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