Lecture: The Birth of Arthur: Kingship and Seduction


Location: Special Collections, Hesburgh Library, Room 102

Denis Hüe, Professor and Chair, Département Lettres, Université de Rennes 2, France

Prof. Hüe’s lecture will compare Guillaume de Malmesbury, Wace, and Layamon. Hüe is the author of numerous publications on medieval French literature, notably Polyphonie du Graal (1998), La poésie palinodique à Rouen, 1486-1550 (2002), and Rutebeuf (2006).

Sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the Medieval Institute, and the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts

A short reception will follow the lecture.