When: 1st July 2013, 9am – 10.30am (the doors will be open 15 minutes before the lecture begins)
Where: Great Hall, University of Leeds
£: Free (there are no tickets for the lecture, admission is on a first-come first-served basis)
What is it?
The International Medieval Congress (IMC) attracts more than 1,800 medievalists from around the world to the University of Leeds. This summer it will be opening its doors to the public for the first time. There will be a range of events from hands-on workshops, fairs displaying books and crafts, to concerts featuring medieval songs, poetry recitals and dancing.
On Monday 1st July an open Lecture titled Is Pleasure an Emotion?: Historicism and Anachronism in the History of Emotions and What’s Wrong with Pleasure? will be taking place in the Great Hall. Speakers at the lecture are William M. Reddy, Department of History, Duke University and Esther Cohen, Department of History, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
More info: imc.leeds.ac.uk