Medieval Scholar Dr. Marjorie Curry Woods public lecture: "Transhistorical Tales: 
Medieval Abbreviation 
in an Age of Tweets"

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 The event started -239 days ago

7:30 PM 9:00 PM

Wilson Hall

Room 168

UAH's Ancient and Medieval Studies Program presents a public lecture by Dr. Marjorie Curry Woods.

Dr. Wood's talk, "Transhistorical Tales: 
Medieval Abbreviation 
in an Age of Tweets," examines medieval classroom practice and its modern instantiations in modern education and social media culture. Dr. Woods is one of the world's foremost experts on medieval rhetoric and the medieval classroom. Her numerous publications, including her most recent book, Weeping for Dido: The Classics in the Medieval Classroom (Princeton UP 2019), have shaped the way we understand premodern education.

She has been a fellow at the Advanced Institute at Princeton, as well as the American Academies in Rome and Berlin. Dr. Woods is currently Sue Goldston Lebermann Professor of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin.


Details

Category
Conference/Lecture
department
College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, Communication Arts, English, History, Women's and Gender Studies
Audience
Public, Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni

Contact

Joseph Taylor 2564793946 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Venue

Wilson Hall

301 Sparkman DriveHuntsville, AL 35899

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