 Coffee
16:30-17:00 Closing Discussion

Attending

Anya Burgon (CML York)
Annabel Dukes (CML York)
Jane Gilbert (University College London)
Divna Manolova (CML York)
Tom McLeish (York)
Tom Powles (CML York)
Rosa Rodríguez Porto (CML SDU)
Lauren Stokeld (CML York)
Elizabeth Tyler (CML York)
Rasmus Vangshardt (CML SDU)
Wim Verbaal (Ghent)
Dinah Wouters (Ghent)
Julian Yolles (CML SDU)
George Younge (CML York)
Lydia Zeldenrust (CML York)

Image: Crown of Byzantine Emperor Leo VI the Wise 886-912; rock crystal dated to 4th-5th; Byzantine. Venice, Treasury of San Marco

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