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Programme

Friday 8th June

9.30am

Registration

10.00am

Panel 1 :

David Ellis (Bangor, School of Philosophy and Religion): ‘Truth and Logic in the Early Modern Period: How a Consideration Benefits our Understanding of Truth and Logic in Contemporary Science’

Sadie Jarrett (Bangor, Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates) : ‘‘He hath often heard’: Doubt and self-interest in the seventeenth-century gentry’

11.00am

Tea/ coffee break

11.30am

Plenary Session:

Keynote:  Dr. Joseph Sterrett (Aarhus University, Denmark): ‘‘I take thee at thy word’: Epistemological trust in Romeo and Juliet’

12.30pm

Lunch

1.30pm

Panel 2:

Sean Ferguson (Bangor, School of English Literature): ‘Gawain and the Game: An Exploration of Choice in Two Gawain Poems’

Inigo Purcell (Cambridge): ‘Rumour and Lack of Doubt in the Stanzaic Morte Arthur’

Molly Heaton (Bangor, School of English Literature): ‘Spectres of Rome: Presentations of Roman and Post-Roman Wales in The Misfortunes of Elphin’

3.00pm

Tea/ coffee break

3.30pm

Panel 3:

Timothy E. Jones (Cardiff): ‘The Fechtbuch as exempla of multi and cross- cultural knowledge system in the Late Medieval Period’

Karen Waring (Bangor, School of English Literature): ‘Structuring Knowledge: Forms of Authority in The Boke of Husbandry, 1523-1598’

Dr. Michael Durrant (Bangor, School of English Literature): ‘Shakespeare and Simmel on Secrets and Lies’

5.00pm

End of conference

7.00pm

Optional: Evening meal at Bangor University’s Management Centre

 

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