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Upcoming Events

2014 Public Library Lecture Series:
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Past Events:

"The Psalms in England before 1200: Were they in English?"
Friday, March 21 10:30 am in UC 224A
Presented by Prof. M.J. Toswell


Medieval Christmas Celebration
Wednesday, December 4 at 4:30 pm in Conron Hall
Enjoy presentations about medieval life and refreshments and merriment with the students enrolled in Medieval Studies! Everyone welcome!


Medieval Studies Speakers Series at London Public Library

Tuesday, October 1: Henrik Lagerlund (Philosophy) will look at "Love in medieval times"

Tuesday, October 8: Susan Small (Modern Languages) will discuss "The medieval werewolf"

Tuesday, October 15: Margaret McGlynn (History) will look at "How not to be executed in Tudor England"

All events begin at 7 pm in the Stevenson & Hunt Room on the main level of the Central Library and are FREE to the public.


Official Launch of New Minor in Medieval Studies

Tuesday, March 26th 4:30-6 pm in Weldon Library (lower level)

Join us as we celebrate the launch of the new Minor in Medieval Studies, and unveil the newest manuscript acquisition to the Western Libraries collection: Canon Grandel's prayer book. Jim Grier, from the Faculty of Music, will be present to discuss the importance of this historic artifact, the only complete manuscript in Western’s possession. Brief remarks followed by refreshments.

Sponsored by The Medieval Seminar, the Don Wright Faculty of Music, the Departments of History, Modern Languages and Literatures, English, French Studies, and Philosophy.