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Misconceptions About the Middle Ages

Start:
Tuesday, November 12th
9:30 am
End:
Thursday, November 21st
11:30 am
Cost:
$35 – $45
Website:
https://seniorprofessionals.illinoisstate.edu/educational-opportunities/academy.php

Event Description

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

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.

Organizer

Senior Professionals
Phone:
(309) 438-2818
Email:
srprof@ilstu.edu
Website:
http://seniorprofessionals.illinoisstate.edu/

Venue

Alumni Center
1101 N. Main Street
Normal, IL
Room:
116
Phone:
(309) 438-4781
Website:
http://alumni.illinoisstate.edu/services/alumnicenter/