New book from Dr Lydia Zeldenrust

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

Hrotsvit of Gandersheim’s ‘Callimachus’

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’

CMS-sponsored sessions at Kalamazoo 2020

Two PhD students based at the Centre, Emmie Rose Price-Goodfellow (CMS) and Kirstin Barnard (History), have come together to organise two sessions at ICMS Kalamazoo 2020.   To see the submission guidelines, please visit the official Call for Papers page on the Western Michigan University website. Date:  7th–10th May 2020. Organiser: Prof. Sarah Rees Jones Chairs: … Continue reading CMS-sponsored sessions at Kalamazoo 2020

Dr Lydia Zeldenrust Awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

The Centre would like to congratulate Dr Lydia Zeldenrust, Associate Lecturer at the Department of English and Related Literature, University of York, and key member of the CMS, who has been awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship this summer, for the project ‘Continental Connections: European Bestselling Romances in England (c. 1400-1600).’ Having been awarded such … Continue reading Dr Lydia Zeldenrust Awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

HRC Doctoral Fellowships

The HRC held its annual Doctoral Fellowships competition today, with CMS PhD Luke Giraudet being awarded third place. Each year the HRC offers a number of Doctoral Fellowships to arts and humanities PhD students currently in their third full-time year of study (or equivalent part-time) at the University of York. Each arts and humanities department … Continue reading HRC Doctoral Fellowships

New Book from York Medieval Press

York Medieval Press's latest publication is close to our hearts here at the Centre for Medieval Studies: Craig Taylor's A Virtuous Knight: Defending Marshal Boucicaut (Jean II Le Meingre, 1366-1421). Craig was our Director here from 2010-2011 and from 2014-2017, and is currently a Reader in Medieval History at the University - still very much an … Continue reading New Book from York Medieval Press