Talk: ‘I am learned in Ireland’s feasts and in her raids, in her destructions and in her wooings, in all of them that might have happened since the Flood to the present”: Memory, Authority and the Resolving of Distance in the Suidigud Tellaig Temra.’
Last weekend saw the Spatial Memory workshop taking place at the Trinity Long Room Hub in TCD. I am pleased to say that it was a very successful event at which participants from various disciplines and backgrounds had space to discuss various issues related to memory, both from a theoretical and source critical stance. Thank … More Looking back… and forward
Due to an ongoing problem with the webpage, the reading suggestions for the workshop are temporarily posted below: Glauser, Jürg, ‘Sagas of Icelanders (Íslendinga sögur) and þættir as the Literary Representation of a New Social Space’, in Old Icelandic Literature and Society, ed. M. Clunies Ross, Cambridge, 2000, p. 203-220 Hermann, Pernille, ‘Founding Narratives … More Suggested Reading
BREAKING NEWS: A new section “reading suggestions” has been added to this website. If you are new to Memory Studies and want to prepare for the workshop, or if you want to find out which texts may be particularly relevant for the discussions, you can check back here regularly. Please note that it is not required … More New Section
Unfortunately, it has transpired that Dr. Dagmar Schlüter will not be able to join us in Dublin for the workshop. However, her paper will be delivered via pre-record and she can join us on Skype for the discussion. Thus while we will not be able to beam her up (to Dublin), we will still be … More Paper Dr. Dagmar Schlüter
Prof. Damian McManus, Chair of Early Irish and Head of the Department of Irish, TCD, has kindly agreed to hold the welcome speech at the workshop. I am delighted and look forward to a warm welcome and heated discussions!
This website will keep you updated on all issues relating to the workshop Memorialised Spaces and Spatial Memory: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Early Irish and Old Norse-Icelandic Literature held at the Trinity Long Room Hub on Fr 31st March and Sat 1 April 2017.