The Second International Workshop of the Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium and
King’s College London, May 23 and 24 2008

Figure 1. Gerhard Richter, "5 Doors II" (1967)

A 2-day international workshop of seminars and roundtables on the languages of Old English and Anglo-Saxon Studies now: times, translations, temporalities. For all interested postgraduates and staff, co-sponsored by King’s College London and the Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium (Columbia University, New York University, Princeton University and Rutgers University)

Friday May 23 (Council Room, Strand)

2:15-2:45 pm Coffee and Registration

2:45 Welcome (Clare Lees, King’s College London)

3:00-4:30 Current Times

4:30-5:00 Tea

5:00 –6:30 Translating Old English Poetry: The Ruin and Durham

Workshop led by Marijane Osborn (UC-Davis).  Discussants: Aaron Hostetter (Princeton) and Matt Kohl (NYU). Respondent: Chris Jones (University of St Andrews)

6:30-7:30   Reception

Saturday May 24 (Council Room, Strand)

10:30-12:00 Queer Futures

12:00-1:00   Lunch

1:00- 2:30   Disciplines through Time

2:30-3:00    Coffee Break

3:00-4:30 The Old English Life of Mary of Egypt  

Roundtable discussion, Brigit McGuire (Columbia), Stacy Klein (Rutgers), Carrie Ho (Rutgers), Laura S. Bailey (King’s College London) 

5:30-6:30 Reception