Update: Coming Up in Medieval and Early Modern Studies


Upcoming workshops and summer schools

Detecting and analysing emotions terminology and images in medieval texts – Dr. Javier E. Diaz Vera (Department of Modern Philology, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha)
Thursday 12 June, 2014
9.00 am – 11.00 am
Seminar Room 2, University Club, University of Western Australia.
Dr Diaz Vera’s research interests include: Cognitive Linguistics  Language Variation and Change , History Of Emotions , History of English Language , Old English , Visual Anthropology. His major monograph Metaphor and Metonymy across Time and Cultures: Perspectives on the Sociohistorical Linguistics of Figurative Language  will  appear in 2014.  He has also published widely on the terminology and representation of emotions and senses from Anglo-Saxon texts to Shakespeare, including articles such as ‘Emotions beyond the text: Applying multimodal corpus methodology to the study of Old English emotion expressions’ (forthcoming, 2014), ‘Reconstructing the Old English Cultural Model for Fear’ (Atlantis, 2011),  and ‘Infected affiances: metaphors of the word JEALOUSY in Shakespeare’s plays’ (2012).
Further information is available on his website, which includes a list of his publications and papers.
PLEASE NOTE: Registration is free but an RSVP is essential for catering purposes (arrival, coffee, morning tea).  Numbers are limited so please respond to Pam Bond (pam.bond[at]uwa.edu.au) no later than the 30th May 2014.
Those who wish to attend the entire symposium,“Languages and Emotions: Translations and Transformations”, 10-12 June, at the University of Western Australia, should also contact Pam Bond. See the CHE event page for more details.


Summer School
Concepts, language and beyond. Emotions between values and bodies
22-27 September 2014
Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin
The summer school will explore new approaches in the field of conceptual history. PhD students in History and related disciplines are invited to discuss with renowned scholars in the field and also have the opportunity to present their own research related to the topic.The five-day program will include lectures, discussions of texts and case studies, presentations by the participants, as well as an excursion. All texts and discussions are in English.
Applications are due by 1 June 2014. For more information about the summer school and instructions on how to apply, please see the Max Planck Institute Website.


Upcoming lectures and symposium

Free Public Lecture
Emotions, symbols, and performance in the Baroque period – Davide Monti
Monday 26 May 2014, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
University of Melbourne Early Music Studio, 27 Royal Parade, Parkville
More information available on the CHE events webpage


Free Public Lecture
The Cry of the Excluded: A Writer’s Perspective – Arnold Zable
Thursday 29 May 2014
Latham Theatre, Redmon Barry Bld, University of Melbourne
More information available on the CHE events webpage.


Symposium (Reminder)
Feeling Exclusion: Emotional Strategies and Burdens of Religious Discrimination and Displacement in Early Modern Europe
29-31 May 2014
Graduate House, University of Melbourne
Full details available on the CHE events webpage.


From Mourning to Joy: Exclusion and Redemption 
Friday 30 May 2014
Trinity Chapel, Trinity College, Royal Parade, Parkville.
A performance by Melbourne group e21 held in conjunction with Feeling Exclusion Symposium
Please register online or purchase tickets at the door for $20 or $15 for concessions. More information available on the CHE events webpage.

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