Stratford Ho!

Next June, Michael Ullyot will be in Stratford, Ontario, sharing the Augmented Criticism Lab’slatest research in two papers. On June 20, at 9am …

Postcard from Erin Kramer

Initially, my interest in the Medieval and Early Modern minor was solely for the purpose of adding to my curriculum vitae in …

Editing, Performance, Texts

Dr. Jacqueline Jenkins has collaborated with Dr. Julie Sanders (University of Nottingham) as an editor of Editing, Performance, Texts.  The critical work of editing performance …

Performing Environments

Dr. Susan Bennett and Dr. Mary Polito are the editors of Performing Environments (2014).  This original and important collection examines site specificity in a …

The Zeugmatic Project

Here are a few Summer 2014 updates on Michael Ullyot’s Zeugmatic project, which is automating the detection of rhetorical figures: The Principal Investigator Michael …

Conferences in 2014

Here’s a roundup of the academic conferences that Medieval and Early Modern faculty members are addressing in 2014: Susan Bennett will be …

Postcard from Boaz Schuman

My name is Boaz Schuman, and I am currently an MA student at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Medieval Studies. Here, …

Shakespeare Beyond English

New volume on the Globe-to-Globe Festival in London: Shakespeare Beyond English Susan Bennett and her co-editor Christie Carson (Royal Holloway University of …

Digital Humanities Review Essay

In the latest Renaissance Quarterly (66:3), Michael Ullyot has published a review essay on recent digital humanities projects on early modern texts and maps. University …

Graduate Courses in Winter 2014

Two courses in Winter 2014 will be of special interest to medieval and early modern students: Murray McGillivray‘s course on the Gawain …

Postcard from Paul Faber

Hello from London! For the past three and a half years, I have been studying at the University of Leeds in West …

Review of Malone Society edition

In the Times Literary Supplement (19 April 2013), Emma Smith of the University of Oxford has favourably reviewed Jacqueline Jenkins and Mary Polito‘s …

The Zeugmatic

A postcard from two current undergraduate students, Sarah Hertz and Maria Jaramillo: Sarah and Maria are research assistants on Michael Ullyot‘s SSHRC-funded project, …

Secular Chaucer

The third talk in the 2012-13 MARCS series will be presented by Dr. Matthew McCabe on Thursday 17th January, at 4:00 p.m. …

Reading TCD MS 432 From the Middle

“What the Middle Means”, the title for the 2012 ASTR (American Society for Theatre Research) working group on Medieval Theatre History (Nov …

Visualizing the Gawain-manuscript

The Cotton Nero A.x. team recently spent some days using the University of Calgary’s new Visualization Studio (in the Taylor Family Digital …

Postcard from Sean Geddes

Greetings! I have recently begun an MPhil in Medieval and Renaissance Literature at the University of Cambridge, and I write to you …

Early Modern Fireworks

On the first day of her visit to Kenilworth Castle in 1575, Queen Elizabeth was greeted with a spectacular show of fireworks, …

The Lost Prince

In early November, Michael Ullyot spoke at a conference to be held at the National Portrait Gallery in London, accompanying a new exhibition …

Sir Gawain Illustration

A slightly damaged illustration page from British Library MS Cotton Nero A.x., the Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Pearl manuscript. At …

Shakespeare Beyond English

Susan Bennett is co-coordinating the Shakespeare Beyond English project (with Christie Carson of  Royal Holloway, University of London), which analyzes the 37 productions of Shakespeare’s plays …

Kenilworth Castle

This is a photograph of Kenilworth Castle in Warwickshire, the site of one of Queen Elizabeth’s most lavish theatrical pageants in 1575. Jim …