Henrike Lähnemann’s Inaugural Lecture 21/1/16

Looking forward to Professor Henrike Lähnemann’s inaugural address tomorrow!

Gender & Authority

If you find yourself in Oxford before the conference, Professor Henrike Lähnemann will be giving her inaugural address as Chair in Medieval German, the first woman to hold the post.


Prof Lähnemann has kindly agreed to chair our panel on “The Role of Anthologies”, and has extended an invitation to all conference delegates to attend her event tomorrow evening:

All participants at the conference ‘Women and the Canon’ are warmly invited to Henrike Lähnemann’s Inaugural Lecture. It will take place on 21 January 2016, 5pm, in the Lecture Theatre of the Taylor Institution, followed by a wine reception, 6pm. The title of the lecture is “The Materiality of Medieval Manuscripts”. The focus of the lecture will be an illuminated and glossed Psalter from the Cistercian abbey of Medingen. The manuscript itself will be carried in the inaugural procession by Bodley’s librarian and accompanied by the current Abbess of Medingen to…

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