Michaelmas 2008

Profesor José Manuel Fradejas Rueda
(Departamento de Lengua Española, Universidad de Valladolid)

Falconry in the Iberian Peninsula: its History and Literature

Session of MIMSS
Thursday, November 20, 2008, 5.00 pm
Old Practice Room, Magdalen College
(Tea and coffee will be served from 4.30)

Trinity 2008

1968-2008: The work of Ramón Menéndez Pidal forty years after his death

A one-day colloquium to be held at the Magdalen Iberian Medieval Studies Seminar

Magdalen College
Summer Common Room
May 30, 2008

Morning Session
10.30-11.00. — Coffee and refreshments
11.00. — Opening Remarks — Juan Carlos Conde (Magdalen College, University of Oxford)
11.10. — Alan Deyermond (Queen Mary, University of London): “Menéndez Pidal and the Epic”
11.50. — Geraldine Coates (St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford): “Vida latente, literatura viviente: Menéndez Pidal and the Romancero, Forty Years on”
12.30. — Discussion
12.50. — End of the Morning Session

Afternoon Session
2.30. — David Pattison (Magdalen College, University of Oxford): “Menéndez Pidal and Alphonsine Historiography”
3.10. — Simon Barton (University of Exeter): “Ramón Menéndez Pidal, Historian”
3.50. — Discussion and Tea
4.15. — Inés Fernández-Ordóñez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid): Menéndez Pidal y la fundación de la dialectología hispánica: revisión crítica con un siglo de distancia
4.55. — Roger Wright (University of Liverpool): “Menéndez Pidal and the History of Spanish Language”
5.35. — Discussion. Closing Remarks
6.00. — End of the conference

Hilary 2008

Professor Nancy Marino
(Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Michigan State University)

The Death of Jorge Manrique: History, Legend, and Ballad 

Session of MIMSS
Thursday, March 6, 2008, 5.00 pm
Summer Common Room, Magdalen College
(Tea and coffee will be served from 4.30)


Professor Jeremy Lawrance
(Chair, Department of Hispanic and Latin American Studies, University of Nottingham)

From Manuscript to Performance: The Example of Medieval Spain

Inaugural session of MIMSS
Friday, February 8, 2008. 5.00 pm
Auditorium, Magdalen College
(Tea and coffee will be served from 4.30)