The 2019 London Anglo-Saxon Symposium (LASS) takes place on Saturday March 16. Please find here the link to the programme and the booking page:
The theme this year will be 'Translation and Transformation', featuring archaeological, literary and historical papers, as well as talks by Kevin Crossley-Holland and Max Adams.
2.00pm: Registration and coffee
3.00pm: Session 1: Translating through Time (Chair: Carl Kears, KCL)
Paper 1: Catherine A. M. Clarke (IHR), 'Thinking with mud: dirt, imagination and Anglo-Saxon culture'
Paper 2: Rebecca Hardie (Bonn): 'Turning into your subject: translation and transformation in several Anonymous Old English Homilies'
Paper 3: Francesca Brooks (UCL): 'Poet of the Medieval Modern: Reading the Anglo-Saxon Library with David Jones'
4.30pm: Tea and Coffee
5.00pm: Session 2: Excavating the Past (Chair: Josh Davies, KCL)
Max Adams (Archaeologist, writer of Alfred's Britain and The King in the North): 'Digging with my pen: the intellectual excavation of the Early Medieval'
Kevin Crossley-Holland (translator, scholar, poet): 'WORD OND ANDGIET: On Translating Anglo-Saxon Poetry'
6.15pm: Student Performances, introduced by Jennifer Neville (Royal Holloway)
Followed by a wine reception and display of objects by the Old English Gesithas