Woodstock Society Lecture – Dr Barraclough – 20th January

Happy New Year to all our members.
At 8.00pm Monday 20th January, 2020
in  St.Hugh’s Hall,Hensington Road,Woodstock OX20 1JH

the Woodstock Society is delighted to welcome

Dr Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough Associate Professor of Medieval History and Literature, Durham University. who will deliver  her lecture:

BEYOND THE NORTHLANDS

Dr Barraclough is a cultural broadcaster and writer with numerous books to her credit.

Based at Durham University as Associate Professor of Medieval and Cultural History. Much of her research has covered the language and literature of the medieval North particularly Viking age history and Old Norse/Icelandic literature.

In addition Eleanor also teaches Old English.  At the heart of her work Eleanor has explored the connection between geographical landscapes imagined or real where myth and legend have become intermingled. Her career in broadcasting began when Eleanor was chosen as BBC New Generation broadcaster due to her talent to present her research in an amusing yet highly informative way. We are sure to be well entertained and informed .

Visitors welcome  Fee £7.00
Annual membership  £20.00

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