- Wraetlic has headed off early for ISAS, and has a post on poetry entitled "Puffins and Computers and Digital Anglo-Saxon."
- A Stitch in Time has a finished hairnet.
- Medieval Silkwork has an image of a dress in progress.
- Think all this sewing is just for women? Muhlberger's Early History shows that at least some knights did their own sewing.
- Mark Lord has a post on medieval myths about witchcraft, h/t Steven Till.
- Speaking of Steven Till, the medieval history term of the week is Danelaw, the featured historical fiction novel is Housecarl, and casting continues for the "Song of Ice and Fire" series.
- The Swain has a post on "DiGlossia in Anglo-Saxon England."
- Per Omnia Saecula has an image of Dante sand art.
- News for Medievalists has about a half-dozen new articles.
- There's been some discussion on listservs and elsewhere about this: A scholar at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts is declaring the famous (notorious?) Vinland map genuine.
- Modern Medieval had a couple of posts, but kept crashing every time I went to a permalink. Normally it works fine, so I'd suggest heading on over there and seeing their new Tweetboard feature.
- Medievalism has a post on the book Queer Movie Medievalisms.
- A Commonplace Book has a post on cutting pikes in battle.
- The Heroic Age has a CfP for "Thinking Small: Scale and Meaning in Medieval Art."
- DARC and Hammered Out Bits have several new crossposted items on their current projects.
- Just because you don't exist doesn't mean you can't blog, as Crispin Guest demonstrates.
- Eileen Joy has the second installment of her impressions of Leo Bersani.
- Magistra et Mater is blogging the International Medieval Congress in Leeds.
- Medieval Bookworm discusses Twilight of Avalon and Pope Joan.
- Here are a couple of sources that came through my e-mail: A bibliography of manuscripts of medieval Latin chronicles, and the Repertorium Fontium Historiae Medii Aevi.
- In medievalist architecture, the North Bay Road Castle was damaged in a fire.
Monday, July 20, 2009
Morning Medieval Miscellany
Pushing the envelope of what can be considered a "morning" miscellany: