“Rival Narratives: Giants in the Prose Tristan”
The second in the three-part Conway Lecture Series by Sylvia Huot, Professor of Medieval French Literature, Pembroke College, University of Cambridge.
In 2002, the Medieval Institute inaugurated a lecture series in honor of Robert M. Conway, a 1966 graduate of Notre Dame, trustee of the University, and long-time friend and supporter of the Medieval Institute. The annual Conway Lectures brings senior scholars of international distinction to Notre Dame each fall to speak on topics across a variety of disciplines. The lectures are then published by the University of Notre Dame Press.
Prof. Huot’s first Conway lecture “An Ambiguous Presence: Giants in Medieval Romance” takes place on Sept. 13. The final lecture in the series is:
“Rewriting the Arthurian World: Galehot, Son of the Beautiful Giantess”
Thursday, September 20
Carey Auditorium, 107 Hesburgh Library
Past speakers included Fr. Ulrich Horst (2002), Paul Strohm (2003), Rosamond McKitterick (2004), Calvin Bower (2005), Beat Brenk (2006), A. C. Spearing (2007), Jonathan Riley-Smith (2008), John Marenbon (2009), Roberta Frank (2010), and Barbara Newman (2011).