New Chaucer Society 2014: Schedule Announced

A session all about Syon Abbey and Vadstena will be featured at the upcoming New Chaucer Society Congress next July, 2014, in Reykjavik, Iceland. The conference organizers have published the congress program, and this session will be held on Saturday 19 July, 1:30-3:00. Mark your schedules if you are attending!

10B Paper Panel: 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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