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The Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction (A Review)

What I love about Oxford’s Very Short Introduction series is that, aside from offering a brief glance into hundreds of topics, the quick ‘in and out’ nature of the books, and the miniature formatting of each title, enable an engagement with a topic which lasts long enough for it to impart vital facts, but short enough where the reader is not overwhelmed. 426 more words

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Reason and Faith: Philosophy in the Middle Ages (A Review)

Summing up two dozen or so lectures can be a hard thing to do. But, not this time around; Thomas Williams’s Great Courses Series Reason and Faith: Philosophy in the Middle Ages… 761 more words

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Medievalism: A Manifesto (Review)

Medievalism is a tricky subject; it is a field that has been fractured into so many disciplines and sub-disciplines, from Medieval Studies to post-medievalism and New and Public Medievalism, that few people are even aware of the complexities within the field. 608 more words

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Five Easy(ish) Ways To Be More Productive In Your Scholarship With Less Time In Your Schedule

Let me lay all of my cards on the table from the start: I taught for ten years at a year-round private boarding school where I was responsible for developing and implementing the curriculum for three programs (French, English, and AP Art History) and taught 6 courses per term, 5 terms a year. 2,391 more words


Melusine's Footprint: Reflections on the Publication of a First Book

I am very pleased (okay, okay, wildly jumping up and down and screaming in joy like a child) to announce the publication of… 1,034 more words

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Preliminary Survey for an exciting new initiative: "Teaching Celtic Literature in the Generalist Classroom!"

Hello, all!

I am very excited to announce that Dr. Matthieu Boyd (Fairleigh Dickinson University) and I are embarking upon a new collaborative project on “Teaching Celtic Literature in the General Education Classroom.” 262 more words


Medieval Siege Warfare by Christopher Gravett

I was never one who enjoyed books on warfare. Outside of youth, I found the spectacle of slaughter amusing only for mere historical annotation—a human phenomenon promulgated by unjust economic systems of exploitation. 671 more words

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