- Homilaria has a post on early medieval scripture interpretation, and one on both the benefits and dangers of Helmut Gneuss's liturgy typology. Yes, Helmut Gneuss has one of the coolest names ever.
- The Medieval Club of New York has an event on Friday: "Out of Darkness, or Why and How the Fifteenth-Century Middle English Doctrine of the Heart Matters" by Denis Renevey.
- Jeff Sypeck considers the pejorative use of the word "medieval" by comparing Chaucer with Oscar Micheaux.
- Eileen Joy resurrects an old discussion in anticipation of the series of pieces about to come out in the Heroic Age ... reminding me that I have to try to get the proofs back to The Swain today, or tomorrow at the latest.
- Heavenfield, reminded of the topic by Joy's post, writes about ethnogenesis.
- Heroic Dreams has a preview of upcoming fantasy and medieval movies. Here, There Be Dragons was one I hadn't heard about. I can't say I'm beside myself with excitement about any of these.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Morning Medieval Miscellany
I've started posting grades for my classes, though probably won't be done grading until the end of the week. Let the whining begin! Here's a Miscellany to help me maintain sanity: