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 Textual Exchanges
Organizer: Laura Saetveit Miles

1. Elin Andersson, Stockholm University
“Understanding the Birgittine Idea: Exchange and Use of Birgittine Texts in Vadstena and Syon Abbey”

2. Michael G. Sargent, Queens College, CUNY
“Walter Hilton in Vadstena: Two Trails of Transmission”

3. Susan Powell, University of Salford
“The Fifteen Oes at Syon and Vadstena”

4. Vincent Gillespie, University of Oxford
“Life and Liturgy at Syon and Vadstena: The Evidence for the Brethren”

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1 Response to New Chaucer Society 2014: Session line-up announced

  1. I didn’t even know there was a Chaucer conference. Reykjavik is a beautiful location for it though I imagine!

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