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.

2016: Fifth Biennial Chaucer Celebration

The ASU Department of English's biennial Chaucer Celebration commemorates the life and work of medieval author Geoffrey Chaucer with events such as film festivals, concerts, performances, and academic discussions.

The Art(s) of Being Geoffrey Chaucer

Shakespeare’s Mythologies

Heroes, Heroines, and the Ambivalence of Power

Presented by

Barbara Acker, Prof. Emerita, School of Film, Dance, and Theatre ASU Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts
Sharonah Fredrick, Assistant Director, ACMRS
Margaret Knapp, Prof. Emerita, School of Film, Dance, and Theatre, ASU Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts
James Wermers, Digital Humanities Course Manager, ASU College of Letters & Sciences

Legends of Summer

Presented by
Dr. Sharonah Fredrick, Assistant Director, ACMRS

Part of the ACMRS Global Mythology Series

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 1:00-2:30pm
Desert Foothills Library
38443 N Schoolhouse Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331

Free and open to the public

Eventbrite - Legends of Summer

Southwestern Baroque: Music and Multiculturalism in Past Centuries

A Public Symposium and Performance

Presented by

Kimberly Marshall, Goldman Professor of Organ, ASU Herberger Institute School of Music
Troy Mendez, Dean, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
Sharonah Fredrick, Assistant Director, ACMRS

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:00-8:00pm
Trinity Cathedral
100 W. Roosevelt St. Phoenix 85003

Free and open to the public

The Roots of St. Patrick’s Day in Tudor Ireland

& Local Phoenix Celebrations at the ICC

Dr. Sharonah Fredrick, Assistant Director, ACMRS

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