University of Sydney – Concert, Shakespeare, AEMA, St Brigit, Latin

University of Sydney – Concert, Shakespeare, AEMA, St Brigit, Latin

1. Concert:

Medieval Soirée Concert, Medieval and Early Modern Centre, University of Sydney,
Sweet polyphonic songs from fifteenth century Burgundy and political monophonic songs on the life of Geoffrey of Brittany (son of King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine)
Performers: Margaret Arnold (Alto), Richard Excell (Vielle, rebec, gemshorn) and Carol Williams (Reader, harp, rebec, voice)
Woolley Common Room N480, Level 4, John Woolley Building A20, University of Sydney
Thursday, 15 February, 6pm–7pm, with optional dinner afterwards, probably at the Nag’s Head Hotel
For information about the content of the program, contact: Carol Williams 0425 702 700
To register attendance at the dinner, please email by 12 February

Margaret, Richard and Carol will also be presenting at the Sydney Medieval and Renaissance Group (SMRG) meeting on 14 February with a different program. More details shortly.

2. St Brigit’s Day/Imbolc Event

Australian School of Celtic Learning
Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney
Saturday 3 Feb, 9.30–5.00/6.30
See attached forms for Information and Registration for St Brigit’s Day and Information about the new Australian School of Celtic Learning
Cost $95/$65
Enquiries Pamela O’Neill:

GDE Error: Error retrieving file - if necessary turn off error checking (404:Not Found)


3. Conference:

Shakespeare at Play
Australian and New Zealand Shakespeare Association (ANZSA)
Arts West Building, Bldg No. 148, Professors Walk, University of Melbourne, Melbourne
8–10 February 2018
Cost: $320/$80/$60/$40
For Registration and more details:

4. Conference:

The Australian Early Medieval Association (AEMA) Conference
aema13–Invasion, Migration, Communication and Trade
Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia
22–22 July 2018
Abstracts of 250-300 words for 20-minute papers should be submitted via email to by 5 March 2018.
Further information:

5. Rusticatio Australiana 2018: Speak and Learn Latin

Septentrionale Americanum Latinitatis Vivae Institutum (SALVI) – The North American Institute of Living Latin Studies is holding its first program in the Antipodes, Rusticatio Australiana.
Speak and learn Latin in a spectacular, secluded rustic location in Australia.”
Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat, Kangaroo Valley, approximately two hours drive from Sydney or Canberra, “surrounded by natural scenery and with ample creature comforts”.
16 July, noon – 20 July, 1:00 pm, 2018
Registration will open shortly.
Further information