CNU Events & Programs

Hello CNU Medievalists and welcome back to campus for the start of the new academic year. This semester the MRST Minor will be presenting three talks 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 that is […]

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Hello CNU Medievalists! After working through June and July, Dyllan and I have finished our work on the Summer Scholars project. By the end we had translated 50 pages of the cartulary of the nuns of Saint-Amand. The final stages involved mapping the lands of the nunnery. We began with a map of the landholdings […]

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Hello and happy fourth of July! Our Summer Scholars program is halfway done, and Dyllan and I have completed four weeks of work. We have learned a lot more about this cartulary. Originally the text began with a set of folios that had a copy of the abbey’s foundation pancarte (more on that below). In […]

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Hello to the CNU Medievalists and Early Modernists from Dr Cartwright! This is the first of what will be several updates on the status of a medieval research project taking place at CNU as part of the Summer Scholars Program. For those who don’t know, this is the second year of the CNU Summer Scholars […]

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At 6:30 PM on November 18th in the Gaines Theater, the Christopher Newport University Public History Center, the Department of History and the History Club present “Why History Matters: The 800-Year Anniversary of the Magna Carta”.   The following panelists will discuss the historical background, legal implications and political economy of the Magna Carta and […]

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It might be early for references to Halloween, as in my title, but CNU English and MRST took a group of students to see the American Shakespeare Center’s Joan of Arc (1 Henry VI), yesterday (ASC) on Saturday, 3 October 2015. We braved the wind and rain, with the fearless piloting of our heroic driver […]

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CNU English and MRST Students to Attend Joan of Arc (1 Henry VI)! This trip to the American Shakespeare Center’s performance is being fully funded by the English Department. When: Saturday 3 October 2015 We’ll travel by bus to Staunton, VA. Our first event is a tour of the historical reconstruction of Shakespeare’s Blackfriars Theater. […]

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