ACMRS and AZ Science Center: Da Vinci Scholar Series

ACMRS (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies), in collaboration with the Arizona Science Center, offers a four week scholar series that explores the world during the time of Leonardo da Vinci. The series covers topics surrounding the discoveries and diverse interests of the genius that was DaVinci. Special ticket price of $12 includes lecture and entrance into the feature exhibition - DaVinci-The Genius. Presentations in the IMAX theatre begin at 7:00P – 8:00P followed by the exhibit exploration.

May 8
WEAPONRY - Karl Brooks - Guest Speaker

"The Single Woman's Guide to Renaissance London: Isabella Whitney, a Very Early Female Poet"

Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Public Programs Series presents:
"Fearless Females: Audacious and Feisty Women of the Middle Ages and Renaissance"
To learn more about this new series and other public programs that are offered by ACMRS, click here to visit our Public Programs Page.
"The Single Woman's Guide to Renaissance England: Isabella Whitney, a Very Early Female Poet"
Presented by Cora Fox
Associate Professor of English, Department of English at ASU
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

DaVinci – The Genius Exhibition

SPECIAL RECEPTIONS AND LECTURES – TWO DAYS ONLY -
April 12, and April 13, 2013
Centuries after his death, Leonardo Da Vinci brings together two ground-breaking institutions, the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS) and the Arizona Science Center, for a-once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
For two days only - April 12th and 13th - Pascal Cotte, esteemed French engineer and inventor of the cutting edge multi-spectral digitizing camera used to uncover secrets of the Mona Lisa and other masterpieces, will visit and lecture at the Arizona Science Center.

"The Mother of Ruin: Queen Morgause in the Arthurian Legend"

Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Public Programs Series presents:
"Fearless Females: Audacious and Feisty Women of the Middle Ages and Renaissance"
To learn more about this new series and other public programs that are offered by ACMRS, click here to visit our Public Programs Page.
"The Mother of Ruin: Queen Morgause in the Arthurian Legend"
Presented by Diane Facinelli
Honors Faculty Fellow and Lecturer in Barrett, The Honors College at ASU
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Click here to view the flyer for this event:

Brats, Battles, and Beverages!

Come join the Anglo-Saxons' favorite past times of feast, drink, and listening to the glory days of old with fellow enthusiasts and ACMRS professors!
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Click here to RSVP: Brats, Battles, & Beverages

Hypothesis Testing in the Humanities? A Digital Contribution to the Debate on Early “Germanic” Identity

Christopher Roberts, ASU graduate student in Anthropology at the School of Human Evolution and Social Change will be presenting his award-winning paper at ASU before he goes to the Medieval Congress at Western Michigan University to present at the Medieval Institute in May.
Abstract:

49th Annual Arizona Scottish Gathering & Highland Games

Join us on Saturday & Sunday, 3/23 & 24 for a celebration of all things Scottish! Gates open at 9am both days!

"Artemesia Gentileschi: Proto-Feminist?"

Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Public Programs Series presents:
"Fearless Females: Audacious and Feisty Women of the Middle Ages and Renaissance"
To learn more about this new series and other public programs that are offered by ACMRS, click here to visit our Public Programs Page.

The Many Manifestations of the Satanic Hunter in Medieval English Literature

In medieval literature, the devil often appears in the guise of a hunter searching for the prey of human souls. This figure can take several forms, including that of a cunning poacher laying snares and waiting patiently for his victims, or a mounted rider leading a frenzied pack of hell-hounds to flush out his terrified quarries.

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