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The Empty Part Of The Page

Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel is book historian and professor at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Books Before Print

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Leaf from papyrus codex, ca. 150-250 CE. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, P.Mich.Inv. 6238, recto. CC BY 3.0. Source: .https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis.Filling the page with words and abbreviations is arguably the most important...

Conclusion

MJ Toswell

M. J. Toswell is Professor of English at the University of Western Ontario. A lifelong addict of governance, serving many roles both in the academic field and outside it, she currently serves on both Senate and the Board of Governors at Western. She publishes on Old English, manuscript codicology, and medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Today’s Medieval University

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...Universities have always been a paradox. Publicly perceived, with their own connivance, as separate and self-governed entities, hallowed ground where students test their boundaries and learn how and why to engage with the world...

Discussion, Conclusions, and Looking Forward

Paul B. Sturtevant

Paul B. Sturtevant is an audience research specialist at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. He completed his PhD at the Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds. He is also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the very popular collaborative history web-magazine ‘The Public Medievalist’ (http://www.publicmedievalist.com/). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Middle Ages in Popular Imagination : Memory, Film and Medievalism

I.B.Tauris, 2018

Book chapter

...People rarely behave in exactly the ways anticipated by even the most sophisticated theories. But one of the greatest benefits of qualitative research is in revealing the surprising, nuanced, and often unpredictable ways that people...

Conclusion

Clare Monagle

Clare Monagle is a Senior Lecturer in Modern History at Macquarie University in New South Wales. She publishes in the fields of medieval intellectual history, as well as in the intellectual history of medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Scholastic Project

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...When I teach medieval theology to students, many of whom have little theological knowledge or experience of religion, they often look at me incredulously. They cannot believe that people believed. They are surprised by the intensity...

Introducing the Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

Encyclopedia entry

...The concept of the “Middle Ages” dates back to Italian humanists during the Renaissance who saw themselves as reviving the glories of the Greek and Roman Classical Period against the darkness of the period in-between. Traditionally...

Curriculum

MJ Toswell

M. J. Toswell is Professor of English at the University of Western Ontario. A lifelong addict of governance, serving many roles both in the academic field and outside it, she currently serves on both Senate and the Board of Governors at Western. She publishes on Old English, manuscript codicology, and medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Today’s Medieval University

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...Today a seventeen-year-old Danish student planning to study physics can decide to start her degree in Belgium at the University of Leuven in order to do some physics in French; in second year, she might check the rankings of the top...

Their Understanding of the Middle Ages

Paul B. Sturtevant

Paul B. Sturtevant is an audience research specialist at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. He completed his PhD at the Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds. He is also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the very popular collaborative history web-magazine ‘The Public Medievalist’ (http://www.publicmedievalist.com/). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Middle Ages in Popular Imagination : Memory, Film and Medievalism

I.B.Tauris, 2018

Book chapter

...We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are.Anaïs Nin, Seduction of the Minotaur (London: A. Swallow, 1961), p. 124.This chapter explores the ideas about the Middle Ages voiced by the Middle Ages in Popular Imagination study...

Slips, Strips, and Scraps: Scholarly Notes

Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel is book historian and professor at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Books Before Print

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Manuscript made from offcuts, showing uneven edge of page and discolouration, ca. 1000-1025. Leiden, UB, VLO 92, fol. 124r. With permission.While the medieval examples of ephemeral artifacts discussed in Chapter 22 involved paper, other...

Books on a Stick

Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel is book historian and professor at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Books Before Print

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Hornbook with printed text, seventeenth century. Boston, Public Library, Call No. G.Cab.3.52. Public domain. Source: www.digitalcommonwealth.org.This chapter moves even further away from the normal medieval book. The main focus...

Legal Profession

A Cultural History of Law in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...The establishment of the Roman Barbarian kingdoms in the West marked not only the end of law schools, but also the demise of a professional class whose identity had been based for centuries on the acquisition of knowledge through a strict...