Presentations

Conference and Seminar Presentations

‘Questioning God’s Justice in the Middle English Abraham and Isaac Plays’, Medieval and Ancient Research Seminar, University of Sheffield (February 2017)

‘Performing Sermons in Medieval England’, Société Internationale pour l’Étude du Théâtre Médiéval Colloquium, Durham (July 2016)

‘Sorrow and Contrition in the Middle Dutch Beatrijs’, International Medieval Congress, Leeds (July 2016)

‘Contrition and Confession in the Middle Dutch Beatrijs‘, Germanic Studies Research Seminar, University of Sheffield (June 2016)

‘The Emotional Appeal of Late Medieval English Abraham and Isaac Plays’, London Medieval Society (May 2016)

‘The Sacrament of Penance in Medieval English Drama’, School of English Research Seminar, University of Sheffield (December 2015)

‘Contrite, not fussed, desperate: penance in medieval English morality plays’, International Medieval Congress, Leeds (July 2015)

‘Passionate scepticism: a guided reading of the Northampton Abraham play’, Emotions and Medieval Media, Université de Lausanne (June 2015)

‘Sermons in Medieval English Biblical Plays’, Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies: Drama and Pedagogy (2014)

‘Romance Plays and Romancing Plays’, Poculi Ludique Societas Symposium: Love, Sex and Romance in Early Drama (2014) – with Prof. Joanne Findon

‘Expositors in the N-Town Cycle’, Société Internationale pour l’Étude du Théâtre Médiéval Colloquium (2013)

‘John the Baptist Preaching Penance’, International Medieval Congress, Leeds (2013)

“Autentik werk’: Challenging Literary Authority in Henryson’s ‘The Preaching of the Swallows”, International Medieval Congress, Leeds (2012)

‘Medieval Drama Studies: Securing the Future – A Round Table Discussion’, International Medieval Congress, Leeds (2012)

‘Preachers on the Stage’, Medieval English Theatre Conference: Authority (2012)

‘Books of Accounts in Everyman’, Medieval English Theatre Conference: Texts in Plays (2011)

‘Time in Chaucer’s Parliament of Fowls’, Chaucer at Galway Conference, National University of Ireland (2010)

‘Idleness and Occupation: Institutional Drama?’, Medieval English Theatre Conference: Academic and Institutional Drama (2010)

“O, yowr louely wordys’: Latin and Latinate Diction in Mankind’, Bristol Institute for Research in the Humanities and Arts Medieval Postgraduate Conference: Language & Silence (2010)

‘Jan Smeeken: Sinnekens and Devils’, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, USA (2008) 

‘Jan Smeeken: Sinnekens and Devils’, Middle English Graduate Seminar, University of Cambridge (2008) 

‘Gothic Syntax’, Comparative Philology Graduate Seminar: Gothic, University of Oxford (2004)

‘Accent in Germanic’, Comparative Philology Graduate Seminar: Indo-European Accentuation, University of Oxford (2003)

 

Conferences and Sessions Organised

Divine (In)Justice in Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Sheffield, 4 November 2016)

Poculi Ludique Societas Symposium: Love, Sex and Romance in Early Drama (Toronto, 2014)

‘Contrition and Compunction’, International Medieval Congress, Leeds (July 2016) – with Dr Graham Williams

‘Performing Emotions’, International Medieval Congress, Leeds (July 2015) – with Dr Mary Flannery

‘Approaching the English biblical plays through didacticism: teaching, preaching and doctrine’ at the Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies conference on Drama and Pedagogy (Fribourg, 2014) – with Sarah Jane Brazil