Medieval

June 4-19 2021 CNU Study Abroad Course Dr. David Salomon and Dr. Grace Godwin, English 392/Theater 395 Spend two weeks studying the history and influence of King Arthur and the Arthurian legend through literature, art, film, and visits to historic sites in England and Wales. Sites we will visit include: Harry Potter Studio London, the […]

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A Concert of Previously Unedited Music for Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz’s Loa 380 7:30 pm on Saturday 6 April 2019 CNU Pope Chapel Featuring: Members of The Piedmont Singers of Central Virginia Jenny Edenborn, Violin Susannah Livingston, Violin Brady Lanier, Cello Valentina Sorbera, Harpsichord Presentation by Dr. Sarah Finley, Christopher Newport University Responses […]

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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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This is just a brief post about the recently launched “Parker Library on the Web, version 2.0,” which is free to the public. The Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge holds an extensive collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, as well as early printed books. Most of the manuscripts have now been digitized, and […]

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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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Join us today at 4:30 pm in the Trible Library Room 170 to hear CNU’s own Dr. Eric Silverman on “Courtly Love and the Virtuous Hero in Game of Thrones” Q&A and a book signing to follow!   Dr. Eric Silverman is associate professor of Philosophy and Religion at Christopher Newport University, and a research fellow […]

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This is one of the special topics courses being offered in Theater and the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor at CNU in Spring 2018.  It will be taught by Dr. Laura Grace Godwin, MWF 3:00 – 3:50p. Description and Objectives: This course explores selected works of William Shakespeare from the perspective of a theater or […]

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FNAR 403WI: Exploring Primary Sources in pre-Columbian Art History Dr. Morán This is another special topics course being offered at CNU this spring that also counts towards the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor. Description: Indigenous cultures of the Americas recorded their histories, their mythologies, and even their tribute systems in a broad range of forms.  […]

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