School of English
  

Fell-Benedikz Lecture: Showered with Praise with Dr Hannah Burrows - Postponed

Location
Sir Clive Granger A48
Date(s)
Friday 27th March 2020 (18:15-20:00)
Registration URL
https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/english/rsvp.aspx
Description

--- Please note, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this event had been postponed until further notice. Be notified when this event is rearranged. ---

The 2020 Fell-Benedikz lecture is Showered with Praise: Talking about the Weather in the Viking Age presented by Dr Hannah Burrows. This lecture will focus on the talk of the weather in Tenth-Century Skaldic poetry. Dr Burrows is the Director of the Centre for Scandinavian Studies at the University of Aberdeen.

The Fell-Benedikz lecture is held every two years to commemorate the life and work of Professor Christine Fell, OBE, and Dr Benedikt S. Benedikz. Professor Fell was Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Nottingham (1986 - 89) and Head of the School of English (1990 - 1993). She established Nottingham as a leading centre for Viking Studies. Dr Benedikz was Head of Special Collections at the University of Birmingham (1973 - 1995) and a member of the University of Nottingham's College of Benefactors. He was closely involved in Viking Studies in the School of English and delivered the first Fell-Benedikz lecture in 2000.

School of English

Trent Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5900
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924
email: english-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk