Lydia’s book, The Mélusine Romance in Medieval Europe: Translation, Circulation, and Material Contexts will be released by Boydell & Brewer in January 2020 as part of their Studies in Medieval Romance series. Here at the CMS, we would like to congratulate Dr Zeldenrust on what looks to be a fantastic contribution to scholarship on the … Continue reading New book from Dr Lydia Zeldenrust
Earlier this summer, the CMS theatre group The Lords of Misrule, put on a performance of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim’s 'Callimachus' at the Leeds International Medieval Congress. Directed by Nicola Peard, the free performance took place on Wednesday 3 July in Beech Grove Plaza, and was blessed by good weather and an interested crowd. Written by the 10th-century … Continue reading Hrotsvit of Gandersheim’s ‘Callimachus’
Those are four words I never thought I'd see together, but it's true! The King's Manor has a resident apricot tree that fruits every few years or so, and this year we got lucky enough to have a bumper crop! And when life gives you apricots... well, make apricot jam. This fabulous specimen was made … Continue reading King’s Manor Apricot Jam
The Centre would like to congratulate Gary Brannan on his recent promotion to Keeper of Archives and Special Collections at the Borthwick Institute for Archives here at the University. Our students primarily encounter Gary as one of our tutors in Palaeography (which we hope he still has time to be!), but his primary role (since … Continue reading Congratulations Gary!