Medieval

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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Hello to everyone at Christopher Newport! As the new medieval historian on campus I’m pleased to be joining the community here. I’m currently teaching our new history courses on the Early Middle Ages (Fall 2015) and the Later Middle Ages (Spring 2016), and working on courses on the Crusades, Medieval England, and the Black Death […]

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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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Welcome! I’m Dr. Sharon Rowley, the Director of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (MRST); I’ll tell you more about myself in a moment. In the meantime, this is your window into what’s going on in Medieval and Renaissance Studies at CNU.  Please watch this space for short, informative posts about the CNU’s MRST program, faculty research, […]

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