Ordered Universe at Leeds IMC

The first week of July, 4th-7th, saw the annual Leeds International Medieval Congress, the UK/European equivalent to the Kalamazoo Medieval Congress. The two congresses have slightly different flavours and constituencies; and for the UK contingent Leeds has the merit of being a lot closer to home. The overarching theme for Leeds this year was food, and there were plenty of papers on topic. The Ordered Universe presented Grosseteste in a number of guises. Mike Huxtable, English Studies at Durham, explored the outworking of Grossetete’s colour theory in the court and literature associated with chivalry. Continue reading