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MIMSS: Colloquim on Hispanic Texts and Manuscripts

The next MIMSS (Magdalen Iberian Medieval Studies Seminar) event is taking place on Friday next week: the Colloquium on Hispanic Texts and Manuscripts will be held at Magdalen College on June 8th, from 2 pm.

The colloquium programme includes accounts by four British researchers, whose works showcase different strains of Hispanic Studies in Oxford and London. The Faculty is represented by Professor María Morrás, whose presentation will conclude the event. All are welcome.

To learn more about MIMSS activities, please, follow this link.

The Magdalen Iberian Medieval Studies Seminar: Las serranas del Arcipreste de Hita y las pastorelas francesas

The next session of the Magdalen Iberian Medieval Studies Seminar is taking place on Friday, May 25th 2018. Professor Bienvenido Morros (Autonomous University of Barcelona) will give a lecture titled 'Las serranas del Arcipreste de Hita y las pastorelas francesas'. Dedicated to works of medieval Castilian poet Juan Ruiz — otherwise known as the Archpriest of Hita — the talk will explore the connection between the lyrical musings of Ruiz and French pastorals.

The lecture given by Professor Morros will take place in the Oscar Wilde Room at Magdalen College, from 5 pm.

The event is free and open to all, and will be in Spanish.

International Seminar: Balzac and England

On April 12th-14th, 2018 international seminar Balzac et l'Angleterre / Balzac and England will be taking place at Maison Française d’Oxford.

The seminar will be conducted in both English and French, with speakers arriving from across Britain and France, but also Morocco, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, the Czech Republic, and United States. Over the course of three days this international gathering of scholars will explore the nature of Balzac's engagement with Britain, but also of Britain's — and the world's — engagement with Balzac.

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