An updated programme and other information…

This is how our programme currently stands for the rest of the semester:

Week 4

Roundtable: Medieval and Renaissance Studies in the Curriculum

Week 5

Funding Applications

Week 7

Digital Wizardry

Week 8

Research Presentation Session:

Speaker TBC

Week 9

Conference Workshop

Week 10

Research Presentation Session

Tom Rochester ‘A Worthy Successor to Cuthbert: The Miracles of John of Beverley in Bede’s Ecclesiastical History V.2-6

Week 11

End of Term Networking and Wine Reception

 There are still slots available if you would like to present your research, so please do get in touch!

Monday 19th October 

Our next session will be a roundtable discussion considering the changing face of academia. Where does medieval (and renaissance!) studies stand in the curriculum today – and where is it going?

As promised, here is the information about the article that is our springboard for next weeks discussion:

‘On the Margin: Postmodernism, Ironic History, and Medieval Studies’ by Lee Patterson
Source: Speculum, Vol. 65, No. 1 (Jan., 1990), pp. 87-108
Published by: Medieval Academy of America
Stable URL:

This can be found online through the findit@bham site.

As always, wine and nibbles will be provided!


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