Monthly Archives: August 2013

New Chaucer Society 2014: Session line-up announced

Good news! The Syon Abbey Society sponsored session has been confirmed for the New Chaucer Society Conference next July, 2014, in Reykjavik, Iceland. We are excited to announce a stellar line-up of speakers. Between the Birgittines: Syon Abbey and Vadstena’s … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo 2014 Call for Papers: Monastic Sexualities

CALL FOR PAPERS “Monastic Sexualities” Syon Abbey Society Sponsored Session at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, MI, 8-11 May, 2014 This session offers an opportunity for scholars to discuss the paradoxical issue of sexuality in medieval monasteries. Though the cloister ostensibly … Continue reading

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