Current and Upcoming
Dr. Kat Tracy is presenting a paper, titled: “Wounded Bodies: Kingship, National Identity, and Illegitimate Torture in Arthurian Texts” at the Medieval and Renaissance research symposium “Thinking through Death: Corpses and Mortality Strategies in Medieval and Early Modern Europe”sponsored by the Duke Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Duke University, organized by Valeria Finucci, October 19, 2012.
Dr. David Magill will present “Cross-Racial Depictions and the Politics of Neo-Civil Rights Narratives” at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association in Durham, NC this November.
Dr. Kat Tracy is giving a guest lecture titled “Brutalized Bodies: The Forms and Frequency of Medieval Punishment” at the Catholic University in Washington, D.C. sponsored by the Medieval and Byzantine Studies program, November 14, 2012.
Annette R. Waggoner has been elected president of the Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) for 2013-2015</p>
Dr. Kat Tracy gave a guest lecture titled "Dismantling the Myth: Medieval Torture and Modern Society" at Randolph College in Lynchburg, VA, sponsored by the Global Studies Program and Political Science Department on September 20, 2012.
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