Lope de Vega, William Shakespeare, and the “tall poppy” Allegory

A Study on the Greek and Roman Narratives in Western Literature

By Antonio Herreria Fernandez, Graduate Teaching Associate, Division of Spanish and Portuguese, School of International Letters & Cultures, ASU

Pirate Party at ICC

Featuring presentations by:

Dr. Sharonah Fredrick, Assistant Director, ACMRS &
Liz Warren, South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute Director, Humanities & Storytelling Faculty

Sunday, April 17, 2016 | 1:30-5:30pm
Irish Cultural Center
1106 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Adults $5 ~ kids under 12 free

Book of Kells Workshop on April 23rd

A Splendid Opportunity to Learn About the Book of Kells, Masterpiece of the Irish Golden Age
(300-1000 AD)

By Dr. Sharonah Fredrick, Assistant Director, ACMRS

New Editors for Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new editors for the journal Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History (SMRH), published by AMS Press in New York under the auspices of ACMRS. Both are Fellows of the Medieval Academy of America and have collaborated as editors before, chiefly on Medieval England: An Encyclopedia (1998). They began their duties with SMRH in March.

Medieval Travel Award Winner Lecture

A Space of Her Own: Genderfluidity and Negotiation in The Life of Christina of Markyate

Meghan Nestel
Graduate Teaching Associate/ Doctoral Candidate
ASU Department of English

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1:30pm
Lattie F. Coor Hall, Room 4403
ASU Tempe Campus
Free and open to the public

The Other Caribbean Islands

Over a year ago, the ACMRS Newsletter introduced a series of articles, written by outstanding graduate students, that highlighted interesting and often less-explored aspects of the Middle Ages and Early Modern period. PhD candidates from Art History and the School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) have been quite helpful in supplying our readers with fascinating snapshots of historical information.