Sylvia Huot (University of Cambridge) - “An Ambiguous Presence: Giants in Medieval Romance”
Thursday, September 13 at 5pm in the Carey Auditorium of the Hesburgh Library
The first in the three part Conway Lecture Series by Sylvia Huot, Professor of Medieval French Literature, Pembroke College, University of Cambridge. Today’s lecture will be followed by a reception in the Medieval Institute, 715 Hesburgh Library.
In 2002, the Medieval Institute inaugurated a lecture series in honor of Robert M. Conway, a 1966 graduate of Notre Dame, trustee of the University, and long-time friend and supporter of the Medieval Institute. The annual Conway Lectures brings senior scholars of international distinction to Notre Dame each fall to speak on topics across a variety of disciplines. The lectures are then published by the University of Notre Dame Press.