Graduate Student Workshop

The NCS Graduate Workshop in Manuscript Studies 2014

The graduate workshop in manuscript studies will precede the congress of the New Chaucer Society in Reykjavik. It will take place on Tuesday 15 July 2014 from 9.30 to 4.45.

9.30  welcome and introductions

10.00 collections of Old Norse manuscripts - Svanhildur Óskarsdóttir

10.30 collections of Middle English manuscripts - Matthew Fisher

11.00 break

11.15 the codicology of Middle English and Icelandic manuscripts - Orietta Da Rold and Svanhildur Óskarsdóttir

12.15 lunch

1.15  an exercise in manuscript description - Svanhildur Óskarsdóttir and others

2.15  break

2.30  Icelandic palaeography - Haraldur Bernharðsson

3.00  Middle English palaeography - Daniel Wakelin

3.30  break

3.45  an exercise in transcribing and editing from Middle English manuscripts - Daniel Wakelin

4.45  close

It will take place in the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies (Stofnun ÁrnaMagnússonar í íslenskum fræðum) in room 201 of the Árnagarður building on the campus of the University of Iceland on Suðurgata.

For all enquiries email Daniel Wakelin on