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2017 MRST Lecture Series

Hello CNU Medievalists and Early Modernists and welcome back to campus for the start of the new academic year. This […]

Lincoln Cathedral photographed from the wall of Lincoln Castle by Dr. Cartwright on June 13 2017

Summer Trip Report: Medieval Stone Carving

When we think about medieval buildings – castles, cathedrals, etc – we tend to think of sprawling stone structures, and […]

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2017 Longwood Undergraduate Medieval Conference Report

Christopher Newport University sent our first ever undergraduates to the 11th Annual “Meeting in the Middle” at Longwood University on […]

Manuscript Workshop Poster_ March 15 2017

Manuscript Workshop on Wednesday March 15th

Join Dr. Cartwright and Dr. Moran on Wednesday March 15th at 1:30 for a hands-on workshop that will give you […]

St. Vitus, Prague; © S. Rowley

MRST Courses Summer and Fall 2017

The following courses offered at CNU starting in May and August will count towards the fulfillment of our minor in […]

El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) (Greek, Iráklion (Candia) 1540/41–1614 Toledo)
View of Toledo, ca. 1598–99
Oil on canvas; 47 3/4 x 42 3/4 in. (121.3 x 108.6 cm)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.6)

Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection Online

For students, particularly in Art History, there is an increasing number of resources for images online. Last month the Metropolitan […]

The Humanities and the Sciences

This is the first of several posts that will explore the relationship between the humanities and the sciences. We’ll be […]

©Trustees of the British Museum

Hoards, Burial Sites & Museum Resources

(This post is a resource for my students ENGL 223-6, who will be reading a range of medieval English and […]


Final MRST talk of the fall semester is TODAY!

The Medieval & Renaissance Studies fall 2016 lecture series concludes this Thursday, November 17, at 4:30 p.m. in the Trible […]


Second MRST Talk on Thursday

This Thursday, October 20, Dr. Charlotte Cartwright will give the second of our MRST talks this semester. Come to the […]