CNU Events & Programs

Call for papers Announcing the second annual CNU Medieval and Renaissance Studies Undergraduate Research Showcase! When: 4:00 pm, 17 April 2019 Location to be announced Submit a 250-word abstract for a 15-minute presentation based on your research in any MRST class this year to: srowley@cnu.edu by 25 March 2019 go to: http://medrenstudies.cnu.edu/ or talk to […]

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The Medieval and Renaissance Studies minor at CNU is delighted to announce several upcoming events and activities.   On 22 February 2018, our lecture series will continue with Dr. David Salomon, Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities. His talk is entitled: ““Incipit: Archival Research in Medieval Studies.” 4:30 pm, Trible Library 170.   Next: […]

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CNU English will be offering a Major Authors course on Geoffrey Chaucer that will also count towards the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor. John Dryden considered Chaucer to the “the father of English poetry;” more recently, Francine Prose has observed that: “It has become fashionable to talk about voice in fiction as if it were […]

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The following courses being offered in Spring term 2018 qualify for credit in the MRST program: CLST 201 The Mythic Imagination ENGL 200 Literary Foundations: Ancient – 17th Century ENGL 312 History of the English Language ENGL 373 Myth, Legend and Romance in Medieval British Literature ENGL 423 Major Authors: Chaucer* FNAR 202 World Art […]

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Hello CNU Medievalists and Early Modernists and welcome back to campus for the start of the new academic year. This semester the MRST Minor will be presenting three lectures by CNU faculty to be given at the Trible Library. We encourage all of you to attend and to bring anyone from the campus and the community […]

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Join Dr. Cartwright and Dr. Moran on Wednesday March 15th at 1:30 for a hands-on workshop that will give you experience reading manuscripts from Europe and the New World. Dr. Moran will discuss the books of the Americas (both before and after the Conquest) and then will lead participants through a translation and reading of […]

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The following courses offered at CNU starting in May and August will count towards the fulfillment of our minor in medieval and Renaissance studies. MAY 2017 FNAR 403W Adv. Topics in Art History: Renaissance Florence (WI) FALL Term 2017 ENGL 200 Literary Foundations I: Ancient – 17th Century ENGL 271 The Arthurian Legend in Fiction […]

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The Medieval & Renaissance Studies fall 2016 lecture series concludes this Thursday, November 17, at 4:30 p.m. in the Trible Library, room 170. Dr. Jessica Apolloni (English Department) will give a talk titled “Contesting Legal Power in the Age of Shakespeare.” Early modern English authors confronted aggressive censorship policies when writing for public audiences. This […]

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This Thursday, October 20, Dr. Charlotte Cartwright will give the second of our MRST talks this semester. Come to the Trible Library Room 170 at 4:30 to learn how to read a medieval manuscript.   As regular readers of this blog will know, over the past summer I worked with Dyllan Cecil, a History & […]

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