Undergraduate research project finds connection between Chaucer and medieval astronomers

Senior English Literature major, Michael Walecke, is mapping collocations of one of Chaucer’s only prose works.

Rock, Paper, Chisel, 3D Printer: Teaching Medieval Art with Technology

Teaching medieval art requires an invocation of students’ imaginations. The majority of the art we study has been decontextualized, removed from the portal, altar, or window for which it was made.

Science and the Future of the Human Past

Michael McCormick discusses how we can discover our ancestors and their lived experience, their successes and failures, and invent a new discipline, the Science of the Human Past.

New game allows students to explore the art of 15th and 16th century Florence

A new course centered around a video game was launched this fall at Texas A&M University. The course uses the video game ARTé: Mecenas, in which students are transported to the 15th and 16th centuries to commission works of art as a Medici banker.

The Digital Middle Ages: An Introduction

In the decades following the onset of the Index Thomisticus project, medievalists were often early adopters of the digital, and continue to play an important role in the development of a broader field, which came to be called digital humanities.

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