22nd Biennial New Chaucer Society Congress, Durham 2020

Provisional Timetable

All details are still subject to change!
The academic sessions of the Congress will run from Monday 13th July to Thursday 16th 2020 (with the Graduate Workshop, Teachers' Workshop and Trustee Meeting on Sunday 12th, and excursions on Friday 17th). 

Anyone planning to be in Durham on Saturday 11th should be aware that this is the day of the Durham Miners' Gala. This is a big event, one of the busiest days of the year for the city. The streets will be full, and there will be various traffic closures. 
Sunday, 12th July 2020 
Graduate Student Workshop (Palace Green Library) 
Teachers’ Workshop (Pemberton Lecture Rooms) 
Trustees' Meeting (Pemberton Lecture Rooms) 
6:00-8:00 (optional) Hatch-service evening-meal, St Chad’s College hall 

Monday, 13th July 2020 
9:30 onwards Registration – Teaching and Learning Centre [TLC], South Road, Durham: all other events to take place at the TLC unless stated otherwise 
10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea break 
11:00-11:30 Welcome, Conference Opening and Presidential Address
12:30-2:00 Lunch 
2:00-3:30 Session 1 
3:30-4:00 Coffee/tea break 
4:00-5:30 Session 2 
6:00-8:00 Hatch-service evening-meal, St Chad’s College hall 
7:30–9:00 Reception in the Cathedral Cloisters 
9:00–10:15 Concert in the Cathedral Nave

Tuesday, 14th July 2020 
9:00-10:30 Session 3 
10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea break 
11:00-12:30 Plenary Session 
2:00-3:30 Session 4 
3:30-4:00 Coffee/tea break 
4:00-5:30 Session 5 – i.e. Parallel Sessions 
6:00-8:00 Hatch-service evening-meal, St Chad’s College hall 
7:30– Dinner in Castle Great Hall
7:00–11:00 Bars open in St Chad’s Quad and Cellars 
7:30–8:30 Guided walks in Durham 

Wednesday, 15th July 2020 
9:00–10:30 Session 6 
10:30–11:00 Coffee/tea break 
11:00–12:30 Session 7 
12:30–2:00 Lunch 
1:15–2:00 Members’ Parliament 
2:00–3:30 Session 8 
3:30–4:00 Coffee/tea break 
4:00–5:00 Reading (Refugee Tales) 
5:00–6:00 Reception (to follow the Reading) 
6:00–8:00 Hatch-service evening-meal, St Chad’s College hall
7:00–11:00 Bars open in St Chad’s Quad and Cellars 
8:00–10:00 LGBT+ Event in Castle, Senate suite 

Thursday, 16th July 2020 
9:00-10:30 Session 9 
10:30-11:00 Coffee/tea break 
11:00-12:30 Session 10 
12:30-2:00 Lunch 
2:00-3:30 Session 11 
3:30-4:00 Coffee/tea break – TLC 
4:00-5:30 Plenary Session: Concluding Lecture 
6:30– Conference Dinner in the Great Hall of the Castle (preceded by drinks in the Tunstall Gallery) 
6:00-8:00 Hatch-service evening-meal, St Chad’s College hall 
7:00–11:00 Bars open in St Chad’s Quad and Cellars 

Friday, 17th July 2020 
Excursions: still TBA, but these are some of the possible destinations: Alnwick Castle – Rievaulx Abbey and Helmsley Castle – Lindisfarne (tides permitting) – Hadrian’s Wall/Vindolanda – Cragside House 
7:30 Durham Brass Festival, Concert in the Cathedral
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