Ulrike Draesner’s Nibelungen . Heimsuchung – Book Launch

How has the Nibelungenlied inspired modern poet Ulrike Draesner's new book? Stephanie Hathaway attended the book launch this November.  Tuesday evening, New College, Oxford hosted the book launch for Ulrike Draesner’s latest volume of poetry: Nibelungen . Heimsuchung. The event was organized by Professor Karen Leeder and Mediating Modern Poetry, and attended by students and... Continue Reading →

Seeing the Greats at the AGNSW

Sybil M. Jack, former Dean of Arts at Sydney University, offers us an insider's view into the Art Gallery New South Wales' new exhibition on masterpieces of art from the National Galleries of Scotland. Those of us who have the advantage of visiting Edinburgh from time to time and so can visit its galleries may have seen... Continue Reading →

Report on the ANZAMEMS 2015 Conference

Conferences can pass in a blur even though they also involve periods of sustained concentration while listening to papers in sessions. So it was for me at ANZAMEMS 2015 at the University of Queensland, which was an experience crammed into one day, the Friday of the conference, the day I delivered my paper and the... Continue Reading →

Reflections on the CMEMS/PMRG Conference

by ALANA BENNETT This past weekend saw most of the Perth-based Ceræ committee at the CMEMS/PMRG Conference: Textuality, Technology and Materiality in the Medieval and Early Modern World. The conference welcomed both interstate and overseas visitors and offered two days of excellent papers and a friendly atmosphere. The conference opened with a lecture by Professor Michelle... Continue Reading →

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