Anglo-Norman Reading Group MT 2017

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The Anglo-Norman Reading Group will meet during Michaelmas Term 2017 on Fridays of 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th Weeks (i.e. 13th & 27th October, 10th & 24th November)

Please meet at the lodge on Turl Street at 5pm

This group provides a relaxed and collaborative forum in which to read, translate and discuss a wide variety of Anglo-Norman texts.

This term we’ll be delving into the late-14th-century Manieres de langage, lively model conservations for teaching French to the English.

The selected passages will be provided in hard copy in sessions and will also be available online in advance via the group Dropbox folder.

On 24th November we welcome Dr Geert de Wilde (Aberystwyth University), who will be presenting a paper entitled ‘Que savez vous en fraunceys dire?: Relating the Manières de langage to the Methodologies of Anglo-Norman Language Teaching’. The speaker session will be followed by our termly dinner.

On the morning of 25th November we will also be holding a workshop on the Manieres (sponsored by the Leverhulme Trust). For further details, contact Huw Grange.

As usual, refreshments will be provided, and all are very welcome.

For further information or to be added to our mailing list, please contact Dr Huw Grange (

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