Old Norse Reading Group

The Old Norse Reading Group meets in a local pub at 5.30pm every other Thursday during term time, Weeks 3, 5, 7, and 9. Open to learners of all levels, it is designed to be a casual addition to the Old Norse modules in the Centre for Medieval Studies and Department of English & Related Literature.

For more information, please contact Alicia Maddalena.

Old French Reading Group

Please note, the schedule for the Old French Reading Group is not yet confirmed for Autumn 2019.

We cover a wide range of texts and periods and are open to anyone and everyone who is interested in learning or expanding their knowledge of this fascinating language whether a beginner or more experienced student.

For more details, please contact the CMS Office.

Latin Reading Group

The Latin Reading Group focusses primarily on medieval Latin texts, and usually meets on alternate Wednesdays, Weeks 2, 4, 6, and 8 at 5.30pm in K/G84. Please note, the schedule for Autumn 2019 is not yet confirmed.

For more information, please email the CMS Office.

Approaches to Medieval Religion

Approaches to Medieval Religion meets on Mondays, Weeks 3, 6, and 9 at 5.30pm in K/G84.

For more information, please contact Annabel Dukes or Emmie Price-Goodfellow.

Old English Reading Group

The Old English Reading Group meets every other Thursday at 5.30pm, Weeks 2, 4, 6, and 8 in K/G84. Organised in part by Graham Paterson and designed for interested parties of all abilities, this reading group aims to look at modern transcriptions of Old English texts, as well as their manuscript contexts. All materials are supplied, including dictionaries and grammar help-sheets. 

For more information, please email the CMS Office.

Global Medieval Texts Reading Group

The Global Medieval Texts Reading Group is not currently running. 

For more information, please contact Becca Drake.

Critical Theory For Medievalists

The Critical Theory Reading Group meets every other Tuesday, Weeks 3, 5, 7, and 9 at 5.30pm in K/G84. We aim to increase the confidence of students in understanding and applying critical theories. Each fortnight we discuss the work of a particular theorist, explore what they are arguing, and the ways in which their ideas can help us to understand aspects of medieval culture. 

For more information, please contact Tim Wingard.

Viking Studies Research Group

The Viking Studies Research Group meets on Fridays in Weeks 3, 6, and 9 for discussion of interdisciplinary approaches to Viking-related topics.

More details can be found on the Department of Archaeology webpages. Interested parties can also contact Alicia Maddalena.