Centre for Medieval Studies Graduate Conference 2016 (@YorkCMSGradConf) – 28-29 June 2016

THE CENTRE FOR MEDIEVAL STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF YORK GRADUATE CONFERENCE 2016 (@YorkCMSGradConf) Tuesday 28 - Wednesday 29 June 2016 The Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of York is pleased to introduce an interdisciplinary conference that welcomes graduate students who are new to presenting their research, as well as more experienced students who would … Continue reading Centre for Medieval Studies Graduate Conference 2016 (@YorkCMSGradConf) – 28-29 June 2016

Annual Riddy Lecture (11 November) – Kneeling, Calling and the Medieval Self

Annual Riddy Lecture - Kneeling, Calling and the Medieval Self (Wednesday 11 November 2015, 5.30pm) Speaker: Dr Isabel Davis, Department of English, Birkbeck University of London The kneeling figure is a ubiquitous medieval way of representing the human person, so common and defining that it is rarely considered. Why was this one of the central postures for representing … Continue reading Annual Riddy Lecture (11 November) – Kneeling, Calling and the Medieval Self

York Medieval Lecture (17 November 2015) – Imagining the Past: Interplay Between Textual and Visual Imagery in Late Medieval France

Imagining the Past: Interplay Between Textual and Visual Imagery in Late Medieval France (Tuesday 17 November 2015, 6.15pm) Professor Anne D. Hedeman (Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor, Kress Foundation Department of Art History, University of Kansas) During the late middle ages in France, there was a boom in translations of classical literature and of contemporary Italian … Continue reading York Medieval Lecture (17 November 2015) – Imagining the Past: Interplay Between Textual and Visual Imagery in Late Medieval France

CMS Research Associates: Dr Kate Thomas

I have been involved with the Centre for Medieval Studies since I arrived in York in 2005 to take the MA in Medieval English Literatures, after which I returned in 2007 to begin a PhD on private prayer in late Anglo-Saxon England.  Although I was a member of the Department of English and Related Literatures … Continue reading CMS Research Associates: Dr Kate Thomas

York Medieval Press Editorial Assistant 2015-16

York Medieval Press (YMP) Editorial Assistant Applications are invited for an internship as an Editorial Assistant for the York Medieval Press. YMP is an imprint of Boydell and Brewer Ltd, published in association with the University of York Centre for Medieval Studies. The aim of YMP is to promote innovative scholarship and fresh criticism on medieval … Continue reading York Medieval Press Editorial Assistant 2015-16

Centre for Medieval Studies Visiting Fellowships

The Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of York offers international scholars the opportunity to join our community as non‐stipendiary Visiting Fellows. The Centre for Medieval Studies is located in the King’s Manor at the heart of the medieval city of York, close to the Minster and its library, as well as to the … Continue reading Centre for Medieval Studies Visiting Fellowships

Remembering the Battle of Agincourt symposium (23 October 2015)

The famous battle of Agincourt took place on Friday 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin's Day). Henry V's victory against a numerically superior French army, crippled the Valois monarchy and initiated a new phase in the Hundred Years War during which the English conquered Normandy and forced King Charles VI to accept a treaty naming Henry V … Continue reading Remembering the Battle of Agincourt symposium (23 October 2015)