Renaissance

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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For students, particularly in Art History, there is an increasing number of resources for images online. Last month the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced that their entire collection of online images would be freely available for everyone to download and use. You can search the collection by artist, by object type, by […]

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This is the first of several posts that will explore the relationship between the humanities and the sciences. We’ll be writing a range of posts that look at historical figures ranging from the Venerable Bede to Leonardo da Vinci who worked across the areas that we consider to be the arts, the humanities AND the […]

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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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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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Every year the Jamestown Settlement hosts an event called Military Through the Ages, and re-enactor groups come together to display military camps, technologies and battle formations from the Roman period to the modern day. Several members of the History Department attended the 2016 event in support of our colleague John Hyland, who was a judge […]

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Hello CNU Medieval and Renaissance Studies Scholars!   My name is Dr. Amanda Herbert, and I’m a professor in the History Department at CNU, where I teach courses on British, Atlantic, and European history c. 1500-1800. But today I’m writing to you from sunny San Marino, CA. I’m living in Southern California this year as […]

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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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