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Medieval Fair Free Lecture Series

 

Come learn more about the middle ages just for the fun of learning! 

No papers, no tests, just interesting information about life long ago.

Medieval Fair Bonus Lecture!

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"Revival of Traditional Germanic Long Sword Fencing"

 

Presented by Master of Arms Jerry Benson of Redlands Fencing Center

With Instructor Dustin Reagan and Assistant Chad Unruh

Friday September 12th 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Norman Public Library, Lowry Room, 225 N. Webster

 

 

 

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2014-2015 Academic Year Lectures

Co-sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of Oklahoma

Lecture 1, Friday Sept. 19, 2014

 

“Urbanism and Stational Liturgy in the Early Middle Ages"

Norman Public Library, A/B Room, 225 N. Webster

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Benjamin Brand, University of North Texas, College of Music

 

Lecture 2, Friday October 17, 2014

"Medieval Architecture"

West Wind Unitarian Universalist Church, 1309 West Boyd St.

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Catherine Barrett, University of Oklahoma, College of Architecture

 

Lecture 3, Friday November 21, 2014

"Machiavelli and the Corruption of Politics"

Norman Public Library, 225 N. Webster

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Kevin Crow, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

This presentation will examine how Niccolò Machiavelli radically altered the meaning and goal of politics as understood by classical and medieval political theorists.

 

Lecture 4, Friday January 16, 2015

TBA

Norman Public Library, 225 N. Webster

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

Lecture 5 - Friday February 20, 2015

TBA

Norman Public Library, 225 N. Webster

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

Lecture 6 - Friday March 20, 2015

"Barbarians and the Fall of Rome"

Norman Public Library, 225 N. Webster

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Jon Arnold, University of Tulsa, Department of History

 

 

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