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The English Heritage 1066 March Has Begun!

It is the 950th anniversary of the Norman Conquest of England and to celebrate the date English Heritage have organized […]

Fall 2016 MRST Talks at Christopher Newport

Hello CNU Medievalists and welcome back to campus for the start of the new academic year. This semester the MRST […]

Summer Scholars 2016 Comes to an End

Hello CNU Medievalists! After working through June and July, Dyllan and I have finished our work on the Summer Scholars […]

Second update from the Summer Scholars translation project

Hello and happy fourth of July! Our Summer Scholars program is halfway done, and Dyllan and I have completed four […]

The Summer Scholars Program is Underway at CNU

Hello to the CNU Medievalists and Early Modernists from Dr Cartwright! This is the first of what will be several […]

Medievalist Perspective on Game of Thrones (plus bonus nerdy links)

Happy May the Fourth! Game of Thrones has returned, and as we know that many CNU students are fans, we’d […]

Military Through the Ages at Jamestown Settlement

Every year the Jamestown Settlement hosts an event called Military Through the Ages, and re-enactor groups come together to display […]

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Dr. Amanda Herbert’s Fellowship at the Huntington Library

Hello CNU Medieval and Renaissance Studies Scholars!   My name is Dr. Amanda Herbert, and I’m a professor in the […]

Digitized Manuscripts from the British Library

Last week the British Library’s Medieval Manuscripts Blog (which is well worth subscribing to in its own right) published a […]

Why History Matters: The 800-Year Anniversary of the Magna Carta

At 6:30 PM on November 18th in the Gaines Theater, the Christopher Newport University Public History Center, the Department of […]