Fall 2020 newsletter out today!

Available today is the MRDS fall 2020 newsletter, our biannual publications for members kindly put together by Dr. Gerard P. NeCastro. You can read this and our previous issues online.

CFP: Revisiting Revenge Workshop

Ghent University invites case studies exploring the ways in which European revenge plays participate in contemporary political, religious, philosophical, legal, economic and gender discourses, in order to make clear the genre’s broader cultural relevance – both in terms of its historical moment and of our analysis of that moment.

Masks of the Black Death: Medieval Pandemics and Modern Twists

Coming right before Halloween and during the Covid-19 pandemic, this free online event will provide a platform where students can learn about and discuss a medieval pandemic. This event will be a series of short, live video talks relating to the Black Death, a pandemic that occurred in the Middle Ages, by members of the Medieval Studies faculty at Winthrop University.