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Misconceptions About the Middle Ages
Four different topics covering medieval history, art and literature will be explored. Each addresses the public perception of a controversial subject and seeks to challenge what we think we know about the medieval world.
November 12: Common stereotypes of the Virgin Mary
November 14: Travels and travelers in the medieval Mediterranean
November 19: Taking the Middle Ages “global”
November 21: The Black Death
Kathryn Jasper, Associate Professor and Director of European Studies, Department of History, ISU